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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
  • Jan 17

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Circuit Split: Are Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements Enforceable?

    U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Circuit Split: Are Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements Enforceable?
    On Friday, the United States Supreme Court granted three petitions for certiorari to determine a quickly developing circuit split. The question before the Court is whether the National Labor Relations Board is correct in its interpretation…
  • Jan 3

    NC Supreme Court Affirms Certification of 800,000 Member Class (Fisher Part 2)

    NC Supreme Court Affirms Certification of 800,000 Member Class (Fisher Part 2)
    As we explained in Part 1 of our analysis of Fisher v. Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, the North Carolina Supreme Court recently exercised jurisdiction over an interlocutory appeal and affirmed the certification of a…
  • Dec 30

    Recent Filings – December Digest

    Recent Filings – December Digest
    Barchiesi, et. al. v. Charlotte School of Law, LLC, et. al., No. 3:16-cv-00861 (W.D.N.C. December 22, 2016) (putative class action against Charlotte School of Law for alleged false and misleading representations related to the school’s…
Rank this Week: 1134

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/
  • Jan 17

    Announcing C-CAT 2.0

    Announcing C-CAT 2.0
    Several years ago the School obtained a grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to create an online, searchable database of the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction in North Carolina. In 2012, after two years of legal and IT…
  • Jan 13

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    According to a new survey from the Pew Research Center, the nation’s police officers say that “recent high-profile fatal encounters between black citizens and officers have made their jobs riskier, aggravated tensions between…
  • Jan 12

    Sentencing Handbook for 2016-2017 Now Available

    Sentencing Handbook for 2016-2017 Now Available
    The 2016-2017 edition of the North Carolina Sentencing Handbook with Felony, Misdemeanor, and DWI Sentencing Grids, authored by me and Shea, is available from the School of Government. Like previous editions, it…
Rank this Week: 437

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/
  • Jan 17

    Physiomesh and C-Qur: Hernia Surgical Mesh Litigation Ramping Up

    Physiomesh and C-Qur: Hernia Surgical Mesh Litigation Ramping Up
    Even if you’ve never needed a surgical mesh implant, you’ve probably heard about a number of lawsuits due to problems patients are having with them. One type in particular has been the transvaginal mesh (TVM) implants in women.…
  • Jan 13

    Risperdal: Two Recent (and Very Different) Case Result

    Risperdal: Two Recent (and Very Different) Case Result
    Causation is usually simple: this happened because of that. The wheel fell off my bicycle, causing me to fall and break my arm. Legal causation is not so simple, and it can be very difficult to prove in a civil case. Legal causation or…
  • Jan 5

    Depuy Pinnacle Hip Trial: Judge Slashes Jury Award by $500 Million

    Depuy Pinnacle Hip Trial: Judge Slashes Jury Award by $500 Million
    Imagine going to sleep the night after making the decision to strip five hundred million dollars from six families. I imagine it would be unsettling. On Tuesday, Judge Ed Kinkeade, a federal judge in Texas overseeing the Depuy Pinnacle MDL,…
Rank this Week: 1473

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/
  • Jan 17

    Intersection Collision Case in North Carolina

    Intersection Collision Case in North Carolina
    In Daisy v. Yost, the plaintiff and the defendant got into a car crash in North Carolina. At trial, the evidence showed that the plaintiff came up to an intersection at the posted speed limit. He was planning to drive straight. The defendant…
  • Jan 10

    Trip and Fall in a North Carolina Store

    Trip and Fall in a North Carolina Store
    In Utley v. Smith, a North Carolina appellate court considered a trip and fall case. The case arose in 2012 when the plaintiff was shopping for plants in the defendant’s store. He asked a clerk where he could find particular plants and…
  • Jan 3

    Underinsured Motorist Coverage in a North Carolina Motorcycle Accident

    Underinsured Motorist Coverage in a North Carolina Motorcycle Accident
    How an underinsured motorist policy provision is interpreted can make a big difference to how much compensation is recovered in an accident in which a North Carolina driver’s insurance doesn’t cover all of an accident…
Rank this Week: 1200

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    When Is the Right Time to Contact a Personal Injury Attorney?

