A man injured in a workplace accident

My Rights if I Suffer a Workplace Accident in North Carolina

Most North Carolina employees may realize they’re protected by workers’ compensation laws, but workplace accident claims are complex. More often than not, people aren’t completely aware of their rights when they sustain an injury at work in North Carolina. And many people don’t realize their employers have insurance to cover these claims. North Carolina Workers’ More

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Top 13 Tips For Bicycle Safety in New Hanover County

It’s no secret that bicycling is a dangerous task in parts of New Hanover County — especially on super busy streets like South College Road, Market Street, and Oleander Drive. In fact, Wilmington ranks third in the number of bike accidents as compared to all other North Carolina cities, according to data recorded between 2000 and More

An injured woman discussing a personal injury lawsuit with a lawyer

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

Top 7 Reasons You Need a Traffic Lawyer

Do you really need a traffic lawyer for a simple speeding ticket? The short answer?…It depends. Maybe you’ve just received your first traffic citation. Or perhaps, you’ve received one before, but this time, the violation is a little more complex. This is where a traffic lawyer can help! Traffic violations can quickly become complex and 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

11 Tips for Safe Travels this Holiday Season

Although the holidays are supposed to be a time for love, joy, family, and friends, holiday road trips bring with them all sorts of risks and dangers. Whether your destination is just 30 minutes away or you’re tackling a 16-hour road trip, the rush of holiday traffic (and potentially dangerous weather) increases your likelihood of More

Best Tips for Safe Holiday Drinking

We know holiday celebrations offer a unique chance to unwind with your family and friends. What better way than with some Sangria, Eggnog, or a few Candy Cane Martinis? A 2018 study conducted by Morning Recovery found that people drink more than double the amount of alcohol during the holiday season than they do during More

Most Common Police Questions at DWI Stops

MULLIGAN ATTORNEYS DO NOT SUPPORT DRINKING AND DRIVING. WE ALWAYS ENCOURAGE DRIVERS TO BE RESPONSIBLE AND USE A DESIGNATED DRIVER, LYFT, UBER, OR CAB IF THEY’VE BEEN DRINKING. If you are ever pulled over for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), the police officer already suspects you are breaking the law. However, you are not required to More

Too Drunk to Drive? Here are Your Options

Did you know two-thirds of U.S. citizens will be involved in a drunk driving accident in their lifetime? Think about that…two out of three people you know will be in a drunk driving accident. Driving while you’re intoxicated is never worth the risk of harming yourself or others on the road. To avoid a DWI More