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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/
  • Sep 29

    Dismissing a Probation Violation

    Dismissing a Probation Violation
    Who can dismiss a probation violation? A probation violation report is not a new criminal charge. It is, rather, a “statement of the violations alleged” under G.S. 15A-1345, necessary to give a defendant the notice that is…
  • Sep 28

    Unlawful Racing of Motor Vehicle

    Unlawful Racing of Motor Vehicle
    When I think of unlawful racing, scenes from old movies come to mind. I see guys (more specifically, James Dean and John Travolta) in white t-shirts and leather jackets behind the wheels of vintage Fords and Mercurys. Unfortunately, however,…
  • Sep 27

    An Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law and Recent Court of Appeals Ruling

    An Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law and Recent Court of Appeals Ruling
    The United States Supreme Court in 2014 ruled in Heien v. North Carolina, 135 S. Ct. 530 (affirming State v. Heien, 366 N.C. 271 (2012)), that an officer’s objectively reasonable mistake of law in making a stop or arrest is reasonable…
Rank this Week: 3438

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/
  • Sep 29

    Rollover Wreck in Fairview

    Rollover Wreck in Fairview
    On Monday, one person was injured in a rollover crash in Fairview. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the crash occurred on Charlotte Highway, near Minehole Gap. Very few details about this crash have been released, but we do know that a…
  • Sep 20

    Fairview ATV Crash

    Fairview ATV Crash
    Over the weekend, a former A.C. Reynolds High School football player was critically injured in an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) crash in Fairview. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on Sunday morning at a family…
  • Sep 20

    Fairview ATV Crash

    Fairview ATV Crash
    Over the weekend, a former A.C. Reynolds High School football player was critically injured in an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) crash in Fairview. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened on Sunday morning at a family…
Rank this Week: 4824

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/
  • Sep 29

    Injured Workers Suffer As ‘Reforms’ Limit Workers’ Compensation Benefit

    Injured Workers Suffer As ‘Reforms’ Limit Workers’ Compensation Benefit
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon L Gelman, from Jon L Gelman LLC. Dennis Whedbee, 52, lost half of his left arm in a drilling accident in North Dakota in September 2012. Several years later he’s still fighting with North…
  • Sep 26

    Nurse Who Contracted Ebola in the U.S. Sues Her Hospital Employer

    Nurse Who Contracted Ebola in the U.S. Sues Her Hospital Employer
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon L Gelman, from Jon L Gelman LLC. The nurse who was the first person to contract Ebola in the United States filed suit on Monday against the Dallas hospital where she worked, saying it knowingly…
  • Sep 22

    Can I Get Workers’ Comp Benefits For My Loss of Sense of Taste and Smell?

    Can I Get Workers’ Comp Benefits For My Loss of Sense of Taste and Smell?
    What is your sense of smell and sense of taste worth to you? These senses are truly priceless. In a medical malpractice case, the plaintiff – a chef – was awarded $1.5 million in damages when he lost his sense of taste following a…
Rank this Week: 3026

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Sep 29

    Construction Trial Victory for Builder

    Construction Trial Victory for Builder
    Tags: construction litigation north carolinaSeptember 2016: After a week and a half trial in Dobson, Surry County, the jury came back with a unanimous verdict in favor of the contractor. The contractor, who was represented by Kirk…
  • Jun 14

    How to Remove a trustee in NC?

    How to Remove a trustee in NC?
    Tags: how to remove a trustee in NCThe link below is an article which touches on how to remove a trustee for failure to perform duties. http://willcaveat.com/removing-trustee-north-carolina/
  • Jun 14

    Northern Beltway Inverse Condemnation Victory

    Northern Beltway Inverse Condemnation Victory
    Tags: Northern Beltway Winston-SalemMap Act AttorneyKirby v. NCDOThttp://hendricklawfirm.com/kirby-v-ncdot-supreme-court-opinion/ The above link includes the North Carolina Supreme Court's 15 page opinion that ruled that the NCDOT took…
Rank this Week: 3036

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Construction Trial Victory for Builder

    Construction Trial Victory for Builder
    Tags: construction litigation north carolinaSeptember 2016: After a week and a half trial in Dobson, Surry County, the jury came back with a unanimous verdict in favor of the contractor. The contractor, who was represented by Kirk…
  • Jun 14

    How to Remove a trustee in NC?

