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Can You Sue for a Slip and Fall in a Raleigh Walmart?

While shopping at your local Walmart, you slipped in an aisle and suffered an injury. Can you sue the store to recover compensation for your injury? Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has a widespread retail presence across the U.S. In the Raleigh area alone, there are numerous Walmart stores and Supercenters. Our law firm is even located… Read More »

Many Heart Surgery Patients May Be At Risk of Deadly Infection

Federal health officials are warning the public that many patients who have had open-heart surgery over the past several years may have been exposed to a deadly bacterial infection that has been linked to one of the instruments used during their operations. Although it rarely happens, these infections may cause serious illness or even death. The… Read More »

Slip and Fall Injuries that Happen at a Business

Business owners never want to have a customer be injured while patronizing its business. Unfortunately, accidents happen. Most laws don’t hold businesses responsible for accidents unless it is proven that the company and/or its employees failed to meet their duty of care. In order to recover for an injury that happened at a business, you… Read More »

Tips for Starting a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Every year in the United States, millions of workers sustain injuries while on the job. Below are some steps you can take if you are injured while on the job that may help streamline the process and possibly help your chances of receiving the benefits that you are legally entitled to. Seek medical attention as… Read More »

Landlord Liability for Violent Crime in North Carolina

Are landlords responsible for the lawless behavior of third parties on their property? Under certain circumstances, a landlord in North Carolina can be held liable for the personal injuries a victim suffers from a criminal assault. Traditionally, the deliberate act of a third person was seen as separate from any responsibility of a landlord. The… Read More »

Jury Awards $2.9 Million to Bus Crash Victim

A New York jury has awarded $2.9 million to a woman who was badly hurt when she was a passenger on a bus that hit a car which was making an illegal U-turn. Jurors awarded the money to the woman after finding that the bus driver was 95 percent liable for the woman’s injuries. The… Read More »

The Dangers for Pokémon Go Players

Pokémon Go has taken over the world. Hordes of users downloaded the smartphone game causing crashed servers, but in their wandering, face down, quest to catch every character, some players are putting themselves in real danger by not paying attention to their surroundings.  The app, which asks users to run around looking for virtual characters who pop… Read More »

The Case Against Buying a Used Motorcycle Helmet

It’s not uncommon in a private sale of a used motorcycle for the seller to throw in a used helmet to sweeten the deal. This is especially true when young people buy their first motorcycle, since they’ve often only scraped together enough cash for the bike. But beware: the reason you’re getting a used helmet… Read More »

Swimming Pools Can Quickly Become Death Traps

Although the luxury of having a swimming pool has risen in popularity in the US over the years and are a fun way to cool down during the hot summer months, swimming pools can also be very hazardous, especially for young children. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, other than birth defects, drowning… Read More »

Church Opposes Concealing the Identity of Young Sex Crime Victims in Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against a church alleging the church allowed a known teen sexual offender to be around kids. The attorneys for the church do not believe the two teen victims who filed the lawsuit should be allowed to remain anonymous in court proceedings. The guardian of the two victims filed suit on… Read More »