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North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Feb 23

    When Is There Sufficient Evidence that a Check Writer Knew that He or She Had Insufficient Funds?

    When Is There Sufficient Evidence that a Check Writer Knew that He or She Had Insufficient Funds?
    If a person writes a check and the check bounces, is that enough to charge the person with the misdemeanor offense of writing a worthless check? What about if the recipient of the check notifies the check writer that the check bounced and the…
  • Feb 22

    Rollover Jail Credit

    Rollover Jail Credit
    When a person has pretrial jail credit shared between multiple charges, and those charges result in consecutive sentences, the shared jail credit gets applied only once. Does it matter which individual sentence gets the credit? Let’s…
  • Feb 21

    Rule 404 and Evidence of Prior Incarceration

    Rule 404 and Evidence of Prior Incarceration
    In a recent decision, the Court of Appeals granted a new trial on the ground that improper and prejudicial character evidence regarding a prior incarceration of the defendant was admitted at trial. The case presents a reminder about the…
Rank this Week: 136

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/
  • Feb 23

    Distracted Driving – A Workplace Hazard

    Distracted Driving – A Workplace Hazard
    The dangers of distracted driving prompted OSHA to launch a Distracted Driving Initiative in 2010. The initiative’s primary focus has been to encourage employers to prohibit their employees from texting while driving for work. One in…
  • Feb 20

    Redact Social Security Number

    Redact Social Security Number
    Many states have enacted laws to protect the disclosure of an individual’s social security number and other personal identifying information due to a rise in identity theft; however, the practice of collecting the information by…
  • Feb 16

    Opioid Task Force, Recent Studies, and CDC Opioid Recommendation

    Opioid Task Force, Recent Studies, and CDC Opioid Recommendation
    The North Carolina Industrial Commission recently joined many other states (i.e. Massachusetts) in tackling the issue of opioids in the workers’ compensation cases by creating a Workers’ Compensation Opioid Task Force. The goal of…
Rank this Week: 3072

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

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

    Your Rights as a Passenger in a Car Accident

    Your Rights as a Passenger in a Car Accident
    There are tens of thousands of collisions every year in North Carolina. In 2015, there were 119,173 vehicle accidents, with 123,589 people injured and 1,380 deaths. The number of accidents in North Carolina has unfortunately been increasing…
  • Feb 21

    Attorney Ben Cochran Listed as 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyer

    Attorney Ben Cochran Listed as 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyer
    Hardison & Cochran is pleased to announce that our managing partner Benjamin T. Cochran has been named as a 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyer. This is the third year in a row and eighth time overall that Mr. Cochran has… The post…
  • Feb 17

    Don’t Forget to Ask Your Insurance Company These Important Questions After a Car Accident

    Don’t Forget to Ask Your Insurance Company These Important Questions After a Car Accident
    If you are in a car accident for the first time, you may have a lot of questions about what your insurance pays for, how insurance adjusters evaluate damage and whether or not your premiums will go up. If you… The post Don’t…
Rank this Week: 1201

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Smartphones responsible for rising insurance rate

    Smartphones responsible for rising insurance rate
    Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “How much time do I have to file a claim for my personal injuries after an accident?” For those who own automobiles, you’ve likely been met with bad news when you…
  • Feb 14

    Major Chemical Companies Announce Settlement for Thousands of Personal Injury Lawsuit

    Major Chemical Companies Announce Settlement for Thousands of Personal Injury Lawsuit
    Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “How much time do I have to file a claim for my personal injuries after an accident?” Most people know how to take simple steps to protect their family from harm. Families…
  • Feb 7

    Slip-and-fall from donkey statue leads to personal injury lawsuit

    Slip-and-fall from donkey statue leads to personal injury lawsuit
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I post about my injury on Social Media?”   When personal injury cases make it on the front page it’s usually for one of two reasons. Either the…
Rank this Week: 852

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/
  • Feb 22

    Woman forced to move out-of-state to finally secure divorce

    Woman forced to move out-of-state to finally secure divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Do I have to be living separately to meet with a lawyer about divorce?” A common complaint of the divorce process is how long it can take. A runner up? How…
  • Feb 14

    Kentucky Supreme Court Refuses To Allow Man To Divorce

    Kentucky Supreme Court Refuses To Allow Man To Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Should I delete old posts or censor new posts while going through a divorce?” When it comes to marriage and divorce, we are used to thinking that people can…
  • Feb 7

