North Carolina Appellate Court Reverses Summary Judgment for Defendant in Broken Leg Slip and Fall Case

Although slip and fall accidents can sometimes lead to minor injuries, they can also lead to devastating disabilities that leave the victim with a permanent injury. A slip and fall accident can happen nearly anywhere but when it happens on someone else’s property, the injured individual may be entitled to compensation from the person or …

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North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds Dismissal of Dram Shop Liability Act in Fatal Alcohol Poisoning Claim

Establishments that sell alcohol have a duty under North Carolina law to ensure that they do not serve alcohol to intoxicated patrons. The laws also extend to social hosts that serve alcohol at a party or gathering.  These laws are called dram shop liability laws and they are important to understand if you were involved …

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North Carolina Appellate Court Upholds Dismissal of Premises Liability Action Involving Injured University Student

Under North Carolina law, property owners have a duty to ensure that some classes of visitors to their properties are safe. This can include a duty to prevent or warn against dangers that may be caused by third parties engaging in criminal activity. There are many issues that come in a premises liability case involving …

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North Carolina Appellate Court Reverses Summary Judgment for Real Estate Developer in Wrongful Death Case involving a Minor

When a wrongful death accident takes place, the outcome is devastating and unimaginably painful for the loved ones left behind. This is especially true when the victim in the wrongful death accident is a child. If you lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligent conduct, then you may be entitled to compensation. There …

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North Carolina Appellate Court Denies Interlocutory Appeal of Discovery Orders in Car Accident Case

There are a variety of rules that must be followed in a civil case to ensure that your rights are protected and to secure the compensation that you deserve after you are injured in a car accident. Some examples include identifying the witnesses whom you intend to call at trial, having key evidence admitted into …

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North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds Government Immunity Doctrine in Slip and Fall Case Involving a Residential Property

Slip and fall accidents can happen virtually anywhere, leaving you with painful injuries and crushing medical expenses. In general, North Carolina law holds a property owner responsible for any injuries that happen as a result of his or her negligent care of the property. But when the property owner is a government entity, a different …

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North Carolina Appellate Court Upholds Award of $1 Million Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Policy in Car Accident Case

One of the most stressful parts of a car accident unfortunately can be dealing with insurance companies that don’t want to honor the terms of their agreements by providing you with the policy limits. Whether it is your own insurance company or the at-fault driver’s insurance company, it is important to know whether you are …

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North Carolina Appellate Court Discusses the Interlocutory Appeal Rule in Wrongful Death Case

If you are seeking compensation after an accident, there may be times when you disagree with the court’s decision about a dispute in the case and want to file an appeal. There are only a few situations in which the appellate court will hear an appeal before the case has been resolved in a final …

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What are Your Legal Options After Being Injured by a Drunk Driver?

If you have been injured by a drunk driver in North Carolina, there are many factors to consider as you seek legal representation to protect your rights and secure the compensation you deserve. North Carolina is an “at-fault” state, which increases the likelihood of an accident victim being able to sue a drunk driver and …

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