    When Is the Right Time to Contact a Personal Injury Attorney?
    Personal injuries often occur when you least expect them. Even a seemingly minor accident can result in injuries that are disruptive to your life. You could be unable to work and facing significant medical expenses. If your life has…
  • Jan 9

    Understanding Motorist Insurance Coverage in North Carolina

    Understanding Motorist Insurance Coverage in North Carolina
    When you leave the driveway in the morning, you never expect that the day will include a car crash—much less an accident involving an uninsured driver. But car accidents and injuries are an everyday occurrence in North Carolina. Even…
  • Dec 28

    Resolve to Be a Better Driver in 2017

    Resolve to Be a Better Driver in 2017
    The new year is quickly approaching. If you are like most people, you probably are setting some resolutions that focus on self-improvement or new goals. At Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law, we challenge you to add another resolution…
Rank this Week: 2651

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    I Was Involved In A Car Accident In The Snow. What Now?

    I Was Involved In A Car Accident In The Snow. What Now?
    North Carolina is finally thawing out the first snow of 2017, but not all NC drivers escaped the weekend unscathed. As of 7pm that Monday evening, the NC State Highway Patrol was reporting over 3,600 calls from distressed motorists. About one…
  • Dec 15

    Holiday Distractions Create Holiday Accident

    Holiday Distractions Create Holiday Accident
    We all know that house down the block with all the Christmas lights; You know – the one you glance at every time you go by? While we’re sure those lights are dazzling and spectacular, they tend to distract drivers and pedestrians…
  • Nov 21

    Thanksgiving – What Could Go Wrong?

    Thanksgiving – What Could Go Wrong?
    Well folks, it’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just a few days away. Get ready for extravagant meals, good company and a much needed pause on the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. But as your mouth waters for that annual…
Rank this Week: 2346

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Vann & Sheridan Blog

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

http://vannattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Resolving a Contract Dispute

    Resolving a Contract Dispute
    Business contract disputes are generally not fun to encounter. The disputes often interrupt the natural flow of business and can become an issue with cash flow and financial performance. How to resolve the business disputes is always…
  • Jan 13

    Vann Attorneys Webinar: Negotiating Business Agreements by Email, Text & Other Electronic Communication

    Vann Attorneys Webinar: Negotiating Business Agreements by Email, Text & Other Electronic Communication
    Business litigation in today’s society is commonplace.  Learn how to best position your business in preparing for litigation.  What steps will put your company in the best position possible?  Learn 3 takeaways to help…
  • Jan 4

    2017 First Quarter Newsletter

    2017 First Quarter Newsletter
    The post 2017 First Quarter Newsletter appeared first on Vann Attorneys | Attorneys at Law.
Rank this Week: 4602

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/
  • Jan 16

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Work

    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Work
    Hundreds of individuals have been exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide while at work, including 150 employees at Middleville Tool and Die in Michigan when a hi-lo vehicle malfunctioned emitting carbon monoxide and hydrogen sulfide…
  • Jan 12

    Book Review: Strangers in Their Own Land

    Book Review: Strangers in Their Own Land
    The author, Arlie Russell Hochschild, a sociologist from Berkeley, California, has attempted to understand the Tea Party movement by going to rural Louisiana. Over a five-year period she got to know the people of this region; attended…
  • Jan 5

    More Takeaways from the Demise of the Oklahoma Option in Workers’ Compensation

    More Takeaways from the Demise of the Oklahoma Option in Workers’ Compensation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The Oklahoma Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the so-called “Oklahoma Option” in Vasquez v. Dillard’s was one of the biggest…
Rank this Week: 3020

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: 2237

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/
  • Jan 13

    Wallis v. Brainerd Baptist Church – Duty of Facility to Acquire or Use Defibrillator

    Wallis v. Brainerd Baptist Church – Duty of Facility to Acquire or Use Defibrillator
    Every year, more than 400,000 people in America die from sudden cardiac arrest, better known as a heart attack. The key to surviving these attacks, according to medical experts, is a rapid initiation of a “chain of survival,”…
  • Jan 11

