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Three Things to Remember About Your North Carolina Land Condemnation Rights

The state of North Carolina gives private companies the right to condemn land if the property is to be used in a project that can benefit the community. But property owners have rights, and the North Carolina land condemnation lawyers at HensonFuerst would like to remind you to keep a few things in mind if …

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Misclassification Prevents Thousands From Receiving Workers' Compensation Coverage

Most businesses in North Carolina are required to carry insurance to cover costs related to employee injuries. Unfortunately, many companies skirt these requirements by “misclassifying” their employees as independent contractors—who are exempt from North Carolina workers’ compensation coverage—rather than as company employees. An article from The Charlotte Observer noted a study conducted by several media …

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Contaminated Water Prompts Safety Warnings From North Carolina Officials

Duke Energy remains under public scrutiny after tests showed that private wells of hundreds of landowners with property near the site of a massive coal ash spill were contaminated with toxic heavy metals. Reports indicate the contaminated water sources contained unsafe levels of iron, lead, magnesium, arsenic, and vanadium. Following last year’s spill, legislators passed …

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Does Riding Bicycles Pose a Greater Threat of Brain Injury to Today's Youth Than Playing Football?

Brain Injury Risks: Cycling vs. Football In a recent interview on the National Football League’s television network, Dr. Joseph Maroon made the statement, “It’s much more dangerous riding a bicycle or a skateboard than playing youth football,” when making a comparison between the risk of suffering a traumatic brain injury during either activity. But is …

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Safety Violations to Blame for North Carolina Truck Accident?

North Carolina’s trucking industry is heavily regulated to help ensure the safety of both truck drivers and others who are commuting. Unfortunately, many trucking companies fail to adhere to these rules, which can too often lead to a serious North Carolina truck accident occurring. The recent collision between a tractor-trailer and an Amtrak train outside …

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Officials Hope New NC Bike Walk Website Will Reduce North Carolina Bicycle Accident Rates

Since data shows North Carolina has the ninth highest bicyclist and pedestrian fatality rate in the nation, officials have been working to reduce the number of accidents involving cyclists and walkers by raising safety awareness. Now, the North Carolina Department of Transportation has launched a new website dedicated to reaching this goal. The Walk Bike …

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