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What to do in a Car Accident

There were hundreds of car accidents in North Carolina last year.  Many of those accidents were caused by the negligence or lack of ordinary care by one or both of the drivers.  If you are involved in a car accident, what should you do?      First, prepare for a car accident before it happens.  […]

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The Insurance Company Cookbook

This is an interesting article regarding one attorney’s perspective on dealing with insurance companies in personal injury cases.  In  You are Not in Good Hands with Allstate the author talks about how Allstate and some other insurance companies use a computer program called "Colossus" to determine the minimum they would have to pay a claimant […]

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Negotiate in odd numbers

Here is an interesting article in Scientific American called Why Things Cost $19.95 that investigates whether or not the common merchant tactic of listing a price as $19.95 rather than $20.00 is really effective.  Marketing professors from the University of Florida studied how consumers relate a ticketed price to the perceived wholesale "cost" of a […]

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The Real Estate Contract–An Overview

The growth of southeastern North Carolina has resulted in a local real estate boom never before seen in the area and continues despite the real estate slow down in the rest of the county.  An unfortunate side effect of the dramatic increase in both real estate transactions and property values has been a corresponding explosion […]

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