    Premises Liability Lawsuit Involving Fatal Domestic Shooting to Proceed

    Premises Liability Lawsuit Involving Fatal Domestic Shooting to Proceed
    A man fatally shoots his wife and two young daughters at a restaurant. Is the restaurant liable for failing to protect the victims?  The plaintiff in a premises liability lawsuit in Ohio alleges the restaurant failed to do enough to…
  • Jan 9

    Report: Hospital Patients Often End Up in Poorly Rated Nursing Home

    Report: Hospital Patients Often End Up in Poorly Rated Nursing Home
    It’s not uncommon for hospital patients to transfer to a nursing home. Their medical needs may no longer be urgent or intensive, but they are still ongoing and require additional care. However, it’s becoming apparent that many…
Rank this Week: 530

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/
  • Jan 13

    Hain v. Jamison – Could Farm Be Liable For Loose Cow That Led to Woman’s Death?

    Hain v. Jamison – Could Farm Be Liable For Loose Cow That Led to Woman’s Death?
    A woman was shepherding a calf that had strayed from its farm and onto a rural road in New York State when a driver on that rural road struck and killed her.  Now, the New York State Court of Appeals has ruled in Hain v. Jamison…
  • Jan 11

    Modisette v. Apple – Should Apple Be Liable for Fatal Distracted Driving Crash?

    Modisette v. Apple – Should Apple Be Liable for Fatal Distracted Driving Crash?
    A five-year-old girl was buckled snugly into her booster seat in the back of her parent’s Toyota passenger car. It was the the day before Christmas 2014. She and her family – her mother, her father, and her older sister –…
  • Jan 9

    States Increasingly Brake on Curbing Elderly Driver

    States Increasingly Brake on Curbing Elderly Driver
    By the year 2030, it’s expected more than 60 million adults over age 65 will be navigating our roadways. Given what we know about the challenges of driving as you age, one would assume states would be bracing for this by expanding…
Rank this Week: 840

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    BLS: Fatal Workplace Injuries Up in 2015

    BLS: Fatal Workplace Injuries Up in 2015
    The number of fatal workplace injuries in the U.S. increased in 2015, according to the final figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were a total of 4,836 job-related deaths in 2015, as compared to the 4,821 recorded in…
  • Jan 11

    Report: Farmworker Transportation Still Hazardou

    Report: Farmworker Transportation Still Hazardou
    It’s been nearly 55 years since two crashes resulted in a total of 59 farmworker deaths. That was in 1963, and it spurred Congress to declare that this serious risk to migrant workers was inexcusable, prompting the passage of the…
  • Jan 9

    Bockus v. First Student Services – Bus Driver Back Injury

    Bockus v. First Student Services – Bus Driver Back Injury
    It’s not uncommon in workers’ compensation claims for the insurance carrier to resist the payment of benefits. It’s important in these cases for employees to know their rights – and consult with an experienced…
Rank this Week: 4571

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: 1132

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 11

    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? Divorce Filings Increase After the Holidays.

    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? Divorce Filings Increase After the Holidays.
    Dana M. Horlick, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group   Directly after the holidays happens to be one of the busiest times of the year for divorce attorneys when it comes to divorce filings. The increase in divorce filings is a trend that…
  • Jan 6

    Substantial Change in Circumstances for North Carolina Parents in Child Custody Cases: Hibshman v. Hibshman

    Substantial Change in Circumstances for North Carolina Parents in Child Custody Cases: Hibshman v. Hibshman
    Life after divorce can be difficult and made even more challenging when custody disputes are involved. North Carolina law was designed for the reality that people’s circumstances can change from time to time, and they may need…
  • Jan 4

    The Taxpayer Who Cried Wolf

    The Taxpayer Who Cried Wolf
    Hardin v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2016-141, 2016 WL 4006806 (2016) Facts: Husband and wife were married in During the marriage, the husband was partner in a law firm, and he also ran a sports management business. The wife was owner and…
Rank this Week: 1682

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/
  • Jan 10

    Asheville Winter Weather Weekend Injurie

    Asheville Winter Weather Weekend Injurie
    Over the weekend, there were more than 100 hospital-treated injuries related to the wintery weather in the Asheville area. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, Mission Hospital reported 111 total injures related to the weather from Saturday…
  • Jan 5

