Make no mistake, the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, will continue to spread, and in its wake, it will change the world we live in and know forever. For the elderly or those living with a compromised immune system or respiratory disease, this global pandemic poses legitimate health risks including life-threatening illness. For those living in a […]
If a loved one has recently passed away, our team sends their sincere condolences for your loss. You’re undoubtedly grieving, and you may also have pressing questions about what to do next. At DeMayo Law Offices, we help families find their footing after an accident or tragic loss. The information below may be able to […]
On average, there are 19 bicycle fatalities in North Carolina annually. In 2016, there were more than 600 bike-related crashes resulting in hundreds of injuries and several deaths. Charlotte and Raleigh, in particular, are overrepresented by bike-related crashes and injuries. One of the best ways to avoid a bike-related injury is to know and follow […]
Contributory negligence bars a plaintiff from ANY compensation should they be found at fault, to ANY degree, for their damage. Unlike most states, which apply the comparative negligence doctrine, or some modified version of it, North Carolina is one of five states that follow the contributory negligence rule. Below, our Charlotte-based personal injury lawyers review […]
Social media is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, but oversharing after a serious injury can spell trouble for your injury claim. At the DeMayo Law Offices, we’ve had several clients ask about social media use after an accident. In this post, we discuss how social media can hurt your […]
The North Carolina Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division is the nation’s oldest state insurance department fraud unit. The Department of Insurance is responsible for maintaining order throughout various insurance markets, and the Criminal Investigations Division is charged with conducting criminal investigations and prosecuting insurance-related crimes. Insurance fraud is a significant problem in the U.S. […]
The holiday season is a great time to get in touch and support those organizations that care for those in our community. Whether you’re new to North Carolina or born and raised here, it’s worthwhile to get to know some of the area’s reputable charities and impactful programs that support our state’s most vulnerable populations. […]
A personal umbrella policy, or PUP, is supplementary liability insurance that offers personal and family protection from incidents that result in damages that exceed the policy thresholds of car or home insurance. An umbrella policy isn’t for every individual or family, but knowing about this type of insurance is the first step toward making an […]
Home fires and injuries peek during the holidays. In 2014, according to the National Fire Protection Association, home fires related to cooking were 4 times higher on Thanksgiving. It’s for that reason the DeMayo Law Offices offer the below tips and information that can keep you and your family safe during Thanksgiving preparations and holiday […]
Urban legends about poisoned sweets or sharp objects inserted into candy and distributed to children by malicious strangers are just that: urban legend. Still, there’s nothing wrong with a precautionary check of any goodies kids bring home after a night out trick-or-treating. However, there are real dangers afoot during All Hallows Eve, and they’re not […]
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