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

Common causes of construction accidents

5 Common Causes of Construction Accidents

Hundreds of thousands of North Carolina residents are employed in the construction industry. These jobs aren’t easy, and often involve long hours and difficult physical labor. They also involve a certain degree of risk, since construction accidents, injuries, and even deaths, are not uncommon on jobsites. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), More

North Carolina Drug Schedules

North Carolina’s drug laws are severe, especially when compared to other states. Whether you are caught possessing, distributing, selling, or manufacturing an illicit drug, you’re likely to face harsh penalties that could have a significant impact on your life. However, you must remember each case is different. If you or a loved one has been More

holiday DWI

How to Avoid a DWI This Holiday Season

The period of time between Thanksgiving and New Years Day is a popular one for holiday gatherings. There are plenty of holiday parties, work events, and friends and family to visit with. Unfortunately, this is also a popular time of year for DWIs to occur. Not only are there plenty of opportunities to drink too More

Effects of a Felony

How a Felony Can Affect Your Career

Being charged with a felony can have a big impact on your life in a variety of ways. Aside from potentially serving jail time, a felony can also affect your relationships with your friends and family, as well as your financial situation. But perhaps the most significant way a felony can impact your life is More

Personal injury claims

Top 10 Personal Injury Questions

At Mulligan Attorneys, we’ve handled hundreds of personal injury cases from victims all over the state of North Carolina. Often, our clients are unsure of what to do after they’ve been injured and have many questions about how personal injury cases work. Here are some of the most common personal injury questions we get asked.