Year: 2011

The days are getting shorter and the air is getting colder. In addition to football being in full swing, many of the hunting seasons for the state of North Carolina have started or are about to start. Since this is the case, we figured we’d search around the Internet for some hunting safety…

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says that drivers who use handheld devices in their car while driving are four times as likely to be involved in a crash where they will be seriously injured. Here in North Carolina, we have a ban on texting while driving, but the use…

With the temperature starting to drop, we figured this would be a great time to go over some fireplace safety tips. While the temperatures didn’t drop too far this past weekend, it was a reminder that colder weather is only a few weeks away. According to the US Fire Administration,…

“There are a lot of people taking drugs to treat the side effects of drugs, and sometimes that makes sense, and maybe the initial drug is essential. But when you’re taking a drug to treat the side effect of a drug which is treating the side effect of another drug,…

“How much is my case worth?” This is a question that is asked of our attorneys in our firm from time to time during the initial consultation. The simple truth is this: If an attorney quotes you a dollar amount of how much your case is worth during an initial…

This weekend, take some take to reflect on what happened exactly 10 years ago from this coming Sunday. The Triangle Remembers 9/11 (News & Observer) Remembering 9/11 (National Geographic) 9/11 (Washington Post) Remembering 9/11 (New York Historical Society) * Photo courtesy of nicksarebi via Flickr Creative Commons.

Huffington Post writer Daniel Marans penned a great article today on the facts and future of the Social Security system in the United States. In his article, Celebrating Social Security: The Workers’ Program, Marans sifts through the constant noise you hear about Social Security programs and spells it out from how and…