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D. Hardison Wood and Adam Smith Named to the 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers List

Award-Winning Attorneys Cary, NC The Law Office of D. Hardison Wood is proud to announce that two of our outstanding attorneys, D. Hardison Wood and Adam Smith, have been selected to the 2015 North Carolina Rising Stars list. The North Carolina Rising Stars list is an exclusive list, which recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding … read more»

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Law Office of D. Hardison Wood Wins Prestigious 2014 Litigator Award

The Law Office of D. Hardison Wood named 2014 Litigator Award Winner. Having been conferred this prestigious National Award, the firm ranks among the Top 1% of all lawyers for:  Wrongful  Death Litigation. BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: JAN. 15, 2015 – Law Office of D. Hardison Wood,  a trial law firm in Cary North Carolina, was today awarded the prestigious 2014 Litigator Award for extraordinary achievement within the field(s): Wrongful Death Litigation. Justly standing as the nation’s … read more»

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Stay Safe This Holiday Season with These Safety Tips!

  5 Safety Tips to Keep in Mind this Holiday Season The holidays are nearly here! Though it’s a wonderful time of the year, it can also be a hectic time of the year. Between holiday parties, fighting the crowds to shop and entertaining out-of-town guests, most people barely have a chance to breathe during the holiday season. The holidays are meant to be fun, which is why here at the Law Office of D. Hardison Wood we … read more»

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How Safe Are School Buses?

Is Your Child Really Safe on the School Bus? Call it naiveté, or perhaps simple trust in the majority of people, but there are some things in life that one just expects to be safe. For many, sending their child off to school in a school bus, one of the most widely used methods of public transportation, is one of them. But just how safe are school buses, really? It’s been a big week for school-bus related news in North … read more»

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Children Across the U.S. Harmed by Detergent Pods

Attractive Packaging May Make Detergent Pods More Dangerous Seemingly harmless and fantastically convenient at first glance, detergent pods may in fact generate more danger than meets the eye. A recent study of data from Poison Control Centers from 2012 through 2013 suggests that the attractive and inconspicuous packaging of the pods may draw children to them. The study found that throughout the two years observed, there were 17,230 poison center calls regarding young children and the … read more»

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Fight Bullying On Unity Day

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 marks the 4th annual Unity Day to fight bullying. Unity Day, founded in 2011 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, was developed to show support for children and teens who are currently being bullied, or have experienced bullying in the past. In 2006 PACER launched National Bullying Prevention Month to be celebrated annually in October, in order to spread awareness about the severity of bullying. Since launching Unity Day in 2011, the … read more»

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Cary Teen Charged In Tragic Fatal Car Wreck

A teenage driver in a fatal car accident near Panther Creek High School has been charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle, Police reported on Thursday. Spencer Saunders, 16, a sophomore at Panther Creek High School, was driving two siblings, Laura Yost, 15, and Ryan Yost, 16, to school last Tuesday morning, September 16th, when the collision occurred. Both Laura and Ryan were taken to Duke University Hospital following the crash with injuries, Laura’s more … read more»

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New York City Uber Drivers Unhappy with Compensation

Car Service Uber Faces Issues with Employee Wages New York City Uber drivers lined up outside of the company’s Queens-based office Monday in protest for the second time since September 8. The drivers, unsatisfied with the car service’s low fares, demanded that the company increase fares for its uberX division, Uber’s lowest-cost option. Uber, an innovative car service available in numerous cities across 45 countries, including Raleigh, aims to offer reasonable fares, clean cars and … read more»

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Robin Williams’ Death Reminds Us of Importance of Suicide Awareness in North Carolina

The world lost a comedic genius this week when actor and comedian Robin Williams passed away at age 63 due to apparent suicide. As his family, the Hollywood community and fans across the world mourn the loss of one of comedy’s most brilliant legends, his death also brings to light the harsh reality of depression and the effects it may have on its victims. The death of Williams comes as both a devastation and a shock to … read more»

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Raleigh News Station WRAL Investigates Helmet Safety

Are High School Football Helmets Safe? In mere weeks, high school football fields across the nation will light up on Friday nights, stands filled with cheering fans. One of the most popular sports in America, football seems innocent enough; after all it’s just a game, right? Perhaps it’s more dangerous than most realize. According to High School OT, a WRAL and ESPN-produced website, each year 250,000 teen boys visit emergency rooms across the nation with sports-related … read more»

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