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Winter Weather Wisdom: Help Yourself

With the winter weather we are seeing across North Carolina today there are bound to be accidents and incidents.  Here is hoping that you are not somehow negatively impacted by the storm or any remnants thereof. 78 more words

Damages

Asbestos lung cancer victims who smoked may see claim values reduce

Insurers have been told they could demand up to a 10% contributory negligence bump from asbestos sufferers who were also habitual smokers, after a judge charged one claimant 30% for lighting up. 645 more words

News

Legal Matters: Contributory Negligence

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY)- Attorney Paul Hernandez from Kalfus & Nachman joined us on the show today to discuss contributory negligence and what you need to know if you are involved in a car accident. 32 more words

Legal Matters

Contributory Negligence and Comparative Responsibility

Contributory negligence is an affirmative defense and often a mirror image of the claim of negligence against the defendant. To establish contributory negligence, a defendant generally has to meet all four elements of negligence (duty, breach, causation, damages) in the same way the plaintiff does. 181 more words

History

Understanding Contributory Negligence

When people get involved in a car accident, they have the right to seek compensation for treatment of their medical injuries or loss of earnings through their own insurance carrier or the other driver’s insurance provider. 206 more words

Law Firms

Play Ball! And Watch the Ball Too!

It is baseball season in America.  High school baseball is wrapping up or has finished, college baseball is in playoff mode, minor league teams are entertaining people in cities and towns everywhere, and Major League Baseball has just finished 1/3 of the 162-game regular season schedule.  281 more words

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