    Family Court Judge Gets Reprimanded For Discriminating Against Couples With Kid

    Family Court Judge Gets Reprimanded For Discriminating Against Couples With Kid
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What are my custody rights if the other parent moves?”   Going through a divorce with kids can be incredibly difficult. Divorce is bad enough as it is,…
Rank this Week: 506

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/
  • Feb 22

    Appealing a Dog Bite Case in North Carolina

    Appealing a Dog Bite Case in North Carolina
    If you are bitten by someone else’s dog in North Carolina, you may be able to recover compensation. You may be able to sue for compensation under the dog bite statute, as well as using multiple different doctrines, including…
  • Feb 15

    Insurance and Subrogation Rights in North Carolina Car Accident Case

    Insurance and Subrogation Rights in North Carolina Car Accident Case
    Insurance coverage can be a significant issue in car accident lawsuits. In a recent North Carolina appellate case, an insurer appealed from the trial court’s order dismissing its complaint. The insurer was authorized and licensed to…
  • Feb 8

    Fatal Underride Accidents in North Carolina

    Fatal Underride Accidents in North Carolina
    A fatal wreck happened recently on I-40. A 53-year-old man was driving a Nissan Altima when he ran into the back of a commercial box truck and was killed. At around the same time, the police were working on a different wreck in the same area…
Rank this Week: 2139

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Auto Parts Supplier Fined $2.5M After Robot Crushes Young Worker

    Auto Parts Supplier Fined $2.5M After Robot Crushes Young Worker
    Regulators at the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) have fined an Alabama company $2.5 million in connection with a fatal workplace accident at an auto manufacturing plant.  OSHA’s Region 4 regulators (who…
  • Feb 20

    Failure to Use Machine Safeguarding a Source of Workers’ Compensation Claims in NC

    Failure to Use Machine Safeguarding a Source of Workers’ Compensation Claims in NC
    Crushed arms and hands, fingers amputated, and lost eyesight. These are all possible machinery-related injuries that can result when moving parts of a machine are not properly safeguarded. As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
  • Feb 15

    Workers’ Compensation Issues to Watch This Year

    Workers’ Compensation Issues to Watch This Year
    The presidential victory of Donald J. Trump, as well as the outcome of a number of governor races across the country, could have a sizable impact in shaping the workers’ compensation landscape in the next several years. That was…
Rank this Week: 910

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/
  • Feb 22

    Personal Chef Awarded $1.5M in Slip-and-Fall

    Personal Chef Awarded $1.5M in Slip-and-Fall
    Workplace hazards must be taken seriously, whether the job is being carried out at a construction site, a restaurant, or an office.  In a recent case in Connecticut, a personal chef employed by a wealthy homeowner tripped and fell on a…
  • Feb 20

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Appealed on Procedural Ground

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Appealed on Procedural Ground
    In any wrongful death lawsuit, it’s imperative that attorneys adhere to the strict procedural rules of the court. This means filings have to be timely. They have to contain the right information. They have to go to the correct…
  • Feb 17

    Premises Liability Lawsuit in Third-Party Criminal Attack Hinges on Business Burden to Prevent Crime

    Premises Liability Lawsuit in Third-Party Criminal Attack Hinges on Business Burden to Prevent Crime
    Businesses that open their doors to customers have the highest responsibility to take reasonable measures to keep those guests safe from foreseeable injuries. Yes, that means making sure spills are cleaned promptly and staircases are well-lit…
Rank this Week: 731

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Were crimes committed related to Michael Flynn’s resignation?

    Were crimes committed related to Michael Flynn’s resignation?
    In the days since Michael Flynn resigned as President Trump’s national security adviser, there have been a lot of questions and not many answers. Many still wonder exactly what transpired between Flynn and the Russian ambassador he now…
  • Feb 15

    Court Seeks to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement

    Court Seeks to Limit Use of Solitary Confinement
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question:”A past conviction is keeping me from finding work. What can I do?” For many people, what goes on inside the walls of a prison isn’t the focus of much attention. Most…
  • Feb 7

    Professor Says One Way To Reduce Troubles With Police Is To Have Fewer Arrest

    Professor Says One Way To Reduce Troubles With Police Is To Have Fewer Arrest
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   Anyone who has been watching the news recently has likely come across a number of stories about problems associated…
Rank this Week: 287

