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Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Jan 23

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu
    Tags: kirby v north carolina department of transportationwinston-salem eminent domain attorneysThe link below discusses the status of the Map Act cases in North Carolina as of January 20, 2017. The Map Act and its cases, namely Kirby v…
  • Dec 13

    NC Partition Attorney

    NC Partition Attorney
    Tags: NC Partition AttorneysA partition of property occurs when the property owners cannot agree. Finally, one says "that's enough, I want out" or "I want my 1/2, you can have your 1/2". If the other side won't buy the other out, then…
  • Dec 7

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
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North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Apr 21

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    A shocking murder transfixed the nation this week and led to a multi-state manhunt that ended Tuesday with the perpetrator’s suicide.  In Cleveland on Sunday, Steve W. Stephens posted a video to Facebook where he shoots and kills…
  • Apr 20

    New Deferral Program for Unauthorized Immigrants Charged with NOL

    New Deferral Program for Unauthorized Immigrants Charged with NOL
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about a Stanford University study suggesting that granting driver’s licenses to unauthorized immigrants improves overall traffic safety. That approach is not an option in North Carolina, where unauthorized…
  • Apr 19

    Jail Credit Applied to Split Sentence

    Jail Credit Applied to Split Sentence
    When imposing a split sentence, the court has a choice to make about what to do with whatever pretrial jail credit the defendant might have in the case. Apply it to the split? Or apply it to the defendant’s suspended sentence?…
Rank this Week: 1073

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

Discusses construction law issues in North Carolina. By Melissa Dewey Brumback.

http://constructionlawnc.com
Rank this Week: 1173

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Slip-and-Fall Injury Laws Evolve in Kentucky

    Slip-and-Fall Injury Laws Evolve in Kentucky
    Many people think of the law as being a concrete, immovable truth. But as anyone who has practiced or studied law for any length of time will tell you, it is actually fluid. It’s constantly evolving as legislatures revisit old texts,…
  • Apr 12

    Car Mechanic Cleared to Pursue Injury Lawsuit Against Car Dealership

    Car Mechanic Cleared to Pursue Injury Lawsuit Against Car Dealership
    It was one of those injuries that was described as a “freak accident” by local news media. But as is often the case in such matters, such a description shouldn’t be construed to mean it wasn’t preventable.  An…
  • Apr 10

    Report: Doctor Discovers Possible Treatment for Sepsi

    Report: Doctor Discovers Possible Treatment for Sepsi
    Nursing home residents who contract blood infections are at dire risk of life-threatening illnesses. One study by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General found that septicemia, or sepsis, was by…
Rank this Week: 609

Carolinas Class Action

Carolinas Class Action

The Carolinas Class Action blog covers class action developments in North and South Carolina. Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. attorneys report on recent cases involving all federal and state courts in the Carolinas, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

http://www.carolinasclassaction.com
Rank this Week: 965

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Mar 29

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest
    You have rights and it’s important to know them. In this post we’ll tackle frequently asked questions after an arrest so you’ll know how to respond in case you ever get booked. Can I be arrested without an arrest warrant?…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)
    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last: Be the Concierge for Services Related to Your Practice       Providing value to your clients is often more about what happens outside of the courtroom as in it. Wherever your…
Rank this Week: 1242

NC Business & Banking Law Blog

NC Business & Banking Law Blog

Legal news and analysis on matters affecting financial institutions and other businesses, with an emphasis on North Carolina. By Matt Cordell.

http://bizlawnc.com/
  • Mar 5

    A New Chapter

    A New Chapter
    This photo was taken for the firm's website when I joined in 2007In 2005, I met two exceptional people, Don Eglintonand Leigh Wilkinson, during on-campus interviews at my law school.  I could immediately tell from the way…
  • Dec 17

    The FCC Creates Privacy, Data Protection, and Data Breach Rules for Internet Service Provider

    The FCC Creates Privacy, Data Protection, and Data Breach Rules for Internet Service Provider
    The Federal Communications Commission is venturing into new areas of privacy regulation.  By a narrow vote, the FCC has approved new rules that govern how internet service providers ("ISPs") use consumers' information.   ISPs long…
  • Nov 20