    How to Remove a trustee in NC?
    Tags: how to remove a trustee in NCThe link below is an article which touches on how to remove a trustee for failure to perform duties. http://willcaveat.com/removing-trustee-north-carolina/
  • Jun 14

    Northern Beltway Inverse Condemnation Victory

    Northern Beltway Inverse Condemnation Victory
    Tags: Northern Beltway Winston-SalemMap Act AttorneyKirby v. NCDOThttp://hendricklawfirm.com/kirby-v-ncdot-supreme-court-opinion/ The above link includes the North Carolina Supreme Court's 15 page opinion that ruled that the NCDOT took…
Rank this Week: 2604

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Sep 29

    Construction Trial Victory for Builder

    Construction Trial Victory for Builder
    Tags: construction litigation north carolinaSeptember 2016: After a week and a half trial in Dobson, Surry County, the jury came back with a unanimous verdict in favor of the contractor. The contractor, who was represented by Kirk…
  • Jun 14

    How to Remove a trustee in NC?

    How to Remove a trustee in NC?
    Tags: how to remove a trustee in NCThe link below is an article which touches on how to remove a trustee for failure to perform duties. http://willcaveat.com/removing-trustee-north-carolina/
  • Jun 14

    Northern Beltway Inverse Condemnation Victory

    Northern Beltway Inverse Condemnation Victory
    Tags: Northern Beltway Winston-SalemMap Act AttorneyKirby v. NCDOThttp://hendricklawfirm.com/kirby-v-ncdot-supreme-court-opinion/ The above link includes the North Carolina Supreme Court's 15 page opinion that ruled that the NCDOT took…
Rank this Week: 428

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney…

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation and injury law. By Tatum Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    4 Ways to Keep Passengers Safe

    4 Ways to Keep Passengers Safe
    Vehicle safety should be at the top of your priority list when it comes to keeping your passengers safe while on the road. In other words, maintaining a safe vehicle and remembering to drive safely, no matter what distractions may happen…
  • Sep 28

    What to Know About Blind Spot Truck Accident

    What to Know About Blind Spot Truck Accident
    Just thinking about an accident with a big truck is scary. You can do your best to avoid a wreck, but accidents will happen- and an 18-wheeler truck is more likely to have larger blind spots wherein the driver can’t see your vehicle.…
  • Sep 27

    What to Do After a DWI/DUI Car Accident

    What to Do After a DWI/DUI Car Accident
    Regardless of the circumstances, a car accident can cause irreparable harm to your life, or even result in fatalities. When the accident was the result of a DWI/DUI, your range of emotions could include anything from confusion to rage. It is…
Rank this Week: 1742

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.
    Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group If you have happened upon your browser’s home screen, Facebook, Twitter, or any news outlet, you have already been bombarded with the news that Angelina Jolie has filed for…
  • Sep 28

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.

    Ok, Greensboro, I have some hard news to break . . . “Brangelina” is no more.
    Diana Westrick, Legal Assistant, Woodruff Family Law Group If you have happened upon your browser’s home screen, Facebook, Twitter, or any news outlet, you have already been bombarded with the news that Angelina Jolie has filed for…
  • Sep 23

    Temporary or Permanent Orders in North Carolina Child Custody Cases – King v. King

    Temporary or Permanent Orders in North Carolina Child Custody Cases – King v. King
    In any divorce, custody cases can be extremely complicated. While we want to believe that most parents can amicably work out an agreement that is best for the children, the reality is that there are often long and drawn-out custody battles…
Rank this Week: 1959

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/
  • Sep 28

    Xarelto: Is It Dangerous?

    Xarelto: Is It Dangerous?
    You’ve probably seen the commercials. The most vivid to me was the one with Arnold Palmer, Kevin Nealon, and Brian Vickers. They are playing a round of golf and speaking to each other in shockingly sophisticated ways about the many…
  • Sep 28

    Xarelto: Is It Dangerous?

