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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/
Rank this Week: 295

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: 571

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: 526

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: 567

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice…

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice Blog

By Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C.

http://va-nc-medical-surgery-malpractice-attorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 512

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 13

    Webinar: What Terms & Conditions Apply to my E-Commerce Contract?

    Webinar: What Terms & Conditions Apply to my E-Commerce Contract?
    Reserve your seat for our Terms & Conditions webinar on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. This fast paced webinar will review how terms and conditions could be construed with contracts entered into by e-mail, online purchases,…
  • Sep 13

    Webinar: 2017 North Carolina Lien Law & Payment Bond Law Update

    Webinar: 2017 North Carolina Lien Law & Payment Bond Law Update
    Vann Attorneys will be hosting this webinar on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. North Carolina Lien Law in 2017: Three Important Things to Remember. Join us as we discuss the current lien law for North Carolina. We will…
  • Sep 5

    Letter of Intent and Term Sheet in a Business Transaction

    Letter of Intent and Term Sheet in a Business Transaction
    Often times in a business transaction where a business is buying or selling a business, a Letter of Intent and Term Sheet is agreed to in order to set the stage for the transaction.  Generally the buyer will present to the seller a…
Rank this Week: 1028

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Aug 30

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina
    Tags: NC Estate LitigationNC Estate Litigation AttorneyHow to Contest a Will in North Carolina? These links to our NC Estate Litigation videos may help. Willcaveat.com is our site dedicated to estate litigation matters, including Will…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
Rank this Week: 1402

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

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

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Aug 29

    Collection Efforts and Inaccurate Credit Information Following Student Loan Modification or Discharge

    Collection Efforts and Inaccurate Credit Information Following Student Loan Modification or Discharge
    Recent studies by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimate that 44 million American hold student loans and that these loans total more than 1.4 TRILLION dollars. Most of these loans are not private loans, but come from federal…
  • Aug 7

    North Carolina Personal Injury Claim for Postal Service Negligence

    North Carolina Personal Injury Claim for Postal Service Negligence
    There are hundreds to thousands of United States Postal Service (USPS) trucks operating every day on the roads in North Carolina. The employees who operate these trucks can drive negligently and cause serious automobile collisions and bodily…
  • Aug 7

    North Carolina Subdural Hematoma and Brain Hemorrhage Attorney

    North Carolina Subdural Hematoma and Brain Hemorrhage Attorney
    Of all the injuries that can be caused by motor vehicle crashes, slip-and-falls, and other accidental incidents, brain injuries are among the most financially and physically devastating. They can catastrophically change not just the life of…
Rank this Week: 1010

Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1367

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

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

http://constructionlawnc.com
Rank this Week: 994

Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

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

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

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

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

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 1259

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 22

    After Noisy August, Fourth Depuy Pinnacle Hip Bellwether Trial Underway

    After Noisy August, Fourth Depuy Pinnacle Hip Bellwether Trial Underway
    Some of my clients have been asking me what is going on with the fourth Depuy Pinnacle bellwether trial. Non-clients have also been calling to inquire about the status of the trial. Did it start this week? Was it postponed? What is the deal…
  • Sep 15

    Recent Product Liability Jury Verdicts: Pelvic Mesh, Xarelto, Androgel

    Recent Product Liability Jury Verdicts: Pelvic Mesh, Xarelto, Androgel
    Medical device and prescription drug jury verdicts come rapid fire, with a few cases being tried at any given moment across the country. Below is a recap on three recent jury verdicts involving Ethicon pelvic mesh, the blood-thinning drug…
  • Sep 13

    Taxotere and Permanent Hair Loss: Is There a Cure?

