What to Do After a Dog-Bite Accident

From state-to-state, dog-bite laws differ. When a dog bites you, North Carolina law permits you to seek compensation for the following types of injuries: • Lacerations • Broken bones • Infections or diseases • Wounds from being knocked down Check out the infographic to learn what you can do to protect your rights in a More

What Should I Do in the Hours after an accident?

You were just in a car accident. A couple hours later, you may receive a call from the insurance agency representing the other party. The person on the phone might say they are an insurance adjuster and ask for your permission to record your statement about the accident. Before you speak with a representative of More

How North Carolina Prenups Work

While prenups might seem like something you only hear about in movies or on TV, they’re very common. It doesn’t matter what age you are or what income bracket you’re in, prenuptial agreements provide a legitimate, legal means of protecting the rights of both parties involved. If you need help drafting a prenuptial agreement, or More

Small Claims FAQ

Small Claims Court, which is sometimes also called Magistrate’s Court, is just one of the parts of the judicial system here in North Carolina. Small claims courts have no jury. Instead, Judges or Magistrates, who may or may not be attorneys, are in charge of running the court session. Most trials are quick and tend More

North Carolina Drug Paraphernalia Laws

Possessing drug paraphernalia in North Carolina is a serious offense that can carry harsh penalties for those who are convicted. Even the most innocent household items can result in a drug paraphernalia charge depending on the circumstances they’re found under. Fortunately, for someone to be charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, the prosecution must provide More

Playground Safety Tips

Every year, the last week of April is designated as National Playground Safety Week. This year’s event runs from April 26 to April 30, 2021, and there are a variety of ways you can take part. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over 200,000 kids under the age of 14 are taken to More

North Carolina Drunk Driving Statistics

During the last 25+ years, North Carolina’s Booze it and Lose it campaign has increased awareness of the dangers of drunk driving, educated citizens on its consequences, and helped to take millions of drunk drivers off our roads. Unfortunately, even with these efforts, over 9,000 North Carolinians have still lost their lives to drunk driving More

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North Carolina Motorcycle Laws

Each year, thousands of motorcyclists are injured in North Carolina, and each year, over 100 of these individuals succumb to their injuries. There are plenty of laws and safety requirements in place to prevent these accidents but, unfortunately, they still occur. Below is a brief overview of North Carolina’s motorcycle laws as they pertain to More

Advantages of driverless cars

Pros and Cons of Driverless Cars

As humans, we’re always trying to make our lives easier, whether that’s by inventing machines to take over labor-intensive jobs or by creating applications to help us get work done faster. Technology is advancing exponentially faster the longer time goes on, and one of the biggest technological advancements we’ve seen as a result of this More

How DWIs Affect Car Insurance

North Carolina is notorious for having some of the most strict DWI laws in the country. Although we’re not sure why, we know it has a huge impact on North Carolina residents in their families. DWIs can not only affect your education, career, and family life, but it can also have a significant impact on More