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What do I Wear to a Deposition?: Tips for Men and Women

March 20, 2018

In our last article, What is a Deposition, we prepared you for your verbal testimony.  In this article, we prepare you to communicate non verbally.  During your deposition, the opposing counsel is evaluating what you say, and your impression on a potential jury. During a trial, appearances can make a difference on jury outcomes. While how you […]

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What is a Deposition?

March 1, 2018

Simply stated, a deposition is nothing more than a question and answer session where the opposing counsel asks you questions to learn about your case. A court reporter is usually present, and records your testimony with a stenography machine, and then creates a written transcript to be used at trial.  The deposition will be held […]

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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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Do You Have A Case?: Workers’ Compensation

May 26, 2017

Workers’ compensation cases can be different from personal injury claims in a number of ways, one of most significant of which is there is no issue of “contributory negligence” in workers’ compensation claims. In personal injury cases, contributory negligence will often apply and can act as a complete bar to recovery. Not so in workers’ […]

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