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Know Your Rights If You Slip and Fall in North Carolina

When you slip and fall, the conditions may yield more than just a bruised ego. Lingering and severe injuries can happen when you slip and fall on someone's or some place's property, and they were negligent in the property's upkeep. North Carolina law widely protects victims who experience personal injury due to a property owner's negligence, so reaching out to a lawyer right away can help you pay for medical bills and receive compensation. Can I File A Personal Injury Lawsuit For A Slip And Fall Accident In North Carolina? If you slip and fall on someone else's property and get injured, you...

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Hyland + Padilla Receive a Client Champion “Silver” Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell began in 1868 as one man’s vision to provide business men with the address of “one reliable law firm…in every city in the United States.” From its start as a simple list, Martindale-Hubbell has evolved into a leading global network of over one million lawyers and a portfolio of websites and tools designed to connect lawyers and buyers of legal services. In existence for almost nearly as long – since 1896 – the more than 1 million Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ and Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Ratings are recognized as the gold standard in attorney ratings. Lawyers seeking to refer a...

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Hyland + Padilla Receives A+ Rating from Better Business Bureau

Hyland + Padilla continues to maintain an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. We do this by: Setting standards for marketplace trust Encouraging and supporting best practices by engaging with and educating consumers and businesses Celebrating marketplace role models Calling out and addressing substandard marketplace behavior Creating a community of trustworthy businesses and charities BBB sees trust as a function of two primary factors – integrity and performance. Integrity includes respect, ethics, intent, and working towards a diverse, inclusive and equitable marketplace. Performance speaks to a business’s track record of...

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Hyland and Padilla Rated “Distinguished” by Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell began in 1868 as one man’s vision to provide business men with the address of “one reliable law firm…in every city in the United States.” From its start as a simple list, Martindale-Hubbell has evolved into a leading global network of over one million lawyers and a portfolio of websites and tools designed to connect lawyers and buyers of legal services. In existence for almost nearly as long – since 1896 – the more than 1 million Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ and Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Ratings are recognized as the gold standard in attorney ratings. Lawyers seeking to refer a...

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Hyland and Padilla Gain Much Deserved Recognition

Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.  Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 5000 members throughout the country.  Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Hyland and Padilla are counted among that select group. They can be found in the Membership Directory. The forum maintains membership according to strict criteria that you can read about on the Membership Qualification page....

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Have a Plan for Traffic Accident

Traffic accidents occur instantly and cause damage, financial issues, and even medical issues in the weeks and months to come. Safe driving helps eliminate some risk of traffic accidents, but often car accidents might not even be your fault. Having a plan before an accident occurs will help you handle the stressful and frantic moment better if it occurs. How Do You Know Who Is At Fault In A Traffic Accident? Knowing who caused a traffic accident isn't always clear cut, such as when two drivers merge into a single lane and collide. In general, traffic laws will help determine who was the careless...

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What to Know About Class-Action Personal Injury Lawsuits in NC

When a large number of people suffer the same or similar harm, they can file a class-action personal injury lawsuit. Class action suits are complex, but with the proper legal representation, you'll have a chance to win damages for everyone harmed. How Does A Class-Action Personal Injury Lawsuit In North Carolina Work? When there are multiple plaintiffs, a standard personal injury lawsuit no longer presents as the best legal option. North Carolina law dictates that not every plaintiff needs to be heard individually when each case is so similar. Regardless of how many plaintiffs exist, one or a couple will file as "representatives" of a class-action personal...

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What Essential Workers Need to Know Going Into Flu Season

Essential workers face the prospect of a double pandemic this year -- the flu and the Coronavirus. Essential workers range from health care professionals and emergency workers to grocery store workers, delivery drivers, and police officers. What you may not know is these workers may have some extra protection. How Can Essential Workers Protect Themselves This Flu Season? The best outcome this flu season is essential workers staying healthy. Some key ways to protect yourself include: washing your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds at a time wear a face mask social distance when able eat a healthy diet keep hand sanitizer in your work...

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Your Rights if You Have to Miss Work From a Serious Illness

Dealing with a serious illness comes with a slew of doctor's appointments, medical treatments, bills, and much-needed recovery time. For employed people who suffer from a serious illness, also juggling work can cause anxiety about your career's future and your income. Know that when you suffer from a serious illness and need to miss work, you have rights that protect you. What Constitutes A Serious Illness? Before understanding your rights around paid leave, it's essential to distinguish if your illness is considered serious by the Federal government. Your illness will be classified as serious if: • your treatment or recovery time requires an inpatient stay at...

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What to Do When a Repetitive Stress Injury Leads to Disability

It's common to equate workplace injuries with a single catastrophic injury that leads to disability and needing time off. However, too many workers often need to utilize disability because of a repetitive stress injury caused by their work duties. Workers executing repetitive motions, such as holding a jackhammer or even typing, can cause repetitive stress injuries (RSIs). Those workers are entitled to workers' compensation benefits to prove their work duties are to blame for their injuries. What Is A Repetitive Stress Workplace Injury? Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) present as: pain, which can range from tenderness, a dull ache, throbbing to acute pain tingling numbness ...

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