    Moped Driver Killed in Semi Truck Crash

    Moped Driver Killed in Semi Truck Crash
    Last week, a moped driver was killed in a crash involving a semi-truck. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident occurred at about noon on Thursday in Marion. Very few details about the head-on collision between the moped and the…
  • Dec 28

    Driver on Suspended License Involved in Fatal Crash

    Driver on Suspended License Involved in Fatal Crash
    New details have emerged about the crash that took the life of an East Henderson High School senior last week. The driver involved, Matthew Schmieder, was driving on a suspended license due to multiple wrecks and speeding violations. Prior to…
Rank this Week: 730

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 10

    Facebook Torture Video Leads To Calls For Hate Crime Charge

    Facebook Torture Video Leads To Calls For Hate Crime Charge
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Do I need to hire an attorney if I have been falsely accused?” The news became a national sensation almost immediately after it happened. A group of four black young…
  • Jan 5

    Prosecutors Seek Info From Amazon Echo To Help Solve Murder Case

    Prosecutors Seek Info From Amazon Echo To Help Solve Murder Case
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “When can I post on Social media about my ongoing case?” The news that prosecutors have asked Amazon to release data from its Echo personal assistant grabbed headlines…
  • Dec 29

    Death Penalty on the Decline

    Death Penalty on the Decline
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Should I ever plead guilty to a charge?” Though there’s been surprisingly little coverage, experts say that this year appears to serve as yet more proof that…
Rank this Week: 2801

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    In the snow, who is on the hook if someone slips and falls?

    In the snow, who is on the hook if someone slips and falls?
    Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: ” I have been injured on another person’s property. What should I do now?” Given the recent winter weather across not only North Carolina, but 49 of 50 states (Florida…
  • Jan 5

    Deadly Crash Leads to Manslaughter Charges and Personal Injury Lawsuit Against Apple

    Deadly Crash Leads to Manslaughter Charges and Personal Injury Lawsuit Against Apple
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I post about my injury on Social Media?” Everyone knows that drivers today face far more distractions than those decades or even several years ago. Though…
  • Dec 29

    What Not To Do After A Car Accident

    What Not To Do After A Car Accident
    Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “If I am injured in a car accident or at work what should I do?” If you’ve been involved in an auto accident, chances are you’re confused about exactly what…
Rank this Week: 3088

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/
  • Jan 10

    Minnesota Court Says Prenuptial Agreements Have Limit

    Minnesota Court Says Prenuptial Agreements Have Limit
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold being interviewed on the Legal Forum. This was recorded in Charlotte, North Carolina. Topics discussed include: How to choose a divorce lawyer? How long does a divorce take? How much does a…
  • Jan 5

    Critics Call On Chinese Courts To Tackle Child Snatching Problem in Custody Dispute

    Critics Call On Chinese Courts To Tackle Child Snatching Problem in Custody Dispute
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” Custody issues are among the thorniest for couples in the midst of a divorce. Though there can…
  • Dec 29

    Pets as property?

    Pets as property?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How will the judge divide our property?” A recent divorce case in Canada dealt with the thorny issue of what to do with a pet after a divorce. The couple in…
Rank this Week: 4835

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 10

    Former Students Seek To Become Creditors In ITT Bankruptcy Case

    Former Students Seek To Become Creditors In ITT Bankruptcy Case
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are North Carolina’s exemptions?” We’ve previously discussed the difficult road that individuals have when trying to escape crushing student loan debt.…
  • Jan 5

    Bankruptcy Trustees Increasingly Turn To Social Media For Insight Into Debtor

    Bankruptcy Trustees Increasingly Turn To Social Media For Insight Into Debtor
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get credit after filing personal bankruptcy?” When a person files for bankruptcy protection one of the first things he or she must do is submit a list of assets and…
  • Dec 29

    Some Borrowers Find Loopholes To Escape Student Loan Debt

    Some Borrowers Find Loopholes To Escape Student Loan Debt
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get rid of student loans by declaring bankruptcy?” A recent article in the Wall Street Journal discussed a tactic used by some debtors to escape what many once thought…
Rank this Week: 2550

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Jan 5

    Glascow Coma Scale and Mild, Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injurie

    Glascow Coma Scale and Mild, Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injurie
    Every year thousands of North Carolinians suffer traumatic brain injuries caused by a variety of incidents. Car accidents, motorcycle crashes, tractor-trailer collisions, and industrial incidents are among the more common ways residents of…
  • Jan 3

    Do The Home Depot Credit Card Collection Tactics Violate Law?

