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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/
  • Dec 2

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    As the Charlotte Observer reports, Mecklenburg District Attorney Andrew Murray announced Wednesday that the officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott earlier this year lawfully used deadly force and will not face criminal charges. …
  • Dec 1

    Fourth Circuit Affirms Doe v. Cooper

    Fourth Circuit Affirms Doe v. Cooper
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued its opinion in Doe v. Cooper yesterday. A unanimous panel of the court affirmed a decision from Middle District of North Carolina finding two parts of G.S. 14-208.18—North…
  • Nov 30

    Getting a Car for Christma

    Getting a Car for Christma
    Five years ago, my husband “gave” me a minivan for Christmas. Sure, it was fun to find the keys in my stocking and to put one of the children in the third row seat on the way to grandma’s, forcing him to stretch to touch his…
Rank this Week: 380

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/
  • Jun 15

    States File Pelvic Mesh Implant Injury Lawsuit

    States File Pelvic Mesh Implant Injury Lawsuit
    Attorneys general for Washington state and California have filed lawsuits against health care and products giant Johnson & Johnson over allegations the company for years misrepresented the risk of its pelvic mesh devices.  According…
  • Jun 15

    States File Pelvic Mesh Implant Injury Lawsuit

    States File Pelvic Mesh Implant Injury Lawsuit
    Attorneys general for Washington state and California have filed lawsuits against health care and products giant Johnson & Johnson over allegations the company for years misrepresented the risk of its pelvic mesh devices.  According…
  • Jun 12

    Lik v. L.A. Fitness – Gym Injury Lawsuit to Proceed

    Lik v. L.A. Fitness – Gym Injury Lawsuit to Proceed
    Anyone who engages in a sport or other physical activity understands there may be some inherent risks involved. If you aren’t in shape, you could pull a muscle. If the game involves tackling, you might get knocked hard to the…
Rank this Week: 255

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Dec 2

    Dakota Access Pipeline: Iowa Landowners Ask Court to Overturn IUB’s Eminent Domain Ruling

    Dakota Access Pipeline: Iowa Landowners Ask Court to Overturn IUB’s Eminent Domain Ruling
      The controversial Dakota Access pipeline is back in the news as 14 Iowa landowners have asked that the Polk County District Court review to the Iowa Utility Board’s (IUB) ruling allowing the Dakota Access pipeline to be…
  • Nov 18

    Examples of “Public Use” in a Condemnation Action

    Examples of “Public Use” in a Condemnation Action
      The 5th Amendment2 gives the government the power to take private lands under specific conditions. One of the most important conditions is that the purpose of the taking must be for “public use.” While public use…
  • Nov 9

    Hundreds Of Landowners Affected By Kinder Morgan Pipeline

    Hundreds Of Landowners Affected By Kinder Morgan Pipeline
      Pipelines are a major catalyst for eminent domain actions, as these pipelines must be laid continuously for hundreds of miles. Not surprisingly, many landowners with property in the proposed path of the pipeline are less than willing…
Rank this Week: 2405

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/
  • Dec 2

    Depuy Pinnacle Hip Trial: Jury Awards ONE BILLION DOLLARS

    Depuy Pinnacle Hip Trial: Jury Awards ONE BILLION DOLLARS
    Staggering. It’s really the only word for it. Yesterday a Texas jury awarded six plaintiffs over one billion dollars for injuries sustained following the failure of the Depuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal artificial hip. And that comes out to…
  • Nov 22

    Wright Medical Artificial Hip Settlement: Wrong for Plaintiffs?

    Wright Medical Artificial Hip Settlement: Wrong for Plaintiffs?
    Do you long for the days when you could move your legs and hips with complete freedom of motion in total silence, without pain? If the answer is “yes,” there’s a good chance you are the recipient of a hip replacement implant…
  • Nov 16

    The Expert Witness: The Linchpin of Your Product Liability Case

    The Expert Witness: The Linchpin of Your Product Liability Case
    Let’s say you are a woman in your forties, and the mother of three children. After the birth of your third child you began to suffer from pelvic organ prolapse. This condition occurs when an organ like the bladder drops from its normal…
Rank this Week: 1798

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1680

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/
  • Dec 1

    What Can an Injunction Do in My Divorce Case?

