Preventing Elder Abuse

September 24th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Our September newsletter You Should Know takes a hard look at a growing number of abuse cases as the wave of aging Baby Boomer Americans seek nursing home, assisted living and home care. 

Price Gouging Laws in North Carolina

September 16th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

North Carolina’s price gouging law is in effect following Hurricane Florence. North Carolina’s price gouging law is usually triggered when the state suffers or is threatened by a natural disaster such as a hurricane, tornado, winter storm, or flooding. Price gouging—or charging too much in times of crisis—is against North Carolina law when a disaster, an emergency or …Read More

Lemon Law

September 9th, 2018 | Posted in Consumer Law, Law for Non-lawyers

North Carolina, like several other states, has a “lemon law” statute for the purchase or lease of new vehicles.  Titled the New Motor Vehicles Warranties Act, the statute protects the buyer of a new motor vehicle, including cars, pickup trucks, motorcycles, vans and motor homes weighing less than 10,000 pounds from defective vehicles.  Under this …Read More

Franchise Growth

September 9th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Nice write up on one of our clients. We are excited to help them with their franchising opportunities.

Boating Safety Tips

August 24th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

As summer winds down, you might enjoy the final few weeks of gorgeous weather out on the water. Boating certainly is a popular hobby in North Carolina, with over 350,000 boats registered and miles of rivers, lakes, and open water. However, boating accidents continue to occur at an alarming rate. According to state statistics, 166 …Read More

A Closer Look at Spinal Cord Injuries

August 17th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Some of the worst injuries we see at Hodges Coxe Potter & Phillips are spinal cord injuries. According to statistics, about half of injuries to the spinal column result from car accidents and another 20% stem from falls. If you or a loved one has been involved in a serious accident, you will need financial compensation …Read More

Plastic Surgery Errors

July 27th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Increasingly, Americans are going under the knife for plastic surgery, but their motivations are complicated. For some, plastic surgery is a way to improve their appearance and boost their confidence. For others, plastic surgery is a necessary medical procedure, as when removing breasts as a preventative measure to avoid breast cancer. Regardless of their reasons, …Read More