    Taxotere and Permanent Hair Loss: Is There a Cure?
    Hair loss, or alopecia, is a common condition for many people, especially when they age. The exact reason for the hair loss can vary, but one particularly unpleasant cause is chemotherapy. However, not all patients will be affected the same…
Rank this Week: 1800

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 21

    Motorcycle Crash on Blue Ridge Parkway

    Motorcycle Crash on Blue Ridge Parkway
    On Sunday, one person was injured in a motorcycle crash on the Blue Ridge Parkway. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened near Graveyard Fields in Haywood County. Very little information about this motorcycle crash has been…
  • Sep 14

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Brevard

    Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Brevard
    On Thursday, a motorcyclist was killed in a Brevard Crash. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the wreck happened on US 276, above the Ranger Station, at about 6:00 p.m. Very few details about this crash have been released, but we do know…
  • Sep 6

    Pedestrian Killed Near Tunnel Road

    Pedestrian Killed Near Tunnel Road
    Over the weekend, a pedestrian was found dead on Tunnel Road, under the I-240 overpass. According to WLOS ABC News Channel 13, the incident happened between South Tunnel Road and Crocket Avenue, sometime around 2:00 a.m. on Saturday. Very few…
Rank this Week: 2383

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Hardison & Cochran Blog

Covers North Carolina personal injury news.

http://www.lawyernc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1895

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood…

Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Blog

Covers North Carolina injuries and accidents.

http://www.hardisonwood.com/blog/
  • Sep 13

    Helping your company grow with a business attorney

    Helping your company grow with a business attorney
    Running a business is hard. Starting a business is even harder. The person who said, “Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life” probably didn’t think about the legal aspects that come with it.…
  • Aug 16

    Traffic, distraction and a Holly Springs intersection

    Traffic, distraction and a Holly Springs intersection
    Susan Miller pulled over to the shoulder at Main Street and Ralph Stephens Road in Holly Springs and directed her phone’s camera at the intersection in front of her. Within mere seconds, she caught one driver after another running the…
  • Jul 12

    Asbestos and Cancer: What You Need to Know

    Asbestos and Cancer: What You Need to Know
    You’ve seen the commercials on TV—the ones with the melodramatic voice that boom, “If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may be entitled to compensation!” Class-action lawsuits abound…
Rank this Week: 1646

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/
  • Sep 8

    What You Should Do Today In Response To The Equifax Breach

    What You Should Do Today In Response To The Equifax Breach
    You've probably heard that Equifax revealed on Thursday that it was the subject of a data security breach that resulted in the exposure of 143 million Americans--almost half the population.  It is likely the largest data security breach…
  • Jul 27

    Reflections on a Rewarding Year with the NCBA YLD

    Reflections on a Rewarding Year with the NCBA YLD
    I'm no longer a young lawyer.A few days ago, I handed over an enormous gavel, signifying the end of my term as leader of the more than 6,400 members of the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association. It has been an…
  • Jul 27

    It's Time for a Change

    It's Time for a Change
    Over the past six years, I have really enjoyed sharing thoughts with you on this blog and participating in some of the conversations that have arisen from the posts.Having recently departed private practice to work as in-house counsel, my…
Rank this Week: 2174

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
  • Sep 5

    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: Clark, et al. v. Harrah’s NC Casino Company, LLC, et al.; No. 1:17-cv-00240 (W.D.N.C.…
  • Aug 31

    The Case of the $5 Footlong*

    The Case of the $5 Footlong*
    For what appears to have been a frivolous lawsuit, In re: Subway Footlong Sandwich Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation generated an interesting opinion from the Seventh Circuit full of class-action issues. The case originated when…
  • Aug 23

    Fourth Circuit Provides Guidance Concerning Proof of the Amount in Controversy under CAFA

    Fourth Circuit Provides Guidance Concerning Proof of the Amount in Controversy under CAFA
    We don’t often get appellate guidance after a federal trial judge remands a case to state court following removal because 28 U.S.C. Sect. 1447(d) generally makes such a ruling unreviewable. But the Class Action Fairness Act…
Rank this Week: 1649

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 1

    Will Your Eminent Domain Case Go To Trial?

    Will Your Eminent Domain Case Go To Trial?
    When the government authorizes an eminent domain action regarding your land, the government will make an offer to compensate you for your property. All too often, this offer is grossly inadequate and you have the right to contest the offer…
  • Aug 25

    Pre-condemnation Right to Entry

    Pre-condemnation Right to Entry
    Before a major utility, government, or commercial project, engineers and surveyors may want to come onto the land of any properties that may be affected by the project for budget and calendar planning as well as feasibility determinations.…
  • Aug 18

    When Can the Government Take Your Land?

