If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident due to the fault or negligence of another individual, contact one of our offices today for a free personal injury consultation. During the consultation an attorney will answer all of your questions and advise you based on your particular situation. There is absolutely no commitment and you are free to proceed any way that you wish. Click on our website to locate the number for our Southeastern North Carolina and Myrtle Beach area offices.
You know that you have been thinking about it for some time now. In fact, at least once a week you tell yourself that you must schedule an appointment with an attorney in order to draft a will and other estate planning documents. What are you waiting for? Do not leave your legacy to chance or leave a mess for your loved ones to clean up.
On-the-job injuries can greatly affect one’s life and ability to work and support his or her family. Depending on several factors, a work injury may fall under the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation statutes that can be found under Chapter 97 of the North Carolina General Statutes. If you or a loved one has experienced a work injury and have questions as to your rights and options, please call Wright, Worley, Pope, Ekster & Moss, PLLC to schedule a free workers’ comp. consultation.
Next time you are sitting at a traffic light in North Carolina there is a good chance that roughly half of the motorists around you are breaking the law. Despite the fact that the law went into effect several years ago, most North Carolina motorist do not realize that their license plate cover that is displaying their favorite sports team or the license plate cover installed by their car dealership for free advertising is illegal.
Navigating North Carolina’s DWI laws can be difficult and the consequences can be very severe. If you have been charged with DWI in Southeastern North Carolina contact our office so we may discuss your case with you.
Quite often disputes arise between landlords and tenants over poor conditions of a rental property and who is required to fix the conditions. The relationship between a landlord and tenant is a contractual one, thus, each party has certain obligations to the other and each party’s obligation depends on the other party’s fulfillment of its obligation.
In recent years, we have seen an increase in small business owners in Southeastern North Carolina and across the State contacting our offices regarding uninsured workers’ compensation claims. This is partially attributed to negative media attention cast on the State of North Carolina in recent years regarding the number of uninsured employers in the State and the terrible effects that this has on the injured workers. In North Carolina, generally all employers who regularly employee three (3) or more employees must maintain workers’ compensation insurance. Of great importance is that there are two vital exceptions to the “three employee” standard that triggers the workers’ compensation requirement.
Today (April 16th) is National Healthcare Decision Day. The goal that organizers envisioned for this day is to motivate individuals and families to start thinking and talking about advance care planning. One important aspect of that conversation should include a living will and the selection of an agent and backup agent to serve on your behalf if necessary. If you are interested in discussing your options and the law surrounding advance care planning contact one of Wright, Worley, Pope, Ekster & Moss, PLLC’s offices and schedule an appointment. For more information on National Healthcare Decision Day please check out the Organization’s link below.
The Basic Steps
Anyone that has dealt with the loss of a loved one knows that following the grieving process often remains the difficult task of winding up the decedent’s affairs and completing the probate process. While this arduous procedure is of a different nature than the grieving process, it can cause great costs, time expenditures, and frustrations for those left behind. This article aims to serve as an evolving checklist that every individual and family, regardless of age or family status, should implement. The list is composed of input from attorneys and those with firsthand experience. While it is difficult to think about and plan for the worst, the truth is that everyone must face that reality by preparing for such contingencies today.