mathew answers employment law workers' compensation

Mathew Flatow, founding partner at SeiferFlatow in Charlotte, NC, is an experienced employment law and workers’ compensation attorney who has helped many in North Carolina residents with their employment and workers’ compensation cases. In addition to his hard work in and out of the courtroom, Mathew often takes the time to answer questions on Avvo,…

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bui north carolina

In the state of North Carolina, the law prohibits operating a motorboat or vessel under the influence of drugs or alcohol. (N.C.G.S. § 75A-10) This violation is referred to as boating while impaired, or BUI, and has many similarities to North Carolina DWI convictions. According to NC law, a person can be convicted of a…

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DWI north carolina attorney

A DWI is an expensive proposition. It can affect your reputation and your ability to find work. It can cost you your freedom. It can also cost a pretty penny. You may choose to go along with the charge and just pay whatever the court orders, or you may choose to defend yourself and fight…

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north carolina boating rules regulations safety

It is officially summer, and many of you are probably planning outings on Lake Wylie or Lake Norman over the next few months. Before you head out on your boat, it is important to know and follow the rules & regulations for boating in North Carolina. Boating safety goes beyond wearing a personal flotation device…

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DWI is a serious problem in North Carolina and around the country. In 2013, there were almost 50,000 DWI arrests in North Carolina alone. Drunk drivers are responsible for numerous deaths and injuries every year. Drunk driving also causes significant property damage. For the driver, a DWI is an expensive proposition. It can result in…

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nursing home negligence

When your loved ones are aging and require more care than you can provide, what are your options? Unless you can afford an expensive in-home nurse, chances are your options are limited to nursing homes. Putting a loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision, but in many cases it’s the best place…

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teen drug charge

It goes by many names: Ecstasy, Molly, E, X, XTC, and more. It’s known as the “hug drug” and is popular among young people at nightclubs, raves, and dance parties. It’s also highly illegal. However, it’s readily available all over North Carolina and teenagers may have easy access to this popular party drug. It’s also…

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personal injury lawsuit

If you’ve been injured due to the negligence of another person, you probably already know that you can file a lawsuit for damages. You may be able to claim the cost of your medical expenses, your lost wages while you were out of work recovering, and monetary compensation for your pain and suffering. If an injury…

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cost of DWI in NC

So, you got pulled over and now you’re being charged with driving under the influence. When you go to court, what’s going to happen? Will you have to pay fines? Will you have to go to jail? Proving a DWI First, before you have to worry about any punishment at all, the state is going…

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marijuana charges nc

While the tides of legislation and public opinion in many states are changing, marijuana is still illegal in North Carolina. That means if you get caught with it, you’re facing legal trouble. If you get caught with weed, what’s going to happen to you? First, let’s take a look at the penalties associated with marijuana…

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