    What Can an Injunction Do in My Divorce Case?
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How will the judge divide our property?” The holiday season is upon us, as is the impending traditional uptick in divorce filings that comes after. Given the…
  • Nov 29

    New Hampshire Court Issues Landmark Divorce Ruling

    New Hampshire Court Issues Landmark Divorce Ruling
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does uncontested divorce mean?” If you’re preparing for a divorce it’s a fact that things like the length of your marriage can play a role…
  • Nov 24

    NC Changes Birth Certificate Policy; All Children Born to Same-Sex Spouses Can Now Have Both Parents Listed

    NC Changes Birth Certificate Policy; All Children Born to Same-Sex Spouses Can Now Have Both Parents Listed
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can any attorney help me with my family law needs in North Carolina?” The same-sex couple who sued the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services in 2015…
Rank this Week: 4794

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 1

    The Rights You’ll Forfeit by not Calling Your DWI Attorney Over the Holiday

    The Rights You’ll Forfeit by not Calling Your DWI Attorney Over the Holiday
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What steps should I be taking outside legal guidance to help my DWI case?” With so many holidays right around the corner, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind everyone…
  • Nov 29

    Are law enforcement officials collecting pictures of your face?

    Are law enforcement officials collecting pictures of your face?
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Am I allowed to videotape an interaction with police? Can they make me stop filming?” Most people assume that if they’ve never been arrested and charged with a…
  • Nov 24

    Involuntary Commitment Does Not Trigger Miranda, Court Rule

    Involuntary Commitment Does Not Trigger Miranda, Court Rule
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?” To many people, involuntary commitment in a psychiatric facility seems like the equivalent of jail when it comes to…
Rank this Week: 2643

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/
  • Dec 1

    Teen Injured in Candler Crash

    Teen Injured in Candler Crash
    Last week, a teen was seriously injured in a crash on Smokey Park Highway in Candler. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened on Wednesday morning near the Indian Branch Road intersection. Initial reports indicate that an…
  • Nov 21

    Truck Crash and Spill in Madison County

    Truck Crash and Spill in Madison County
    Last week, a truck overturned in Madison County and spilled a cleaning agent into Shelton Laurel Creek. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened on Wednesday, on southbound Highway 208. For currently unknown reasons, the…
  • Nov 17

    Fatal Crash in Henderson County

    Fatal Crash in Henderson County
    Last week, there was a fatal crash in Henderson County. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened on Friday morning at about 10:15 a.m. The crash, which happened in the 1600 block of Sugarloaf Road at Naomi Drive, took the…
Rank this Week: 4018

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/
  • Dec 1

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?

    What Happens If I Get Hurt at My Second Job?
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. An estimated 7 million Americans work at least two jobs. As the holidays approach, many people will take on holiday jobs as well. Getting hurt at a second…
  • Nov 28

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer
    Vinyl chloride is a colorless gas that is used primarily to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to make plastic products ranging from pipes to packaging materials.   Workers are primarily exposed to vinyl chloride through…
  • Nov 24

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support

    In Complicated Times, Police Who Risk Their Lives Still Need Support
    Today’s post comes from guest author Edgar Romano, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Last week was a very bad one for police officers across the country, starting with the separate police shooting of two unarmed…
Rank this Week: 2875

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
Rank this Week: 4952

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    What to Do in The First 30 Days After a Work-Related Injury to Make Sure Your Claim Is Paid

    What to Do in The First 30 Days After a Work-Related Injury to Make Sure Your Claim Is Paid
    Regardless of the type of work you perform, you may sustain a serious injury in an on-the-job accident or develop a condition such as a repetitive stress injury or hearing loss caused by your job. If you have a serious… The post What…
  • Nov 22

    Are Textalyzers the Answer to Curbing Distracted Driving?

    Are Textalyzers the Answer to Curbing Distracted Driving?
    We are all familiar with the fact that police use instruments to measure a driver’s blood-alcohol content (BAC) if they suspect impaired driving, particularly after an accident. Other similar instruments can measure BAC from sweat and,…
  • Nov 14

    Do You Work in One of the 10 Deadliest Jobs in America?

    Do You Work in One of the 10 Deadliest Jobs in America?
    If you are a part of America’s work force, you have probably had some job safety training and have been advised that occupational accidents and injuries happen to those who don’t pay attention to safety. In truth, accidents…
Rank this Week: 1621

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/
  • Nov 29

    The Military Medical Retirement Proce

    The Military Medical Retirement Proce
    Military service members often suffer injuries while serving our country.  When a medical condition develops that a physician believes will not heal enough in order for the service member to be able to perform his or her military duties…
  • Nov 5

    Why Are More People Dying in Car Crashes?

