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Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    The ABA Wants YOU

    The ABA Wants YOU
    Hello law students!  Guess what?  Membership to the American Bar Association (ABA) Law Student Division is FREE!  Yes, that's right.  Free. To join, simply navigate to the ABA website and click on the orange "Join…
  • Apr 20

    NC Pattern Jury Instructions are back online for free!

    NC Pattern Jury Instructions are back online for free!
    Those of you that have mourned the loss of online North Carolina Pattern Jury instructions through the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) and Fastcase can finally dry your tears.  The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of…
  • Apr 15

    Bloomberg Law posts summer and post-grad access policy

    Bloomberg Law posts summer and post-grad access policy
    Bloomberg Law continues to provide unlimited and unrestricted summer access to law students and six months access to recent law graduates. As always, check with your employer for work-related use. Read the post here.
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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 20

    Olier v. Bailey: Animal Injurie

    Olier v. Bailey: Animal Injurie
    Olier v. Bailey, an appeal from the Supreme Court of Mississippi, involved plaintiff who was injured when she was chased and attacked by defendant's domestic goose. Court records indicate plaintiff and defendant met though a gardener's…
  • Apr 16

    Tori Spelling Suffers Burn Injury at Japanese Restaurant

    Tori Spelling Suffers Burn Injury at Japanese Restaurant
    According to a recent news report from the Daily Mail, actress Tori Spelling, best known for her role as Donna Martin on Beverly Hills 90210, was at a Japanese restaurant in California when she suffered a serious burn injury. According to…
  • Apr 12

    Crider v. Cattie - North Carolina Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Stems From Fragmentation of Care

    Crider v. Cattie - North Carolina Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Stems From Fragmentation of Care
    The fragmentation of medical services was at the core of a North Carolina medical malpractice lawsuit filed by a husband and his wife against the doctor overseeing husband's care. Plaintiff's horrific medical ordeal began with what was…
Rank this Week: 2168

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 20

    Hair Analysis Under a Microscope

    Hair Analysis Under a Microscope
    Over the weekend, the Washington Post ran a story that begins as follows: The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which…
  • Apr 17

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Partisan judicial elections may be returning to North Carolina. House Bill 8, which passed its second reading with a 64-49 vote, mostly along party lines, would make appellate court elections partisan. Trial court elections would remain…
  • Apr 16

    We are NOT Ferguson

    We are NOT Ferguson
    Being married to me is hard. My husband makes an off-hand comment about how the city must need money since the police are pulling people over left and right for speeding on the road he travels to work. What does he get in response? A lecture…
Rank this Week: 4570

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/
  • Apr 20

    Hockey Players Face Deadly Threat from Skate Blade

    Hockey Players Face Deadly Threat from Skate Blade
    Detroit Red Wings forward Drew Miller Original Article here: http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/nhl/carolina-hurricanes/article17954633.html Hockey players, while focusing on speed and precision, must simultaneously be aware of the…
  • Apr 16

    N.C. Workplace Deaths Being Under-Reported

    N.C. Workplace Deaths Being Under-Reported
    The News & Observer recently published an article exposing the under-reporting of workplace deaths by the North Carolina State Department of Labor. The Department reported only 23 deaths for 2013 and for 2014, the Department reported 44…
  • Apr 13

    Facebook Postings Hurt Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Facebook Postings Hurt Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. While Facebook is extremely popular and used by over a billion people every day, no Facebook posting has ever helped an injured worker in a workers’…
Rank this Week: 3723

Cady Bar the Door

Cady Bar the Door

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

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

    A Non-Insider Trading Case in the District of Massachusett

    A Non-Insider Trading Case in the District of Massachusett
    Insider trading prosecutions can be difficult.  Because of the haphazard and tortuous growth of insider trading law itself, the prosecutions involve proving lots of different pesky elements.  Fiduciary duties, materiality, trading .…
  • Apr 9

    Three Thoughts about the SEC’s First “Pretaliation” Case

    Three Thoughts about the SEC’s First “Pretaliation” Case
    I was on a flight last Wednesday when the SEC released the first of what whistleblower chief Sean McKessy has dubbed “pretaliation” cases against KBR, Inc.  When I landed I had several emails from colleagues, asking,…
  • Mar 23

    FINRA Issues Report on Cybersecurity Practice

    FINRA Issues Report on Cybersecurity Practice
    Following up on our post from last week on the SEC’s cybersecurity exam sweep, you should also know about FINRA’s recent report on this area.  Last month, FINRA published a Report on Cybersecurity Practices that really could…
Rank this Week: 1632

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Covers estate planning and elder law in North Carolina.

