LAWYERS FIGHT FOR LAKE NORMAN GRADUATE

Attorneys Chris Mauriello and Shannon Reid are fighting a defamation case under the media’s spotlight for a recent graduate of Lake Norman High School.  The case, which has caught the attention of both the national press and a number of legal news…

UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES CAN YOU SUE THE DOCTOR OR HOSPITAL IN NC?

Medical malpractice occurs when healthcare providers, such as doctors, nurses, hospitals, or nursing homes, fail to provide a standard of care treatment towards the patient. The standard of care is defined as the proper approach for a specific…

CAN YOU WIN MONEY IN NC JUST BECAUSE A DOG BITES YOU?

The North Carolina dog bite law varies across the state and can be rather vague. Currently, North Carolina is one of 18 states to generally use the “one-bite rule.” The one-bite rule means that the owner of a dog involved in an attack can’t be…

DOG BITE CASE RECEIVES PRESS

For the second time in as many months a Mauriello Law case has made it to the North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. This time our claim against both a dog owner and dog keeper received print in the statewide paper that receives much peer review. Mauriello…

WHAT TO DO AFTER A SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT?

Getting injured in a slip and fall accident is a common, but unexpected experience. It is important to know what your first steps should be after the accident to ensure that you are protected and can recover easily. First, you should immediately…

MOORESVILLE RESTAURANT YIELDS $105,000.00 SETTLEMENT OF A PREMISES LIABILITY CLAIM.

Attorney Chris Mauriello obtained a settlement for a client who injured her neck in a slip and fall incident. Our client was having dinner with her family at a popular burger-style restaurant in Mooresville when she slipped and fell on her way to…

PRODUCTS LIABILITY CLAIM SETTLEMENT UPDATE: SMOKER GRILL FLASH FIRE WITH INJURIES

Our office recently handled and thereafter settled a products liability case against a major manufacturer of smoker grill. The case concerned a “flash-over”, an intense fire caused in this case by the ignition of excessive built-up propane gas. The…

LAKE NORMAN SAFETY

In follow up to our previous post regarding boating and lake hazards we thought we would share with you a terrific website for those who are thinking of boating or swimming Lake Norman. The Lake Norman Marine Commission website offers all sorts of…

PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS ON PROPERTY (PREMISES LIABILITY)

Our office is currently handling a number of trip and/or slip and fall cases. Several are slated for trial early next year. Many law firms will not accept slip and fall cases and we only handle a hand-picked number for good reason. As mentioned, in…

WAGE LOSS

There are 3 primary areas of legal recovery in NC personal injury cases: medical bills, wage loss, and pain and suffering. We previously addressed the first category- medical bills. As to wage loss the one word that sums it all up is "provable".…