    Do The Home Depot Credit Card Collection Tactics Violate Law?
    When most people think about Home Depot, orange aprons, screws, and lumber come to mind – not unlawful debt collection attempts. However, like most large retail outlets, Home Depot now offers a range of credit and other charge cards,…
  • Dec 29

    Failure to Pay End of Year Bonu

    Failure to Pay End of Year Bonu
    Is your employer trying to avoid paying an end of year bonus? End of year bonuses are oftentimes the most anticipated and important bonus awarded to an employee. Although there is no obligation for an employer to offer these end of year…
Rank this Week: 4969

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 4

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part IV)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part IV)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: What Are Others Saying About You?     Jeffrey Gitomer wrote in his book Customer Satisfaction is Worthless Customer Loyalty is Priceless “when you say it about yourself it’s…
  • Jan 4

    New Fake ID Program New Hanover and Pender County

    New Fake ID Program New Hanover and Pender County
    As of October 1st, 2016, the New Hanover and Pender County District Attorney Office’s has implemented a new program for individuals caught drinking underage with or because the use of a Fake ID. Here’s how this new underage…
  • Jan 4

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part III)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part III)
    The post Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part III) appeared first on MINICK LAW.
Rank this Week: 1406

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Published By Price, Hargett, Petho and Anderson.

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

    North Carolina Workers Compensation : Vocational Rehabilitation

    North Carolina Workers Compensation : Vocational Rehabilitation
    By :Douglas A. Petho Lawyer 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”),…
Rank this Week: 3101

North Carolina Truck Accident…

North Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.northcarolinatruckaccidentlawyer.net/
  • Dec 21

    Hazardous Cargo Spills Can Not Only Wreak Havoc on Traffic But Also Result in a Wrongful Death

    Hazardous Cargo Spills Can Not Only Wreak Havoc on Traffic But Also Result in a Wrongful Death
    It is truly frightening to consider the many hazardous chemicals that are being transported over our North Carolina roadways at any given moment, especially knowing that we may be driving alongside such potentially deadly loads as we…
  • Dec 7

    Trash Truck Driver Reportedly Charged with DWI After Crash in North Carolina

    Trash Truck Driver Reportedly Charged with DWI After Crash in North Carolina
    Late last month, a trash truck ran off the road and overturned in Salisbury, throwing the driver from the truck. According to news reports, the driver was “confused” at the scene and is now facing a criminal charge of driving…
  • Nov 25

    Fatigued Driving Blamed for Recent Pair of North Carolina Truck Accident

    Fatigued Driving Blamed for Recent Pair of North Carolina Truck Accident
    In this busy time of the year, many of us spend a considerable amount of time on the road. Whether heading off to a college football game at our alma mater, getting a jump start on holiday shopping, or just running the kids to one activity…
Rank this Week: 1777

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/
  • Dec 21

    Could Candles Pose a Safety Risk for Your Family This Holiday Season?

    Could Candles Pose a Safety Risk for Your Family This Holiday Season?
    During Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve, many people use candles to commemorate the holidays and decorate for the season. Lighting candles is fun a tradition and sets the mood for your holiday festivities, but it is important…
  • Dec 19

    NC and SC Cited as ‘High Risk’ for Deer Collision

    NC and SC Cited as ‘High Risk’ for Deer Collision
    A new report released by State Farm Insurance has found that both North Carolina and South Carolina are “high risk” states for deer accidents. South Carolina ranks 12th in the country, with 1 in 93 drivers filing a deer damage…
  • Dec 15

    Can You Receive VA Benefits While Incarcerated?

