BURN INJURIES AT A RESTAURANT Work- related burns are one of the primary causes of occupational injuries in the restaurant industry. Burn injuries occur frequently everyday than most restaurant owners care to admit. Working in the restaurant industry comes with the inherent dangers of burns, not only are restaurant workers prone to accidents like this,…

What is a good settlement offer? It is very common for victims of a personal injury caused by other individual’s fault to get a settlement offer before going to court. In fact, around 95% of personal injury cases are settled before court trial. (1) It turns out that there is more than one good reason…

Steps you should take if you are injured at work As the utilization of machinery is increasing in the workplace environment so is the risk of injury. Many organizations are working to make the industry safe to avoid the accidents. They are creating a protected working environment as well as compensations plans in case of…

    North Carolina allows a unique class of claims called “Heart-Balm” torts.  As the name suggests, these claims deal with injuries of the heart in a spousal relationship – most often where one spouse has committed adultery. No statute defines these claims. They have existed for over a hundred years in North Carolina case…

Who’s injured and who’s at fault can make a difference Here’s an all too familiar situation: someone injured in a motor vehicle accident calls my office.  Medical bills are piling up and they aren’t getting better.  They receive a phone call or letter from the insurance company that states the claim is denied.  The reason?…

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Can my ex get my settlement money? The question that I’ve heard from time to time is “can my ex-spouse get my personal injury settlement or workers’ compensation checks for child support?” The answer is case specific, and if you’ve been injured in an accident at work or were in a motor vehicle accident, I recommend contacting me to discuss…

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