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“Do I Have to Report a Car Accident in North Carolina?”

August 19, 2020   |  
Do you have to report a car accident in North Carolina? As North Carolina car accident lawyers, we often get asked, “Do I have to report my car accident?” Good question. Here’s the scenario: You just had a wreck with another vehicle, and it was a small fender bender. Do...
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Don’t Apologize After an Accident. It May Be Used Against You.

July 30, 2020   |  
We’ve handled thousands of accident injury cases throughout North Carolina in more than three decades, and we’re often asked the question, “Is apologizing after a car accident admitting fault?” In this blog post, we’ll examine whether or not an apology is an admission of fault in an auto accident in...
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What is Qualified Immunity for Law Enforcement?

June 16, 2020   |  
Qualified Immunity is a doctrine that protects police officers and other government officials from being sued for monetary damages for violations of constitutional rights. This doctrine does not provide immunity if the officers violated “clearly established” law, which is a defined statutory or constitutional right. Following incidents of alleged police...
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Types of Police Brutality

June 15, 2020   |  
Many potentially affected by police misconduct ask, “What are the common types of police brutality?” Police brutality is a term used to describe misconduct by a law enforcement officer, often involving excessive use of force, but there are many different types of police brutality. Police brutality is a widely debated...
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AFFF Foam Cancer

April 6, 2020   |  
Chemical-based firefighting foam is a highly effective fire suppressant that has been sold for many years, primarily for extinguishing jet fuel and petroleum fires. However, firefighting foam may cause AFFF foam cancer in firefighters who were regularly exposed to the foam – most notably kidney, testicular and pancreatic cancers. AFFF...
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What is the Car Accident Lawsuit Process?

February 17, 2020   |  
Have you been injured in a car accident? You may be thinking about the car accident lawsuit process to seek justice and compensation for your injuries. With nearly 200 years of combined legal experience, our North Carolina car accident lawyers have been fighting for justice for car accident injury victims...
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How to File a Car Accident Claim

February 13, 2020   |  
If you’ve been involved in a car accident — especially if you are injured — what you do in the minutes, hours and days immediately following the accident can make a big difference in determining what kind of settlement you receive. Ultimately, for the best help on how to file...
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What is the Average Settlement for a Truck Accident?

February 13, 2020   |  
If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, the consequences can be severe. In addition to the serious injuries, pain and suffering you may experience, there is also potential emotional trauma to contend with, as well as the burden of expensive medical bills. If you’re considering filing a truck accident...
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Pharmacies File Opioid Lawsuit Against Doctors in Ohio

January 10, 2020   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. Major drug store chains have filed a lawsuit against hundreds of medical doctors in Ohio, claiming that they overprescribed painkillers and bear at least partial responsibility for the opioid epidemic. These...
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Zantac Recall: Potential Zantac Cancer Risk from NDMA

January 8, 2020   |  
The FDA has issued a blanket Zantac recall covering brand name Zantac and generic equivalents containing ranitidine. In October 2019, the FDA warned that Zantac (otherwise known by its generic name, ranitidine) may contain elevated levels of NDMA, a chemical that can potentially cause cancer. ***UPDATE: A Zantac recall has...
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