    When Can the Government Take Your Land?
    When you purchase a home, a farm, a business, or any other type of land, you rightfully should believe that you own that land and no one can simply come and take it away from you. For this reason, many landowners are shocked to learn that the…
Rank this Week: 1421

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/
  • Jul 20

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate
    Upon the appointment of the executor or administrator of a North Carolina probate estate, the personal representative or collector must notify all people or businesses having claims against the decedent to present them to the personal…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is dead. In many cases, parties seek to…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is already dead. In many cases, parties…
Rank this Week: 1755

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/
  • Apr 28

    Report: Distracted Motorists Driving Up Your Insurance Cost

    Report: Distracted Motorists Driving Up Your Insurance Cost
    Recently, The Charlotte Observer reported an 80-year-old driver blew through a stop sign and crashed into a marked police cruiser in New Jersey. Ironically, the patrolman in that vehicle had been assigned to enforce the state’s “U…
  • Apr 26

    Tesla Argues No Duty to Design Fail-Safe Vehicle

    Tesla Argues No Duty to Design Fail-Safe Vehicle
    A proposed class-action lawsuit alleges that vehicle manufacturer Tesla’s Model S and Model X are prone to unintentional, sudden acceleration. Several owners detail instances wherein their electric vehicles without warning barreled…
  • Apr 24

    Uber Accused of Overlooking DUI History of Driver

    Uber Accused of Overlooking DUI History of Driver
    Uber has been operating in Charlotte, Asheville and several other major cities in North Carolina for several years now, asserting that their service helps lower the number of drunk drivers on the road. Some who use the service say it…
Rank this Week: 2079

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: 2192

Child Custody Attorney~In the…

Child Custody Attorney~In the Trenches

Covers child custody and family law issues. By Arlaine Rockey.

http://childcustodyattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:  HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey © 2014PART 2:  GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CUSTODY CASE There are two main kinds of evidence in a custody case:  witnesses and…
  • Aug 31

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey [1]© 2014 PART 1:  HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CUSTODY CONSULTATION Child custody disputes are not pretty.  If you and the other…
  • Dec 2

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)
    Abusers sometimes use false allegations of parental alienation against the protective parent to help deflect away from the abuse allegations and to turn the tables on the protective parent. Unfortunately, it works. Thus, as a protective…
Rank this Week: 1847

Durham Family Law Journal.com

Durham Family Law Journal.com

Discusses North Carolina family law topics. By Martha New Milam.

http://durhamfamilylawjournal.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    IS YOUR RELATIONSIP 'GOOD ENOUGH"?"?

    IS YOUR RELATIONSIP 'GOOD ENOUGH"?"?
    In this recent article,  Dr. Pauline Boss describes an alternative to ending a relationship because it’s not everything we wish for.  She describes this as making a "conscious choice".  In all intimate…
  • Apr 29

    A Simple Communications Model to Use

    A Simple Communications Model to Use
    Cathy Heenan, Ed.D. recently posted an article in her blog that introduces a model you can use with your spouse when emotions are running high and you need to be able to solve a dispute.Here's what you need to do:If you can agree with…
  • Mar 24

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A Persisitent Threat to Women in the USA

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A Persisitent Threat to Women in the USA
     In a recent New York Times OP-ED Nicholas Kristof informs us that in the United States, domestic violence claims the life of an American Woman every six hours and strikes 25% of all American women in their lifetimes.  Such…
Rank this Week: 1591

Norris Law Firm Blog

Norris Law Firm Blog

Covers areas of concern to North Carolina consumers, including lemon law, consumer law, auto vehicle repossessions.

http://www.lemonlawnc.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    General Mills Arbitration – Can Buying a Product Force You to Give Up Your Legal Rights?

    General Mills Arbitration – Can Buying a Product Force You to Give Up Your Legal Rights?
    So now General Mills is forcing you to arbitrate disputes simply by engaging with them in an online forum, or even using a coupon to purchase one of its products! Could you imagine that using a coupon for .25c off a box of cereal meant that…
  • Apr 18

    General Mills Arbitration – Can Buying a Product Force You to Give Up Your Legal Rights?