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/
  • Feb 22

    Passenger Run Over by Friend Can Proceed With Injury Lawsuit

    Passenger Run Over by Friend Can Proceed With Injury Lawsuit
    A number of car accident lawsuits and personal injury cases involve parties who know one another. They may be friends, neighbors, or even family members. While plaintiffs may initially be reluctant to file a case against a loved one, these…
  • Feb 20

    Auto Maker Cleared in Deadly Crash

    Auto Maker Cleared in Deadly Crash
    An investigation by federal auto safety regulators has reportedly found there were no defects in an Autopilot-enabled vehicle that was involved in a fatal car accident last spring. According to The New York Times, auto safety regulators have…
  • Feb 17

    Six-Year-Old Boy Dies in Charlotte Car Accident, Driver Charged for Not Properly Securing Him

    Six-Year-Old Boy Dies in Charlotte Car Accident, Driver Charged for Not Properly Securing Him
    A six-year-old boy was killed in a Charlotte car accident recently, and police have charged the driver of the vehicle in which he was riding with involuntary manslaughter. According to The Charlotte Observer, the boy died at a local hospital…
Rank this Week: 872

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Are pricey parking tickets leading to bankruptcy in Chicago?

    Are pricey parking tickets leading to bankruptcy in Chicago?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy?” Everyone has heard that medical expenses are a major cause of bankruptcy filings, and it makes sense. A sudden medical emergency,…
  • Feb 15

    Government Financial Assistance And Bankruptcy

    Government Financial Assistance And Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?” If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, chances are you’re in the midst of some serious financial difficulties. No one would…
  • Feb 7

    Fantasy Sport and Retail Bankruptcies Remind Buyers To Beware

    Fantasy Sport and Retail Bankruptcies Remind Buyers To Beware
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get credit after filing personal bankruptcy?” Most consumers never give much thought to the possibility that a store they shop at or a service they use could just up…
Rank this Week: 2715

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/
  • Feb 21

    Semi Truck Crash in Swain County

    Semi Truck Crash in Swain County
    On Tuesday morning, there was a tractor-trailer crash in Swain County. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened on Highway 19 at about 6:00 a.m. Very few details about the semi-truck crash have been released, but we do know…
  • Feb 16

    Fatal Hit and Run Crash in Woodfin

    Fatal Hit and Run Crash in Woodfin
    Last week, a hit-and-run crash took the life of a pedestrian in Woodfin. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened along Weaverville Highway on Thursday. The pedestrian, 59-year-old Steven Banks of Asheville, was killed…
  • Feb 7

    Hazardous Material Transportation Through Asheville

    Hazardous Material Transportation Through Asheville
    Community members in Asheville are concerned about upcoming shipments of liquid uranium being moved through Western North Carolina. WLOS ABC News Channel 13 just reported on the failed efforts to keep the radioactive materials from traveling…
Rank this Week: 4916

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/
  • Feb 21

    The VA’s Duty to Maximize a Veteran’s Benefit

    The VA’s Duty to Maximize a Veteran’s Benefit
    By regulation, the VA has a duty to grant “every benefit that can be supported in law.”[1]  However, the same regulation also states, in the same sentence, that the VA must also protect the interests of the Government.[2]…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2930

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
  • Feb 21

    Seventh Circuit Weighs in on Offers of Judgment

    Seventh Circuit Weighs in on Offers of Judgment
    In this space, we concentrate on class action decisions in the Carolinas, as well as Fourth Circuit and United States Supreme Court precedent. Occasionally, though, we venture beyond these jurisdictions to highlight issues of particular note,…
  • Feb 17

    Congress Considering Major Class Action Reform Legislation

    Congress Considering Major Class Action Reform Legislation
    Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, recently introduced a bill that would make significant changes to federal class action litigation. The Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017 (H.R.…
  • Feb 9

    Oral Argument in Class Action Waiver Cases Postponed to October

    Oral Argument in Class Action Waiver Cases Postponed to October
    Last week, we observed that the Supreme Court appeared to be waiting for a ninth justice to decide in an important case involving appealability of class action certification decisions. A news report today* indicates that the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 2256

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/
  • Feb 21

    Zimmer Biomet Reverse Shoulder Product Recall: What You Should Know

    Zimmer Biomet Reverse Shoulder Product Recall: What You Should Know
    Shoulder replacement surgeries are common and provide relief to thousands. But some conventional shoulder replacement surgeries don’t work, requiring a different type of shoulder replacement surgery. In a typical shoulder replacement,…
  • Feb 17

    “Off-Label” Drug Use: Pursuing Profits at the Expense of Safety?