    Xarelto: Is It Dangerous?
    You’ve probably seen the commercials. The most vivid to me was the one with Arnold Palmer, Kevin Nealon, and Brian Vickers. They are playing a round of golf and speaking to each other in shockingly sophisticated ways about the many…
  • Sep 21

    Transvaginal Mesh: Appeals Court Grants Injured Woman Second Trial

    Transvaginal Mesh: Appeals Court Grants Injured Woman Second Trial
    I have written about the maddening ways a product liability case can go on (seemingly) forever. An injured person may wait years to get to a jury trial. And then, if the individual wins the trial and the jury awards a substantial amount of…
Rank this Week: 819

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Can cellphone companies be held liable for distracted driving accidents?

    Can cellphone companies be held liable for distracted driving accidents?
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What exactly is a wrongful death claim?” Anyone who pays attention to the news has heard about the terrible increase in deadly car accidents in recent years. In…
  • Sep 22

    Incomplete Paraplegic Allowed to Proceed with Gross Negligence Claim Against Water Park

    Incomplete Paraplegic Allowed to Proceed with Gross Negligence Claim Against Water Park
    Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “Do I have to pay taxes on a settlement or jury award in a personal injury case?” A waiver was not enough to protect a New Jersey waterpark from a lawsuit for gross…
  • Sep 20

    Samsung in Legal Hot Water Over Exploding Cellphone

    Samsung in Legal Hot Water Over Exploding Cellphone
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?” It’s been a rough month for Samsung as the company has felt heat from U.S. government regulatory bodies,…
Rank this Week: 3066

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/
  • Sep 28

    When it comes to prenups, let ‘Brangelina’ be an example

    When it comes to prenups, let ‘Brangelina’ be an example
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I get the judge to order my spouse to pay my attorney’s fees in a property division case?” Though initial reports indicated that Brad Pitt and…
  • Sep 22

    Woman Receives $350,000 in Settlement From Ex-Husband’s Mistre

    Woman Receives $350,000 in Settlement From Ex-Husband’s Mistre
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I sue someone for breaking up my marriage?” Heidi Ovando was no doubt unlucky in many respects. Continue reading →
  • Sep 20

    The Implications of the Brangelina Split

    The Implications of the Brangelina Split
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?” Over the weekend, news broke that “Brangelina”, the portmanteau for Brad Pitt and…
Rank this Week: 4703

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Charlotte Police Release Footage of Shooting

    Charlotte Police Release Footage of Shooting
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Should I talk to the police?” Charlotte has been gripped by protests in the days following the deadly shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. Scott was killed by police officers…
  • Sep 22

    Criminal Disenfranchisement and Voting Rights: 2 Steps Forward, 3 Back

    Criminal Disenfranchisement and Voting Rights: 2 Steps Forward, 3 Back
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question:”A past conviction is keeping me from finding work. What can I do?” Virginia’s Supreme Court ruled this July that its governor’s decision to restore voting…
  • Sep 20

    North Carolina Man Charged In False Clown Sighting Incident

    North Carolina Man Charged In False Clown Sighting Incident
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What should parents tell their children to do when interacting with police officers?” If you’ve been following the news closely you’ve likely seen articles…
Rank this Week: 2792

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Debts You Just Can’t Shake

    Debts You Just Can’t Shake
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I get rid of student loans by declaring bankruptcy?” The reason most people feel forced to consider filing for bankruptcy is because their debts increase to unsustainable…
  • Sep 22

    Surf’s Still Up For PacSun: Retailer Emerges From Bankruptcy With Few Store Closing

    Surf’s Still Up For PacSun: Retailer Emerges From Bankruptcy With Few Store Closing
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is a small business bankruptcy ?” “Retailer’s dream” isn’t a phrase that one usually thinks about when it comes to bankruptcy. However, the…
  • Sep 20

    Is one type of bankruptcy better than another?

