Blog Posts in 2011

Underage Driver Kills Passenger in Accident

Arden, North Carolina is the site of a recent car collision and fatality. Authorities have reported that T. Ashby, only 13 years of age, was illegally behind the wheel with passenger – and ...
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Six Hospitalized From Group Home Van Collision

Wednesday, November 9 th shortly before 9 a.m. a group home minivan in Guilford County was involved in a car wreck on highway 150. Six of the van's passengers were transported to the local ...
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Nursing home arbitration

W. Va. high court rules forced arbitration clauses in nursing home agreements are unconscionable While the court found that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts a state law providing that any ...
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Hospital errors

In a recent ABC News article, it was reported that: Hospital errors, like the one that led to Josie's death, are common. As many as one-third of hospital visits leads to hospital-related injuries, ...
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What to do to prepare for a deposition in an injury case?

More and more personal injury cases end up in litigation as the offers from insurance companies has decreased. As a result, many clients may have their deposition taken. This can be nerve-racking for ...
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NC Tort Reform

Don't tell any of my fellow plaintiff attorneys, but over the years I have thought that some caps on damages would be a good idea. Insurance companies and businesses have to plan for risk. It is hard ...
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Insurance is not admissible in trial

Lately, insurance companies have been offering less and less on claims. They are offering trivial amounts, and then forcing people to go to trial. These insurance companies are hoping to win the case ...
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