    "Cyber Safeguards and Procedures" for Law Firms (and Others)

    "Cyber Safeguards and Procedures" for Law Firms (and Others)
    I recently spoke about information security issues at a continuing legal education event sponsored by Lawyers Mutual.  The session was titled "Cyber Safeguards and Procedures" and focused on data security risks faced by law…
Rank this Week: 942

The Conference Room--Answers to…

The Conference Room--Answers to Questions on N.C. Law

Comments on North Carolina civil litigation and laws. By Bradley A. Coxe.

http://nclawyer.typepad.com/north_carolina_civil_litg/
  • Jun 19

    Changing home

    Changing home
    After several years and over 150 posts, this blog is changing homes. It will be hosted on my firm's new website at http://www.hcpplaw.com/blog. Thanks for reading and I hope you will follow me over to the new site. If you...
  • May 29

    Take Time to Heal after a Car Wreck.

    Take Time to Heal after a Car Wreck.
    This is a tragic story, but one that is not that uncommon. My heart goes out to this family who will be dealing with this horrific car wreck for the rest of their lives. Putting on my lawyer hat for...
  • Apr 16

    Eviction

    Eviction
    Landlords have a streamlined process in North Carolina to evict tenants who have breached their lease. This is called summary ejectment. After the tenant has breached the lease by failing to pay rent or otherwise, and after the tenant has...
Rank this Week: 1253

Greensboro Law Blog

Greensboro Law Blog

Covers the practice of law in Greensboro, North Carolina.

http://greensborolaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    We're Posting to Social Media!

    We're Posting to Social Media!
    Check out all of our social media pages: Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/greensborobarFollow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/GreensboroBar Connect with us on LinkedIn!…
  • Oct 9

    Elon Law announces groundbreaking new model for legal education

    Elon Law announces groundbreaking new model for legal education
    https://www.elon.edu/E/law/news/new-law-curriculum-fall-2015.html
  • Oct 8

    Swearing In Ceremony - October 10 at 3 p.m.

    Swearing In Ceremony - October 10 at 3 p.m.
    Greensboro Bar Association members are invited to attendSWEARING IN CEREMONY October 10, 2014 at 3 p.m. Courtroom 4C of the Guilford County Courthouse Reception Immediately Afterwards at Churchill's on Elm in Downtown GreensboroThe Young…
Rank this Week: 644

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice…

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice Blog

By Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C.

http://va-nc-medical-surgery-malpractice-attorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 844

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

Covers immigration issues, including current political and social events and their impact on immigration law and reform. By Kuck Casablanca LLC.

http://www.immigration.net/Blog
  • Aug 20

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?
    Recently, the USCIS conducted a survey of more than 5,000 “stakeholders” (folks who care about and participate in the U.S. immigration system in some way).  These stakeholders were asked to identify the key areas of concern for them.…
  • Aug 19

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!
    Last Week Congress passed its first major piece of immigration legislation in several years.  The Border Security Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 (H.R. 5875) Besides the fact that the bill itself is a joke–passed without…
  • Aug 12

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida
    According to an examiner.com report, Florida’s Attorney General Bill McCollum, and a GOP gubernatorial candidate, yesterday announced a bill to be introduced in the Florida Legislature that will rival Arizona’s embattled immigration law.
Rank this Week: 679

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    What’s Mine and Yours is Not for the World

    What’s Mine and Yours is Not for the World
    Benjamin N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group                In 2017, communities exist both in the physical and virtual world. Whether you call a metropolis like…
  • Apr 12

    Choosing Childcare in the Triad

    Choosing Childcare in the Triad
    Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group           One thing that parents from all walks of life can commiserate over is the struggle to find child care. If you are a new parent,…
  • Apr 7

    Behind the Bar: “Getting What You Want” – Rule 37. Failure to Make Disclosures or Cooperate in Discovery

    Behind the Bar: “Getting What You Want” – Rule 37. Failure to Make Disclosures or Cooperate in Discovery
    Benjamin N. Neece, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group The information gathering stage of the legal process is commonly referred to as the “Discovery Process.” Discovery is generally guided by Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil…
Rank this Week: 2389

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Can I Be Fired for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