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

    North Carolina Medicaid Planning: Basic Issues, Questions and Concept

    North Carolina Medicaid Planning: Basic Issues, Questions and Concept
    North Carolina Medicaid Planning: Basic Issues, Questions and Concepts from Cheryl David Medicaid plans are designed to pay for the costs associated with long-term residential care costs that typically arise as people get older. Learn more…
  • Jan 24

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Crafting an Effective Pet Trust

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Crafting an Effective Pet Trust
    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Crafting An Effective Pet Trust from Cheryl David A trust cannot operate without having property it can use to pay the pet’s expenses. The property you choose to transfer to the trust is known as the…
  • Jan 19

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Your Pet’s Future Without You

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Your Pet’s Future Without You
    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Your Pet's Future Without You from Cheryl David A pet plan is a part of an estate plan that provides for the needs of your pets in the event you die or become incapacitated. Learn more about pet planning in…
Rank this Week: 3484

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 18

    Cline v. Homuth - Settlement With Teen Driver's Parents Also Covered Grandmother

    Cline v. Homuth - Settlement With Teen Driver's Parents Also Covered Grandmother
    Many car accident lawsuits are resolved through an out-of-court settlement before the case reaches the trial phase. However, these agreements must be clear as to the exact terms, including who is released from liability, and who is not. The…
  • Apr 15

    Ludlow v. Wise - Comparative Fault in a DUI Accident

    Ludlow v. Wise - Comparative Fault in a DUI Accident
    In the vast majority of DUI negligence cases, it will be the person behind the wheel who is deemed solely responsible for injuries resulting from the act of driving while impaired. There may in some instances be third-party negligence, such…
  • Apr 12

    Safety of 15-Passenger Vans Questioned After Two Recent Deadly Crashe

    Safety of 15-Passenger Vans Questioned After Two Recent Deadly Crashe
    Just as federal transportation officials had launched an investigation into a single-vehicle crash of a 15-passenger vehicle that killed 8 and injured 10 in Florida, another accident involving this same type of vehicle - this time in Georgia…
Rank this Week: 2109

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Commissioner

    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Commissioner
    Sheena H. v. W. Va. Office of Ins. Commissioner, a workers' compensation appeal from West Virginia, involved employee who was a 24-year-old coal miner who died as result of a seizure while he was sleeping. His mother and his 6-year-old…
  • Apr 17

    Haileab v. Hammons Hotels - Banquet Server Suffers Multiple Work Injurie

    Haileab v. Hammons Hotels - Banquet Server Suffers Multiple Work Injurie
    Some occupations have a tendency to cause more work-related injuries than others. Construction and truck driving are at the top of the list. But food and restaurant service industries too report a fair amount of injuries to workers. In the…
  • Apr 14

    Vandre v. State ex rel. Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Compensation for Chronic Illness Exacerbated by Work Injury

    Vandre v. State ex rel. Dept. of Workforce Servs. - Compensation for Chronic Illness Exacerbated by Work Injury
    Chronic illness that is unrelated to a job function isn't likely to be considered compensable by the courts unless there is some showing of exacerbation of symptoms or condition as a result of one's work injury. Often, employers vehemently…
Rank this Week: 829

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Apr 16

    Eminent Domain Takings for Private Development

    Eminent Domain Takings for Private Development
      Federal, state, and local governments have the power to take private property for qualified purposes if they reasonably compensate landowners for the taking. However, this power is limited by both the Takings Clause of the 5th…
  • Apr 13

    Decision on $40 millon natural gas pipeline from Avon Lake's NRG plant could come in early June

    Decision on $40 millon natural gas pipeline from Avon Lake's NRG plant could come in early June
      AVON LAKE, Ohio - A decision is expected by or before June 8 on whether a natural gas pipeline can be constructed from the NRG plant in Avon Lake through 20 miles of Lorain County. The gas would allow the coal-burning plant to be…
  • Apr 13

