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Easements & Eminent Domain: Understanding Your Rights

Owning property in North Carolina can subject you to terms such as easements and eminent domain. When someone contacts you about either real estate topic, it is best to protect your best interests and contact a North Carolina eminent domain lawyer. Signing any documents without legal representation can cause you stress and potentially harm the…

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How Much Will I Get Paid In My Eminent Domain Case?

Federal and State Governments can lawfully take your private property (or a piece of it) for public use under the power of eminent domain. Whether it’s your home, business, or even undeveloped land, they can take it. You might be wondering whether you’ll get paid for your eminent domain case. If the government or any other…

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Why You Should Consult With An Attorney If The NCDOT Is Taking Your Land

Here’s a fact that few people know about: the government can legally take your private property (or portions of it) for public use under the power of eminent domain. This applies irrespective of whether your property is undeveloped or has buildings on it. Think of the following scenario; there have been plans of constructing a…

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What Is Inverse Condemnation And How Can It Benefit Me?

In North Carolina, property owners may be entitled to get compensation for their property and recover reasonable attorney and witness fees if they prevail in an inverse condemnation claim against a governmental body.  The term condemnation is often used to refer to a situation where a governmental body files a civil action to take private…

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Are Non-Competes Enforceable In North Carolina?

Many employers in North Carolina have limitations written into their employment agreements on what employees can do once they leave the company. There are good reasons for companies to do this, including protecting sensitive information and customer relationships that employees forge during the time of their employment. However, many of these are lumped together in…

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What To Expect In The North Carolina Foreclosure Process

Prior to the foreclosure crisis, which peaked in 2010, state and federal laws regulating foreclosure procedures and mortgage servicers were somewhat limited and favored foreclosing lenders more. Things have changed since then. Currently, state and federal laws heavily regulate foreclosure and loan servicing processes. Moreover, most of these laws protect the borrowers.  Generally, servicers provide…

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The Differences Between Workers Compensation And Personal Injury Claims

No one wants to be in an accident whether at work or away from work, but sometimes it does happen. If you sustain an injury, there are many things to consider regarding your financial and physical recovery. How do you cover the losses and damages you’ve incurred from the injury? How will you continue to…

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7 Workplace Safety Best Practices

Workplace safety has become a huge concern for employers and employees alike. With the rise in workplace accidents, injuries, and fatalities, companies realize they need to do more than just post a sign on the door about what to do in case of an emergency. As an employer, it is your responsibility to make the…

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What To Do If You’re Injured In A Car Accident

If you have been injured in a car accident, the other driver’s insurance company may contact you either seeking a statement about the accident or to offer a small settlement. When this happens, you will likely have a lot of questions. Should you speak to the insurance company? Should you contact an attorney? What does…

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Four Steps to Take if You Are Injured on A Construction Site

Construction sites are inherently dangerous workplaces. The physical labor, machinery, and hazardous materials make the work risky for even the most skilled laborers, and so workplace injuries are not uncommon. Despite taking every measure possible to stay safe on the construction site, faulty equipment or someone else’s mistake could result in a costly injury.  If…

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