Lawyers – Doctors – Are We On The Right Track? by Edward Knox For many years lawyers were not permitted to advertise. Letters or phone calls to clients in peril were not permitted and solicitation was forbidden. When the courts and the Bar Association permitted advertising, The Business Plan to get business evolved. Today, if…

So, Negotiations Failed And You’re Headed To Trial… by Edward Knox Many times attorneys are not able to negotiate a settlement in your accident case for an adequate sum. There are many reasons but some are that: The insurance company has denied responsibility/liability for your claim; The insurance company is dragging their feet; The insurance…

Riding The Hog by Edward Knox I grew up on a farm. One of the highlights of being a young farm boy was the opportunity to help break a young colt of adjoining farmers. There was something thrilling about seeing if you could conquer a young horse. In our lives, all of us seek to experience some…

Patience, Patience: The Lawsuit Process in North Carolina by Edward Knox Often we will recommend to our clients that a lawsuit be filed when the other party is denying responsibility, dragging its feet, offering inadequate money to compensate for a wrong, or will not respond to our demands. Unfortunately, just filing the lawsuit will not…

WATCH YOUR STEP by Edward Knox North Carolina is one of several states that permits contributory fault as a bar to recovery. Injured parties have the burden of proving negligence (fault) and that the defendant’s negligence was the proximate cause of the injuries. Proximate cause means the defendant must have foreseen the consequences of his…

Lincoln Times By H. Edward Knox I have been practicing law since 1963, and I still love going to the office everyday. So it was a little depressing for me to be stuck at home last week recovering from minor back surgery. But when I turned on Court TV to watch the disbarment proceedings of…

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR CAR INSURANCE North Carolina requires every driver to carry a minimum of $30,000.00 of liability insurance. Insurance companies seldom encourage a potential policy holder to buy more than the minimum limits. However, you should get quotes for additional liability coverage since the cost for additional coverage is minimal….

New Study Finds Most Common Reasons for Serious Truck Accidents Nearly 3.5 million truck drivers fill America’s roads and serve as an integral part of the nation’s economy. Unfortunately, however, because of the prevalence and size of commercial trucks, truck accidents pose a significant risk to other motorists and pedestrians. The most recent data available…

NTSB Recommends Total Ban on Driver Cellphone Use The National Transportation Safety Board has recently announced its most sweeping recommendation yet with regard to cellphone use by drivers, calling for the devices to be banned completely for anyone operating a motor vehicle. Ban Would Expand Current Restrictions The recent recommendation is the latest in a…

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