If you’re searching for a personal injury attorney, then you’re probably recovering from an upsetting accident or injury. This can be a stressful time — made worse because you’re not sure who you can trust to help.
On top of that, you may be facing mounting medical bills, suffering lost wages due to your injury, and in despair about the inability to pay your household bills. Not to mention, your family – including your spouse or significant other — is probably taking on additional chores, putting further strains on your family. Read the rest »
There is a particular area of North Carolina law that can pose problems for plaintiffs in personal injury cases. North Carolina uses a “pure” contributory negligence rule, which prohibits a plaintiff from recovering any damages from a defendant in an accident if the plaintiff’s negligence is found to have contributed to the accident, even if only 1%. Those who are critical of pure contributory negligence refer to it as an “all or nothing” rule. The rule exists only in a few eastern locations, including Washington, D.C., Alabama, Maryland, and Virginia. Read the rest »
August has been named National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) in an annual effort to promote getting vaccinated. NIAM reminds us that people of all ages should remain up-to-date on their vaccines to help prevent problematic diseases. NIAM is sponsored by the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) and the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read the rest »
As summer approaches, our minds wander to beach visits, vacation plans, and chilling out. But June is more than the just the end of spring and beginning of summer—it’s also National Safety Month. Read the rest »
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