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April is National Autism Awareness Month and an appropriate time to learn more about this disability that affects so many families. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others to varying degrees. Typically, it appears in the first three…

The month of March is designated as Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month. Throughout the month, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) conducts a national public awareness campaign to highlight the importance of recognizing the impact of brain injuries on victims and their families.  Every nine seconds, someone in the…

With the arrival of 2018, there are many big changes to keep in mind for those approaching retirement age. The tax code has changed, the estate tax threshold has doubled, and there are even new Social Security rules. Social Security has two components: benefits for retirees and benefits for people…

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It is important to understand how North Carolina workers’ compensation rules apply if you have been injured in a workplace accident. Most businesses in North Carolina that have three or more employees are required by law to have workers’ compensation insurance to provide benefits to injured employees. But questions often…

Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce that attorney John Paul Godwin has been elevated to partner at the law firm. Mr. Godwin focuses his legal practice on plaintiff’s personal injury cases and has obtained a number of substantial settlements for injury victims. As a personal injury…

Making the decision to place a parent or elderly loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility is one many North Carolina families will face. Many families find themselves confronting the decision after a loved one’s life-changing injury or health crisis. It’s important to know the questions to…

For many of us, the Thanksgiving holiday includes festive get-togethers with family or friends and plates heaped with our favorite foods. For some, the day requires extensive planning that involves travel across multiple states. It is important to make safety a priority, as car accidents and injuries typically increase during…

Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law is pleased to appear on the list of Best Law Firms compiled by U.S. News and Best Lawyers® for the fourth year in a row. Hardison & Cochran is included on the 2018 Best Law Firms’ list in the field of Workers’ Compensation—claimants for…