The wife of a mail carrier, who died in a Fayetteville car accident on October 31, files for  wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in Robeson County Superior Court on March 13. The defendant is the wife of a Fayetteville city councilman. The lawsuit also lists the woman’s church that she and her husband founded,… Read More

In any negligence case, a car wreck attorney is committed to maximum compensation for victims. Typically, that compensation includes money for medical bills, property damages, lost wages, and other economic losses, as well as loss of consortium (companionship), pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment in life, and other noneconomic losses. Lawyers on the other side,… Read More

Many people think that lawyers win cases with a combination of fancy talk and razzle dazzle. There is some element of theater in personal injury cases, but substance, and not style, obtains fair compensation for victims. In some ways, technology has changed this process. Once driverless cars begin prowling the rods, the process will probably… Read More

These may be three things that do not go together. But a dispute between the owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the property agreement they signed during their divorce proceedings, sheds considerable light on these issues. Before the Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act, there were essentially no uniform laws on this subject. The… Read More

These days, it is rare for anyone to reach adulthood without establishing some kind of internet presence. However, if you are going through a divorce, it is important to tread carefully through the online universe. Many attorneys recommend putting social media on pause during the divorce process. Here are some ways your spouse may use… Read More

If you are providing support and care for an individual with a mental or physical disability, you want to ensure your loved one will continue to be cared for after you are gone. Unfortunately, naming a disabled person as an heir in your will could make his life harder. Receiving a lump sum inheritance without… Read More

Nursing home abuse happens more than you probably realize. It is difficult to predict exactly how many instances of elder abuse occur in North Carolina nursing homes every year, because most cases are never reported. The National Center on Elder Abuse estimates about one in ten nursing home residents become victims of abuse. To protect… Read More

If you are injured on the job, or develop a medical condition due to your occupation, your employer is required to compensate you for your medical bills and expenses, as well as the wages you lost by missing work. You can seek compensation by filing a claim with your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. Filing a… Read More

When a child is born to a married couple in North Carolina, the husband is presumed to be the father of the child and possesses the same parenting rights and privileges as the child’s mother. This is not the case when the child’s parents are not married. When a mother is not married, she retains… Read More

Weather-related car accidents are a year-round occurrence, but winter weather conditions have the biggest impact on traffic accidents. Rain, snow, sleet, ice, fog, and even wind contribute to motor vehicle accidents by reducing visibility and impairing vehicle control. Car accidents come with a high price tag, which is why liability auto insurance is required virtually… Read More