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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 11

    Social Media and Family Law

    Social Media and Family Law
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Who pays for the children’s health insurance and co-pays?”   We live in an age where, for many, it has almost become second…
  • Feb 9

    Do Stepparents Have to Pay Child Support?

    Do Stepparents Have to Pay Child Support?
    Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “How is the amount of child support decided in North Carolina?”   We generally assume that the responsibility for supporting children financially falls…
  • Feb 2

    New Survey Ranks Cities According To Divorce Rate

    New Survey Ranks Cities According To Divorce Rate
    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…
Rank this Week: 449

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 10

    Five Important Ways You Will Participate In Your Product Liability Lawsuit

    Five Important Ways You Will Participate In Your Product Liability Lawsuit
    I have never met a client who “likes” lawsuits.  Frankly they stink. Lawsuits are difficult, invasive, frustrating, potentially embarrassing exercises.  And litigation is slow—a lawsuit against a medical device…
  • Feb 5

    Five Things You Should Do If You Were Injured by Transvaginal Mesh

    Five Things You Should Do If You Were Injured by Transvaginal Mesh
    For thousands of women, transvaginal mesh has caused more problems than it has solved.  Women with TVM have reported infections, urinary problems, pain during sexual intercourse, scarring, bladder perforation, recurrence of pelvic organ…
  • Feb 2

    Depuy Pinnacle Hip Cases Currently Being Tried to Jury in Texa

    Depuy Pinnacle Hip Cases Currently Being Tried to Jury in Texa
    There is a very important Depuy Pinnacle hip case being tried in Dallas, Texas as I write this. The federal court system has consolidated many of the Depuy Pinnacle lawsuits into one multidistrict litigation in the North District of Texas…
Rank this Week: 409

Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

By the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library.

http://blogs.law.unc.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    There are many eBooks in the campus libraries about law. Try doing an advanced search and specify format = eBook. Here are the results of a search for subject=law and format=eBook.
  • Jun 8

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 460

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Pickett v. Advance Auto Parts – PTSD and Workers’ Compensation Following Store Robbery

    Pickett v. Advance Auto Parts – PTSD and Workers’ Compensation Following Store Robbery
    An employer must provide workers’ compensation benefits to an auto store clerk who was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a gunman robbed the store. The decision was handed down by the North Carolina Court of…
  • Feb 9

    Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc. – Defining “Suitable Employment” for TPD

    Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc. – Defining “Suitable Employment” for TPD
    It was, in a sense, a single comma that was the deciding factor in the workers’ compensation case of Falin v. The Roberts Co. Field Services, Inc., recently before the North Carolina Court of Appeals.  Central to this case is North…
  • Feb 7

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016

    Top Workers’ Compensation Issues in 2016
    A recent Safety National webinar asked a panel of industry professionals to discuss the top trends and concerns for workers’ compensation this year. The consensus was that in 2016, we should be looking out for: Federal interest in state…
Rank this Week: 607

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 9

    Storefront Car Accident Injuries Target of New ASTM Bollard Standard

    Storefront Car Accident Injuries Target of New ASTM Bollard Standard
    In December, the driver of a pickup truck was allegedly speeding and distracted when he smashed his truck into the front of a Greensboro bakery. Incredibly, none of the staff or customers inside were hurt, but the driver did cause about…
  • Feb 7

    Old Republic Insurance Co. v. Stratford Insurance Co. – Truck Accident Insurance Questions Complex

    Old Republic Insurance Co. v. Stratford Insurance Co. – Truck Accident Insurance Questions Complex
    Anyone who has ever been involved in a crash with a tractor-trailer – and lives to tell about it – will point out that aside from the often arduous physical recovery, the battle of insurers can be exhausting.  In many cases,…
  • Feb 2

    Fraternity Settles Fatal Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit

    Fraternity Settles Fatal Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit
    A hyped college football match between two bitter rivals. A rowdy 80-member fraternity preparing to tailgate the game. A U-Haul truck full of beer kegs. A 30-year-old artist and fashion designer who was simply crossing the street.  All…
Rank this Week: 612

