The Hidden Costs of Handling Your Traffic Court Case on Your Own
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by SeiferFlatow Team
4d ago
When it comes time to stand before a judge in traffic court, you may be tempted to represent yourself, thinking it’s a minor infraction you can handle on your own. Representing yourself in traffic court may seem like a cost-effective option at first glance, however, many people don’t realize that the hidden costs of not hiring a lawyer to handle your traffic court case can far outweigh the attorney fees you were hoping to avoid.  Let’s explore the hidden costs of handling your traffic court case on your own and why hiring a skilled attorney can make all the difference. Choosing to navigat ..read more
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How Your Social Media Activity Can Impact Divorce and Custody Cases in North Carolina
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by Missy Foard
2w ago
In today’s digital age, social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, allowing us to connect with friends, share experiences, and express ourselves online. However, if you’re in the middle of divorce proceedings or a custody case in North Carolina, your social media activity can have a significant impact on the outcome of your case.  Let’s explore how your online presence can affect your divorce or custody case, and why it’s crucial to exercise caution when sharing on social media platforms. Social Media and Family Court Proceedings One of the mistakes people make during a ..read more
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The FTC Ruling: What North Carolina Small Business Owners Need to Know About Non-Competes
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by Mathew Flatow
3w ago
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently made a significant ruling that directly impacts small and mid-sized businesses, especially in North Carolina. The ruling, passed with a slim majority of 3-2, has sparked debates and concerns among business owners regarding non-compete agreements. In light of this development, small business owners in North Carolina must understand the implications of the ruling and seek appropriate legal guidance. The FTC ruling primarily addresses the issue of non-compete agreements, which have long been a common practice in various industries. These agreements rest ..read more
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Can I File for Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina If I Was Fired? Debunking Common Myths
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by SeiferFlatow Team
1M ago
There’s a common misconception among workers that if they’re fired from their job after suffering an injury, they’re no longer eligible to file for workers’ compensation benefits. However, in North Carolina, being terminated from your job does not necessarily mean you lose your right to workers’ compensation, as long as you have a valid workers’ compensation claim.  Understanding Your Rights Under the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act, an employer is responsible for medical expenses and two-thirds of lost wages for an injury caused in the workplace. North Carolina workers’ compensa ..read more
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Common Causes of Truck Accidents in North Carolina and South Carolina
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by SeiferFlatow, PLLC
2M ago
Commercial trucks play a vital role in the economy by transporting goods across the Carolinas and beyond. However, their size and weight can make them particularly dangerous when involved in accidents. Understanding the common causes of truck accidents in North Carolina and South Carolina is essential for both commercial truck drivers and other motorists to help prevent these collisions.  Let’s explore some of the leading factors contributing to truck accidents in our state, and how SeiferFlatow can help if you’ve been injured in one. Common Causes of Truck Accidents in North and South Ca ..read more
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Workers’ Compensation after a North Carolina Car Accident: What Injured Workers Need to Know
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by SeiferFlatow, PLLC
2M ago
Being involved in a car accident can be a harrowing experience, leaving you not only to deal with physical injuries but also the stress of navigating insurance. When the accident happens while you’re on the job, however, a whole new level of complications occur. In North Carolina, if you are involved in a car accident while performing work duties, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits can help cover medical expenses, lost wages, and rehabilitation costs resulting from the accident. After a car accident, understanding your rights regarding workers’ compensation ..read more
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Why Your Personal Injury Attorney Needs to Be Able to Handle Diminished Value Claims
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by Adam Seifer
3M ago
After a car accident, the immediate focus is often on physical injuries and contacting a personal injury attorney. While that should certainly be your priority, it’s important to remember your vehicle will also have “injuries” that need to be dealt with as well. Most personal injury lawyers can get you compensation for your injuries following an accident, but many do not know how to, or just simply don’t, also handle diminished value property claims. Understanding the significance of diminished value and picking a personal injury attorney who can handle these claims is essential for maximizin ..read more
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What to Do After Suffering a Personal Injury in North Carolina
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by Adam Seifer
3M ago
Experiencing a personal injury due to the negligence or actions of others can be overwhelming and disorienting. Knowing what steps to take immediately following an injury is crucial for protecting your well-being and preserving your legal rights.  Here’s a guide on what to do if you’ve suffered a personal injury in North Carolina, and how SeiferFlatow can help you through the process. Steps to Take After a Personal Injury Seek Medical Attention Your health and safety should be your top priority. Seek medical attention as soon as possible, even if your injuries seem minor. Be as detailed ..read more
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Understanding Premises Liability in North Carolina
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by Adam Seifer
3M ago
Accidents can happen anywhere, but when an accident resulting in personal injury occurs on someone else’s property due to the property owner’s negligence, the legal concept of premises liability comes into play.  In North Carolina, understanding the concept of premise liability is important to help you obtain compensation for injuries sustained on someone else’s property. Let’s explore this concept. What is Premises Liability in North Carolina? Premises liability is a legal principle that holds property owners or occupiers responsible for injuries that occur on their premises due to unsa ..read more
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Understanding North Carolina Worker’s Compensation Benefits
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by Mathew Flatow
4M ago
If you’re injured on the job, the financial strain that comes from either needing medical treatment or being unable to work for an extended period of time can cause unnecessary stress.  Fortunately, in North Carolina, workers’ compensation benefits are designed to provide financial assistance to employees who are injured on the job. Our firm helps employees who have been injured on the job to heal financially from the unexpected. There are several basic items you need to know before signing any documents presented to you, and you should consult with a workers’ compensation attorney befor ..read more
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