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Things That Make Arc Bark: Inaccessible Employee Handbooks

By Arcangela Mazzariello | Mar 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Things That Make Arc Bark: Inaccessible Employee Handbooks
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In her 24 years as an aggressive advocate and skilled litigator, Arcangela Mazzariello, partner at SeiferFlatow and head of the litigation department, has encountered many unfortunate situations that could have been avoided if her clients had been more aware of their rights. In the “Things That Make Arc Bark” blog series, Arc offers solid advice…

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How do I collect my money once a trial court awards a judgment?

By Arcangela Mazzariello | Mar 17, 2021 | Comments Off on How do I collect my money once a trial court awards a judgment?
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Your civil lawsuit went to litigation or mediation, and, with the help of an experienced attorney, you won your case and were awarded a judgment by the court. Now what?  Despite what you may think, winning your court case is only half the battle. Collecting on a judgment – known as judgment execution – is…

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Understanding Simple Possession of Marijuana in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Mar 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Understanding Simple Possession of Marijuana in South Carolina
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While states across the country have passed legislation to legalize marijuana, South Carolina has not. Marijuana is still a crime punishable by fines and potential jail time.  The Legal Definition of Marijuana in South Carolina In South Carolina, marijuana has a lengthy legal definition. It is so much more than just the physical weed you…

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7 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Personal Injury Case

By Adam Seifer | Feb 24, 2021 | Comments Off on 7 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Personal Injury Case
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If you have been injured by the negligence or harmful actions of another person, North Carolina law ensures your protection and just compensation. You may be entitled to receive monetary compensation for medical expenses, lost wage income, and pain and suffering, in addition to other potential awards and claims. Settling a personal injury claim isn’t…

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Can I Use The Myers-Briggs Personality Test When Hiring?

By SeiferFlatow Team | Feb 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Can I Use The Myers-Briggs Personality Test When Hiring?
Can I Use The Myers-Briggs Personality Test When Hiring?

This is a student guest post from Landen P. Fulton. Landen is a Charlotte native and currently an undergraduate student studying philosophy and economics at Virginia Tech. His future plans include pursuing a career in law and continuing to examine ethics.  Personality tests have become increasingly popular since the twentieth century, with the Myers-Briggs Personality…

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Everything You Need to Know About DUI in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Feb 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About DUI in South Carolina
DUI in South Carolina

In South Carolina, a DUI (driving under the influence) is defined as driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08% or more or driving while under the influence of any drug, intoxicant, or alcohol. If a driver’s faculties to drive a vehicle are materially impaired, that driver is considered “under the influence” of a…

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What happens if I receive a Failure to Appear?

By Ryan Ames | Jan 13, 2021 | Comments Off on What happens if I receive a Failure to Appear?
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In Charlotte, missing your court date, even by accident, can have serious consequences. Failing to show up for DWI, felony drug, or domestic violence charges can result in an Order for Arrest being issued. Failing to show up to your court date for a traffic citation can result in the suspension of your driver’s license.…

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After the Accident: Personal Injury Compensation in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Jan 6, 2021 | Comments Off on After the Accident: Personal Injury Compensation in South Carolina
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In South Carolina, injury due to the fault or negligent actions of someone else could entitle you to personal injury compensation. It is crucial for your claim that you follow the steps listed below. Doing so may ensure that you get the maximum personal injury compensation available to you. Seek Medical Attention & Follow Your…

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What you need to know about Driver’s License Points in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Oct 26, 2020 | Comments Off on What you need to know about Driver’s License Points in South Carolina
Driver's License Points

When clients call us about traffic-related issues – like speeding tickets – their first questions are usually:  How many points will the ticket add to my license? Can I avoid getting points on my license? How long do the points stay on my license? What are license points? In South Carolina, points are the consequences…

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Driving Under Suspension in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Oct 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Driving Under Suspension in South Carolina
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Driving under suspension (DUS) is a serious traffic offense and never should be taken lightly. It can have a significant consequence to not only your driving privileges but also could result in the loss of your freedom. If you receive a driving under suspension citation, you should consult a South Carolina traffic attorney as soon…

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