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What Qualifies as a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

What is considered a personal injury? A personal injury is an injury you acquire as a result of another party’s negligence. In other words, if you are hurt and another person or entity is to blame, you have a strong personal injury case. This can include physical pain and injuries, as well as “pain and More

Top 15 Tips for Giving a Good Deposition

What is a deposition? A deposition is what lawyers call the official, recorded, a pre-trial session during which a witness, plaintiff, or defendant is required to answer questions under oath. This session is a part of the “discovery” period, in which, as the name suggests, attorneys can examine the accounts of witnesses and opposing parties. More

Complete Guide for Dog-Owners in New Hanover County, NC

Brad and Amy just moved to New Hanover County and are looking to introduce a new pup into their family. They moved into an apartment complex, and neither of them have owned a dog before. All of their friends told them owning a dog would bring too much stress. But after purchasing a bed, crate, More

Pros and Cons of Settling Out of Court

If you’ve been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault or harmed because of someone else’s negligent actions, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. Not only does this process hold the at-fault individual responsible for their actions, but it’s also a means of seeking compensation for your injuries. However, just More

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents and Injuries

Motorcycles can be a lot of fun, but they can also be extremely dangerous. Each year in the United States, thousands of people are hurt, or even killed, in motorcycle accidents. Exercising extreme caution, being aware of your surroundings, and learning how to operate a motorcycle safely can go a long way toward protecting yourself More

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 NOT 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

8 Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

The risk of being injured in a motorcycle accident is much higher than in a car accident. Cars have safety features like metal frames, shatterproof glass, and airbags whereas motorcycles, of course, do not. Motorcyclists are exposed to the elements and, though they can (and should) wear a helmet and protective gear, that’s simply not More

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How to Avoid Dog Bites

Whether a dog bites isn’t determined by how familiar you are with them, nor is it determined by breed, gender, or size. The fact of the matter is that any dog can bite at any time with little to no warning and, when they do, the consequences can be grave. According to the Centers for More

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Social Security Disability Appeals Process

An initial denial for Social Security Disability benefits can be disheartening and the appeals process can be intimidating and confusing. The attorneys at Mulligan Attorneys are here to assist you in this process. The first step in a Social Security Disability is a reconsideration claim. The reconsideration consists of a review of the individual’s file. More