    Can I Be Fired for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
    Were you injured at work recently? Are you confused about your options for obtaining benefits through a workers’ compensation claim? We often hear clients express worries about losing their job if they file a workers’ compensation…
  • Apr 20

    Drinking, Driving, and Prom Night: What You Need to Know About Underage Intoxicated Driving

    Drinking, Driving, and Prom Night: What You Need to Know About Underage Intoxicated Driving
    It is almost prom season for high school students across North Carolina. Teens in Raleigh, Fayetteville, Wilmington, and other cities throughout the state will be getting ready for prom by making plans with friends and significant others.…
  • Mar 22

    Hardison & Cochran to sponsor moot court team

    Hardison & Cochran to sponsor moot court team
    RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that Hardison & Cochran Attorneys at Law will provide financial support to sponsor a competitive moot court team. The firm’s gift will make it possible for a…
Rank this Week: 2003

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3973

North Carolina Product Liability…

North Carolina Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Clay Hodges of Harris Sarratt & Hodges, LLP.

http://www.northcarolinaproductliabilitylawyer.com/
  • Apr 19

    First Xarelto Bellwether Trial to Start After Drugmaker Loses Preemption Defense

    First Xarelto Bellwether Trial to Start After Drugmaker Loses Preemption Defense
    Next week the first bellwether trial begins in the Xarelto multidistrict litigation. Bellwether trials are important events in the life-cycle of MDLs. Both sides select several representative cases and submit those cases to the MDL judge, who…
  • Apr 13

    Stryker LFIT V40 Artificial Hip Lawsuits Get Multidistrict Litigation Site

    Stryker LFIT V40 Artificial Hip Lawsuits Get Multidistrict Litigation Site
    We’ve previously blogged about Stryker LFIT V40 artificial hip problems, discussing a recall made back in August 2016 and how to tell if you have an artificial hip that’s part of that recall. Since those posts a lot has been going…
  • Apr 5

    Depuy Pinnacle Plaintiffs Fight to Restore Full Punitive Damages Award

    Depuy Pinnacle Plaintiffs Fight to Restore Full Punitive Damages Award
    Now it’s the plaintiffs’ turn. The five victims of the failed Depuy Pinnacle artificial hip have answered the appeal of Depuy Orthopaedics and Johnson & Johnson in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. And as they did at trial,…
Rank this Week: 2201

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Confusion exists surrounding legality of recording police officer

    Confusion exists surrounding legality of recording police officer
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Am I allowed to videotape an interaction with police? Can they make me stop filming?” A recent incident in Wilmington highlighted an area of legal uncertainty. The case…
  • Apr 12

    Utah Takes National Lead In Lowering BAC Limit

    Utah Takes National Lead In Lowering BAC Limit
    DWI in North Carolina Most Frequently Asked Questions FAQ If you’re a regular drinker you might be familiar with your state’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limits. This number is quite important after all, as even a few…
  • Apr 5

    Editorial Proposes Radical Idea To Reduce Police Violence: Decriminalize Traffic Violation

    Editorial Proposes Radical Idea To Reduce Police Violence: Decriminalize Traffic Violation
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?” When most people think about their last interaction with a police officer it almost always involves a traffic stop. A…
Rank this Week: 3236

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Bankruptcy Leads To Emotional Distress Award

    Bankruptcy Leads To Emotional Distress Award
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are North Carolina’s exemptions?” When you think of emotional distress claims, you understandably think of them in a personal injury context. The term is almost…
  • Apr 12

    Bankruptcy Judge Shortage Real Possibility If Action Isn’t Taken Soon

    Bankruptcy Judge Shortage Real Possibility If Action Isn’t Taken Soon
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” It’s an issue that almost no one pays attention to until you need it: the smooth functioning of the bankruptcy system. Though…
  • Apr 5

    Tax time is also bankruptcy time?

