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Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
Rank this Week: 716

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: 613

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham,…

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham, Cary

Covers DUI defense in North Carolina. By David A. Bauernfeind.

http://www.raleighdurhamlaw.com
  • May 11

    4-Year-Old Girl Dies in Apparent Bathtub Drowning in Raleigh

    4-Year-Old Girl Dies in Apparent Bathtub Drowning in Raleigh
    The number of children drowned in bathtubs accounts for almost two-thirds of reported fatal drowning in the home. As with most cases of child drowning, the accident occurred while the parent or caregiver was not looking. Statistics show that…
  • May 11

    Multiple-vehicle Wreck Kills 1, Injures 2 in Raleigh

    Multiple-vehicle Wreck Kills 1, Injures 2 in Raleigh
    A 23-year-old woman died and two other people were injured in a multiple-vehicle truck-car wreck in Raleigh. The accident started around 10:45 pm on I-40 eastbound near Hammond Road. An initial collision occurred when a tractor-trailer…
  • May 11

    46 Displaced, 17 Injured in Raleigh Apartment Fire

    46 Displaced, 17 Injured in Raleigh Apartment Fire
    People who live in an apartment sign a lease that indicates what is required of them as tenants and of the property owner as landlord. Both are subject to legal obligations, regardless of whether they are included in the lease. Among the…
Rank this Week: 650

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 7

    Court of Appeals Says Magistrate’s Order Does Not Toll Statute of Limitation

    Court of Appeals Says Magistrate’s Order Does Not Toll Statute of Limitation
    The court of appeals held yesterday in State v. Turner, __ N.C. App. ___ (2016), that the issuance of a magistrate’s order charging a defendant with driving while impaired did not toll the two-year statute of limitations for…
  • Dec 6

    At an Impasse Again

    At an Impasse Again
    Twenty-five years ago the North Carolina Supreme Court departed from national standards on attorney-client decision-making and gave clients greater control over the direction of their case, including trial strategy and tactics. Since then,…
  • Dec 5

    Expert Testimony about Eyewitness Identification

    Expert Testimony about Eyewitness Identification
    This post addresses three recurrent issues concerning eyewitness identification: When, if at all, is expert testimony about eyewitness identification admissible? When, if at all, is an indigent defendant entitled to funds with which to hire…
Rank this Week: 1191

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 6

    Illinois Implements New Rules To Simplify Divorce Proce

    Illinois Implements New Rules To Simplify Divorce Proce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Do I need an attorney to get a Divorce in North Carolina?” Anyone with friends or family who have been through the process have likely heard how difficult…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 826

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 6

    Xarelto Study: Increased Risk For Internal Bleeding and Death

    Xarelto Study: Increased Risk For Internal Bleeding and Death
    The blood thinning drug Xarelto has alarming side effects, the most dangerous of which is uncontrollable internal bleeding. While other anti-coagulants can also cause internal bleeding, it appears there is no available “antidote”…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 812

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 5

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program

    Don’t Believe What Insurance Carriers Say: Workers Do Finish Retraining Program
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. “He’ll never go back to school.”  “He’ll never complete school.” As a representative of injured workers, I hear those…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1194

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 854

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: 1139

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

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

http://constructionlawnc.com
  • Aug 5

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

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

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

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

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

    Anatomy of a Construction Errors & Omissions Lawsuit (law note)
    As regular readers here know, my aim is to keep you out of court.  However, when that is not possible, it is important that you understand the process and procedure for how you will get sued, what happens then, and when there might…
Rank this Week: 1292

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: 821

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: 1035

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 your divorce lawyers in Charlotte NC or else where in the state 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1133

Law School: Success & Careers

Law School: Success & Careers

Advice, tips and musings regarding law school and life thereafter from a former trial lawyer (and guest bloggers), now Director of Public Service Programs at the North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, NC.

http://lawschoolsuccessandcareers.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 11

    "Clear the Mechanism" -- Concentration is the Key to Study Succe

    "Clear the Mechanism" -- Concentration is the Key to Study Succe
    Are Yankee fans truly this obnoxious? Truly you, jest! :-) In my Twitter profile, I note that I like to draw parallels between life and baseball. I thought that I would include a scene from an old Kevin Costner movie ("For the Love of…
  • Jan 28

    Need a Resume Boost? . . Take a CLE

    Need a Resume Boost? . . Take a CLE
    As I've indicated on many occasions here, and on Twitter, I am a big proponent of students participating in both substantive and social activities in a local bar association.  Cliche though it may be. . "if you want to fish, go where the…
  • Jan 22

    The Lonliness of the Long Distance Solo Practitioner: Staying "Connected"

    The Lonliness of the Long Distance Solo Practitioner: Staying "Connected"
    Part II of the "long distance runner" series The first of the "Long Distance Runner" blog articles The Loneliness of the Long Distance Law Student: Do Study Groups Work Or Not - Your Call was a discussion regarding whether law students…
Rank this Week: 1293

North Carolina Social Security…

North Carolina Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability benefits, appeals and hearings. By the Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.C.

http://www.northcarolinasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful
    2012 is on the horizon. If you are on North Carolina social security disability, or if you seek SSD or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits, odds are that you face multiple budgetary challenges. Those financial challenges are stacked…
  • Dec 18