    $2 million in federal funding approved for Ash Street underpa

    $2 million in federal funding approved for Ash Street underpa
      Land acquisition has begun for a second railroad underpass as part of long-term plans to consolidate trains on the 10th Street rail corridor in Springfield. Negotiations with business owners — and a $2 million federal…
Rank this Week: 2878

Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://www.bicelaw.us/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident in South Carolina

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident in South Carolina
    FORT MILL, SC PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER Leaving the Scene of an Accident in South Carolina  Leaving the scene of a car accident in South Carolina is a very serious offense. Any driver involved in a hit and run incident on South…
  • Apr 10

    Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina

    Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina
    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina  Anytime we lose a beloved person in our lives the pain and sorrow are difficult to deal with. The experience is even more agonizing and trying when…
  • Apr 2

    We Had an Agreement! Or Did We?

    We Had an Agreement! Or Did We?
    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer We Had an Agreement! Or Did We?  Talk is cheap. Surprisingly, each and every day people make oral business agreements. Despite the matter’s simplicity or seriousness, they often do not think…
Rank this Week: 2604

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 16

    Webinar: Preparing for Cyberattacks & Data Breache

    Webinar: Preparing for Cyberattacks & Data Breache
    Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m.Vann Attorneys Webinar: Preparing for Cyberattacks & Data Breaches What should your company do to prepare for cyberattacks and data breaches? What are the legal requirements…
  • Mar 31

    Robert C. Armstrong Joins Vann Attorneys, PLLC

    Robert C. Armstrong Joins Vann Attorneys, PLLC
    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RALEIGH, N.C. – Vann Attorneys, PLLC is proud to announce the addition of Mr. Robert C. “Rob” Armstrong to its North Carolina law practice. Mr. Armstrong is a graduate of the University of…
  • Mar 30

    The Benefits of Forming as an LLC

    The Benefits of Forming as an LLC
    Deciding which business entity your new company should be is a daunting task.  You will need to consider the tax implications, the state liability issues, and what ongoing responsibilities will have to be performed in order to keep the…
Rank this Week: 3718

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/
  • 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...
  • Apr 7

    Read What You Sign. Except Doctors.

    Read What You Sign. Except Doctors.
    One of the first bits of free advice you’ll get from an attorney, is to read and understand before you sign a document. Even where the clause is buried on page 8 of fine print; or where there was a...
  • Apr 1

    Have a Healthy and Effective Board

    Have a Healthy and Effective Board
    Attached is a Board Effectiveness Checklist from governance.pro that helps an organization determine if it is being as effective as it can be. The checklist applies to all types of organizations, so all the factors may not apply to every...
Rank this Week: 1504

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 15

    Follow Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Follow Sexual Assault Awareness Month
    Hardison Wood Supports Sexual Assault Awareness Sexual assault is a serious and all too prevalent crime. Though the media has covered certain “high-profile” sexual assault cases recently, mainly those involving local greek…
  • Mar 25

    Is Campus Sexual Assault Just a “Greek” Thing?

    Is Campus Sexual Assault Just a “Greek” Thing?
    Examining the Link Between Greek Life & Sexual Assault So what is going on with the association of Greek Life and sexual assault? In the wake of many months’ worth of negative press surrounding collegiate Greek Life, this question…
  • Feb 12

    D. Hardison Wood Named Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in North Carolina

    D. Hardison Wood Named Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in North Carolina
    The National Trial Lawyers Announces D. Hardison Wood as One of Its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in North Carolina The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that D. Hardison Wood of the Law Office of D. Hardison Wood in Cary,…
Rank this Week: 3535

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 14

    Some Stats On The Business Court

    Some Stats On The Business Court
    When the North Carolina Legislature "modernized" the Business Court last year, it added a provision to the General Statutes mandating that the Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts prepare a report, twice a year, showing the…
  • Apr 10

    NC Business Court Takes On The Oxford Comma

    NC Business Court Takes On The Oxford Comma
    You most likely have heard of the Oxford Comma.  It is also referred to as the "serial comma."  If you are not familiar with this literary device, it is a comma placed before the word "and" or another conjunction (like or or nor) in…
  • Apr 6

    Pizzas And Trademark Infringement

    Pizzas And Trademark Infringement
    It is easy to forget that there is a North Carolina Trademark Registration Act.  It is in Chapter 80 of the General Statutes.  The Business Court's mandatory jurisdiction extends to cases brought under Chapter 80 per N.C. Gen. Stat.…
Rank this Week: 1597

