If a creditor were to sue you for a debt owed, eventually they may try to obtain a judgment against you. There are two main ways we see clients usually end up getting judgments against them. The first way is by a default judgment. This basically means you never answered the complaint and, therefore, the […]
What Is A Summary Judgment?
A lawsuit is crafted of several different stages. In the civil proceedings there are certain litigation paths that must be taken depending on the route of the case. Discovery is in the pre-trail phase of a lawsuit and acts as the parties’ opportunity to gather information. Upon the commencement of a civil action by filing […]
Requests for admissions occur during the discovery process within a lawsuit. When you are sued you are given a “complaint” which tells the court what the person(s)/company did legally wrong. Example: Sunny Side Up Nursing Home did not provide proper care to John Doe as required by the NC state guidelines for standard care. The […]
To review a possible medical malpractice case or nursing home injury or neglect case at Duncan Law we must have the injured person’s medical records reviewed by an expert witness. These are usually an expert nurse and/or a physician. For a medical expert to give a thorough review of your case it is important […]
. Unfortunately, there are times when a trusted doctor makes a mistake that causes serious or irreversible harm to a patient. If you or a loved one have been injured by a doctor or medical facility, you may be considering hiring a lawyer to file a lawsuit against your doctor so that others will not […]
Your employer must attempt to find alternate work for you if you are injured on the job. In the event your injury is to an extent you cannot perform a job position offered by your employer, you are usually sent home with restrictions and you will receive a weekly workers’ compensation benefit check from your […]
A nursing home abuse and neglect case is a type of medical malpractice case. These types of cases are known as a complex litigation case. The usual timeline from the date of filing a lawsuit, also known as the complaint, to settlement or trial is usually anywhere from one to three years. You are probably […]