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 11

    Researchers: Lower Gas Prices Mean More Traffic Death

    Researchers: Lower Gas Prices Mean More Traffic Death
    A decline in gas prices is often viewed by the American public as something positive: Some extra money in their pocket to take a road trip or the chance to forego public transportation to work and instead take their own car. But there is a…
  • Feb 8

    Report: Largest Nursing Home Therapy Provider to Pay $125M for False Claim

    Report: Largest Nursing Home Therapy Provider to Pay $125M for False Claim
    The largest nursing home therapy provider in the U.S. – with 43 locations in North Carolina – has agreed to pay $125 million after a Department of Justice investigation revealed evidence of false claims to Medicare. Another $8…
  • Feb 6

    Kim v. Toyota Motor Corp. – Industry Standard Admissible in Product Defect Claim

    Kim v. Toyota Motor Corp. – Industry Standard Admissible in Product Defect Claim
    When making a claim of strict product liability, the industry custom and practice may be admissible, depending on the type of evidence and the purpose for which the proponent seeks to introduce that evidence.  That was the…
Rank this Week: 700

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 9

    Fake Kidnapping Leads To Real Criminal Charge

    Fake Kidnapping Leads To Real Criminal Charge
    Charlotte DWI and Criminal Defense Attorney J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question: “What are the long term effects of being convicted of a crime?”   A woman from Tennessee recently made headlines…
  • Feb 2

    Police Department In One North Carolina Town Focuses On Shoplifting

    Police Department In One North Carolina Town Focuses On Shoplifting
    Charlotte DWI and Criminal Defense Attorney J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “If I simply intend to plead guilty, why do I need a lawyer?”   Recent news reports indicate that crime is up in…
  • Jan 26

    Bizarre “Moorish Defense” Continues Among Criminal Defendant

    Bizarre “Moorish Defense” Continues Among Criminal Defendant
    Brad Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Should I talk to the police?”   Normally when a person stands accused of committing a crime, he or she seeks out a skilled criminal defense attorney to help prepare…
Rank this Week: 988

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    As Technology And Humanity Converge, Is Injury Accident or Assault?

    As Technology And Humanity Converge, Is Injury Accident or Assault?
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”   A very interesting article was recently published by the news website…
  • Feb 2

    What Legal Claims Are Possible After The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis?

    What Legal Claims Are Possible After The Flint, Michigan Water Crisis?
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”   At this point chances are you’ve heard of the ongoing crisis in…
  • Jan 26

    GM Appears To Have Dodged A Bullet In First Ignition Switch Lawsuit

    GM Appears To Have Dodged A Bullet In First Ignition Switch Lawsuit
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What exactly is a wrongful death claim?”   It was a case that experts on both sides of the legal spectrum have been…
Rank this Week: 805

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: 993

The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
  • Jun 6

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional
    Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina.  The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school…
  • May 21

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action
    On Thursday, May 15, thousands of fast food workers across the globe went on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union without fear of retaliation. They were joined by fast food workers in nearly a…
  • May 16

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional
    At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States…
Rank this Week: 818

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 11

    Talking about Sentencing at Trial

    Talking about Sentencing at Trial
    It’s like Fight Club: the first rule of talking about sentencing at trial is don’t talk about sentencing at trial. Well, it’s not actually a hard-and-fast rule. But the relatively few cases we have suggest that it’s…
  • Feb 10

    Selfies, Distracted Driving, and the Virginia Plan

    Selfies, Distracted Driving, and the Virginia Plan
    Everyone knows that it is unlawful to text while driving in North Carolina.  But what’s the legal status of all of the other distracting things people do with their phones?  Is it unlawful to take a selfie while driving? To…
  • Feb 9

    Understanding Whether a Seizure Occurs When an Officer’s Vehicle Blocks Another Vehicle

    Understanding Whether a Seizure Occurs When an Officer’s Vehicle Blocks Another Vehicle
    In California v. Hodari D., 499 U.S. 621 (1991), the United States Supreme Court reformulated the definition of a seizure of a person under the Fourth Amendment. This post discusses this case and its application to a particular issue: whether…
Rank this Week: 1348