    Tax time is also bankruptcy time?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy?” Though no one enjoys the process of filing tax returns, the good news for many is that tax time usually involves a tax refund,…
Rank this Week: 2776

Raleigh Injury Lawyer Blog

Raleigh Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Law Office of Michael D. Maurer, P.A.

http://www.raleighinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    North Carolina Childcare Center Liable for Child’s Injurie

    North Carolina Childcare Center Liable for Child’s Injurie
    In a recent North Carolina appellate case, a two-year-old child sued several individuals and the executrix of an estate that was doing business as a childcare center. The child was going to the childcare center in 2010 on the date in…
  • Apr 12

    Statute of Repose in North Carolina Personal Injury Claim

    Statute of Repose in North Carolina Personal Injury Claim
    You should consult an attorney as soon as you know you’ve suffered injuries, or you risk facing the loss of your ability to recover for damages based on the statute or limitations as well as the statute of repose. In an unpublished…
  • Apr 5

    Wrongful Death and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress in North Carolina

    Wrongful Death and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress in North Carolina
    In an interesting 2016 North Carolina appellate case, the plaintiffs appealed a dismissal of their complaint against a hospital and university health care system. The case arose when a man was admitted to the hospital complaining of…
Rank this Week: 1636

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Guardrails Under Fire From Safety Group

    Guardrails Under Fire From Safety Group
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What exactly is a wrongful death claim?” Most people take comfort when they see that a road has guardrails. The barriers are supposed to be there to save lives,…
  • Apr 12

    British Court Rejects “Wrongful Life” Damage

    British Court Rejects “Wrongful Life” Damage
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What exactly is a wrongful death claim?” If you’re at all familiar with the personal injury world you’ve likely heard of lawsuits seeking to recover…
  • Apr 12

    United Suffers Another PR Disaster After Security Drags Passenger Off Oversold Plane

    United Suffers Another PR Disaster After Security Drags Passenger Off Oversold Plane
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?” United Airlines has had a rough few weeks. It started when the airline got caught up in a Twitter storm after…
Rank this Week: 3509

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Do Certain Religions Lead To Higher Divorce Rates?

    Do Certain Religions Lead To Higher Divorce Rates?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?” Religious conservatism is almost always associated with an emphasis on family values, especially the…
  • Apr 12

    Judge In UK Decides One Man’s Genius Isn’t Enough To Alter Even Split Of Marital Asset

    Judge In UK Decides One Man’s Genius Isn’t Enough To Alter Even Split Of Marital Asset
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How should I prepare if I intend to file for divorce in the near future?” One of the most contentious issues in a divorce involves dividing a couple’s…
  • Apr 12

    Can Change In Circumstances Nullify A Prenup?

    Can Change In Circumstances Nullify A Prenup?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How will the judge divide our property?” If you’ve ever played Farmville, then you played a part in making Mark Pincus a very rich man (a billionaire,…
Rank this Week: 5203

North Carolina Injury Attorney…

North Carolina Injury Attorney Blog

Covers the application of North Carolina personal injury and products liability law to traffic accidents, defective products and prescription drugs. By Davis Law Group, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Semi Truck Crash on Future I-26

    Semi Truck Crash on Future I-26
    On Tuesday morning, a semi truck overturned on Future I-26 westbound. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened at about 7:30 a.m. near the Hill Street exit. Although very few details about this tractor-trailer crash have…
  • Apr 13

    Car Crashes into Swannanoa Transformer

    Car Crashes into Swannanoa Transformer
    On Thursday afternoon, a car crashed into a transformer in Swannanoa. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened on Sylvester Way. Very few details have been released about this one-car crash, but we do know that the vehicle…
  • Apr 4

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) along with a variety of public safety and law enforcement agencies across the nation are raising awareness about the dangers of…
Rank this Week: 5158

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    A Spike In Hate Crimes Against Indian American

    A Spike In Hate Crimes Against Indian American
    One night in Kansas… On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at a bar in Kansas, two Indian men and one American man were shot during a racially motivated attack. One of the Indian men died of his wounds and the other two gentlemen were…
  • Apr 18

    A Spike In Hate Crimes Against Indian American

    A Spike In Hate Crimes Against Indian American
    One night in Kansas… On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at a bar in Kansas, two Indian men and one American man were shot during a racially motivated attack. One of the Indian men died of his wounds and the other two gentlemen were…
  • Apr 4

    Think You Know The Traffic Laws Of North Carolina?