    Can You Receive VA Benefits While Incarcerated?
    The fact that a Veteran may have broken the law since he or she has left the military does not take away the fact that that Veteran has served our Country with honor.  However, the fact that the Veteran ended up incarcerated does mean…
Rank this Week: 2887

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/
Rank this Week: 3648

Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
Rank this Week: 3458

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • 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…
  • Nov 15

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation
    Tags: estoppel effect in estate litigationIf you are in a situation where you question whether the estate was administered properly by the personal representative (executor or administrator) or whether the last will and testament was…
Rank this Week: 2847

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Nov 15

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation
    Tags: estoppel effect in estate litigationIf you are in a situation where you question whether the estate was administered properly by the personal representative (executor or administrator) or whether the last will and testament was…
Rank this Week: 2198

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • 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…
  • Nov 15

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation
    Tags: estoppel effect in estate litigationIf you are in a situation where you question whether the estate was administered properly by the personal representative (executor or administrator) or whether the last will and testament was…
Rank this Week: 3079

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Oct 24

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 25th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 25th, 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…
  • Oct 17

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 18th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 18th, 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!Is…
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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

https://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Medical Malpractice: Intubation Mistakes Have Serious Consequence

    Medical Malpractice: Intubation Mistakes Have Serious Consequence
    Surgeries are major medical procedures in which a doctor attempts to correct an injury or disorder through invasive means. Due to the painful sensation of incisions, patients are put into a coma during major surgical procedures. This coma…
  • Oct 20

    Despite Drop in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits, Medical Negligence Related Deaths on the Rise in North Carolina

    Despite Drop in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits, Medical Negligence Related Deaths on the Rise in North Carolina
    It may seem hard to believe, but medical malpractice and negligence are blamed for more than 250,000 deaths annually in the United States, by some estimates. That is third behind only heart disease and cancer. However, in North Carolina,…
  • Oct 14

    What is Involved in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

    What is Involved in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
    The common conception of medical malpractice is that of worst-case scenario. Not all medical malpractice lawsuits are a result of the death of a loved one, however. There are many different ways doctors or medical professionals may have a…
Rank this Week: 1671

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3881

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: 994

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: 1085

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

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

http://constructionlawnc.com
  • Aug 5

    Can You Change the Scope of Work? Not in a bidding situation! (reader comment)

    Can You Change the Scope of Work? Not in a bidding situation! (reader comment)
    Setting the Right Expectations for Owner Clients is a must, as I recently wrote in my post discussing Scope of Work clauses. According to construction consultant Tony Frisby,* scope of work issues are more important than general…
  • Aug 2

    Orders of Precedence in Construction Contracts, and the conflict between architects and contractor

    Orders of Precedence in Construction Contracts, and the conflict between architects and contractor
    A few years back, we discussed the Orders of Precedence clause in Construction Contracts.  I wrote a post talking about how having such a clause in a contract can help the parties navigate in the grey areas where specifications and…
  • Jul 29

    Anatomy of a Construction Errors & Omissions Lawsuit (law note)

    Anatomy of a Construction Errors & Omissions Lawsuit (law note)
    As regular readers here know, my aim is to keep you out of court.  However, when that is not possible, it is important that you understand the process and procedure for how you will get sued, what happens then, and when there might…
Rank this Week: 4598

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4757

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: 2548

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: 3875

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: 3747

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: 2365

Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

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

    Pedestrian Fatalities in the U.S. Rising Faster Than Ever

    Pedestrian Fatalities in the U.S. Rising Faster Than Ever
    Pedestrian Fatalities in the U.S. Rising Faster Than Ever Charlotte NC, Personal Injury Attorney The Boston Globe reported that the number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the United States jumped by an estimated 10%, which is the…
  • May 12

    Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit against North Carolina Police

    Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit against North Carolina Police
    Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit against North Carolina Police Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Attorney According to a news article, the family of a 24-year-old woman shot and killed by a Duncan police officer will receive $700,000…
  • May 9

    Preventing Accidents for Older Driver

    Preventing Accidents for Older Driver
    Preventing Accidents for Older Drivers  Fort Mill, SC Personal Injury Attorney South Carolina has been experiencing a slight decline in the percentage of older-driver-involved highway accident fatalities. These drivers are 65 years old…
Rank this Week: 1096

NC Bankruptcy Blog

NC Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.eastwakebankruptcy.com/blog
  • Apr 19