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/
Rank this Week: 3070

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Apr 14

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stres […] From Jail to Bail is a post from: MINICK LAW The post From Jail to Bail appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Apr 7

    DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Question

    DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Question
    FAQ about DWI charges in North Carolina - by Blake Marc […] DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Questions is a post from: MINICK LAW The post DWI/DUI- Frequently Asked Questions appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Apr 7

    Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community

    Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community
    As part of Minick Law’s Hispanic Community Outrea […] Minick Law Attorneys present educational seminar on legal rights for Hispanic community is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Minick Law Attorneys present educational…
Rank this Week: 2654

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3204

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
Rank this Week: 1297

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Most Injured Workers Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Most Injured Workers Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Almost all employers in North Carolina are required by law to have workers’ compensation insurance in case one of their employees sustains an injury on the job. An injured worker is entitled to receive fully paid medical care and…
  • Apr 1

    Teen Drivers and Car Accidents – Get the Fact

    Teen Drivers and Car Accidents – Get the Fact
    Car accidents are the leading cause of death among teens. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, which has conducted multiple studies of teenage driving, says many of the teens who are killed in car crashes are passengers of other…
  • Mar 24

    School Bus Accidents Costly for North Carolina

    School Bus Accidents Costly for North Carolina
    A Durham television station reported recently that school bus accidents in North Carolina cost the state an average of $5.5 million a year for medical bills and property damage sustained by injured drivers. The report by WTVD says the…
Rank this Week: 3031

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Employee Background Check FCRA compliance

    Employee Background Check FCRA compliance
    Tags: Background check employeeCorporate attorney North CarolinaThe Federal Trade Commission has updated guidance for compliance with the Federal Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when doing background checks on a new hire. Below is some…
  • Apr 7

    Foreclosures for Creditors NC

    Foreclosures for Creditors NC
    Tags: foreclosure attorney north carolinaUCC lien sale attorney NCIf you are a creditor, whether a bank, seller-financing, or other with a deed of trust on property AND you have a borrower/debtor who is behind on payments, then the time…
  • Mar 27

    Lawyer Weekly: Bill to Repeal Map Act NC

    Lawyer Weekly: Bill to Repeal Map Act NC
    Tags: Map Act NCinverse condemnation attorney NCRepublican lawmakers are working on House Bill 183 to repeal the controversial Map Act. (see link below to Lawyers Weekly article) The Map Act saves the NC Department of Transportation…
Rank this Week: 2800

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Apr 8

    Employee Background Check FCRA compliance

    Employee Background Check FCRA compliance
    Tags: Background check employeeCorporate attorney North CarolinaThe Federal Trade Commission has updated guidance for compliance with the Federal Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when doing background checks on a new hire. Below is some…
  • Apr 7

    Foreclosures for Creditors NC

    Foreclosures for Creditors NC
    Tags: foreclosure attorney north carolinaUCC lien sale attorney NCIf you are a creditor, whether a bank, seller-financing, or other with a deed of trust on property AND you have a borrower/debtor who is behind on payments, then the time…
  • Mar 27

    Lawyer Weekly: Bill to Repeal Map Act NC

    Lawyer Weekly: Bill to Repeal Map Act NC
    Tags: Map Act NCinverse condemnation attorney NCRepublican lawmakers are working on House Bill 183 to repeal the controversial Map Act. (see link below to Lawyers Weekly article) The Map Act saves the NC Department of Transportation…
Rank this Week: 1584

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Apr 8

    Employee Background Check FCRA compliance

    Employee Background Check FCRA compliance
    Tags: Background check employeeCorporate attorney North CarolinaThe Federal Trade Commission has updated guidance for compliance with the Federal Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when doing background checks on a new hire. Below is some…
  • Apr 7

    Foreclosures for Creditors NC

    Foreclosures for Creditors NC
    Tags: foreclosure attorney north carolinaUCC lien sale attorney NCIf you are a creditor, whether a bank, seller-financing, or other with a deed of trust on property AND you have a borrower/debtor who is behind on payments, then the time…
  • Mar 27

