Standard of Care in North Carolina Medical Malpractice Cases

If a health care professional makes a mistake and a patient is injured or killed, an action for medical malpractice may be brought against the person or entity responsible for the injury. In any medical malpractice case, you must prove that the doctor or hospital failed to exercise the proper standard of care in the [...]

By |2018-08-28T21:17:16+00:00August 28th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|

Worker’s Compensation for PTSD 

The American Psychological Association recognized Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a unique psychological condition in 1980, and characterized the condition as a series of symptoms brought on by a traumatic event.   Originally applied to veterans returning from combat, PTSD has since been recognized as a condition that can result from witnessing or experiencing any unusual [...]

By |2018-08-21T04:00:03+00:00August 21st, 2018|Workers Compensation|

ATV Injuries in North Carolina

All-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, are popular with adults, teens, and children in North Carolina. It is important to exercise caution when riding an ATV, as they can be dangerous. Over 650 people die each year in ATV accidents and close to 100,000 more suffer an injury of some kind. Before operating an ATV in North Carolina, you should familiarize yourself with state laws regarding [...]

By |2018-08-14T09:32:36+00:00August 14th, 2018|Accident And Injuries|

Breed Specific Dog Bite Legislation in North Carolina

North Carolina, like many states, follows a “one bite” rule in determining an owner’s liability for injuries inflicted by pets. If a dog has previously bitten or attacked someone, or has been declared by a local animal control agency to be “potentially dangerous,” the owner is on notice that their pet is dangerous, and will [...]

By |2018-08-08T08:25:12+00:00August 8th, 2018|Dog Bite|
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