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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 »

Be Aware of the Long-Term Impact of Sexual Abuse

While the criminal justice system is fairly effective at punishing those who break the law, it generally does not provide much in the way of compensation for the victims of crime. Especially in the case of child sexual abuse, however, the long-term ramifications felt by victims can be substantial. These can include both direct and… Read More »

Current Major Medical Implant Lawsuits

Surgical implants have become an increasingly common method for repairing structural damage to the body as well as accomplishing other medical objectives. While we assume that these implants — which are often expected to last for the lifetime of the implantee — are thoroughly tested and composed of the highest quality materials, flaws in material… Read More »

What to Expect When Appealing an SSD Denial in North Carolina

Many people do not know what to do next after their application for Social Security Disability benefits is denied. Filing a new application is rarely effective and also can cause you to forfeit potential past due benefits that accrued while your previous application was pending. Appealing your case to an administrative law judge, however, preserves… Read More »

Recent SSDI Statistics

Most people are aware of the Social Security program — especially when they look at the deductions on their paychecks. But many people see Social Security primarily as a retirement program. They are aware that disability benefits are available but perhaps do not realize the scope of the program and the number of people in… Read More »

Understanding the Full Impact of Birth Injuries

Parents who have recently learned that their child has suffered a birth injury may have difficulty grasping exactly what that means from a financial standpoint. It can be very easy for concerned parents to underestimate the kind or resources that are necessary to care for a child with special needs. But what initially sounds like… Read More »

Recent North Carolina Accident Statistics

Every year there are more than 30,000 fatal car crashes in the United States resulting in nearly 33,000 individual fatalities. This includes vehicle occupants as well as cyclists, pedestrians and other non-motorists. While the number of traffic fatalities in North Carolina has declined steadily since 2007, the ratio of traffic fatalities to population still remains… Read More »

Why You Should Appeal Your SSD Denial

Many people who have been denied Social Security Disability benefits do not appeal because they believe the appeal is a sign they will again be told they do not qualify for benefits, and will receive only a boilerplate explanation. Instead, many opt to continue filing new applications, hoping that eventually they will be accepted. In… Read More »

Why is Onset Date Important in SSDI Claims?

Many people seeking Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits mistakenly think that the only issue is whether they are disabled. But the question of when they became disabled is also a point of contention in many cases. How this issue is decided can make a difference of thousands of dollars in your entitlement to back… Read More »

Interplay Between Workers’ Comp and Personal Injury

In North Carolina as well as most other states, workers’ compensation is an insurance policy that protects employees who suffer on-the-job injuries regardless of fault and protects employers from personal injury lawsuits stemming from those injuries. As a result, many employees who are injured due to the negligence of their employers are surprised to learn… Read More »

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  • Workers' Compensation Claim A worker's compensation claim where client was doing framework and the nail gun that he had on his waist shot misfired and fired into his right knee. Client had to have surgery to remove the nail. Employer is claiming there was no employer/employee relationship.
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    Raleigh, NC 27609
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    Charlotte, NC
    10130 Mallard Creek Road, Suite 110
    Charlotte, NC 28262
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    Jamestown, NC 27282
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    Greensboro, NC 27409
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    250 Executive Park Boulevard, Suite 107
    Winston-Salem, NC 27103
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    1816 Front Street, Suite 320
    Durham, NC 27705
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    Greenville, NC 28590
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    Burlington, NC 27215
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    Fayetteville, NC
    2929 Breezewood Ave, Suite 203
    Fayetteville, NC 28303
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    Asheville, NC 28801
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    1213 Culbreth Drive, Suite 120
    Wilmington, NC 28405
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