    Lawyer Weekly: Bill to Repeal Map Act NC

    Lawyer Weekly: Bill to Repeal Map Act NC
    Tags: Map Act NCinverse condemnation attorney NCRepublican lawmakers are working on House Bill 183 to repeal the controversial Map Act. (see link below to Lawyers Weekly article) The Map Act saves the NC Department of Transportation…
Rank this Week: 4273

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Creditors can be forced to return payments made by debtors on the brink of bankruptcy

    Creditors can be forced to return payments made by debtors on the brink of bankruptcy
    Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What is a small business bankruptcy ?”   If you are a small business owner and someone owes you a lot of money, collecting the…
  • Apr 2

    Retired N.F.L. millionaires just as likely to go bankrupt as the rest of u

    Retired N.F.L. millionaires just as likely to go bankrupt as the rest of u
    Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy ?”   Hall-of-fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp earned $50 million in his football-playing…
  • Mar 31

    Botched order filing draws bankruptcy judge’s ire, sanction

    Botched order filing draws bankruptcy judge’s ire, sanction
    Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?”   Most judges—including bankruptcy judges—rely on lawyers at least in part to…
Rank this Week: 3038

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Apr 7

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?
    A reverse mortgage is a loan borrowed against the equity in your home. You must be at least 62 years old to qualify for a reverse mortgage, so it is often used by people of retirement age to supplement Social Security or other retirement…
  • Apr 7

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?

    What is a Reverse Mortgage?
    A reverse mortgage is a loan borrowed against the equity in your home. You must be at least 62 years old to qualify for a reverse mortgage, so it is often used by people of retirement age to supplement Social Security or other retirement…
  • Mar 31

    What Is Form 30D In North Carolina Workers' Compensation?

    What Is Form 30D In North Carolina Workers' Compensation?
    When you are involved in an accident that occurs on the job, there are a number of necessary worker’s compensation forms that need to be completed and then submitted to the appropriate office. One of these forms is called Form 30D. Form…
Rank this Week: 469

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/
  • Apr 3

    I Am Working Light Duty But Am Being Paid Less, What Can I Do?

    I Am Working Light Duty But Am Being Paid Less, What Can I Do?
    As a South Carolina Workers’ Compensation lawyer with Grimes Teich Anderson, I represent injured workers from our offices in Greenville, Spartanburg, and Gaffney, South Carolina. In an earlier blog post, I wrote about the benefits an…
  • Mar 23

    Injured At Work: Concerned About Your Light Duty Job?

    Injured At Work: Concerned About Your Light Duty Job?
    For work injuries after June 24, 2011, North Carolina Law encourages employers to provide “light duty” positions while the injured worker is recovering from a work injury. These can be made up positions – a job for which the…
  • Mar 19

    What is A Contingency Fee for Lawyers?

    What is A Contingency Fee for Lawyers?
    A frequent question from our clients is how do contingency fees work? We do almost all of our personal injury work on a contingency fee basis. That means the fee is a percentage of the amount we recover for the client. Depending on the kind…
Rank this Week: 4087

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 2

    Alleged broken taillight means death for North Charleston motorist

    Alleged broken taillight means death for North Charleston motorist
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?”   Saturday, April 4 seemed like a good day for a cookout. Walter Scott drove his friend Pierre Fulton to…
  • Mar 31

    Cop who allegedly shot suspected drunken driver in back cleared of wrongdoing

    Cop who allegedly shot suspected drunken driver in back cleared of wrongdoing
    Charlotte DWI and Criminal Defense Attorney J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What am I obligated to do if I’ve been pulled for Drinking and Driving?”   Long before Ferguson police…
  • Mar 26

    Police officer seeks dismissal of conviction related to fantasy of killing, eating women

    Police officer seeks dismissal of conviction related to fantasy of killing, eating women
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   The prosecution of a former New York City police officer who federal prosecutors say participated in…
Rank this Week: 1575

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Dream home turns into nightmare due to developer’s shoddy work, man claim

    Dream home turns into nightmare due to developer’s shoddy work, man claim
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What should I do if I have been injured by another party but I can’t afford a lawyer?”   Humayun Akhtar purchased a parcel of real property in Florham…
  • Mar 26

    Grocery chain responsible for boy’s food-allergy death, lawsuit claim

    Grocery chain responsible for boy’s food-allergy death, lawsuit claim
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What if a loved one dies from the injuries sustained in a serious accident while the case is pending?”   A family whose…
  • Mar 24