    Why Are More People Dying in Car Crashes?
    A recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that 35,092 people died in car accidents in the U.S. last year – a 7.2% spike over 2014, and the biggest increase in 50 years. The increased deaths…
  • Oct 31

    Would Speed Limiters on Trucks and Buses Make Our Roads Safer or Just Slower?

    Would Speed Limiters on Trucks and Buses Make Our Roads Safer or Just Slower?
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) are proposing a rule for heavy-duty vehicles such as trucks to be…
Rank this Week: 2727

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/
  • Nov 29

    Liability of a Police Officer in a North Carolina Car Accident Lawsuit

    Liability of a Police Officer in a North Carolina Car Accident Lawsuit
    Recently, in Allmond v. Goodnight, a North Carolina appellate court considered a tragic car accident case involving a public official. The case arose when a highway patrolman was speeding through an intersection and crashed into a car driven…
  • Nov 22

    Liability of a North Carolina Church to Its Members for a Fall

    Liability of a North Carolina Church to Its Members for a Fall
    In Thompson v. Evergreen Baptist Church, a North Carolina appellate court considered a premises liability case involving a church. The case arose when the plaintiff, a member of a Baptist church for 34 years whose family were also…
  • Nov 15

    Vicarious Liability in a North Carolina Trucking Accident

    Vicarious Liability in a North Carolina Trucking Accident
    In North Carolina truck accident cases, a plaintiff may be able to hold the driver directly liable, and they may also have a claim for vicarious liability, which is an indirect form of liability, against the driver’s employer.…
Rank this Week: 1767

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Bankruptcy Residency Requirement

    Bankruptcy Residency Requirement
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” There are many considerations that go into filing for bankruptcy. As we’ve discussed many times before, you have to be sure…
  • Nov 24

    Hockey Star Who Blamed Parents for Bankruptcy Must Turn Over NHL Earnings in Ch. 11 Plan

    Hockey Star Who Blamed Parents for Bankruptcy Must Turn Over NHL Earnings in Ch. 11 Plan
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?” When you think of the world of professional athletes and their net worth, the term “bankruptcy” is probably not one that comes to…
  • Nov 22

    Does Racial Bias Impact Bankruptcy?

    Does Racial Bias Impact Bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” A recent article in Bloomberg discussed something that many people may not be aware of: racial bias may play a role in something as mundane as…
Rank this Week: 1644

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2900

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
  • Nov 28

    Recent Filings – October Digest

    Recent Filings – October Digest
    Not every class action court filing in North and South Carolina becomes a full-length post on our blog. Here is a recap of October’s filings: Stephens, et. al. v. Shoretel SC LLC, et. al., No. 4:16-cv-03515 (D.S.C. October 28,…
  • Nov 22

    Business Court Warns of Enhanced Scrutiny for Disclosure-Only Merger Settlement

    Business Court Warns of Enhanced Scrutiny for Disclosure-Only Merger Settlement
    We have previously commented about “disclosure only” settlements in class action merger cases, and the increasing scrutiny provided to them by courts here and in Delaware. Judge Bledsoe entered the fray yesterday, approving a…
  • Sep 30

    Recent Filings – September Digest

    Recent Filings – September Digest
    Not every class action court filing in North and South Carolina becomes a full-length post on our blog. Here is a recap of September’s filings: Dvorsky v. George Salama, D.C., No. 1:16-cv-01180 (M.D.N.C. September 27, 2016) (putative…
Rank this Week: 1719

North Carolina Truck Accident…

North Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.northcarolinatruckaccidentlawyer.net/
  • Nov 25

    Fatigued Driving Blamed for Recent Pair of North Carolina Truck Accident

    Fatigued Driving Blamed for Recent Pair of North Carolina Truck Accident
    In this busy time of the year, many of us spend a considerable amount of time on the road. Whether heading off to a college football game at our alma mater, getting a jump start on holiday shopping, or just running the kids to one activity…
  • Nov 14

    How a Shortage of Qualified Truckers Could Affect Your Family’s Safety

    How a Shortage of Qualified Truckers Could Affect Your Family’s Safety
    Depending upon which source you consult, there either is or will soon be a serious shortage of professional truck drivers in the United States. For example, a 2015 analysis of the issue by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) states…
  • Oct 26

    Bad Weather and Multiple Fatal Truck Accidents Close Interstate 95 in North Carolina

    Bad Weather and Multiple Fatal Truck Accidents Close Interstate 95 in North Carolina
    October has been an especially bad month for those traveling along North Carolina’s roadways. First, several major highways in the eastern portion of the state were affected by Hurricane Matthew. Flooding, storm surge, and levee issues…
Rank this Week: 1750

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Thanksgiving – What Could Go Wrong?