    Is one type of bankruptcy better than another?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?” If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy one of things you’re likely concerned about is the impact filing can have on your…
Rank this Week: 1862

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: 4555

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/
  • Sep 27

    Getting a Higher Rating Percentage than What Is in the Schedule for Rating Disabilitie

    Getting a Higher Rating Percentage than What Is in the Schedule for Rating Disabilitie
    Sometimes a Veteran may be entitled to a higher disability rating than is contemplated in the Schedule for Rating Disabilities when the VA’s schedule does not contemplate the level of symptoms or disability that the Veteran presents.…
  • Sep 22

    Study Finds Drivers with ADHD Face Greater Risks of Car Crashe

    Study Finds Drivers with ADHD Face Greater Risks of Car Crashe
    New research confirms that drivers affected by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to be involved in serious car crashes. An article in JAMA Psychiatry reports that drivers with ADHD are about 50 percent more…
  • Sep 5

    What to Do when the VA Argues that a Condition Preexisted Service

    What to Do when the VA Argues that a Condition Preexisted Service
    The Presumption of Sound Condition is a powerful doctrine when used appropriately.  It can force the VA to accept that the Veteran entered military service in sound condition and is only rebuttable by Clear and Unmistakable Evidence…
Rank this Week: 2864

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 27th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 27th, 10am - 11:30am
    Join the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsWe'll…
  • Sep 18

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 20th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 20th, 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!We'll…
  • Sep 12

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 13th, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Sept. 13th, 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!We'll…
Rank this Week: 3878

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Sep 26

    How To Get A Debt Collector To Stop Calling – Rely On The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

    How To Get A Debt Collector To Stop Calling – Rely On The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
    While most web pages addressing how to get a debt collector to stop calling focus on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, federal law provides an additional weapon for consumers to stop them from being harassed mercilessly with phone…
  • Sep 22

    Tractor Trailer Accident Insurance Coverage Minimum

    Tractor Trailer Accident Insurance Coverage Minimum
    In North Carolina, every driver operating on our roads must have a minimum of $30,000 in personal injury liability coverage for any one person injured in an at-fault crash and $60,000 if there are multiple persons injured. Regrettably, these…
  • Sep 2

    Obtaining DMV-349 Crash Report

    Obtaining DMV-349 Crash Report
    In Wake County, there are a number of local law enforcement agencies that may come to the scene of a car wreck, including the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. If you are involved in an automobile accident specifically within Raleigh city…
Rank this Week: 4855

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: 751

North Carolina Truck Accident…

North Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.northcarolinatruckaccidentlawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 2017

Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

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

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Sep 21

    What if a Condemned Property in NJ Is Also in Foreclosure?

    What if a Condemned Property in NJ Is Also in Foreclosure?
    It is generally troubling to learn that the government wants to seize your land. However, if you can longer afford your mortgage and are facing a possible foreclosure, you may not be as distressed to learn of a possible eminent domain action…
  • Aug 26

    How Condemnation Can Affect Small Businesse

    How Condemnation Can Affect Small Businesse
    Hearing that the government wants to take the land on which you live is stressful, as you will need to figure out a new place to live if the condemnation is successful. However, if you run your own small business, learning there may be a…
  • Aug 12

    Can You Appeal An Eminent Domain Decision?

    Can You Appeal An Eminent Domain Decision?
      If you receive notice of a potential Illinois eminent domain action that will affect your property, you have the right to legally challenge the condemnation if there is a basis on which to do so. Some common reasons to challenge the…
Rank this Week: 2549

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
  • Aug 31

    Class Certified on Failure To Notify Employees of Impending Hospital Closure

    Class Certified on Failure To Notify Employees of Impending Hospital Closure
    Failure to give the requisite 60-days’ notice to a group of employees under the WARN Act seems like it implicates a quintessential common question for adjudication under Rule 23. But in Hutson v. CAH Acquisition Company 10, LLC,…
  • Aug 31

    Recent Filings – August Digest

    Recent Filings – August 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 August’s filings: Kirkpatrick v. Cardinal Ally, Inc., No. 1:16-cv-01088 (M.D.N.C. August 28, 2016) (collective…
  • Aug 10

    Recent Filings – July Digest

    Recent Filings – July 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 July’s filings: Ford, et. al. v. Ford Motor Co., No. 1:16-cv-00239 (W.D.N.C. July 14, 2016) (putative…
Rank this Week: 1934

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

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

    Join the Team by Pledging to Increase Awareness of the Autism Society of North Carolina

    Join the Team by Pledging to Increase Awareness of the Autism Society of North Carolina
    The attorneys at Hardison & Cochran understand the value of a team approach to solving problems. Hardison & Cochran is proud to partner with the University of North Carolina Athletics and the Autism Society of North Carolina to form…
  • Aug 23

    Pop Quiz: Is It Safer to Back into a Parking Space?