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: 1469

Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://www.bicelaw.us/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Appealing a Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits in North Carolina

    Appealing a Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits in North Carolina
    Appealing a Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits in North Carolina Charlotte, NC Lawyer Individuals with disabilities in North Carolina who are unable to gain employment may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits if they…
  • Feb 8

    When You are Injured by a Public Employee

    When You are Injured by a Public Employee
    When You are Injured by a Public Employee Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer In a typical personal injury lawsuit, the defendant – the person or entity accused of negligently injuring another – is generally a private individual…
  • Feb 4

    Approval of Wrongful Death Settlement Sought in Walter Scott Case

    Approval of Wrongful Death Settlement Sought in Walter Scott Case
      Approval of Wrongful Death Settlement Sought in Walter Scott Case Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer After reaching an agreement with the City of North Charleston to settle a wrongful death claim stemming from Walter Scott’s…
Rank this Week: 1068

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 9

    Prepping Buncombe Roads for Weather

    Prepping Buncombe Roads for Weather
    Officials with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and Buncombe County have been prepping roadways for the impending winter weather. WLOS ABC News Channel 13 reports that thousands of gallons of brine solution have been…
  • Feb 4

    Fatal Semi Truck Crash

    Fatal Semi Truck Crash
    Early Friday morning, a semi truck crash in Polk County took the life of one man. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on I-26 near the Saluda exit, at about 2:15 a.m. For currently unknown reasons, the tractor trailer…
  • Jan 26

    Clear Snow And Ice From Vehicle

    Clear Snow And Ice From Vehicle
    Officials with the Asheville Police Department (APD) are calling on motorists to clear snow and ice from their vehicles before getting behind the wheel. The APD’s Facebook page recently shared a viral dash-cam video of a driver’s…
Rank this Week: 1427

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Jan 9

    Challenging the validity of a will in North Carolina

    Challenging the validity of a will in North Carolina
    Tags: Challenging the validity of a will in North Carolinatestamentary capacityChallenging the validity of a will in North Carolina based on Testamentary Capacity. Here is a link to my companion website that discusses the general rule in…
  • Dec 4

    Ann McMan New Book Release

    Ann McMan New Book Release
    Tags: Entertainment Lawyer in North Carolinacopyright attorney ncLesbian novelBackcast, a new novel, by Ann McMan is now out. http://annmcman.com/tag/backcast/ In a nutshell, what happens when a group of lesbian writers enter a…
  • Nov 19

    When to begin thinking about selling your busine

    When to begin thinking about selling your busine
    Tags: how do I sell my businessbusiness selling attorney ncSome thoughts about when to start selling your business from ExitAvenue.com http://exitavenue.com/questions-to-ask-when-you-say-i-want-to-sell-my-business/ You've worked hard to…
Rank this Week: 1651

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • Dec 31

    Hiring a Lawyer for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Hiring a Lawyer for Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
    When you are injured on the job, you should report the accident and file a claim for workers’ compensation. Injuries that result from workplace accidents can be serious and costly. Your workers’ compensation claim can help to pay…
  • Dec 29

    Winter Driving

    Winter Driving
    Raleigh, North Carolina does not have winter weather like Buffalo, New York or Chicago fortunately. But the Triangle area still has its share of inclement weather during the winter months, making roads hazardous. In fact, the Old…
  • Dec 11

    Drunk Driving Accidents Over the Holiday

    Drunk Driving Accidents Over the Holiday
      Holiday gatherings and parties are times when many adults drink a glass or two of wine or champagne or cup of eggnog to celebrate the occasion. For many people, enjoying the holidays with friends and family and drinking…
Rank this Week: 1138

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

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

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 16

    Guardianship of Adults in North Carolina

    Guardianship of Adults in North Carolina
    An overview of guardianship and incompetency in North Carolina. Continue reading →
  • Jan 5