    Thanksgiving – What Could Go Wrong?
    Well folks, it’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is just a few days away. Get ready for extravagant meals, good company and a much needed pause on the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. But as your mouth waters for that annual…
  • Oct 7

    Hardison Wood Named to Best Lawyers in America® for 2nd Consecutive Year!

    Hardison Wood Named to Best Lawyers in America® for 2nd Consecutive Year!
    The Law Office of D. Hardison Wood has been named to the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®! It is the Raleigh-based personal injury law firm’s second consecutive appearance on the list. Inclusion on the list represents…
  • Oct 4

    Samsung Recalls Top-Loading Washing Machine

    Samsung Recalls Top-Loading Washing Machine
    The South Korean electronics company announced this past Wednesday that its top-loading washing machines could potentially pose safety risks to consumers. Most complaints involve severe vibrating, with some citing vibrations so intense they…
Rank this Week: 1390

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/
  • Nov 20

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

    "Cyber Safeguards and Procedures" for Law Firms (and Others)
    I recently spoke about information security issues at a continuing legal education event sponsored by Lawyers Mutual.  The session was titled "Cyber Safeguards and Procedures" and focused on data security risks faced by law…
  • Oct 23

    Is Your Organization About To Be Sued Because Your Website Is Inaccessible To People with Disabilities?

    Is Your Organization About To Be Sued Because Your Website Is Inaccessible To People with Disabilities?
    Is your organization about to be sued in a class action, or receive a demand from the Department of Justice, because its website or app is not accessible to people with disabilities?When the Americans with Disabilities…
  • Oct 16

    HIPAA Privacy Officer and Security Officer: Too Much for One Person?

    HIPAA Privacy Officer and Security Officer: Too Much for One Person?
    Perhaps your organization is becoming a HIPAA covered entity or a business associate for the first time, and you now understand that your organization will have to comply with HIPAA. One of your first, and most important, tasks will be to…
Rank this Week: 3627

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: 1772

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

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

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation
    Tags: estoppel effect in estate litigationIf you are in a situation where you question whether the estate was administered properly by the personal representative (executor or administrator) or whether the last will and testament was…
  • Nov 15

    Preventing Estate Litigation

    Preventing Estate Litigation
    Tags: Preventing estate litigationOne way to prevent estate litigation is to discuss it with your heirs.  Sure, it's none of their business, if you want it to be that way. However, believe me when I say that I've seen heirs fight…
  • Nov 15

    Lis Pendens NC

    Lis Pendens NC
    Tags: Lis Pendens NCContesting a will in North CarolinaIn NC Lis Pendens are effective ways to preserve real estate assets that are involved in the litigation of a case. This is particularly useful when contesting a will or contesting a…
Rank this Week: 3035

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

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

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation
    Tags: estoppel effect in estate litigationIf you are in a situation where you question whether the estate was administered properly by the personal representative (executor or administrator) or whether the last will and testament was…
  • Nov 15

    Preventing Estate Litigation

    Preventing Estate Litigation
    Tags: Preventing estate litigationOne way to prevent estate litigation is to discuss it with your heirs.  Sure, it's none of their business, if you want it to be that way. However, believe me when I say that I've seen heirs fight…
  • Nov 15

    Lis Pendens NC

    Lis Pendens NC
    Tags: Lis Pendens NCContesting a will in North CarolinaIn NC Lis Pendens are effective ways to preserve real estate assets that are involved in the litigation of a case. This is particularly useful when contesting a will or contesting a…
Rank this Week: 2314

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

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

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation
    Tags: estoppel effect in estate litigationIf you are in a situation where you question whether the estate was administered properly by the personal representative (executor or administrator) or whether the last will and testament was…
  • Nov 15

    Preventing Estate Litigation

    Preventing Estate Litigation
    Tags: Preventing estate litigationOne way to prevent estate litigation is to discuss it with your heirs.  Sure, it's none of their business, if you want it to be that way. However, believe me when I say that I've seen heirs fight…
  • Nov 15

    Lis Pendens NC

    Lis Pendens NC
    Tags: Lis Pendens NCContesting a will in North CarolinaIn NC Lis Pendens are effective ways to preserve real estate assets that are involved in the litigation of a case. This is particularly useful when contesting a will or contesting a…
Rank this Week: 2690

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 31

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

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
  • Oct 24

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

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 25th, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
  • Oct 17

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

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Oct. 18th, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!Is…
Rank this Week: 3912