    General Mills Arbitration – Can Buying a Product Force You to Give Up Your Legal Rights?
    So now @General Mills is forcing you to arbitrate disputes simply by engaging with them in an online forum, or even using a coupon to purchase one of its products!  Could you imagine that using a coupon for .25c off a box of cereal meant…
  • Apr 11

    GM Ignition Recalls – Unmerchantable Vehicles?

    GM Ignition Recalls – Unmerchantable Vehicles?
    There has been a lot of news lately about vehicle recalls, especially with the GM Ignition Recalls fiasco.  This leads to an interesting question of whether someone who has recently, but unwittingly, purchased a vehicle that falls under…
Rank this Week: 2212

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Who Has Standing to Apply for Custody in NC? – Part 1: Constitutional Right

    Who Has Standing to Apply for Custody in NC? – Part 1: Constitutional Right
    By: Jennifer A. Crissman, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group             If you have been involved with a highly contentious custody case in the Triad, you know that family members will…
  • Sep 20

    Heart Balm Torts: Playing Doctor and Nurse

    Heart Balm Torts: Playing Doctor and Nurse
    By Carolyn J. Woodruff, North Carolina Family Law Specialist Winston Salem, North Carolina: Malecek v. Williams (2017) Derek Williams is a Forsyth County doctor who had an affair apparently, or at least allegedly, with his nurse. Playing…
  • Sep 15

    Danger Lurking Next Door

    Danger Lurking Next Door
    Dear Carolyn, I have been reading the horrid stories about children being left in hot cars.  I also have been troubled by my next door neighbor leaving her seven-year-old son alone this summer while she goes to work.  I have seen…
Rank this Week: 3019

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 22

    Helping Your Children Avoid Accidents and Injurie

    Helping Your Children Avoid Accidents and Injurie
    National Childhood Injury Prevention Week happens in September.  It’s a time when parents in North Carolina, South Carolina and across the U.S. help raise awareness about preventable accidents that result in injury and death to…
  • Sep 18

    When Being Bad Can Cost You Your Benefits: Willful Misconduct under the VA

    When Being Bad Can Cost You Your Benefits: Willful Misconduct under the VA
    Most disabilities stemming from injuries or illnesses accrued or aggravated while in military service are compensable under the VA’s disability compensation benefits scheme.  A notable exception is when the illness or injury…
  • Aug 21

    Stopping Elder Abuse: Signs Your Loved One May Be at Risk

    Stopping Elder Abuse: Signs Your Loved One May Be at Risk
    Nursing homes offer a level of medical attention and daily care that would be difficult to provide for elderly loved ones in their own homes. At the same time, nursing home abuse is an unfortunately common problem, and it is important for…
Rank this Week: 4088

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 22

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Over the weekend a Georgia Tech student was shot and killed by a campus police officer in a tragic incident that set off protests on the school’s campus this week.  21-year-old student Scout Schultz was shot by 23-year-old campus…
  • Sep 21

    G.S. 90-96(a) Is Mandatory Unless both the Judge and the State Say No

    G.S. 90-96(a) Is Mandatory Unless both the Judge and the State Say No
    I wrote a post in July asking whether conditional discharge under G.S. 90-96(a) is discretionary or mandatory for a consenting defendant. A case decided this week offers some clarification. The prior post, here, walked through the recent…
  • Sep 20

    Serial, Cell Site Location Information, and Experts . . . on a Wednesday

    Serial, Cell Site Location Information, and Experts . . . on a Wednesday
    It’s not Thursday, but I’m going to throw it back a few years to 2014. Like the rest of the nerds I know, I became obsessed that year with the podcast Serial. The first season of that podcast chronicled the prosecution of Adnan…
Rank this Week: 3239

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.

https://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Join Attorney John B. Crotts at the NBI Seminar

    Join Attorney John B. Crotts at the NBI Seminar
    Join Attorney John B. Crotts, partner of King Law, in Asheville, NC on Monday, October 23rd as he presents at the NBI seminar, The Probate Process from Start to Finish. This seminar will cover everything from the initial filing, law of…
  • Sep 19

    So, You’re in a Lawsuit, What is “Discovery”?