    An Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge

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

    Pitfalls to Avoid in Estate Planning

    Pitfalls to Avoid in Estate Planning
    Several online web sites provide forms for people to create their own wills for a fee less than that of hiring a typical attorney.  Earlier this year, a member of the Florida Supreme Court called that approach “penny-wise and…
Rank this Week: 1225

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

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

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 16

    Guardianship of Adults in North Carolina

    Guardianship of Adults in North Carolina
    An overview of guardianship and incompetency in North Carolina. Continue reading →
  • Jan 5

    An Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge

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

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

    A Recent Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge
    Following is an interview I conducted recently with North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge Fred G. Morrison, Jr. for the Administrative Lawyer newsletter: A Year of Recognition For more than five decades, Fred Gilbert…
Rank this Week: 1047

Gastonia Family Law

Gastonia Family Law

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

http://gastoniafamilylaw.com/
  • Nov 1

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

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

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)

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

    5 Places to go for Day Trips Outside of Charlotte

    5 Places to go for Day Trips Outside of Charlotte
    1. White Water Rafting Center: This spot is sure to provide plenty of fun! There is a white water rafting area, a ziplining area and ample bike trails. Also, there is rock climbing and an awesome restaurant to go to for lunch or dinner. On…
Rank this Week: 1465

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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 10

    Uncle Sam’s Economic Espionage – Not Looking for Your Trade Secret

    Uncle Sam’s Economic Espionage – Not Looking for Your Trade Secret
    From India’s Business Standard, a report on the comforting information, I guess, that the NSA’s collection of information from private companies is not looking for trade secrets, but only following terror money as it moves around…
Rank this Week: 1382

Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyer…

Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By The Law Offices of Christopher S. Shumate, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 4

    Pat McCrory Is Lying To Charlotte Worker

    Pat McCrory Is Lying To Charlotte Worker
    Charlotte workers have two primary choices for governor in the upcoming election. They can vote for Walter Dalton or Pat McRory. I am a Charlotte workers' compensation lawyer; I represent people injured on the job. I don't hide that fact;…
  • Jul 1

    Does New N.C. Law Actually Help Charlotte Workers?

    Does New N.C. Law Actually Help Charlotte Workers?
    As indicated in previous blog postings, the issue of employers lacking workers' compensation insurance in North Carolina has become an increasing problem recently. The North Carolina legislature recently responded by passing House Bill 237,…
  • Jun 25

    Charlotte Area Incidents Illustrative of Seriousness of Dog Bite Attack

    Charlotte Area Incidents Illustrative of Seriousness of Dog Bite Attack
    On a June 22, 2012, an eight year boy from York, South Carolina was attacked by a Chow. According to witnesses, the dog was on his leash in a neighbor's yard when the attack occurred. There has been no indication of why the dog attacked the…
Rank this Week: 1155

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?

    How Is My Credit Score Determined?
    The post How Is My Credit Score Determined? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Feb 4

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?

    What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation?
    The post What is Form 51 in Workers’ Compensation? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
  • Jan 6

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?

    What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case?
    The post What is a Form MSC1 in a North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case? appeared first on Bankruptcy Lawyers & Workers' Compensation Attorneys | Duncan Law.
Rank this Week: 4672

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/
Rank this Week: 3184

Walker Lambe

Walker Lambe

Covers North Carolina elder law and estate planning.

http://www.organizeyourassets.com/blog/
  • 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.…
  • Feb 9

    North Carolina May Have to Repay $20 Million in Medicaid Reimbursement

    North Carolina May Have to Repay $20 Million in Medicaid Reimbursement
    According to recent news reports, the State of North Carolina may have to repay a stagegering $20 million in Medicaid reimbursements because of a retroactive rule change. For those of you who question the amount of money spent on Medicaid to…
  • Feb 4

    How to Find the Right Estate Planning Attorney

    How to Find the Right Estate Planning Attorney
    If you have yet to take the time to create your estate plan, you need to make the time to do so. Despite understanding the importance of estate planning, over half of all Americans do not have an estate plan in place. A comprehensive estate…
Rank this Week: 3651

