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Tools4Schools is a program by WakeEd Partnership that addresses the issue of teachers in North Carolina spending significant amounts of their own money on school supplies for their students. The program offers free classroom supplies to around 11,000 teachers in North Carolina’s largest school district, ensuring that all students in the Wake County Public School…

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Liability in Tractor Trailer Accidents: What Injured Victims in North Carolina Need to Know

According to data from the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles, there were 4,920 tractor-trailer accidents reported in the state in 2021 alone. Due to the immense size of large commercial trucks, these collisions are disproportionately likely to result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities. This raises an important question: Who is liable for a semi-truck…

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What is an Anticipatory Breach of Contract?

Contracts are a necessary part of doing business and form the basis of most modern commercial relationships in North Carolina. A breach of contract could give rise to a legal claim. In some cases, a contract breach could occur before the actual date of performance. An anticipatory breach (anticipatory repudiation) is a notable example. In…

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How to Deal With the Insurance Company After a Car Crash in Raleigh, NC

Serious car crashes happen every day. The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicle reports that there were 66,722 injury crashes reported statewide in 2020. There were 5,570 injuries reported in Raleigh alone. Following a major collision, injured victims need to know what to do to get financial compensation for vehicle repairs, medical bills, lost wages,…

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Injured in a Crash With a Distracted Driver? Know Your Rights!

According to the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), there were 247,214 traffic crashes in the state in 2020. Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of collisions. The DMV notes that “19.9% of the crashes in North Carolina involved a distracted driver.” However, the actual figure may be even higher—distracted driving is…

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How is Compensation Determined in a Wrongful Death Claim in North Carolina?

The loss of a close loved one in an accident is devastating. Nothing could truly be enough to make things right after such a horrific loss. At the same time, the at-fault party must be held accountable. Surviving family members need justice. In a civil legal claim, justice comes largely in the form of financial…

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What is the Value of My Car Accident Claim?

Car crashes are among the leading causes of serious injuries in our region. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), 105,382 people were hurt in traffic collisions in the state in 2020 alone. A major accident can change your entire life in a matter of seconds. It is essential that you are able…

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Your Guide to North Carolina Wrongful Death Lawsuits (Five Things You Should Know)

The loss of a loved one in an accident is one of the most devastating, heart-breaking experiences that any person can ever be forced to endure. No legal claim could ever truly make things right. At the same time, grieving families deserve justice, accountability, closure, and financial support.  A wrongful death claim against the responsible…

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Contract Law: Understanding the Doctrine of Substantial Performance

Contracts are at the basis of most major commercial transactions. When parties enter into a legally binding agreement, they must understand their rights and responsibilities. The breach of a contract can lead to business litigation. Though, it is not always clear as to whether or not a contract breach actually occurred.  Substantial performance is a…

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What are the Most Common Types of Construction Accidents?

Construction is one of the most important industries in North Carolina. It also has the potential to be one of the most dangerous. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that 20 percent of workplace deaths nationwide happen in construction. When proper safety precautions are not taken by companies, construction workers and passersby are…

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