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 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