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Understanding the Legal Process of Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Understanding the legal procedures involved with filing a wrongful death lawsuit in North Carolina can seem overwhelming, especially during a time of loss and grief. In this blog, we'll explore what constitutes a wrongful death claim, the crucial timelines involved, and the step-by-step legal process. We will also shed light on the...

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How Electric-Scooter Accident Claims Work: A Guide for Victims

Throughout North Carolina communities have welcomed electric-scooters (e-scooters) as a convenient alternative mode of transportation due to their social, health, and environmental benefits; enhanced community connectivity, and positive economic impact. As scooters continue to gain popularity in North Carolina, we have unfortunately seen a corresponding increase in scooter-related accidents. Given the complex...

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NC Premises Liability: What to Do After Getting Injured on Someone Else’s Property

Under the law, a property owner must use “reasonable care” to keep lawful visitors safe from injury on their property. This may include wiping up spills, properly inspecting and maintaining the property, and ensuring that there is proper security on the property. When a property owner knows or should have known about...

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NC Contributory Negligence: How does North Carolina’s Contributory Negligence Rule Affect Your Ability to Recover Due to Someone Else’s Negligence

When you are involved in an accident and have suffered injuries or property damage as a result, you probably want the other party to be held responsible for compensating you. But what if you also shared fault in causing the accident? How you will (or won’t) be compensated depends upon what rule...

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