    Think You Know The Traffic Laws Of North Carolina?
    We were chatting with a friend the other day and were startled to realize how little they knew about the traffic laws in NC. It got us thinking… perhaps there are other residents of the Tarheel state who could use a traffic law…
Rank this Week: 2068

Beer Law Blog

Beer Law Blog

Blog devoted to the legal issues of the craft brewer, winemaker, and distiller.

http://beerlawcenter.com/craft-beer-blog/
  • Apr 18

    Trademarking “Sunshine State Brewing Company”

    Trademarking “Sunshine State Brewing Company”
    There are a couple of issues with trademarking “Sunshine State Brewing Company.”  (1) You cannot register a geographic location on the federal registry (USPTO). (2) You cannot register a generic word or phrase. Let’s…
  • Apr 4

    Interested in Registering your Trademark at the State Level?

    Interested in Registering your Trademark at the State Level?
      Trademark Series Part 3 Check out Part 1 and Part 2 of our Trademark Series!   In addition to the federal registry (The United States Patent and Trademark Office), you can also register your mark at the state level. The USPTO…
  • Mar 22

    Is incontestability contestable?

    Is incontestability contestable?
      Trademark Series: Part 2 In Part 1 of our trademark blog series (click here), we discussed the status of incontestability in trademark law. Incontestability seems like a sure thing- the registrant has exclusive right to use the…
Rank this Week: 2044

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4869

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Study: Smartphone Tech Could Slash Work Injurie

    Study: Smartphone Tech Could Slash Work Injurie
    Smartphones are often in the headlines for in some way contributing to the risk of injuries. Typically, this has to do with their propensity to distract users, whether they are walking down the street, getting behind the wheel, or doing…
  • Apr 12

    N.C. Employer to Pay Workers’ Compensation, Pay Penalty for Denial

    N.C. Employer to Pay Workers’ Compensation, Pay Penalty for Denial
    A North Carolina employer has been ordered to pay workers’ compensation benefits to a worker whose shoulder injury was caused by a work accident. Not only that, but also the North Carolina Court of Appeals ordered the company to pay a…
  • Apr 10

    N.C. Court of Appeals Accepts Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s “Reasonable Effort” for Employment

    N.C. Court of Appeals Accepts Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s “Reasonable Effort” for Employment
    When it comes to workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina, injured workers seeking temporary total disability need to show they are incapable of returning to work in the pre-injury job because the job requirements exceed the…
Rank this Week: 4670

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Teen Killed in North Carolina Tractor-Trailer Crash on Highway 258

    Teen Killed in North Carolina Tractor-Trailer Crash on Highway 258
    A tractor-trailer crash in North Carolina recently killed a 19-year-old girl on N.C. Highway 258 in Onslow County, after officials say the young woman crossed the center lane and struck the trailer head-on.  According to WNCT CBS North…
  • Apr 12

    North Carolina Trucker Gets Probation After Pedestrian Accident Death

    North Carolina Trucker Gets Probation After Pedestrian Accident Death
    A North Carolina trucker who faced criminal charges in Massachusetts for the death of one pedestrian and the serious injury of another pedestrian will now only receive probation.  That decision was part of a plea bargain with prosecutors…
  • Apr 10

    North Carolina Motorcycle Accident Spurs Uninsured Motorist Dispute

    North Carolina Motorcycle Accident Spurs Uninsured Motorist Dispute
    A motorcycle accident in North Carolina left the operator with serious injuries.  But one major problem with collecting compensation? The driver of the truck involved didn’t stop. What’s more, it wasn’t the truck that…
Rank this Week: 4673

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Focuses on construction and business law, commercial creditor's rights and estate planning.

http://vannattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 13

    J.D. Hensarling Named Most Outstanding Adjunct Professor by Campbell University School of Law

    J.D. Hensarling Named Most Outstanding Adjunct Professor by Campbell University School of Law
    Vann Attorneys, PLLC is happy to announce that J.D. Hensarling has been awarded “The Most Outstanding Adjunct Professor” for the 2016-2017 academic year by the Campbell University Student Bar Association.Read More The post J.D.…
  • Feb 22

    Webinar: How Important are Corporate Documents?