    “Off-Label” Drug Use: Pursuing Profits at the Expense of Safety?
    Let me state the obvious: companies sell you stuff with one purpose in mind, to make money. McDonald’s doesn’t sell you quarter pounders because the company believes what you need to live a better life is to eat more quarter…
  • Feb 9

    Mirena IUD Has Caused Fluid Pressure in the Brain, Injuries, Lawsuit

    Mirena IUD Has Caused Fluid Pressure in the Brain, Injuries, Lawsuit
    Female contraception is common these days, with many medications, medical devices and methods available. One popular birth control method is the intrauterine device, or IUD. There are many companies making different types of IUDs that work in…
Rank this Week: 2095

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    A Safety Message To Cyclists As Spring Approache

    A Safety Message To Cyclists As Spring Approache
    Dear Drivers and Cyclists, Warm Weather is Coming. That’s right, temperatures are starting to climb again, and more and more North Carolinians will be spending their time outdoors during the coming months. That means more daylight, more…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2055

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: 4607

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: 2145

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    The Responsible Individuals List and Its Consequence

    The Responsible Individuals List and Its Consequence
    Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group             The name “Responsible Individuals List” may sound like an accolade to parents; however, this is a…
  • Feb 13

    It Only Takes a Moment: Visitation Ideas for Triad Dad

    It Only Takes a Moment: Visitation Ideas for Triad Dad
    by Benjamin Neece, Attorney With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is in the air and it is a great time to express it to those who you care about most.  It is important that during this festive season that you remember that…
  • Feb 10

    When Death is not the end, the IRS steps in: Part 2 of 2

    When Death is not the end, the IRS steps in: Part 2 of 2
    Anderson v. Comm’r, T.C. Memo. 2016-47, 2016 WL 976816 (2016) Facts: An Alabama court entered a pretrial order in a divorce case, requiring both parties to “[m]aintain status quo as to payment of house note or rent, utilities,…
Rank this Week: 1113

North Carolina Truck Accident…

North Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.northcarolinatruckaccidentlawyer.net/
  • Feb 14

    North Carolina Truck Driver Sentenced in Multiple Fatality Accident Case

    North Carolina Truck Driver Sentenced in Multiple Fatality Accident Case
    A terrible tractor-trailer accident happened in Forsyth County, North Carolina, on the afternoon of October 30, 2014, claiming three lives and causing several other injuries. One of those killed in the crash was only nine years old.…
  • Feb 14

    North Carolina Truck Driver Sentenced in Multiple Fatality Accident Case

    North Carolina Truck Driver Sentenced in Multiple Fatality Accident Case
    A terrible tractor-trailer accident happened in Forsyth County, North Carolina, on the afternoon of October 30, 2014, claiming three lives and causing several other injuries. One of those killed in the crash was only nine years old.…
  • Jan 26

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Releases Large Truck Crash Facts Data

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Releases Large Truck Crash Facts Data
    Late last year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA, a division of the United States Department of Transportation) released a new document analyzing “Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts” for the most recently…
Rank this Week: 1083

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

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

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

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

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime…

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

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

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
Rank this Week: 4242

Beer Law Blog

Beer Law Blog

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

http://beerlawcenter.com/craft-beer-blog/
  • Feb 6

    Holy Crap! It’s been a long time since we updated this stuff.

    Holy Crap! It’s been a long time since we updated this stuff.
    Sorry about the long period of … well, nothing. We’re back in the swing of things (I hope) and will be updating more and more frequently. Cheers and check back often! John The post Holy Crap! It’s been a long time since we…
  • Feb 6

    Your Trademark is Finally Registered. Now what?