    So, You’re in a Lawsuit, What is “Discovery”?
    In the state of South Carolina “discovery” is a pretrial process in which each party through the rules of civil procedure can obtain evidence from the other side. Even though engaging in discovery can add to the expense of a case,…
  • Sep 14

    Traffic Stops and the 4th Amendment

    Traffic Stops and the 4th Amendment
    When the framers of the constitution drafted the 4th amendment, it is safe to say they could not anticipate the invention of the automobile and certainly not their essential function in the daily life of Americans. Fortunately, the…
Rank this Week: 2661

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/
  • Sep 20

    Wagon Train Accident and Wrongful Death in North Carolina

    Wagon Train Accident and Wrongful Death in North Carolina
    Recently, there was an accident in North Carolina in which one person was killed, two were injured, a horse had to be put down, and another horse was sent for veterinary care. A pickup hit a wagon train, and a witness said it sounded like a…
  • Sep 13

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit After a Construction Site Accident in North Carolina

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit After a Construction Site Accident in North Carolina
    In a recent North Carolina wrongful death case, a decedent’s estate appealed from a summary judgment in favor of a building company. The decedent was an employee of a steel company that had subcontracted with a building company to…
  • Sep 6

    Wrongful Death of North Carolina Pregnant Patient After Delivery

    Wrongful Death of North Carolina Pregnant Patient After Delivery
    In a North Carolina wrongful death decision, the plaintiffs were the parents of a pregnant woman who died. The decedent found she was pregnant with her first kid in 2012. She became a patient of the defendant, a member of an alliance of…
Rank this Week: 3306

Beer Law Blog

Beer Law Blog

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

http://beerlawcenter.com/craft-beer-blog/
  • Sep 19

    What is a Private Placement Memo?

    What is a Private Placement Memo?
    How do I sell private equity in my brewery? Do I need to present anything to investors? If you have these questions then keep reading! Any private equity or debt for sale is a . The Securities Act of 1933 created the Securities and Exchange…
  • Sep 14

    TTB Forms Galore! The Scoop about the Power of Attorney and Signing Authority Form

    TTB Forms Galore! The Scoop about the Power of Attorney and Signing Authority Form
    For this blog post I want to talk about two forms that are pretty standard for a TTB application, regardless of whether or not you’re a distillery or brewery. The forms are the Power of Attorney form and the Signing Authority form-both…
  • Aug 28

    Transporting Alcohol: Now that I have the booze how do I transport it?

    Transporting Alcohol: Now that I have the booze how do I transport it?
    Much like everything with alcohol it’s complicated. The ABC (specifically North Carolina General Statute §18-B-303 & §18B-400) details the exact rules, amounts, and volume of alcohol you can transport without getting a…
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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 13

    Major Push Underway To Reform Bail System

    Major Push Underway To Reform Bail System
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?” To the surprise of many who once thought it impossible, there appears to be growing pressure across the country to…
  • Sep 6

    Minnesota Judge Appears To Defy Federal Ruling

    Minnesota Judge Appears To Defy Federal Ruling
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What are the long term effects of being convicted of a crime?” Criminal cases are seldom very exciting. Though TV and movies would have you believe differently, the…
  • Aug 23

    Congressman Ordered To Take Mugshot

    Congressman Ordered To Take Mugshot
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?” The mugshot is something that an average person would immediately associate with a brush with the law. The assumption…
Rank this Week: 4095

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 13

    Chicago Judge Tackles Problem of Incarcerated Divorce

    Chicago Judge Tackles Problem of Incarcerated Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is an Absolute Divorce?” It is something that very few people give much thought to: divorce behind bars. Though it seldom makes it on to most…
  • Sep 6

    North Carolina Court Allows Alienation of Affection Case to Move Forward

    North Carolina Court Allows Alienation of Affection Case to Move Forward
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Does adultery affect my divorce case?” In many places, if a marriage ends due to an affair, the innocent spouse may be left with anger and hurt feelings, but…
  • Aug 23

    New Jersey Supreme Court Breaks Precedent In Recent Ruling

    New Jersey Supreme Court Breaks Precedent In Recent Ruling
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” When it comes to custody issues during and after a divorce, it can be very hard for families to…
Rank this Week: 3977

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Rossabi Black Slaughter, PA Blog

Covers estate planning, HOA & condo associations and family law in North Carolina.

http://lawfirmcarolinas.com/blog/
  • Sep 8

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?