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Check you LexisNexis Printer…

    Check you LexisNexis Printer Settings:Recently LexisNexis performed an update on the system, An unintended consequence is many account settings were reset to use the attached printer as your default printer.  Resetting your printer…
  • Jan 19

    Elon Law Community Book Exchange

    Elon Law Community Book Exchange
    Have you heard of the Little Free Library movement? Tiny community book exchanges and little free libraries are popping up all over the place!The Elon Law Library houses a community book exchange shelf in the copier room behind Circulation.…
  • Nov 20

    Study Room Policies for Reading Days and the Final Exam Period

    Study Room Policies for Reading Days and the Final Exam Period
    Study rooms may be reserved during Reading Days and the Final Exam Period, November 30, 2015 - December 16, 2015.Study rooms are for groups of three or more students.Sign-up sheets for the study rooms will be available at the Circulation Desk…
Rank this Week: 4227

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day

    Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day
    By Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group Listen up, Greensboro! Single does not have to equal lonely. In fact, it is the time that we update our definitions and expectations to what being single truly signifies:…
  • Feb 9

    A Tribute to My Father’s One Hundredth Birthday

    A Tribute to My Father’s One Hundredth Birthday
    by Carolyn Woodruff, JD, CPA, CVA, North Carolina Family Law Specialist Had my Dad lived, he would have been 100- years-old today!  Instead, he’s having some birthday cake in Heaven.  My Mom survives and is here on…
  • Feb 3

    Should you Appeal your Equitable Distribution Result? One Word Can Make the Difference

    Should you Appeal your Equitable Distribution Result? One Word Can Make the Difference
    By Jessica S. Bullock, JD – North Carolina Family Law Specialist Appellate and family law attorneys often find themselves in a battle over wording. In fact, the drafting of certain orders and agreements can be enough to make a family…
Rank this Week: 1804

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 10

    Hardison Wood Named One Of The Best Trial Lawyers In America

    Hardison Wood Named One Of The Best Trial Lawyers In America
    Bellevue, Wash. – The Law Office of D. Hardison Wood has received the 2015 Litigator Award™. It is the firm’s second consecutive honor on the prestigious list, and one that places it in the top 1% of all Personal Injury…
  • Feb 2

    Chilling Allegations of Neglect of Sexual Assault Victims at Baylor University

    Chilling Allegations of Neglect of Sexual Assault Victims at Baylor University
    Victims’ names have been changed to protect their identities. Tanya, Kim, and a women’s soccer player belong to an unfortunate, yet resolute group of collegiate women – all with something in common. At one point that common…
  • Jan 8

    6 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Hire A Business Attorney Today

    6 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Hire A Business Attorney Today
    Entrepreneurs are constantly envisioning ways to improve their business and attain growth and longevity. Sometimes, however, growth and success take priority over one not-so obvious, yet critical business ingredient: a talented corporate…
Rank this Week: 2169

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Questions and Answers Regarding North Carolina Bankruptcy and the Automatic Stay

    Questions and Answers Regarding North Carolina Bankruptcy and the Automatic Stay
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question “Does Bankruptcy stop foreclosure?”   One of the most important aspects of the bankruptcy process, at least for those eager to end the harassing calls from collectors, is…
  • Feb 2

    3 Common Bankruptcy Myth

    3 Common Bankruptcy Myth
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question “Do I need an attorney to file bankruptcy?”   Bankruptcy is a process many people have heard of, but few know much about. Unfortunately, in cases like this, rumor and…
  • Jan 26

    Will Your Bankruptcy Records Be Made Public?