    Webinar: How Important are Corporate Documents?
    How important are corporate documents? We will host an executive review of important corp. docs in this fast paced webinar.Read More The post Webinar: How Important are Corporate Documents? appeared first on Vann Attorneys | Attorneys at Law.
  • Jan 26

    Support our Krispy Kreme Challenge Parking Fundraiser

    Support our Krispy Kreme Challenge Parking Fundraiser
    Join us on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. as we cheer-on thousands of participants from the Krispy Kreme Challenge that begins at 8:30 a.m.Read More The post Support our Krispy Kreme Challenge Parking Fundraiser appeared first on…
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North Carolina Truck Accident…

North Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.northcarolinatruckaccidentlawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 1364

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Apr 11

    Important Information About Caliber Home Loans Class Action Settlement

    Important Information About Caliber Home Loans Class Action Settlement
    Caliber Home Loans is a large non-bank mortgage servicer based in Texas with a nationwide portfolio. They have North Carolina branch offices in Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Raleigh, and Wilmington. Like a lot of…
  • Mar 30

    The 5 Incorrect Reasons Why Your Boss Says You Are An Independent Contractor

    The 5 Incorrect Reasons Why Your Boss Says You Are An Independent Contractor
    Both North Carolina state law (the Wage and Hour Act) and federal law (the Fair Labor Standards Act) provide significantly more assistance to employees than to independent contractors. For example, an employee is entitled to minimum wage and…
  • Mar 28

    Info on Shocking Punitives Verdict Against Bank of America

    Info on Shocking Punitives Verdict Against Bank of America
    The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California allowed a recover of $1 Million in Actual Damages to a California couple and assessed $45 Million in Punitive Damages against Bank of America in a recent opinion. The Court found…
Rank this Week: 4776

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Apr 7

    It Doesn't Take Magic Words To Revoke An Offer

    It Doesn't Take Magic Words To Revoke An Offer
    The lawyers in Baker v. Bowden, 2017 NCBC 30, decided this week by Judge Robinson, were negotiating a settlement agreement by email.  The Plaintiff thought that it had a deal.  When the Defendant balked, the Plaintiff moved the…
  • Mar 28

    First Published Opinion From New Business Court Judge Conrad

    First Published Opinion From New Business Court Judge Conrad
    Business Court Judges don't have to issue written Opinions in cases granting Preliminary Injunctions.  (G.S. § 7A-45.3 limits the obligation to issue a written Opinion to rulings rendered per NCRCP 12, 56, 59, and 60).  But…
  • Mar 15

    NC Business Court On Conflicting Rules Of Civil Procedure: Do You Need Leave Of Court To Amend Your Answer To Add A Counterclaim?

    NC Business Court On Conflicting Rules Of Civil Procedure: Do You Need Leave Of Court To Amend Your Answer To Add A Counterclaim?
    If I asked you if you were familiar with Rule 13(f) of the NC Rules of Civil Procedure, I'm betting that you would respond with a glassy stare and a slack jaw.  That Rule deals with a counterclaim that you should have made in your…
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Raleigh Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Raleigh Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.naglefirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1704

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Mar 30

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult
    According to the latest report from the CDC, from 2007 to 2013, the rate for traumatic brain injuries that resulted in emergency department visits, hospitalizations, or deaths increased 39 percent. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to about…
  • Mar 27

    Occupational Skin Disease

    Occupational Skin Disease
    Occupational skin diseases are one of the most common occupational diseases. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health estimates that in the United States more than 13 million workers are potentially exposed to chemicals that…
  • Mar 23

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The collapse of the Interstate Highway-35W bridge over the Mississippi River killed 13 people and highlighted the safety hazards related to poor…
Rank this Week: 3119

North Carolina and South Carolina…

North Carolina and South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents and tractor-trailer accidents. By Grimes Teich Anderson LLP.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 22

    New Report Shines Light on Dark Issue of Sexual Assault in Nursing Home

    New Report Shines Light on Dark Issue of Sexual Assault in Nursing Home
    When families make the decision to put their loved ones in a nursing home, it usually happens because the family is not equipped to provide the kind of care that their loved one needs – and they hope that the nursing home can. While…
  • Mar 14

