Trademark and Copyright Infringement Information For North Carolina Business Owners

August 30th, 2012|Business|

Trademark and copyright infringement can threaten a product’s market and is a serious offense in North Carolina and the rest of the country.  Trademark and copyright infringers will usually deny any wrongdoing.  If you [...]

Motorcycle Accidents & Personal Injury

August 30th, 2012|Safety and Personal Injury|

Although many people prefer motorcycles as their mode of transportation and others enjoy recreational use, riders can be at higher risk for personal injury.    Motorcyclists face a higher chance of severe injury if a [...]

How Mechanic’s Liens Assist North Carolina Contractors

August 30th, 2012|Business|

North Carolina contractors who provide labor, services or supplies to improve real property are eligible for a “mechanic’s lien”.  This includes electricians, plumbers and carpenters -- just about anyone hired to work on real [...]

Building Codes and Your North Carolina Corporation

August 30th, 2012|Business|

If you currently maintain or plan to build a commercial location for your North Carolina corporation, it’s important to be aware of building codes.  Building codes are the local or state laws that set [...]

Choose A Licensed & Bonded Contractor For Your Home Improvement Needs

August 30th, 2012|Miscellaneous|

Whether you are building a new house or making home improvements, the most important decision you’ll have to make is which contractor to hire.  The first two essential criteria are that they are licensed [...]

Starting A Food Truck Business In Asheville

August 30th, 2012|Business|

Business is booming in the Asheville food truck industry.  It took a little while (about a year) for Asheville City Council to approve the downtown vending.   But as of Friday, March 2 food truck [...]

Preventing A Car Accident For Your Teen Driver Starts With The Right Car Choice

August 30th, 2012|Safety and Personal Injury|

Getting a driver’s license can be an exciting period in the life of a teenager. Many teens in Western North Carolina and throughout the US are also fortunate to get their first vehicle right [...]

Tips For Addressing A Construction Defect Or Other Work Project Problems

August 30th, 2012|Business|

When faced with a construction defect or other problem in one of your buildings or real estate projects, it's important to know the facts.  Construction defects can cause serious financial and physical damages to [...]

Construction Project Dispute Resolution Options

August 30th, 2012|Business|

A construction project will inevitably go through some if not many changes that could bring about a need for dispute resolution.  A lot can happen between the time you sign a contract and the [...]

Tips To Reduce The Risk Of Injury To Children In A Car Accident

August 30th, 2012|Safety and Personal Injury|

Children under 14 years old in the United States are at high risk of being in a car accident that could lead to death. Improper use of the car seat and seat belt was [...]

Can A Color Be Protected By Trademark?

August 30th, 2012|Business|

A trademark will protect many things, but can it protect a color? This question was posed in a lawsuit filed against Yves Saint Laurent America, Inc. by Christian Louboutin.  Louboutin is a French shoe [...]

What Type of Entity Is Right For Your North Carolina Corporation?

August 30th, 2012|Business|

Once you decide to start a North Carolina corporation, one of the first things you will have to determine is the type of entity for your business structure.  There are several typical entities you [...]