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability
    The quest for North Carolina Social Security Disability can be brutally slow, especially when you measure that quest in terms of our 24/7, Twitter-centric world view. It’s easy to get impatient, in other words, particularly if you’re…
  • Dec 15

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?
    In 2011, over 3 million people sought social security disability benefits in North Carolina and elsewhere in the U.S. It’s a safe bet that many hundreds of thousands of those applicants came out of the process disappointed, if not…
Rank this Week: 1213

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
  • Nov 15

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation
    Tags: estoppel effect in estate litigationIf you are in a situation where you question whether the estate was administered properly by the personal representative (executor or administrator) or whether the last will and testament was…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2091

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Dec 7

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
  • Nov 15

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation
    Tags: estoppel effect in estate litigationIf you are in a situation where you question whether the estate was administered properly by the personal representative (executor or administrator) or whether the last will and testament was…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3154

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Dec 7

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem

    Twin-City Slice Restaurant Opens Downtown Winston-Salem
    Tags: NC Restaurant AttorneyA by-the-slice pizza joint just opened in Downtown Winston-Salem in December of 2016. Twin-City Slice opened at the former Kabob's on the 200 block of West Fourth Street. For more…
  • Nov 15

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation

    Estoppel Effect in Estate Litigation
    Tags: estoppel effect in estate litigationIf you are in a situation where you question whether the estate was administered properly by the personal representative (executor or administrator) or whether the last will and testament was…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2932

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Planning for Retirement Post-Divorce

    Planning for Retirement Post-Divorce
    Carolyn Woodruff, a North Carolina CPA and Family Law Specialist, frequently is faced in sending a divorce client in the right direction after receiving a retirement plan in a divorce settlement.   Here are her thoughts on the subject:…
  • Dec 2

    He Said, She Said: Admission of Hearsay Statements Regarding Child Sexual Abuse in Custody Cases: Part 12 of 12 Part

    He Said, She Said: Admission of Hearsay Statements Regarding Child Sexual Abuse in Custody Cases: Part 12 of 12 Part
    Jennifer Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group In the final installment of our twelve-part practical series for attorneys practicing in Guilford and surrounding counties, we will review the case of State v. Deanes. In our hypothetical…
  • Nov 22

    Potluck and Netflix: Tips for a Triad Friendsgiving

    Potluck and Netflix: Tips for a Triad Friendsgiving
    By Sarah Andrew, Blog Writer, Woodruff Family Law Group When I think of Friendsgiving, I think of my first attempt at baking pumpkin muffins. I remember my joy at having an excuse to try out my roommate’s fancy stand mixer, my panic at…
Rank this Week: 1375

North Carolina Truck Accident…

North Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.northcarolinatruckaccidentlawyer.net/
  • Dec 7

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

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

    Fatigued Driving Blamed for Recent Pair of North Carolina Truck Accident

    Fatigued Driving Blamed for Recent Pair of North Carolina Truck Accident
    In this busy time of the year, many of us spend a considerable amount of time on the road. Whether heading off to a college football game at our alma mater, getting a jump start on holiday shopping, or just running the kids to one activity…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1465

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 6

    Teen Cyclist Injured in Asheville

    Teen Cyclist Injured in Asheville
    Last week, a teen cyclist was sideswiped by an SUV. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened as the teen was headed to the North Carolina Glass Center in the River Arts District. The teen reported that a tan SUV honked at…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4775

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/
  • Dec 6

    Car Accidents Caused by Underinsured Motorists in North Carolina

    Car Accidents Caused by Underinsured Motorists in North Carolina
    Insurance issues can come up in car accident cases in North Carolina. If your car is hit by someone who is underinsured or uninsured, or a hit and run driver, you may have to turn to your own uninsured motorist coverage. However, this means…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1548

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 6

    New York Governor Signs Law Criminalizing Use of Ticket-Buying Bot

    New York Governor Signs Law Criminalizing Use of Ticket-Buying Bot
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?” If you’ve ever tried to buy tickets to a concert or other popular live event you understand the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2891

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 6

    What happens to pawned property in a bankruptcy?

    What happens to pawned property in a bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I keep my car if I file bankruptcy?” If you’re in the midst of tough financial times, it isn’t surprising that you might have to consider alternative ways of…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1932

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    Work Christmas Parties: Workers’ Rights and Employer Responsibilitie

    Work Christmas Parties: Workers’ Rights and Employer Responsibilitie
    It’s that time of year again: the tree is decorated, the lights are hung, and regardless of your personal traditions or beliefs, there is a good chance you will be invited to an office holiday party. While work holiday…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 2242

North Carolina and South Carolina…

North Carolina and South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents and tractor-trailer accidents. By Grimes Teich Anderson LLP.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Is Your Employer’s Financial Stability Putting Your Safety at Risk?

    Is Your Employer’s Financial Stability Putting Your Safety at Risk?
    Your employer’s financial trouble could increase your risk of suffering physical harm. That is the finding of a groundbreaking new study that was conducted by Dr. Malcolm Wardlaw of the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Wardlaw has…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2967

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: 2044

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: 2308

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: 3780

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: 1587

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: 4168

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: 2171

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: 1629

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: 4593

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3932

Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
Rank this Week: 3497

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: 2805

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: 2828

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4735

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: 1935

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: 3870

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: 4544

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: 4545

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: 3772

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: 2813