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Preparing for a Deposition

February 1, 2018

Being called upon to give a deposition either as a witness, or party, can be a nerve-racking experience. Here are some tips from our attorney, Troy Slaughter, to help you prepare: 1.  Listen closely to the question. – Make sure you understand completely before you answer. If there is any part of the question you do not understand, say […]

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Worker’s Compensation Process in North Carolina

January 25, 2018

We have complied 3 simple points to consider regarding workers’ compensation law in North Carolina. 1.  Time There are time limits at every stage in the workers’ compensation process. You have a 30 day time limit to notify your employer about the accident, and two years to file a workers’ compensation claim.  An exception to […]

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Wrongful Death vs. Manslaughter

November 22, 2017

If you’ve turned on any electronic device or read a recent news publication, you are aware of the innocent lives taken in Las Vegas Nevada, Sutherland Spring,s Texas, and recently Rancho Tehama, California.  These random acts of violence are inflicted on innocent victims at the hands  of complete strangers.  The result is the devastation of […]

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How To Protect Yourself: Financial Fraud

November 14, 2017

HBO recently released a movie titled The Wizard of Lies outlining the life of a formerly well respected, stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier Mr. Bernard Madoff.  Mr Madoff was arrested in 2008 after swindling over $64.8 billion dollars from family, church members, friends, and 4800 other investors.   The state and federal governments work diligently to prevent such […]

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Boating Accident?: What You Need to Know

November 1, 2017

There are a wide variety of accidents that can take place while boating. Due to the vast amount of possible incidents, there is a different set of rules and regulations that govern the waterways.  Maritime law is a distinct body of law that governs maritime questions and offenses. It is a body of both domestic law […]

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Tractor Trailer Accident?: What You Need To Know

October 16, 2017

  A wreck with a tractor trailer can be a serious matter and dealing with the repercussions of such a wreck can be complicated and frustrating.  Oftentimes the injuries are catastrophic and the damage to your vehicle results in a total loss of the value.   Legally, dealing with a tractor trailer accident is very […]

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Car Accident?: What You Need to Know

October 9, 2017

Sometimes after an accident a state of shock can set in. You know you need to call the cops and get the other party’s insurance, but there are many other steps to take that you may not think about in the moment. Taking these steps will help insure you go through the legal process of […]

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Do You Have A Case? Personal Injury

October 2, 2017

A personal injury case is created when an individual is harmed and sues for the compensatory damages caused by negligence or misconduct of a third party. A personal injury claim does not involve or compensate for any damages done to property. A personal injury claim can be caused by: Motor Vehicle Collisions Dog Bite Medical […]

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Injured At Work? What You Need To Know

August 11, 2017

The pain from an injury at work hurts, but so can unpaid medical bills. If you’re injured and haven’t taken the proper steps for workers’ compensation reimbursement, your payments may be halted or denied. Here are the steps that we recommend you follow to ensure that your claim is processed as efficiently as possible: Get […]

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No Fee Unless We Recover, What It Really Means

July 25, 2017

Paying an attorney legal fees can be a scary thought. Typically, a retainer fee must be paid and then a client is billed on an hourly basis for everything from speaking on the phone, attending meetings, or any event associated with the representation. If a case is long or difficult this could leave large amounts […]

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