    Will Your Bankruptcy Records Be Made Public?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan Stone answers the question “How do I file for bankruptcy?”   Deciding to file for bankruptcy can be an incredibly hard decision-making process. You’re likely stressed about paying bills, worried…
Rank this Week: 2316

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Feb 5

    Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Eminent Domain

    Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Eminent Domain
    What is eminent domain?   Eminent domain1 is the power of the government to take a private property for public use, so long as the person who owned the property is provided just compensation. In practice, eminent domain tends to be…
  • Jan 29

    Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline May Affect Oregon Landowner

    Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline May Affect Oregon Landowner
    A proposed project that would move natural gas through a 232-mile pipeline has the potential to affect a substantial number of Oregon landowners, should energy company Williams obtain approval to move forward. Known as the Pacific Connector…
  • Jan 22

    Compensation You Deserve For The Taking Of Your Property

    Compensation You Deserve For The Taking Of Your Property
      If your property is subject to a taking under the government's eminent domain powers, the 5th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States1 requires that the government provide “just compensation” for the loss of…
Rank this Week: 2383

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1819

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Feb 4

    Information Regarding Verizon Wireless TCPA Class Action Settlement

    Information Regarding Verizon Wireless TCPA Class Action Settlement
    Verizon Wireless settled a class action lawsuit for $4 million dollars for purported violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The lawsuit alleged that Verizon Wireless hired Collecto, a debt collector, which unlawfully used an…
  • Jan 28

    Class Member Information for Midland Credit Management Class Action Settlement

    Class Member Information for Midland Credit Management Class Action Settlement
    Midland Credit Management, Inc. recently settled a class action lawsuit that alleged that Midland Credit Management violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) by attempting to collect debt through the use of an…
  • Jan 26

    Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) and Automobile Crashe

    Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) and Automobile Crashe
    Most folks realize the tremendous physical injuries that can be caused by serious automobile crashes, but fail to realize that there can also be serious psychological impact. A high speed motor vehicle collision can be a tragic, terrifying…
Rank this Week: 4907

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Vann & Sheridan Blog

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

http://vannattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 1

    Hiring for Culture of the Company | What You Need to Know Before Your Next Hire

    Hiring for Culture of the Company | What You Need to Know Before Your Next Hire
    Tips on Hiring For Culture Protection There is no secret about the importance of hiring for company culture.  Every business has a culture.  Culture is generally defined as the customs, beliefs and values of a particular group of…
  • Jan 25

    Following Your Dream

    Following Your Dream
    You have a dream for a business idea, owning your own business, a product or service that you know will be a hit. You know the market, you know the product line. How do you successfully put that idea into reality? How do you handle the people…
  • Jan 19

    Running a Business: Marathon or Sprint? Entrepreneurial Tip

    Running a Business: Marathon or Sprint? Entrepreneurial Tip
    Diligence is so important when running your own business.  Diligence is required in remaining focused in the early development, implementation of ideas and plans, detail orientation and dreaming for the next development in the…
Rank this Week: 4594

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 1

    Reports Reveal That Self-Driving Cars Still Need Help from Human Driver

    Reports Reveal That Self-Driving Cars Still Need Help from Human Driver
    Although self-driving cars could someday reduce injuries from car accidents and ease traffic jams, recent reports show that the technology still has a long way to go, and error-prone humans are still needed to take over in situations that the…
  • Jan 21

    North Carolina Gets Tough with Employers That Lack Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    North Carolina Gets Tough with Employers That Lack Workers’ Compensation Insurance
    Companies in the North Carolina are facing stiff penalties if they fail to purchase required workers’ compensation insurance to pay for their employees’ workplace injuries and occupational illnesses, according to a recent report…
  • Dec 30

    What Insurance Protection Do Uber and Taxi Passengers Have If There’s a Crash?

    What Insurance Protection Do Uber and Taxi Passengers Have If There’s a Crash?
    It is the holiday season, and many people in Western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina may forego driving themselves from party to party and gathering to gathering and instead leave the driving to someone else. Uber – a popular…
Rank this Week: 3104

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/
  • Jan 30

    Thanks, y'all!

