Month: August 2015

Residents of Pender County Receive Tax Revaluation Notices for Hampstead Bypass Project

If you own property in Pender County that is affected by the future Hampstead Bypass (NC DOT Project #R-3300) you may have recently received notice from the Pender County Tax Office that a revaluation of your property is under way. This revaluation is required under applicable North Carolina statutes, but the lawyers at HensonFuerst have …

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Public Meeting About Duke Energy Transmission Line Project

Interested in the Duke Energy transmission line project? In July, Duke Energy announced a proposal to run a 230-kilovolt transmission line from a planned tie-in station from Campobello to Asheville, where a natural gas-fired plant is expected to replace a coal-fired plant at Lake Julian in about 2020. According to an article in the Citizen-Times, …

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"Watch For Me N.C." Takes Unique Approach To Reducing North Carolina Bicycle Accident Numbers

Anyone who is involved in a motor vehicle collision is at risk of being seriously injured or killed, but pedestrians and bicyclists are at an especially high risk of harm because they lack the protection of a plastic and metal frame of a car or truck’s exterior. Our North Carolina bicycle accident lawyers at HensonFuerst …

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North Carolina Landowners Facing Eminent Domain Stage a Protest

Most people who own property assume they will have the right to dictate how the land is used. But sometimes, government entities and even private businesses can use North Carolina’s eminent domain laws to condemn property for certain uses. The North Carolina land condemnation process has already been put into motion to take swaths of …

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North Carolina Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Response to Fatal I-85 Crash

When a person’s death is the result of negligence, the family of the victim may have a right to compensation. In order to file a successful North Carolina wrongful death lawsuit, an attorney must present evidence to prove who was at fault for the incident. A recent report highlights negligence that led to the death …

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North Carolina Coal Ash Moratorium Lifted, Posing Threat of Toxic Exposure to Public

Toxic ash is a byproduct of burning coal used to create electricity. The North Carolina toxic exposure lawyers at HensonFuerst explain coal ash can contain many heavy metals that are harmful to humans, including arsenic, lead, and mercury. Despite the risks toxic coal ash can pose to the public, a moratorium on the use of …

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