THREE COMMON MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES

According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) more than 250,000 people die each year due to medical mistakes. This means that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States – ranking only behind cancer and heart disease. The attorneys at The Richardson Firm are familiar with medical practice laws and are here to explain … Read More

UNDERSTANDING ALIMONY IN NORTH CAROLINA

The idea of alimony may seem simple, but alimony is actually often a complex and contentious issue during a divorce. It is common for people to come into a divorce with mistaken or outdated ideas regarding alimony. The attorneys at The Richardson Firm can help you understand several ways in which a family lawyer can assist you. WHAT IS ALIMONY … Read More

QUESTIONS TO ASK A CRIMINAL LAW ATTORNEY IN NORTH CAROLINA

If you have been charged with a crime, it is important to take steps to protect yourself. The most important action is to hire an experienced North Carolina criminal defense attorney. It is imperative that you know what to look for in a criminal defense lawyer and it is a good idea to come up with questions to ask when … Read More

FEDERAL TRAFFIC TICKETS

There is often confusion about if receiving a traffic violation on a military installation is serious or not. It is! Traffic tickets on North Carolina military bases like Fort Bragg and Camp Lejune are enforced by federal law. The military police of Fort Bragg and Camp Lejune issue hundreds of citations every year. If you’re charged with a traffic offense … Read More

WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE IN A CAR ACCIDENT

Pull Over – If you were involved in a car crash that includes damage, personal injury, or death, North Carolina requires by law that you stop your vehicle by pulling over to the side of the road. You may temporarily leave the scene of the crash to get medical help or call a police officer; otherwise, you must remain at … Read More

NORTH CAROLINA TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

Many people in North Carolina often consider getting a traffic ticket a common occurrence, and not a serious offense. They may simply take advantage of the option of paying the ticket in advance to avoid attending a court hearing. In North Carolina, this is easy as there is an automated system to pay ticket fines online. However, what people may … Read More

UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHTS WHEN IT COMES TO MILITARY ADMINISTRATIVE SEPARATION

Military Administrative Separations have been on the rise within the military. Administrative separations offer a low-cost and quicker means of separating military members without going through a court-martial process. It is no secret that the culture of the military is very different from the culture of civilians. If you have been accused of serious wrongdoing, effective legal representation is essential. … Read More

UNDERSTANDING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION IN NORTH CAROLINA

It is important to understand the process and how workers’ compensation works as it can be overwhelming. If you have been hurt on the job you may not know exactly what workers’ compensation benefits you may be entitled to. Speaking with a licensed attorney is always going to be your best option to help you understand your rights, and our … Read More

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A FELONY AND A MISDEMEANOR

If facing allegations of criminal charges in Cumberland County, it is important to understand the process and how courts work. With all the information online and how overwhelming a criminal charge can be, we strongly recommend you talk to an experienced lawyer after an arrest or summons. Facing criminal charges can be stressful and cause much anxiety. Much of the … Read More

CAR ACCIDENT COMMANDMENTS

Do you know what to do after you’re involved in a car accident? It is important not to make a misstep. Car accidents cause injuries to thousands of people in North Carolina every year. According to data provided by the NCDOT, 273,374 people were involved in car accidents in North Carolina in 2020. They caused nearly 105,318 serious injuries, and … Read More