Best & Worst States to Practice Medicine: See Where NC Ranks

This interesting article attempts to rank states from least to most friendly to physicians based on several factors including malpractice premiums, medical malpractice settlements and verdicts, physician density, access to tertiary care facilities and overall health of the population.  North Carolina ranks #23 overall but notably makes the list of lowest malpractice award payout per…

Wake County Jury Grants Defense Verdict in Case Regarding Taxicab Hiring Policies, Website and App

Marc A. Jackson v. Amigo Taxi LTD. In October 2015, plaintiff was a taxicab passenger when the taxicab driver ran a red light and caused a collision. Plaintiff experienced severe physical injuries resulting in high medical expenses. Several months later, plaintiff sued the taxicab driver, the taxicab owner, and the taxicab business. Against the taxicab…

Raleigh Attorneys Support 4ALL

On Friday, March 3rd, attorneys Lindsay Underwood and Elizabeth Ligon from the Raleigh office volunteered their time for the annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day. Elizabeth’s practice focuses in the area of workers’ compensation and Lindsay’s practice is split between workers’ compensation and civil liability. What is 4ALL? “The 4ALL Statewide Service Day is an annual public…

TCDG Supports 4ALL in Asheville

On Friday, March 3rd, attorney Mindy Wudarsky fom Teague Campbell’s Asheville office volunteered for the annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day. Mindy is very involved in the local Asheville community and consistently donates her time providing pro bono legal services. Her practice focuses on business law and employment matters. What is 4ALL? “The 4ALL Statewide Service Day is…

The Dangers of Dual Agency

With breach of fiduciary duty claims continuing to top the list for legal risks facing real estate brokers and agents, dual agency and the risks and responsibilities associated with the same remain a critical issue for real estate agents. This is because fiduciary claims frequently arise in the context of dual agency—whether because of undisclosed…

Doing Our Part to Help Fight Hunger

“No one goes hungry in central & eastern North Carolina.” That is the mission of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. The Food Bank, established in 1980, provides food for people at risk of hunger in 34 counties. Teague Campbell is proud to support this organization through monetary donations, food drives and regular…

Case Law Update: Attendant Care

Thompson v. International Paper Co. On February 23, 2012, Darrell Thompson was involved in an at-work accident and suffered severe burns that covered more than 23% of his body, mostly to his left shoulder and arm.  Following the injury, Mr. Thompson underwent three major skin graft surgeries and received treatment from several providers at the…