North Carolina Personal Injury Claims Involving Minors

Everyday individuals unfortunately are injured across North Carolina in all sorts of different ways—from car wrecks, to “slip/trip and falls,” to other accidents.

And, sadly, these injuries sometimes involve children or other minors—those under 18 years old. When injuries occur because someone was legally liable and caused the injury, there may be a valid legal claim on behalf of the injured minor. Such cases involving minors can be heartbreaking, and they involve unique legal issues. […]

By | Sep 17, 2019 |

Skiers Beware: Limitations Of Liability On Lift Ticket Upheld

In a recent decision, the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed a claim brought against a ski resort by a guest who suffered catastrophic bodily injuries after going off a ski jump. The Court’s dismissal upholds the general state of the law in a long line of what are commonly referred to as “ticket cases.”

In Apps v Grouse Mountain Resorts Ltd, 2019 BCSC 855, released May 30, an Australian man brought a claim against Vancouver’s Grouse […]

By | Sep 15, 2019 |

The Law On Nursing Home Injuries In North Carolina

There are more than 15,600 nursing homes in the United States, according to the most recent statistics and more than 1.3 million residents live in these facilities.  Most nursing homes provide excellent care to elderly or disabled individuals.  Sadly, however, there sometimes is inadequate care that leads to injury, elder abuse, or even death.  Each year thousands of individuals are injured in nursing homes, including in North Carolina.  When injuries occur because of the […]

By | Sep 13, 2019 |