    Due Date and When in a Month to Pay the Chapter 13 Payment

    Due Date and When in a Month to Pay the Chapter 13 Payment
    Coming into chapter 13 bankruptcy, a common experience of individuals is payment due dates and the sometimes harsh consequences that follow from missed due dates. When money has been tight, the experience of a late payment fee and a default…
  • Jun 4

    Skipping the Means Test with Non-consumer Debt

    Skipping the Means Test with Non-consumer Debt
    The chapter 7 means test serves to limit eligibility to file chapter 7 bankruptcy, posing a problem for individuals with household income above the state median income and with expenses that don't fit well into the Congressionally-designed…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2950

Walker Lambe

Walker Lambe

Covers North Carolina elder law and estate planning.

http://www.organizeyourassets.com/blog/
  • Feb 18

    When Might I Need an Elder Law Attorney?

    When Might I Need an Elder Law Attorney?
    Elder law is a relatively new area of the law, having only recently evolved as an answer to the growing legal needs of the elderly population in the United States.  Because it is a relatively new area of the law, many people are unsure…
  • Feb 16

    I Was Appointed Executor of a Will of a Decedent. Now What?

    I Was Appointed Executor of a Will of a Decedent. Now What?
    Did you recently find out you were appointed the Executor of a Last Will and Testament of someone who recently died? If so, and the appointment comes as a surprise, you are undoubtedly wondering what you are supposed to do now. Unfortunately,…
  • Feb 11

    Can’t I Just Save Money by Using a DIY Will?

    Can’t I Just Save Money by Using a DIY Will?
    Like most people, you probably understand how important it is to have a comprehensive estate plan in place; however, you may not have gotten around to creating one despite knowing how important it is to have one. Is so, you are hardly alone.…
Rank this Week: 3528

Southeast VC

Southeast VC

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

http://southeastvc.blogs.com/southeast_vc/
  • Feb 11

    Public SaaS Valuations Are Diving. How Should You React?

    Public SaaS Valuations Are Diving. How Should You React?
    I received data 48 hours ago from Pacific Crest which shows valuations of SaaS companies in a sharp decline. Given 90% of our investments are into software companies, this is very relevant and I forwarded the data to a few...
  • Sep 14

    Why It's a Mistake to Raise Money Too Soon

    Why It's a Mistake to Raise Money Too Soon
    The topic of raising money is popular with many entrepreneurs. But here is some great advice to from Joel Holland, CEO Washington DC-based VideoBlocks. He tells founders to wait as long as possible and not have a "race to raise."...
  • Jun 16

    Andreessen Horowitz: What's Going on in Venture Capital

    Andreessen Horowitz: What's Going on in Venture Capital
    Really good deck from Scott Kupor and the guys at Andreessen Horowitz on the current VC market and thought it would be good to share here. Topics: What's going on in the public markets. What are all these unicorns What's...
Rank this Week: 1874

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/
  • Feb 3

    A Couple Of Things Not To Do In The NC Business Court

    A Couple Of Things Not To Do In The NC Business Court
    The NC Business Court's decision last month in Krawiec v. Manly, 2016 NCBC 7, illustrates a couple of things not to do in the Court. Don't Make "Aiding and Abetting" Claims The Plaintiff made a claim against some of the Defendants for aiding…
  • Jan 18

    Arbitration Provision Which Completely Prohibited Any Discovery Enforced By NC Business court.

    Arbitration Provision Which Completely Prohibited Any Discovery Enforced By NC Business court.
    I don't draft arbitration provisions in agreements, but if I did I would not draft one like the one in Taggart v. Physicians Pharmacy Alliance, Inc.  Not because it turned out to be unenforceable, but because it was found to be…
  • Jan 12

    NC Business Court Revokes Pro Hac Vice Admission Of Out Of State Lawyer

    NC Business Court Revokes Pro Hac Vice Admission Of Out Of State Lawyer
    Judge McGuire came down pretty hard on a Florida attorney admitted pro hac vice (meaning "for this one particular occasion") by another Superior Court Judge, in McCarthy v. Hampton, 2016NCBC 4.  He revoked the lawyer's admission and…
Rank this Week: 1452