    Your Trademark is Finally Registered. Now what?
    Part I: Trademark Incontestability After federally registering your trademark you might think that you’re done dealing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), but, unfortunately, think again. You still have one more…
  • Mar 20

    Self Service Legal Site

    Self Service Legal Site
    Self-Serve Legal Websites I wanted to weigh in on the self-serve legal sites that we’re seeing advertised more and more. Well, I’m not going to name names here, but let’s just say that the most popular version of these…
Rank this Week: 2730

Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
Rank this Week: 3542

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Jan 31

    Ditech Financial Complaints – North Carolina Consumer Protection Attorney

    Ditech Financial Complaints – North Carolina Consumer Protection Attorney
    Is Ditech Financial, formerly known as Green Tree Servicing, failing to accurately update the payments you’ve made on your mortgage? Are they charging you fees and penalties which are unfair? Are they reporting wrong information, such…
  • Jan 24

    New Maginnis Law Consumer Protection Mailing List

    New Maginnis Law Consumer Protection Mailing List
    One phrase we have encountered over and over again from our consumer protection clients is: “I never knew there was a law that dealt with this!” So many of us feel powerless against a large corporation who refuses to fix incorrect…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4667

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 26

    Support our Krispy Kreme Challenge Parking Fundraiser

    Support our Krispy Kreme Challenge Parking Fundraiser
    Join us on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. as we cheer-on thousands of participants from the Krispy Kreme Challenge that begins at 8:30 a.m.Read More The post Support our Krispy Kreme Challenge Parking Fundraiser appeared first on…
  • Jan 23

    Creating Time to Plan and Think | Becoming Better

    Creating Time to Plan and Think | Becoming Better
    Several years ago, I came across an article that encouraged business owners to take time to plan their business strategy, business goals and personal goals. The advice was to take several days and to actually get away from others in order to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4653

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

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

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

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

    NC Partition Attorney

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

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
Rank this Week: 1233

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

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

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

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

    NC Partition Attorney

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

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
Rank this Week: 3232

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

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

    Map Act Inverse Condemnation Cases Statu

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

    NC Partition Attorney

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

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

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

North Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Published By Price, Hargett, Petho and Anderson.

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

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim

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

    Why Insurance Companies are Making it More Difficult to Settle Claim

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

    10 Tips For When You Are Giving A Witness Deposition

    10 Tips For When You Are Giving A Witness Deposition
    Being called upon to give a deposition either as a witness or party can be  a nerve-racking experience. Here are 10 tips from our experienced attorneys to help you prepare: 1. Listen to the question- Take your time. Make…
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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 18

    What Should I Wear to Court?

    What Should I Wear to Court?
    If you have not spent much time in a courtroom before your scheduled hearing, you may be wondering “What should I wear to court?” The answer, though not difficult, is important to get right, because to dress poorly can have…
  • Jan 18

    What Color To Wear To Court

    What Color To Wear To Court
    While the color of the outfit you have decided to wear to your court hearing is probably that furthest thing from your mind as you prepare to appear in court, it is nevertheless highly important. Books have been written on the subtle cues…
  • Jan 18

    Can You Wear Jeans to Court?

    Can You Wear Jeans to Court?
    For those of us who are not lawyers or bailiffs or judges, going to court is not a normal part of our daily lives. Whether we are called into court as the defendant, a witness, or a member of the jury, it is important to know how you are…
Rank this Week: 1792

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…
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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/
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Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 4012

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: 1914

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/
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Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4761

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: 2708

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: 4030

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: 3779

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: 1735

Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

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

    Hacked By By XwoLfTn

    Hacked By By XwoLfTn
    Hacked By XwoLfTn Long life for Tunisia  long life to Palestine ./Exit   The post Hacked By By XwoLfTn appeared first on Personal Injury Law Firm.
  • May 16

    hacked by GHoST61

    hacked by GHoST61
    hacked by GHoST61 bize her yer TRABZON :* hacked by GHoST61 - bize her yer TRABZON :* The post hacked by GHoST61 appeared first on Personal Injury Law Firm.
  • May 16

    hacked By Fallag Gassrini

    hacked By Fallag Gassrini
    Hacked By Fallaga Team | El Gass bou3asba HaCkeD by Fallaga Team Hacked By Fallag Gassrini Fuck MuhmadEmad Fuck MuhmadEmad Fuck MuhmadEmad Fuck MuhmadEmad Fuck MuhmadEmad This Kids Know just Using MyTools Then he Call him self Pro xD LOL Fuck…
Rank this Week: 1913

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: 3100

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: 3659

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: 2414

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: 1071