Liability in Rideshare Accidents

The days of hailing a taxi are all but gone. Now, more and more people are making use of a rideshare, also known as peer-to-peer transportation, in order to get around. Ridesharing companies are driver-for-hire services where one individual uses their own vehicle and an app to connect with other individuals who are looking for More

Drug Laws in North Carolina

Drug laws can be complicated. This is partially because these laws are always changing or being updated, and partially because, while both federal and state laws may both apply, they often contradict each other. Not only can this make understanding drug laws difficult, but it can also make it tricky to successfully navigate a trial More

Driver’s License and Insurance Points in North Carolina

You’ve probably heard of people getting “points” for moving violations, but if you’ve never been pulled over or given a speeding ticket, you may not be familiar with the driver’s license point system in North Carolina. By understanding the system better, you can learn how to avoid accumulating points on your license, and how to More

North Carolina Theft Laws

In North Carolina law, theft is always described using the word “larceny.” Though this may sound a little confusing, “theft” and “larceny” are often used interchangeably to describe the same type of crimes that involve the unlawful taking of someone else’s property. Types of Larceny in North Carolina Most types of larceny fall under a More

National Safety Month Facts

Safety is a key factor in any job, whether you’re a construction worker, veterinarian, or work in a job where you sit at a desk. Workplace injuries are one of the most common types of injuries in the United States and can result from a variety of unsafe workplace practices. It’s your employer’s responsibility to More

How DWI Affects Employment

A DWI conviction in North Carolina is inconvenient to say the least. It will result in a lot of time spent in court, a lot of money spent on fees and fines, and many other problems. But even after your trial is over, a DWI can have a significant impact on your life. Not only More

Smoking and Vaping Laws in North Carolina

tIt’s no secret that consuming tobacco isn’t good for you. It’s bad for your heart and lungs, affects the health of your teeth and gums, and can result in a variety of painful, and sometimes deadly, diseases. Regardless, many Americans still choose to use it, whether by using traditional cigarettes or by using vapor products. More

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What Shows Up on a Background Check?

Background checks can be conducted for a variety of reasons, but they are most commonly conducted prior to starting a new job or prior to signing a lease on a rental property. Sometimes also called background screenings or pre-employment screenings, they’re usually used to determine whether the individual in question is who they say they More

Distracted Driving Statistics

Engaging in distracted driving is irresponsible and dangerous, not only for your safety, but for the safety of other drivers and pedestrians that may be around you. We hope that by understanding the facts about distracted driving, you and your loved ones will make the effort to avoid putting yourself or someone else in these More

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Suing in a North Carolina Small Claims Court

Small claims court is a limited jurisdiction court designed for handling things like small, non-criminal cases or minor disputes between two individuals or parties. In North Carolina, small claims recoveries are limited to $10,000 or less. Litigants seeking more than $10,000 must file their claim with one of several other courts. To file in a More