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Construction site theft prevention

Delays in North Carolina construction projects can frustrate contractors, developers, property owners and other project stakeholders. Reasons for delays are nearly infinite, but the most common causes include bad weather, budget shortfalls,…

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Architectural design flaws past and present

When construction of the bell tower of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta commenced more than eight centuries ago, the structure was intended to be a white marble monument to God. However,…

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How Does Med-Pay Work?

Auto insurance policies require specific coverage categories like underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage. Med-pay is a category of optional coverage in a policy that can provide a limited amount of compensation for…

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How contributory negligence affects North Carolina car crashes

In a city the size of Charlotte, there are motor vehicle crashes virtually every day. Far too often, the wrecks result in serious injuries to drivers, passengers or pedestrians and sometimes even…

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Step 2: Filing a North Carolina personal injury lawsuit

If you stop by our Charlotte Civil Litigation Law blog from time to time, you might recall a September post on the steps you must take to file a North Carolina personal…

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Go slow: Charlotte-area road construction ahead

While it might sometimes seem as if the world is disorganized and chaotic, there is an orderly type of comfort to be found in the design details and precise plans of road…

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Part 2: Does your brand-new Charlotte home come with warranties?

Regular readers of our Charlotte Civil Litigation Blog will recall a recent post in this space about warranties that can protect people who purchase a brand-new, recently constructed home. North Carolina law…

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Does your brand-new Charlotte home come with warranties?

Consumers have a different set of expectations when purchasing a new car than they do when they buy a used vehicle. When you buy a used car, you understand that it will…

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A to Z: links to Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC and U.S. laws

One of the goals for our Charlotte Civil Litigation Law blog is provide convenient access to usable information about the often-complicated and overlapping legal systems that describe and protect our rights, lives…

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Don’t make these common mistakes after a car accident

No one gets into their car in the morning and expects to get in an accident. If they did, there’s a good chance they wouldn’t be driving. However, most people experience at…

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