    Required E-mail Notice of Collection Proceedings?
    Lawyers get asked about reported cases all the time, but usually what happens in a specific lawsuit isn’t that relevant to parties not involved in the case. That’s because circumstances are different, facts vary, associations are…
  • Aug 31

    How to Help after Hurricane Harvey

    How to Help after Hurricane Harvey
    These blogs often focus on community association issues, whether hot topics, new appellate cases, or proposed federal or state laws. Today there’s a more pressing issue to address—the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.…
  • Aug 30

    Best Lawyers Recognition

    Best Lawyers Recognition
    Two attorneys at Black, Slaughter & Black have been named to the 2018 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers. Best Lawyers recognition is based on peer reviews and client recommendations. Barbara Morgenstern been recognized…
Rank this Week: 2517

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 6

    Why Equifax May Soon Find Itself In A World Of Hurt

    Why Equifax May Soon Find Itself In A World Of Hurt
    Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What if I am unable to work following the accident, as a result of my injuries? Will I be able to recover my lost wages?” Data breaches have, unfortunately, become a far…
  • Aug 23

    Johnson & Johnson Sustains Major Lo

    Johnson & Johnson Sustains Major Lo
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?” What started years ago as a single claim against Johnson & Johnson has snowballed into a potentially…
  • Aug 16

    Nursing Home Residents Appear Poised To Lose Their Day In Court

    Nursing Home Residents Appear Poised To Lose Their Day In Court
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What information will be helpful for my nursing home negligence claim?” It’s been bad news recently for those residing in nursing homes or with loved ones…
Rank this Week: 4580

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blog
  • Aug 30

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina
    Tags: NC Estate LitigationNC Estate Litigation AttorneyHow to Contest a Will in North Carolina? These links to our NC Estate Litigation videos may help. Willcaveat.com is our site dedicated to estate litigation matters, including Will…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
Rank this Week: 4396

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Sanders Law Firm Blog

Covers North Carolina law.

http://kirksanderslaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina

    Contesting a Will in North Carolina
    Tags: NC Estate LitigationNC Estate Litigation AttorneyHow to Contest a Will in North Carolina? These links to our NC Estate Litigation videos may help. Willcaveat.com is our site dedicated to estate litigation matters, including Will…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
  • May 8

    Compelling Production of a Will

    Compelling Production of a Will
    Tags: North Carolina Estate Litigation AttorneysCompel Production of a WillWhat happens if one of your loved ones has died and left you property, but a good-for-nothing family member refuses to turn over the will? How do you force that…
Rank this Week: 2820

Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
Rank this Week: 2483

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Arbitration and Bankruptcy

    Arbitration and Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Are my 401k and IRA protected in bankruptcy?” Normally, arbitration comes up in the context of personal injury cases. A good example is one of the most common instances of…
  • Jul 10

    Court Case Demonstrates How Bankruptcy Can Be Used To Evade Creditor

    Court Case Demonstrates How Bankruptcy Can Be Used To Evade Creditor
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?” We like to think that when someone takes the big step of filing for bankruptcy, they do so only when it’s absolutely necessary.…
  • Jun 10

    Can a state file for bankruptcy?

    Can a state file for bankruptcy?
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Will I lose my property if I file for bankruptcy?” We all know what bankruptcy is intended for, to help people or companies get back on their feet financially by eliminating…
Rank this Week: 2602

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: 3206

North Carolina Truck Accident…

North Carolina Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.northcarolinatruckaccidentlawyer.net/
  • Aug 15

    Investigating the Cause of a North Carolina Truck Crash

    Investigating the Cause of a North Carolina Truck Crash
    When a North Carolina truck accident causes a loss of life or serious injuries, litigation often results. Sometimes, it is clear how the accident happened and who was at fault. In such cases, the primary argument is not liability but instead…
  • Aug 1

