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Six Tips for Forming a Solid Business Partnership Agreement

Starting a business can be overwhelming to say the least, but when you are setting up a business with a partner, there are additional things to take into consideration. A partnership is when at least two people run and own a business together. Each partner will own a part of the liabilities and assets of… Read more »

Who Can File an Amicus Brief

An amicus brief is a legal document that can be filed in an appellate court case by people who are not litigants in the case but have an interest in the case or subject matter. These briefs provide details to the court that may be relevant or additional information or arguments that the court may… Read more »

Settling Business Disputes

No matter how careful you are conducting your day-to-day business, most companies end up facing some type of legal dispute. These types of disputes are almost unavoidable, even with good contracts in place. While contract disputes are relatively common, so are other types of business disputes. Take Action to Protect Your Bottom Line At the… Read more »

D. Hardison Wood Submits Amicus Brief for a Supreme Court Appeal

Cary Attorney D. Hardison Wood was asked to draft an Amicus Brief for a Supreme Court Appeal. Read about his success below: The North Carolina Supreme Court ruled in Vaughan v. Mashburn  that plaintiff’s may now amend a deficient Rule 9(j) where they have substantively complied with the Rule prior to filing the original complaint…. Read more »

What You Need to Know About Settling a Car Accident Claim

When it comes to evaluating and settling a car accident claim, most of the major car insurance companies handle them in roughly the same way. They start by examining the facts of the accident (who caused the accident and how it happened), and then review the injuries (how serious they were, medical treatment received, and… Read more »

Learn the Facts About Distracted Driving in North Carolina

Distracted driving has been a problem on the roads long before the dawn of texting. It has, however, increased with the rising use of cell phones for navigation, entertainment and, of course, phone calls and texting. The majority of states have outlawed texting while driving, but many continue to multitask behind the wheel. Distracted driving… Read more »

Hardison Wood Earns Ranking on Best Lawyers List

The Law Office of D. Hardison Wood is proud to announce it has been recognized on the “Best Lawyers” list, created by Best Lawyers and the U.S. News & World Report. Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a… Read more »

Sexual Assault and the Law: What You Need to Know

Since initial allegations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced, more and more women have become empowered to share their stories of sexual assault, and hold the perpetrators accountable. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, someone in the US is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds. Even still, experts say events… Read more »

Do I Really Need Drone Insurance?

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No. It’s a drone. The gift your child just opened this past holiday. Freshly unwrapped and ready to fly, it’s one of thousands of new drones that will fill the skies in 2018. You didn’t think about it beforehand, but now that the drone is out of… Read more »

A Guide to Planning Your Holiday Road Trip

If you’re one of the millions of families taking to the freeways this holiday season, you know what lies ahead: congested roads, cars stopped on the shoulder, standstill traffic. If you’re driving with children, you’re likely gearing up with queued-up movies and cartoons for entertainment, or toys to keep them distracted. You surely want to… Read more »