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Why Contributory Negligence Matters for Your Personal Injury Case

“Contributory negligence” is one of those legal terms that tends to make a non-lawyer’s eyes glaze over. But despite its obscure-sounding name, contributory negligence is a legal concept that has an enormous impact on personal injury cases in North Carolina and a few other states, which is why you need to understand what it means if you’ve been injured.  Continue reading “Why Contributory Negligence Matters for Your Personal Injury Case”

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Car Accident or Crash? Why What You Call It Matters

Is it a car accident, crash, wreck, or collision? Whether you’re watching the news, listening to the local radio, or getting an alert from your smartphone, one of those terms describing a traffic incident is commonly used. But when is a traffic collision considered an “accident,” and when is it a determined to be a “crash”?   Continue reading “Car Accident or Crash? Why What You Call It Matters”

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How Wrongful Death Lawsuits Work in North Carolina

What Is a Wrongful Death Claim? 

In life, an injured victim of someone else’s negligence might pursue a personal injury lawsuit to receive compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and other losses. However, if that victim dies from their injuries, they still deserve justice, which is why wrongful death actions exist.  Continue reading “How Wrongful Death Lawsuits Work in North Carolina”

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Auto Insurance Rates Likely Going Up in N.C. During 2017

For years, North Carolina has boasted some of the lowest car insurance premiums in the country, but those golden days for drivers in the state may be waning. The state’s insurers have reached a settlement with regulators for a 2.2% increase in auto insurance rates statewide. The rate hike will take effect on October 1.  Continue reading “Auto Insurance Rates Likely Going Up in N.C. During 2017”

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8 Healthy Ways to Deal with the Stress of Divorce

If you’ve gone through a divorce or you’re currently going through one, you know that it’s one of the most difficult challenges a person can face. Divorce can leave you feeling lost, confused, overwhelmed, and stressed. To help you cope with these feelings and restore some sense of normalcy, we’ve compiled a list of eight healthy strategies that can help you alleviate and redirect stress during this difficult time. Continue reading “8 Healthy Ways to Deal with the Stress of Divorce”