    Pop Quiz: Is It Safer to Back into a Parking Space?
    Which is safer – backing into a space, or driving straight in, which requires you to back out? Think you know the answer? Modern technology, such as backup cameras and assistive parking systems, makes backing into spaces safer and…
  • Aug 15

    Raleigh Lawyer Benjamin T. Cochran Included in 23rd Edition of “Best Lawyers in America”

    Raleigh Lawyer Benjamin T. Cochran Included in 23rd Edition of “Best Lawyers in America”
    Raleigh, North Carolina—The Raleigh personal injury and disability law firm Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law announces that Benjamin. T. Cochran has been selected by his peers as one of the top workers’ compensation…
Rank this Week: 1710

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 3841

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    The Physiology of Motorcycle Safety

    The Physiology of Motorcycle Safety
    What does fitness have to do with motorcycle safety? It’s a valid question – one that you probably asked as you read the title. I mean, are there really any physical demands of riding a bike? You’re just sitting there,…
  • Jul 26

    Catastrophic Car Accidents: How To Get The Compensation You Deserve

    Catastrophic Car Accidents: How To Get The Compensation You Deserve
    Car wrecks happen in the blink of an eye – and just like that, your life can change forever. But a wreck doesn’t just alter your physical and emotional health. A catastrophic car accident can also significantly affect your…
  • Feb 10

    Hardison Wood Named One Of The Best Trial Lawyers In America

    Hardison Wood Named One Of The Best Trial Lawyers In America
    Bellevue, Wash. – The Law Office of D. Hardison Wood has received the 2015 Litigator Award™. It is the firm’s second consecutive honor on the prestigious list, and one that places it in the top 1% of all Personal Injury…
Rank this Week: 1754

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/
  • Aug 28

    Need to Raise Investment Dollars for Your Company? New(ish) Rule 506(c) May Be Your Best Bet!

    Need to Raise Investment Dollars for Your Company? New(ish) Rule 506(c) May Be Your Best Bet!
    Anyone who has been paying attention lately knows that there are some new ways to raise money from investors. State crowdfunding laws and SEC rule changes have opened up opportunities that have not been available in more than eighty years. …
  • Jul 8

    North Carolina Adopts A Virtual Currency Statute

    North Carolina Adopts A Virtual Currency Statute
    House Bill 289, passed by the General Assembly this week, re-writes the Money Transmitters Act and includes a new concept of Virtual Currency.  The North Carolina Commissioner of Banks will soon be regulating those who engage in Bitcoin…
  • Jul 5

    Business Associates Beware! The Feds Are Coming!

    Business Associates Beware! The Feds Are Coming!
    If your organization is a business associate of a HIPAA covered entity (such as a health care provider or employee health benefit plan), you should know that the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is…
Rank this Week: 3611

Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
Rank this Week: 3334

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: 2140

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: 2159

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: 400

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4644

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: 1865

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: 3854

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: 938

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: 4520

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: 4525

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: 3708

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: 2375

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: 2137

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: 2956

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: 3494

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: 2659

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: 758

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: 3502

The Conference Room--Answers to…

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

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

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

    Changing home

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

    Take Time to Heal after a Car Wreck.

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

    Eviction

    Eviction
    Landlords have a streamlined process in North Carolina to evict tenants who have breached their lease. This is called summary ejectment. After the tenant has breached the lease by failing to pay rent or otherwise, and after the tenant has...
Rank this Week: 4265

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jan 15

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member
    As a business owner or a person wanting to start a business; you may face a lot of legal red tape questions that left unanswered can adversely affect your business. Brian King will be conducting a Business Talk seminar exploring the following…
  • Nov 4

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!
    King Law Offices, known locally as King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes, has moved it’s Shelby office from 221 South Lafayette Street,  #4,  to 131 West Marion Street., directly across from the upcoming Farmer’s Market.…
  • Oct 14

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic
    King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes would like to thank Bobbie Young and the team at REAL in Marion for providing an opportunity for Brian W. King to teach the fundamental business law practices for new businesses here in McDowell County and…
Rank this Week: 2705