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Have You Been Injured in the Greensboro Cultural Center?

A premier performance and arts space in Greensboro, the Greensboro Cultural Center is a cultural hotspot for those living in or visiting the area. But a performance, summer camp, or artist’s workshop experience could quickly go sour if you or a family member is injured. And when an accident was preventable, the results can seem… Read More »

Things That Go Bump — Can You Sue the City of Charlotte for a Playground Injury?

For a morning or afternoon out with the kids, nothing beats a playground at the park. Charlotte and the surrounding areas boast a large number of playgrounds and recreational facilities for families and children. But an injury could quickly ruin a fun outing. If your child’s injury is due to the playground’s defective or old… Read More »

If You Are Injured in the Durham Greenway, Can You Sue the City?

The City of Durham is home to more than 30 miles of trails and greenways. Along the way you can see wildlife, get some exercise, and venture off the beaten path. You could also get hurt. If you suffer a serious injury using the Durham Greenways, can you sue? While enjoyable, the Durham Greenways are… Read More »

Can You Sue the City for an Injury at the Museum of History in Raleigh?

The North Carolina Museum of History on Edenton Street finally became official after years of expansion as the “Hall of History.” An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the venue offers visitors an extensive trip through history. With large crowds constantly passing through, museums are frequent sites of slip or trip and fall accidents. So who… 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 »

Merchant’s Liability for Falling Merchandise in North Carolina

Many people think of a storekeeper’s liability for injuries in terms of the classic slip and fall case. A customer strolling the aisles of a grocery store steps on a slippery patch and her feet go out from under her. Down she goes, easily breaking a hip or a wrist or damaging a disc. But… Read More »

Assumption of Risk at the Ballpark

If you were injured on an outing or during a recreational activity, you might wonder whether you are eligible for compensation or if compensation can be denied because you “assumed the risk.” North Carolina allows assumption of risk as a defense to a personal injury claim if the defendant can prove two elements: (1) the… Read More »

Brian Centers Under Fire for Alleged Elder Abuse

A number of North Carolina nursing homes have been the subject of controversy this year as family members allege their loved ones were subjected to abuse and substandard levels of care. The Brian Centers, which are owned by Atlanta-based Sava Senior Care, constitute 32 nursing homes and rehab centers in North Carolina. Now, several families… Read More »

New Law Follows in Wake of Carbon Monoxide Tragedies

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, silent killer. Released from burning fuels like petroleum, kerosene or wood, carbon monoxide (CO) is deadly in a poorly ventilated room, building or garage. A new North Carolina law applying to operators of hotels and commercial lodgings aims to reduce the possibility of tragedies like those that occurred in Watauga… Read More »

North Carolina’s Unique Dog Bite Statute

Dog bites and injuries caused by animals tend to be distinct from other personal injuries under state tort laws. In fact, most states have a specific statute — often called a dog bite law — that assigns liability in such cases. In most jurisdictions, these laws make it difficult for owners to escape liability for… Read More »

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