    Thanks, y'all!
    Thanks, y'all!  I am very honored to be named, along with a number of fine lawyers across the state, in Business North Carolina's 2016 "Legal Elite"  as well as in Thompson Reuters' Super Lawyers for 2016.What is the…
  • Dec 16

    New European Privacy Plan Announced

    New European Privacy Plan Announced
    Earlier this week, the European Parliament and Council announced they have (finally) agreed upon a new General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR).  This is really big news for all U.S. companies that do business in Europe or…
  • Nov 30

    PSA: New North Carolina Laws Become Effective Today (December 1, 2015)

    PSA: New North Carolina Laws Become Effective Today (December 1, 2015)
    The law is ever-changing, which is part of the reason I find it fascinating.  Several new North Carolina laws become effective today, December 1st.  Many of them are criminal laws, but some that may be of interest to business owners…
Rank this Week: 3854

Cady Bar the Door

Cady Bar the Door

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

http://www.secmiscellany.com
  • Jan 25

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. V — Misappropriation Theory

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. V — Misappropriation Theory
    We’ve spent a few episodes talking about insider trading when the trader owes a fiduciary duty to the company whose securities are being traded.  But what if the trader isn’t connected to the company? Enter the…
  • Dec 18

    Martin Shkreli, Criminal Forfeiture, and the Wu-Tang Clan

    Martin Shkreli, Criminal Forfeiture, and the Wu-Tang Clan
    The S&P Schadenfreude Index hit an all-time high yesterday when Martin Shkreli was arrested and indicted for securities fraud related to a hedge fund he used to run.  The SEC sued him, too.  Here’s how the Justice…
  • Dec 9

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. IV — Rank-and-File Employee

    The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. IV — Rank-and-File Employee
    Having covered corporate officers and temporary insiders, we now turn briefly to regular employees, still under the classical theory of insider trading liability. The post The Insider Trading Cartoon Series, Vol. IV — Rank-and-File…
Rank this Week: 3941

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/
  • Jan 15

    Why You Should Join & Support North Carolina’s CAI Chapter

    Why You Should Join & Support North Carolina’s CAI Chapter
    As 2016 President of the CAI North Carolina Chapter, I encourage you to join the Community Associations Institute (CAI) if you are not already a member.   Homeowner and condominium associations have become a major force in our…
  • Jan 14

    Drone Wars: South Carolina Drone Laws and Your Homeowners Association and Condominium Association

    Drone Wars: South Carolina Drone Laws and Your Homeowners Association and Condominium Association
    As highlighted in his recent blog post, Jim Slaughter of Rossabi Black Slaughter, P.A., noted the explosion of drone purchasing and use. This post is designed to supplement Jim’s summary of specific drone-related laws passed in North…
  • Jan 11

    Title: Land Use, HOAs, and Your Neighborhood, continued . . .

    Title: Land Use, HOAs, and Your Neighborhood, continued . . .
    This post is Part 2 in the series: “Land Use, HOAs, and Your Neighborhood”. The goal of the series is to explain how land use works, both in process and function, in your HOA and your municipality. These two areas of law may seem…
Rank this Week: 2320

N.C. Construction Law, Policy &…

N.C. Construction Law, Policy & News

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

http://nc-construction-law.com/
Rank this Week: 3849

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 9

    Challenging the validity of a will in North Carolina

    Challenging the validity of a will in North Carolina
    Tags: Challenging the validity of a will in North Carolinatestamentary capacityChallenging the validity of a will in North Carolina based on Testamentary Capacity. Here is a link to my companion website that discusses the general rule in…
  • Dec 4

    Ann McMan New Book Release

    Ann McMan New Book Release
    Tags: Entertainment Lawyer in North Carolinacopyright attorney ncLesbian novelBackcast, a new novel, by Ann McMan is now out. http://annmcman.com/tag/backcast/ In a nutshell, what happens when a group of lesbian writers enter a…
  • Nov 19

    When to begin thinking about selling your busine

    When to begin thinking about selling your busine
    Tags: how do I sell my businessbusiness selling attorney ncSome thoughts about when to start selling your business from ExitAvenue.com http://exitavenue.com/questions-to-ask-when-you-say-i-want-to-sell-my-business/ You've worked hard to…
Rank this Week: 2404