    Truck Accident in North Carolina Causes 8,000 Gallons of Ethanol to Leak from Ruptured Fuel Tank

    Truck Accident in North Carolina Causes 8,000 Gallons of Ethanol to Leak from Ruptured Fuel Tank
    Earlier this month, a North Carolina truck accident resulted in an ethanol fuel spill of approximately 8,000 gallons. The spill happened within a few miles of a river, causing initial concern about the possible environmental impact. According…
  • Jul 31

    North Carolina Truck Driver Involved in Multi-Fatality Accident Near Work Zone

    North Carolina Truck Driver Involved in Multi-Fatality Accident Near Work Zone
    According to a news article out of Leavenworth County, Kansas, a truck driver from Asheville, North Carolina, was involved in what local officials called a “horrific accident” near a work zone earlier this month. The multiple…
Rank this Week: 3399

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/
  • Jul 20

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate

    Notice to Creditors in North Carolina Probate
    Upon the appointment of the executor or administrator of a North Carolina probate estate, the personal representative or collector must notify all people or businesses having claims against the decedent to present them to the personal…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is dead. In many cases, parties seek to…
  • Aug 5

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)

    The Dead Man’s Statute – NC Rule of Evidence 601(c)
    Estate litigation poses significant challenges to parties and practitioners, not the least of which is that the person whose wishes should dictate the distribution of the property at issue in a dispute is already dead. In many cases, parties…
Rank this Week: 3341

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/
  • Apr 28

    Tenant Seeks Landlord/ Employer Liability in Child Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit

    Tenant Seeks Landlord/ Employer Liability in Child Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit
    When a 13-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after he was attacked by a pit bull, his mother sought to hold several parties accountable. One of those was her landlord. The owner of the dog was both a tenant of the same rental property, as…
  • Apr 26

    Trampoline Park Injury Lawsuit Raises Duty of Care Question

    Trampoline Park Injury Lawsuit Raises Duty of Care Question
    Duty of care is the basis of any negligence claim. In tort law, it’s the legal obligation imposed on an individual requiring adherence to a standard of care reasonable while performing an act that could foreseeably injure others. If…
  • Apr 24

    Report: Charlotte Pedestrian Deaths Spike in Charlotte

    Report: Charlotte Pedestrian Deaths Spike in Charlotte
    Pedestrian fatalities in the U.S. reached the highest they have been in 40 years, according to a new study. Charlotte has not been immune to this trend, and neither have the Carolinas as a whole.  The study, conducted by the Governors…
Rank this Week: 4433

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Construction Worker Awarded $3.8M After Church Ceiling Fall

    Construction Worker Awarded $3.8M After Church Ceiling Fall
    In work injury cases, injured employees may have a number of possible avenues in which to pursue monetary compensation for the damages suffered. One of the first, of course, is workers’ compensation. This is a no-fault system wherein…
  • Apr 26

    Falling Tree Causes Worker Injury

    Falling Tree Causes Worker Injury
    The start of bring brings a host of lawn care and tree maintenance workers out in full force. But tree care is an especially perilous industry, as illustrated by a recent incident in Massachusetts.  According to the Boston Herald, a…
  • Apr 24

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern

    Report: Crane Accident Occurred at Construction Site Where Workers Raised Safety Concern
    In today’s construction and manufacturing industries, moving large, heavy loads is critical to operations. There has been a great deal of technology developed for this purpose, and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
Rank this Week: 3707

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/
  • Mar 30

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult

    Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adult
    According to the latest report from the CDC, from 2007 to 2013, the rate for traumatic brain injuries that resulted in emergency department visits, hospitalizations, or deaths increased 39 percent. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to about…
  • Mar 27

    Occupational Skin Disease

    Occupational Skin Disease
    Occupational skin diseases are one of the most common occupational diseases. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health estimates that in the United States more than 13 million workers are potentially exposed to chemicals that…
  • Mar 23

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel

    The Safety Hazard Right Under Your Wheel
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. The collapse of the Interstate Highway-35W bridge over the Mississippi River killed 13 people and highlighted the safety hazards related to poor…
Rank this Week: 4335

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

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

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

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

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime…

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

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

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