    Confederate battle flag is free speech, must be put on license plates, group argue

    Confederate battle flag is free speech, must be put on license plates, group argue
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”   Many well-known courtroom battles involving the interplay between the…
Rank this Week: 1540

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 4352

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/
  • Mar 24

    Legislators seek to end state’s presumption that women are better for child custody

    Legislators seek to end state’s presumption that women are better for child custody
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What rules are there for Father’s Right in NC?”   The State of Massachusetts is considering a change to its custody laws…
  • Mar 19

    Lawyer says pets in contested divorce cases should go wherever the kids go

    Lawyer says pets in contested divorce cases should go wherever the kids go
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?”   Custody battles between parents in a litigated divorce case can turn into ugly proxy wars in…
  • Mar 17

    Bill introduced to establish private, non-judicial divorce system

    Bill introduced to establish private, non-judicial divorce system
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can you guarantee I will get the resolution I want?”   Two Minnesota State legislators say the very idea of divorce implicates the court system, and that…
Rank this Week: 1310

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: 2102

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 1

    Data Security Breaches, Unauthorized Transfers, and Corporate Accout Takeovers ...What You Missed!

    Data Security Breaches, Unauthorized Transfers, and Corporate Accout Takeovers ...What You Missed!
    On Friday, I had the honor to join some distinguished speakers for an all-day continuing legal education seminar on computer technology and the law.  My fellow presenters were:Clark Walton, former CIA forensic computer analyst, lawyer…
  • Feb 9

    NC Commissioner of Banks Ray Grace Re-Appointed

    NC Commissioner of Banks Ray Grace Re-Appointed
    Commissioner Ray Grace -photo by M. CordellToday, Governor McCrory appointed Ray Grace to serve as North Carolina's Commissioner of Banks for another term.  Although Commissioenr Grace has been "appointed," the process actually works…
  • Jan 16

    What Would The White House's Data Security Breach Proposal Mean For North Carolina Businesses?

    What Would The White House's Data Security Breach Proposal Mean For North Carolina Businesses?
    Earlier this week, the President announced a new cybersecurity initiative. The White House explained that:"[t]here is a growing perception that individuals have lost control of their personal information; a negative implication of such a…
Rank this Week: 934

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/
Rank this Week: 4779

Walker Lambe

Walker Lambe

Covers North Carolina elder law and estate planning.

http://www.organizeyourassets.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    The 2015 Lifetime Estate Tax Exclusion & Annual Gift Tax

    The 2015 Lifetime Estate Tax Exclusion & Annual Gift Tax
    Historic Overview Congress and the Wilson administration established the original federal estate tax in 1916. However, the lack of an annual gift tax limitation provided a large unintended loophole for individuals to distribute inheritances…
  • Feb 23

    The 2015 Lifetime Estate Tax Exclusion & Annual Gift Tax

    The 2015 Lifetime Estate Tax Exclusion & Annual Gift Tax
    Historic Overview Congress and the Wilson administration established the original federal estate tax in 1916. However, the lack of an annual gift tax limitation provided a large unintended loophole for individuals to distribute inheritances…
  • Feb 3

    2015 Lifetime and Annual Gift Tax Exclusion Increase

    2015 Lifetime and Annual Gift Tax Exclusion Increase
    Lifetime and Annual Gift Tax Exclusions Historical Overview: Congress and the Wilson administration established the original federal estate tax in 1916. However, the lack of an annual gift tax limitation provided a large unintended loophole…
Rank this Week: 2824

Southeast VC

Southeast VC

Covers businesses, trends, technology and venture investing in the Southeast. By Jason Caplain.

http://southeastvc.blogs.com/southeast_vc/
  • Feb 23

    Be Proactive to Grow Your Busine

    Be Proactive to Grow Your Busine
    I had coffee with a local service provider last week. I am always up for meeting new people and it was the first time we had met. Our conversation went really well, but he mentioned he was very disappointed one...
  • Nov 20

    Scott Kupor Andreessen Horowitz Speaks with Entrepreneurs at BCVP

    Scott Kupor Andreessen Horowitz Speaks with Entrepreneurs at BCVP
    We invited some local tech founders over to our office Wednesday night to meet Scott Kupor Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. We have been close with Scott since before he joined Andreessen Horowitz. We thought this would be a good...
  • Sep 9