    Problems With Your New Home? You May Have a Construction Defect Claim

    Problems With Your New Home? You May Have a Construction Defect Claim
    Building a new home is a time-consuming, stressful process that can have a lot of payoffs for the new homeowner. For one, if you have been monitoring the construction to some extent, you may have reasonable confidence that the construction is…
  • Mar 14

    Increasing the Rating for a Current Service-Connected Disability

    Increasing the Rating for a Current Service-Connected Disability
    Because most injuries and illnesses change over time, the Veterans Administration allows Veterans to file for an increase in certain disability ratings.  It is important to note that the VA will not automatically adjust a Veteran’s…
Rank this Week: 3026

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    The Return of Breakfast Bytes! | Feb. 15 @ 9:30am

    The Return of Breakfast Bytes! | Feb. 15 @ 9:30am
    The Breakfast Bytes program, presented by the Elon Law Library, will return on Wednesday, February 15th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Commons. Join us for informal sit-down demonstrations of Microsoft Word formatting tips and tricks to…
  • Jan 24

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime…

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime Alert:ProQuest products will be unavailable from 10:00pm EST January 28, 2017 until 7:00am EST January 29, 2017.We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Oct 31

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
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Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
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Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Jan 23

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu
    Tags: kirby v north carolina department of transportationwinston-salem eminent domain attorneysThe link below discusses the status of the Map Act cases in North Carolina as of January 20, 2017. The Map Act and its cases, namely Kirby v…
  • Dec 13

    NC Partition Attorney

    NC Partition Attorney
    Tags: NC Partition AttorneysA partition of property occurs when the property owners cannot agree. Finally, one says "that's enough, I want out" or "I want my 1/2, you can have your 1/2". If the other side won't buy the other out, then…
  • Dec 7

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
Rank this Week: 2979

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu
    Tags: kirby v north carolina department of transportationwinston-salem eminent domain attorneysThe link below discusses the status of the Map Act cases in North Carolina as of January 20, 2017. The Map Act and its cases, namely Kirby v…
  • Dec 13

    NC Partition Attorney

    NC Partition Attorney
    Tags: NC Partition AttorneysA partition of property occurs when the property owners cannot agree. Finally, one says "that's enough, I want out" or "I want my 1/2, you can have your 1/2". If the other side won't buy the other out, then…
  • Dec 7

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
Rank this Week: 2922

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Published By Price, Hargett, Petho and Anderson.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim
    There are a variety of reasons why insurance companies are becoming more unreasonable and offering less to settle claims. As a result, more claimants are being forced into litigation to seek fair compensation.
  • Jan 20

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim
    By :Douglas A. Petho Lawyer Douglas Petho | Top Attorney Personal Injury If you speak to any attorney in North Carolina who handles  personal injury claims  they will tell you that settling claims with liability insurance companies…
  • Dec 28

    10 Tips For When You Are Giving A Witness Deposition

    10 Tips For When You Are Giving A Witness Deposition
    Being called upon to give a deposition either as a witness or party can be  a nerve-racking experience. Here are 10 tips from our experienced attorneys to help you prepare: 1. Listen to the question- Take your time. Make…
Rank this Week: 3504

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

Covers eminent domain issues in the States of Indiana, North Carolina and Illinois.

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Jan 13

    Ohio City Proposes Using Eminent Domain for New Water Tower

    Ohio City Proposes Using Eminent Domain for New Water Tower
      A fairly unique situation in an Ohio city is drawing attention to the use of eminent domain to take private property for a public purpose. Eminent domain1 is the power of the government (and private entities, in some cases) to take…
  • Jan 6

    Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?

    Do You Need a Lawyer Before an Eminent Domain Case is Filed?
      Many cases implicating the use of eminent domain1 never go to court. Generally speaking, what happens is that a representative of a government agency or a private party that is authorized to use eminent domain approaches a homeowner…
  • Dec 30

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Can Help in Eminent Domain Case

    Alternative Dispute Resolution Can Help in Eminent Domain Case
    For many landowners facing the threat of eminent domain, it can feel personal. We hear all the time that our clients have lived on their land for years going back generations, that the land was bought with a significant amount money, and that…
Rank this Week: 2824

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

Covers will, trust, and estate disputes in North Carolina. By Evan Lohr.

