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Social Security has received some bad press recently with many calling Social Security the “new welfare.” Many argue that the system supports those who could work, but choose not to. The myths being perpetrated by the opponents of the Social Security system are unfounded and this unfair characterization simply adds…

A common complaint about lawyers is that they never return client calls or that the client very rarely gets to speak with his or her lawyer. I can relate to that complaint and it’s why I practice law the way I do. When I was a freshman in college, I…

Now that summer is here, many parents and their children are looking forward to the prospect of summer camp. While summer camp is historically viewed as a rite of passage for children, parents view it as both a learning opportunity for children and a productive means of childcare. Although summer…

Learning to drive is an important milestone in a teenager’s life. It is a step closer to complete independence from the teen’s parents and the beginning of a new set of responsibilities. A considerable number of Americans become licensed drivers before their 18th birthday, which puts them in a precarious…

Reprinted with permission, this speech was given by John F. Burton Jr., Professor Emeritus Rutgers University and Cornell University. I. Introduction Thank you for the invitation to make a presentation to the 22nd Annual Conference on Workplace Torts & Workers’ Compensation.¹ I am not here to serve as an expert…

In a show of support for workers and law-abiding businesses, the North Carolina House passed a bill that would prevent businesses from classifying workers as independent contractors when in fact they are employees. This misclassification cheats workers from being covered by workers’ compensation laws and allows the cheating businesses to…

We are currently reviewing cases involving the prescription drug Xarelto which is manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceutical and co-marketed by Bayer Healthcare. It is alleged these companies failed to warn patients and physicians of the increased risks of irreversible and fatal internal bleeding when using Xarelto. Usage of Xarelto In 2011,…

RALEIGH In early 2014, North Carolina Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry had some good news to share: Workplace deaths dropped significantly, with only 23 people having died in accidents on the job in the past year. It was the smallest annual toll since Berry took office in 2001. That count, though,…

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