December 2014

NCDOT’s “Booze It & Lose It” Campaign Enters Its 20th Year

December 26th, 2014

The holiday season is an important time for people to enjoy the company of their families, catch up with friends, and reflect on all the joys of the past year. However, with the large increase in days off, office parties and family get-togethers, comes an increased risk of drunk driving accidents. Incidents of drunk driving…

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GM Recalls Impact Millions of Vehicles

December 15th, 2014

Consumer vehicles and commercial trucks are equipped with a variety of safety features to keep drivers as safe as possible behind the wheel. But what happens when your vehicle is manufactured with a defective part? When a car part malfunctions, it can lead to serious and deadly consequences. This year alone, General Motors has notified…

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Practice Safe Shopping This Holiday Season

December 11th, 2014

The holidays are a time of giving and sharing, and all children look forward to unwrapping their gifts. But please be cautious this holiday shopping season. All parents and gift-givers need to remember that not all toys make appropriate gifts, and that some may pose serious safety risks for infants and young children. Here are…

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Does Every Employer have to carry Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

December 9th, 2014

Does Every Employer have to carry Workers’ Compensation Insurance? No. State law generally provides exceptions for very small companies. In addition, self-employed people and independent contractors are generally not covered under Workers’ Compensation law. Federal employees are covered under the federal Workers’ Compensation system. But for employers that are legally required to carry insurance, failure…

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Protect Yourself Against Life Insurance and Annuity Scams

December 3rd, 2014

Daggett Shuler Injury & Disability Law Firm handles many types of complicated insurance cases that require us to stand up to the big insurance companies on behalf of our clients. Insurance policies are complex, and require review by an experienced attorney. There are many times when a policy is blindly signed, and in the end,…

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