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 1946

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

A discussion of trusts and estates litigation in North Carolina. By Evan Lohr.

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 1944

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://www.lawfirmrbs.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update
    Since my last update, the North Carolina CAI Chapter has realized some great achievements!   Annual Conference & Expo The 2016 Annual Conference in Greensboro was a huge success! There were more than 225 attendees representing 32…
  • Jun 21

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update

    NC-CAI Chapter June 2016 Update
    Since my last update, the North Carolina CAI Chapter has realized some great achievements!   Annual Conference & Expo The 2016 Annual Conference in Greensboro was a huge success! There were more than 225 attendees representing 32…
  • May 20

    Is Your HOA or Condo Community Manager Covered by the Attorney-Client Privilege?

    Is Your HOA or Condo Community Manager Covered by the Attorney-Client Privilege?
    For attorneys who practice community association law, there has been ongoing discussion at national HOA/condo legal events about whether a community manager is covered by the attorney-client privilege. In general the attorney-client privilege…
Rank this Week: 2774

Cady Bar the Door

Cady Bar the Door

Provides insight and commentary on SEC enforcement actions. By Brooks Pierce.

http://www.secmiscellany.com
  • Jun 15

    Supreme Court Says Prosecutors Can’t Judge the Cases They Prosecute

    Supreme Court Says Prosecutors Can’t Judge the Cases They Prosecute
    Not all of the justices would put it that way.  To be fair to the dissenters, and because his version is shorter, we’ll use Justice Thomas’s description of the underlying facts from his dissent in Williams v. Pennsylvania,…
  • Jun 13

    Don’t even think about violating that penny stock bar.

    Don’t even think about violating that penny stock bar.
    The penny stock world can be rough. So rough that breaking the rules in that corner of the securities markets ban bring its own kind of injunction, one that’s much more specific than the typical don’t-break-the-law-anymore kind of…
  • May 25

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. IX — Tender Offer

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. IX — Tender Offer
    I want to talk about Rule 14e-3, because it has significant implications for insider trading liability.  But to do that, we first have to talk about tender offers, and what they are.     The post The Insider Trading Cartoon…
Rank this Week: 4060

N.C. Construction Law, Policy &…

N.C. Construction Law, Policy & News

Covers statutory, case law and other legal developments affecting North Carolina construction professionals. By Matthew C. Bouchard.

http://nc-construction-law.com/
  • May 31

    Your Forum Selection Clause Might Not Be As Strong As You Think It I

    Your Forum Selection Clause Might Not Be As Strong As You Think It I
    Last week, I blogged about the Southeast Caissons, LLC v. Choate Construction Company case, in which the North Carolina Court of Appeals held that a general contractor could not enforce a forum selection clause in a subcontract that was…
  • May 23

    The Subcontract’s Unsigned, the Work is Complete and a Dispute Has Arisen — Now What?

    The Subcontract’s Unsigned, the Work is Complete and a Dispute Has Arisen — Now What?
    In order for an agreement to constitute a valid contract that courts or arbitrators will enforce, both parties to the agreement must mutually assent to all of the terms of the deal.  The fancy Latin term for this mutuality requirement…
  • Jan 11

    Improving the Odds for a Jackpot Year for Your Commercial General Contracting Busine

    Improving the Odds for a Jackpot Year for Your Commercial General Contracting Busine
    Wednesday’s Powerball drawing promises the winner a $1.3 $1.5 billion (yes, that’s “billion” with a “b”) jackpot.  Unfortunately, your odds of picking the winning numbers are about 1 in 292 million, or…
Rank this Week: 3826

Trade Secrets Blog

Trade Secrets Blog

Covers trade secrets and trade legislation with a focus on the Southeastern states. By Press Millen and Todd Sullivan of Womble Carlyle.

http://wombletradesecrets.blogspot.com/
  • May 17

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?
    With a near unanimous (410-2) vote on April 27, 2016, the House passed the “Defend Trade Secrets Act” (“DTSA”). Having already been passed by the Senate (87-0), the legislation advances to President Obama, who has…
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons.The paper reports that two…
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons. The paper reports that two…
Rank this Week: 1713