    WedPics CEO Shares Investor Email

    WedPics CEO Shares Investor Email
    I referenced WedPics' CEO/founder Justin Miller in my last blog post. He sends a monthly email to us. His emails serve 2 purposes: 1) Keeps Justin and WedPics top of mind 2) Shows off his continued success as he thinks...
Rank this Week: 1944

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jan 15

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member
    As a business owner or a person wanting to start a business; you may face a lot of legal red tape questions that left unanswered can adversely affect your business. Brian King will be conducting a Business Talk seminar exploring the following…
  • Nov 4

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!
    King Law Offices, known locally as King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes, has moved it’s Shelby office from 221 South Lafayette Street,  #4,  to 131 West Marion Street., directly across from the upcoming Farmer’s Market.…
  • Oct 14

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic
    King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes would like to thank Bobbie Young and the team at REAL in Marion for providing an opportunity for Brian W. King to teach the fundamental business law practices for new businesses here in McDowell County and…
Rank this Week: 3445

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/
  • Jan 5

    An Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge

    An Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge
    Following is an interview I conducted recently with North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge, Fred G. Morrison, Jr., for the Administrative Lawyer newsletter: A Year of Recognition For more than five decades, Fred Gilbert…
  • Jan 5

    A Recent Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge

    A Recent Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge
    Following is an interview I conducted recently with North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge Fred G. Morrison, Jr. for the Administrative Lawyer newsletter: A Year of Recognition For more than five decades, Fred Gilbert…
  • Dec 1

    Pitfalls to Avoid in Estate Planning

    Pitfalls to Avoid in Estate Planning
    Several online web sites provide forms for people to create their own wills for a fee less than that of hiring a typical attorney.  Earlier this year, a member of the Florida Supreme Court called that approach “penny-wise and…
Rank this Week: 2659

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/
  • Jan 5

    An Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge

    An Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge
    Following is an interview I conducted recently with North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge, Fred G. Morrison, Jr., for the Administrative Lawyer newsletter: A Year of Recognition For more than five decades, Fred Gilbert…
  • Dec 1

    Pitfalls to Avoid in Estate Planning

    Pitfalls to Avoid in Estate Planning
    Several online web sites provide forms for people to create their own wills for a fee less than that of hiring a typical attorney.  Earlier this year, a member of the Florida Supreme Court called that approach “penny-wise and…
  • Nov 17

    Undue Influence as a Ground for Will Contests in North Carolina

    Undue Influence as a Ground for Will Contests in North Carolina
    A will caveat is a challenge to the validity of a will that has been submitted for probate. The purpose of a caveat is to determine whether the writing purporting to be a will is in fact the will  of … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2618

Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
Rank this Week: 2606

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Published By Price, Smith, Hargett, Petho & Anderson

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 19

    North Carolina Workers Compensation : Vocational Rehabilitation

    North Carolina Workers Compensation : Vocational Rehabilitation
    By :Douglas A. PethoLawyer Douglas Petho | Top Attorney Personal Injury Once injured employee has been determined to have reached a maximum medical improvement after an injury (often referred to as a patient being at "MMI"), employers will…
  • Dec 19

    Understanding Workers Compensation in North Carolina

    Understanding Workers Compensation in North Carolina
    By :Douglas A. Petho If you have been injured at work your employer or health insurance company may have advised you to seek benefits under North Carolina workers compensation. If you have never had to file a claim before, you may be…
  • May 22

    What Is the Medical Payments Coverage?

    What Is the Medical Payments Coverage?
    By :Douglas A. Petho Medical payments coverage or "med pay" as it is often referred to, is an optional form of insurance that may be purchased in connection with an automobile liability insurance policy. Under this coverage, the insurer…
Rank this Week: 4002

Gastonia Family Law

Gastonia Family Law

Covers family law issues in North Carolina. By McIlveen Family Law Firm.

http://gastoniafamilylaw.com/
  • Nov 1

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney
    So, you’re meeting with a family law attorney for the first time and you want to make sure you’re prepared.  How do you do this?  Tip number 1, 2, & 3: narrow down your issues! You might be startled to find that when…
  • Jul 1

