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August 2013 Archives

What is Contributory Negligence?

North Carolina is one of the few states that still follow the legal doctrine of contributory negligence. Contributory negligence is a defense used by insurance companies to deny payment. The law holds that if an injured party is found to be even 1% at fault, that party is not entitled to make any recovery. Because of this law, it is imperative you speak to an attorney before making any statements to insurance companies.

Werner Herzog's unflinching film examines aftermath of texting while driving

As attorneys dealing with injuries, we see it all and the saddest cases are the ones that could have been prevented. We encourage everyone to watch and share this documentary. We all were able to live without the ability to text message ten years ago, surely we can refrain from texting while driving. Make the pledge not to text and drive. You may be saving a life:


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