After my last post and the video that followed, I got a few follow-up responses about the infamous “McDonald’s coffee” case that the video touched on. I thought I’d give you a little bit more of the facts: Stella Liebeck of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was in the passenger seat of her grandson's car when […]
Month: December 2008
Image by Jitsu via Flickr Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thanks for your reading and comments. –Bradley A. Coxe is a practicing attorney in Wilmington, NC who specializes in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Contract and Real Estate disputes and all forms of Civil Litigation. Please contact him at (910) 772-1678.
I wrote earlier about medical malpractice cases in North Carolina and why they are so difficult to start and win. Briefly, there are special procedures in North Carolina to make sure that medical malpractice cases that are brought in the courts have merit. Aside from those special restrictions, in every civil case in North Carolina, there are […]
The vast majority of legal cases settle before going to trial. Traditionally, in a civil lawsuit, the lawyers for each side would exchange settlement offers and counter-offers informally at various times throughout the lawsuit. Their clients, the actual parties paying or receiving the money, were usually only involved secondhand. In addition, the lawyers were oftentimes […]
The tragic accident that occurred at a New York Wal-Mart certainly gave another meaning to “Black Friday.” According to CNN, lawsuits are being filed for customers injured in the stampede. I can’t comment on their chances in New York, but, had the accident taken place in North Carolina, they certainly would have a claim worth […]