Guide to Wrongful Death Claims in North Carolina

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In this blog, we’ll explore critical sections of North Carolina law related to wrongful death lawsuits. Keep reading to learn about wrongful death claims: what they are, who can sue, and what damages are recoverable. What Is Wrongful Death Defined As? North Carolina Statutes section 28A-18-2 defines wrongful death as “a wrongful act, neglect, or…

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How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in NC

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Suffering an injury while on the job can be an overwhelming and complicated experience. While you are dealing with an injury, with obtaining the right medical treatment, and quite possibly with an inability to perform your  job, you must also contend with filing a workers’ compensation claim in order to protect  your benefits for your…

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Halloween: Have Fun While Staying Safe

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Pumpkins, witches, ghouls, and goblins make for a scary holiday, indeed. Many of the traditional ways of celebrating Halloween will be considerably scarier this year as some of the more traditional activities can be high-risk. However, there are several safe, different ways to participate in Halloween this year at home. Here are some suggestions for…

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Spotlight with David Daggett: The Daggett Shuler Backpack Program

Winston-Salem-Police-Officers-with-backpacks October 27th, 2020

2020 continues to upend the norms that we all have become accustomed to, and that is especially true of the school year. Who can remember the last time that students were first headed to the classroom in late October? Though the back-to-school season didn’t look the same this year, it is up to all of…

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Spotlight with David Daggett: The DSAGWS Buddy Walk

David-Daggett-with-friends October 23rd, 2020

It is my pleasure to emcee a couple dozen or so events every year in our community.  I probably shouldn’t choose favorites, but the Buddy Walk of the Down Syndrome Association is at the top of the list! This year was the 20th anniversary of the Buddy Walk of the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston-Salem….

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Daggett Shuler’s Back-to-School Backpack Program on Triad Today

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On Saturday, October 17th, attorneys David Daggett and Griff Shuler of Daggett Shuler Law appeared on Triad Today to discuss the firm’s Back-to-School Backpack Program. This program, now in its sixth year, benefits underprivileged elementary school students in Forsyth County. With approximately 23% of children in Forsyth County living at or below the poverty line, and…

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What You Should Know About Long Term Disability

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Becoming disabled can strip you of your ability to make a living. While some people can use their savings to get by, very few people can afford to stop working altogether for a prolonged amount of time. This is where long-term disability insurance comes into play. Long-term disability policies provide you with a steady income…

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Life Insurance Claims: What to Know on Triad Today

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On Saturday, September 26th, attorneys David Daggett and Griff Shuler of Daggett Shuler Law appeared on Triad Today to talk about life insurance policies and resulting claims. They offered insight, advice, and great tips about what to do, should your life insurance claim be denied. Each year, more than $1 billion in life insurance benefits go…

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New Season, New Dangers: Fall Driving Safety Tips for Drivers of All Ages

car-driving-through-fall-leaves September 28th, 2020

Most people think of autumn as a gentle time, but fall has multiple driving hazards that can result in damage or injury. There are a few ways to stay safe on the roads this fall.  Here are some things that require special attention this season: Pay Close Attention to the Weather Several weather conditions in…

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How Do I Know if My Loved One Had a Life Insurance Policy?

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Many people purchase life insurance policies in order to ensure that their families are financially secure after their death. This is because when the owner of a life insurance policy passes away, the beneficiaries of his or her policy receive a death benefit from the insurance company. However, sometimes the policyholder may die prior to…

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