Understanding Premises Liability and Sidewalk Maintenance in Charlotte, NC

Imagine walking down a neighborhood street, enjoying a peaceful evening, when suddenly, you trip over a broken sidewalk slab and injure yourself. Such accidents are unfortunately common in Charlotte and can lead to serious injuries.  As a property owner, ensuring that your sidewalks are safe and unobstructed is not just a courtesy but a legal…

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Navigating Motorcycle Accidents in North Carolina: Safety Tips and Guidance

Navigating Motorcycle Accidents in North Carolina: Safety Tips and Guidance

Riding a motorcycle offers a sense of freedom and exhilaration that is unmatched by any other mode of transportation. However, this thrill comes with significant risks. Motorcycle accidents can have devastating consequences, but taking proactive measures can help keep you safe on the road.  In North Carolina, where scenic roads and highways attract motorcyclists year-round,…

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The Hidden Costs of Handling Your Traffic Court Case on Your Own

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When it comes time to stand before a judge in traffic court, you may be tempted to represent yourself, thinking it’s a minor infraction you can handle on your own. Representing yourself in traffic court may seem like a cost-effective option at first glance, however, many people don’t realize that the hidden costs of not…

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How Your Social Media Activity Can Impact Divorce and Custody Cases in North Carolina

In today’s digital age, social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, allowing us to connect with friends, share experiences, and express ourselves online. However, if you’re in the middle of divorce proceedings or a custody case in North Carolina, your social media activity can have a significant impact on the outcome…

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Can I File for Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina If I Was Fired? Debunking Common Myths

File for Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina If I Was Fired

There’s a common misconception among workers that if they’re fired from their job after suffering an injury, they’re no longer eligible to file for workers’ compensation benefits. However, in North Carolina, being terminated from your job does not necessarily mean you lose your right to workers’ compensation, as long as you have a valid workers’…

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Representative Case: Plaintiff Awarded Compensatory and Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Case

Representative Case: Plaintiff Awarded Compensatory and Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Case

In North Carolina, personal injury cases can cover a wide range of incidents. The most common include car, motorcycle, and truck accidents that lead to injuries like whiplash, fractures, or traumatic brain injuries. Other types of personal injury cases involve slip and fall incidents, medical malpractice, dog bites, workplace injuries, and product liability. No matter…

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5 Tips for Courtroom Etiquette in the Carolinas

Courtroom Etiquette

Your first courtroom appearance can be a nerve-wracking experience. Knowing how to conduct yourself in a courtroom setting is important, especially because making a positive first impression in court can go a long way and have a positive impact on your case. If you’re preparing for your first visit to a North Carolina or South…

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Representative Case: Personal Injury Claim Settled in Mediation

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The personal injury team, led by senior partner Adam Seifer, at our Charlotte law firm is experienced in bringing justice and just compensation to those who have been injured due to the negligent actions of others.  While we are always ready to take your case to trial, we are often able to settle the case…

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How to Stay Safe on the Roads This Thanksgiving

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As the 2022 Thanksgiving holiday approaches, North Carolina roads will once again be packed with holiday travelers. Thanksgiving travel is expected to reach pre-pandemic levels, with AAA predicting that around 1.5 million North Carolinians will travel at least 50 miles for the holiday and 89% of those Thanksgiving travelers will be driving. Tips for staying…

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Types of Fraud in South Carolina

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Fraud is a matter that’s taken very seriously in South Carolina. Depending on the type, fraud charges can result in a felony conviction at either the state or federal level, and the most serious charges can carry jail time or heavy fines. WHAT IS FRAUD? Fraud is a deliberate act, or failure to act, to…

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