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: 1886

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

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

    Medical Malpractice: Intubation Mistakes Have Serious Consequence

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

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

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

    What is Involved in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

    What is Involved in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
    The common conception of medical malpractice is that of worst-case scenario. Not all medical malpractice lawsuits are a result of the death of a loved one, however. There are many different ways doctors or medical professionals may have a…
Rank this Week: 1777

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Vann & Sheridan Blog

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

http://vannattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 27

    Webinar: Three Takeaways for Business Litigation

    Webinar: Three Takeaways for Business Litigation
    Business litigation in today’s society is commonplace.  Learn how to best position your business in preparing for litigation.  What steps will put your company in the best position possible?  Learn 3 takeaways to help…
  • Sep 27

    Webinar: Three Lien/Bond Claim Strategies to Protect Your Busine

    Webinar: Three Lien/Bond Claim Strategies to Protect Your Busine
    Learn 3 Strategies to improve your lien and/or payment bond claim procedures. We will discuss steps and strategies to help you protect your business using claim of liens and payment bond claims. What lessons can you learn from others who have…
  • Aug 15

    Webinar: 2016 Drone (UAS) Law Update

    Webinar: 2016 Drone (UAS) Law Update
    UAS Law has been updated and will affect North Carolina businesses. We will discuss updates from the FAA, state laws, and what you need to know today about unmanned aircraft systems.Read More The post Webinar: 2016 Drone (UAS) Law Update…
Rank this Week: 4909

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3781

Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
Rank this Week: 3318

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: 1950

North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

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

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 1942

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

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

http://constructionlawnc.com
  • Aug 5

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

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

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

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

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

    Anatomy of a Construction Errors & Omissions Lawsuit (law note)
    As regular readers here know, my aim is to keep you out of court.  However, when that is not possible, it is important that you understand the process and procedure for how you will get sued, what happens then, and when there might…
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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: 4475

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: 1645

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: 3742

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/
  • Jun 15

    N.C. Texting Driver Blamed for Mother’s Death and Family’s Injurie

    N.C. Texting Driver Blamed for Mother’s Death and Family’s Injurie
    A driver who allegedly thought nothing of typing out text messages while simultaneously operating a 4,800-pound vehicle is the reported cause of a fatal crash that killed a 53-year-old mother and seriously injured her husband and 16-year-old…
  • Jun 15

    N.C. Texting Driver Blamed for Mother’s Death and Family’s Injurie

    N.C. Texting Driver Blamed for Mother’s Death and Family’s Injurie
    A driver who allegedly thought nothing of typing out text messages while simultaneously operating a 4,800-pound vehicle is the reported cause of a fatal crash that killed a 53-year-old mother and seriously injured her husband and 16-year-old…
  • Jun 15

    N.C. Texting Driver Blamed for Mother’s Death and Family’s Injurie

    N.C. Texting Driver Blamed for Mother’s Death and Family’s Injurie
    A driver who allegedly thought nothing of typing out text messages while simultaneously operating a 4,800-pound vehicle is the reported cause of a fatal crash that killed a 53-year-old mother and seriously injured her husband and 16-year-old…
Rank this Week: 4870

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

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

    IA Construction v. WCAB – Discretion of Workers’ Comp. Judge

    IA Construction v. WCAB – Discretion of Workers’ Comp. Judge
    Workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina are considered by the state industrial commission. A disagreement regarding a decision from a single commissioner will go before the full commission. A disagreement at that level can be…
  • Jun 14

    IA Construction v. WCAB – Discretion of Workers’ Comp. Judge

    IA Construction v. WCAB – Discretion of Workers’ Comp. Judge
    Workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina are considered by the state industrial commission. A disagreement regarding a decision from a single commissioner will go before the full commission. A disagreement at that level can be…
  • Jun 14

    IA Construction v. WCAB – Discretion of Workers’ Comp. Judge

    IA Construction v. WCAB – Discretion of Workers’ Comp. Judge
    Workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina are considered by the state industrial commission. A disagreement regarding a decision from a single commissioner will go before the full commission. A disagreement at that level can be…
Rank this Week: 4871

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: 3617

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: 549

Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

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

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

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

    Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit against North Carolina Police

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

    Preventing Accidents for Older Driver

    Preventing Accidents for Older Driver
    Preventing Accidents for Older Drivers  Fort Mill, SC Personal Injury Attorney South Carolina has been experiencing a slight decline in the percentage of older-driver-involved highway accident fatalities. These drivers are 65 years old…
Rank this Week: 1946

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: 2804

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: 3394

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: 2120

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: 1280

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: 3402