Month: October 2009

More on Tort Reform

More on tort reform.  The New England Journal of Medicine has come out with a refreshing article – suggesting that under certain circumstances health care providers, including doctors, should be held accountable for their mistakes.  See the link.  In these times, when most persons injured by medical neglect are not compensated for their injuries,  it …

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More Ideas on Tort Reform

During my years of suing nursing home operators for patient neglect and abuse, I’ve learned to follow the money:  When I have followed the money, I’ve learned that too much of it goes in owners’ pockets and too little of it is spent on patient care and care provider salaries.  I’ve also learned that owners …

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HensonFuerst Walks in Rocky Mount for Alzheimer's Research

This past Saturday, October 3, HensonFuerst attorneys, staff & friends walked with hundreds of other Rocky Mount and Eastern North Carolina residents to show their support for finding a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.  Lead by team captain, Joey Hodgin, with help from fellow-attorney Adam Foggia, “Team HensonFuerst” proudly turned in their pledges and contributions before …

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New North Carolina Law Now in Effect Doubles Time Limit on Some Lawsuits

Until this week, October 1, to be exact, North Carolina’s statue of repose stated that a consumer could not sue a manufacturer over a defective product if the defect occurred six years after the product was originally sold. If you think six years sounds like plenty of time, consider this: if a car crash happened …

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Tort Reform

Tort Reform.  How should North Carolina law be revamped so that it would be fairer to the average Joe, rather than the corporations and their CEOs who seem to benefit most from attacks on the court system. One way that tort law could be reformed in our state to better serve and protect our citizens …

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