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)
    Celebrity divorces can appear to be done within a blink of an eye. For instance, the divorce of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes seemed to resolve itself within just a few weeks. We didn’t notice their assets being tied up in an endless…
  • Apr 15

    5 Places to go for Day Trips Outside of Charlotte

    5 Places to go for Day Trips Outside of Charlotte
    1. White Water Rafting Center: This spot is sure to provide plenty of fun! There is a white water rafting area, a ziplining area and ample bike trails. Also, there is rock climbing and an awesome restaurant to go to for lunch or dinner. On…
Rank this Week: 918

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: 4602

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/
  • Sep 30

    Teen Driver Safety Week 2014

    Teen Driver Safety Week 2014
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is getting ready for National Teen Driver Safety Week, which is from October 19 - 25, this year. Since motor vehicle crashes are still the leading cause of death for teens ages 14 to…
  • Sep 25

    Multiple Wrecks in Asheville

    Multiple Wrecks in Asheville
    Traffic on I-26 and I-40 was backed up on Wednesday morning as crews worked to clear multiple crash scenes. At about 8:00 a.m. on I-40, two separate wrecks involving at least 10 cars sent three people to the hospital. According to WLOS ABC…
  • Sep 24

    Construction Worker Killed on I-40

    Construction Worker Killed on I-40
    Early Friday morning, a construction worker was struck and killed by a motorist on I-40. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened sometime around 2:00 a.m., near Morganton. For currently unknown reasons, the driver of a…
Rank this Week: 1306

Child Custody Attorney~In the…

Child Custody Attorney~In the Trenches

Covers child custody and family law issues. By Arlaine Rockey.

http://childcustodyattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:  HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey © 2014PART 2:  GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CUSTODY CASE There are two main kinds of evidence in a custody case:  witnesses and…
  • Aug 31

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey [1]© 2014 PART 1:  HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CUSTODY CONSULTATION Child custody disputes are not pretty.  If you and the other…
  • Dec 2

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)
    Abusers sometimes use false allegations of parental alienation against the protective parent to help deflect away from the abuse allegations and to turn the tables on the protective parent. Unfortunately, it works. Thus, as a protective…
Rank this Week: 1000

Durham Family Law Journal.com

Durham Family Law Journal.com

Discusses North Carolina family law topics. By Martha New Milam.

http://durhamfamilylawjournal.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    IS YOUR RELATIONSIP 'GOOD ENOUGH"?"?

    IS YOUR RELATIONSIP 'GOOD ENOUGH"?"?
    In this recent article,  Dr. Pauline Boss describes an alternative to ending a relationship because it’s not everything we wish for.  She describes this as making a "conscious choice".  In all intimate…
  • Apr 29

    A Simple Communications Model to Use

    A Simple Communications Model to Use
    Cathy Heenan, Ed.D. recently posted an article in her blog that introduces a model you can use with your spouse when emotions are running high and you need to be able to solve a dispute.Here's what you need to do:If you can agree with…
  • Mar 24

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A Persisitent Threat to Women in the USA

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A Persisitent Threat to Women in the USA
     In a recent New York Times OP-ED Nicholas Kristof informs us that in the United States, domestic violence claims the life of an American Woman every six hours and strikes 25% of all American women in their lifetimes.  Such…
Rank this Week: 5045

NC Bankruptcy Blog

NC Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy issues in North Carolina. By Fabricius & Fabricius PLLC.

http://www.eastwakebankruptcy.com/blog
  • Aug 4

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?

    In Personal Bankruptcy, What Happens to My Small Business?
    No two businesses are the same, and this diversity is echoed in the implications the personal bankruptcy of a business owner has on a small business. Nevertheless, several general points can be considered: How the small business is…
  • Jul 21

    Stuck in a High Interest Car Loan? Chapter 13 Can Lower Rate

    Stuck in a High Interest Car Loan? Chapter 13 Can Lower Rate
    Here in North Carolina, a car is typically essential transportation. Owning a car can be vital to continued employment. Lenders and car lots know this, and are very willing to loan money to buy a car. The catch, however, is a high, sometimes…
  • May 22

    Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increase June 1

    Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increase June 1
    Last month, the Judicial Conference of the United States approved fee increases to a number of bankruptcy filing fees, effective June 1, 2014. For Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases, the increase is $29. For Chapter 11 cases, the increase is a…
Rank this Week: 3800