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Jan 9

    Challenging the validity of a will in North Carolina

    Challenging the validity of a will in North Carolina
    Tags: Challenging the validity of a will in North Carolinatestamentary capacityChallenging the validity of a will in North Carolina based on Testamentary Capacity. Here is a link to my companion website that discusses the general rule in…
  • Dec 4

    Ann McMan New Book Release

    Ann McMan New Book Release
    Tags: Entertainment Lawyer in North Carolinacopyright attorney ncLesbian novelBackcast, a new novel, by Ann McMan is now out. http://annmcman.com/tag/backcast/ In a nutshell, what happens when a group of lesbian writers enter a…
  • Nov 19

    When to begin thinking about selling your busine

    When to begin thinking about selling your busine
    Tags: how do I sell my businessbusiness selling attorney ncSome thoughts about when to start selling your business from ExitAvenue.com http://exitavenue.com/questions-to-ask-when-you-say-i-want-to-sell-my-business/ You've worked hard to…
Rank this Week: 3344

Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
Rank this Week: 3607

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

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

http://constructionlawnc.com
  • Oct 30

    What the Triangle’s Construction Boom Means for Dealing with Hispanic Crews (tip)

    What the Triangle’s Construction Boom Means for Dealing with Hispanic Crews (tip)
    Today, we have a guest post from Elsa Jimenez,  founder of English to Spanish Raleigh.  Elsa is a native Spanish speaker who was born and raised in a Hispanic country. She is an accomplished lawyer and translator who has been living…
  • Oct 27

    Contracting Business Seminar in Durham next week- get a free ticket

    Contracting Business Seminar in Durham next week- get a free ticket
    Want a free ticket to a seminar on business development?  Just across my desk is a seminar Success by Design Day – which is coming to Durham, North Carolina NEXT WEEK- that is aimed at anyone involved in construction. …
  • Oct 9

    With Construction, Compromise is Always an Option (guest post)

    With Construction, Compromise is Always an Option (guest post)
    Today, we have a guest post from one of our favorite  Virginia lawyers- Chris Hill.  As always, he knocks it out of the park with another worthy post explaining why biting the bullet and settling your claim sometimes is the way to…
Rank this Week: 4577

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Covers estate planning and elder law in North Carolina.

http://www.cheryldavid.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    ‘Granny Scammers’ Prey on Elderly With the Aid of Social Media

    ‘Granny Scammers’ Prey on Elderly With the Aid of Social Media
    A new group of con artists, known as ‘granny scammers, are taking advantage of information posted on social media accounts to try to con unsuspecting seniors out of money. The scammers are posing as loved ones or family members and…
  • Sep 10

    Does Everyone Need a Revocable Living Trust?

    Does Everyone Need a Revocable Living Trust?
    Does everyone need a revocable living trust as a part of their overall estate plan? With all the attention living trusts have received in the last several years, many people naturally assume that they must have one of these estate…
  • Aug 26

    Millionaires Leaving Inheritances to Children, not Charity

    Millionaires Leaving Inheritances to Children, not Charity
    According to a recent survey, American millionaires are not planning on leaving much of their wealth to charity. Most of the millionaires polled report that they plan on leaving their children or grandchildren inheritances, while only a small…
Rank this Week: 3648

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3936

The Conference Room--Answers to…

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

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

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

    Changing home

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

    Take Time to Heal after a Car Wreck.

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

    Eviction

    Eviction
    Landlords have a streamlined process in North Carolina to evict tenants who have breached their lease. This is called summary ejectment. After the tenant has breached the lease by failing to pay rent or otherwise, and after the tenant has...
Rank this Week: 4474

NC Bankruptcy Blog

NC Bankruptcy Blog

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

http://www.eastwakebankruptcy.com/blog
  • 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…
  • Jul 21

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

    Stuck in a High Interest Car Loan? Chapter 13 Can Lower Rate
    Here in North Carolina, a car is typically essential transportation. Owning a car can be vital to continued employment. Lenders and car lots know this, and are very willing to loan money to buy a car. The catch, however, is a high, sometimes…
Rank this Week: 3124