Most Dangerous Owners

November 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

At Hodges Coxe Potter & Phillips LLP, we love dogs. However, all dogs need to be properly treated and trained or they pose a risk of injury to their owners and neighbors. These maltreated and untrained dogs can cause significant injuries. Not only can the dog’s teeth damage muscles, nerves, and other soft tissue, but …Read More

34,000 Americans died from falls in 2016.

October 28th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

You won’t see this story on the evening news, but according to the National Safety Council, over 34,000 Americans died from falls in 2016. Better check out our latest newsletter with prevention tips for people of all ages.

Should You Ask for the Home in a Divorce?

October 27th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Under North Carolina law, a couple’s marital property shall be divided equitably during a divorce. Often this means the property is divided equally, 50/50, but not always. A judge must divide it fairly after looking at a variety of factors, such as the income earning potential of each spouse before determining how much property each …Read More

Divorce Over Age 50

October 26th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Increasingly, older Americans are divorcing for the first time in their lives. In fact, the number of people over 50 who are divorcing has doubled since 1990. Divorcing over the age of 50 is called “silver divorce” or “grey divorce,” and there are many special considerations when divorcing at an older age. Consider How the …Read More

Anesthesia Errors

October 19th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

When patients undergo surgery, they often need general anesthesia. However, a lot can go wrong during surgery and with anesthesia in particular. Each year, many patients are injured because of anesthesia errors. If you think you have fallen victim, you need to meet with an experienced medical negligence attorney. Types of Anesthesia Errors Anesthesia errors …Read More

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October 9th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

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Study Shows That Under For-Profit Ownership Has Grown

October 5th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

The number of the our nation’s 15,600-plus nursing homes under for-profit ownership has risen to 69.8 percent. Incidents of abuse and neglect can often be traced back to corporate corner cutting for bigger profits. This recent study from the Times Herald-Record in New York is a reflection of a nationwide trend.