Manning Fulton & Skinner, P.A.

We've been sued! Now what? A guide to handling business litigation

By William S. Cherry, III A 2010 litigation trends survey warns, “Companies Expect More Litigation.” Federal statistics indicate that the number of employees suing employers rose 35% from 2007 to 2011. A study conducted for…more

| Business Organizations, Business Torts, Commercial Law & Contracts,...

New ADAAA Regulations Require Employer Action

By Kristen G. Lingo (lingo@manningfulton.com) Game-changing new regulations that went into effect last month have extended the protection of the Americans with Disabilities Act to thousands more employees by lowering the…more

| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Self-help Remedies Are Not the Best Course for Commercial Landlords

Anyone who leases a property on a regular basis sooner or later runs into the same problem — a tenant who stops paying rent or otherwise stops honoring the tenant’s obligations under the lease. The landlord asks the tenant to…more

| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Real...

Recent Rulings by Bankruptcy Judges have Affected Chapter44A Lien Rights

By William C. Smith, Partner at Manning Fulton & Skinner, P.A. Collections have never been as important — or as challenging — as now. North Carolina construction industry vendors have long held an advantage over other goods…more

| Bankruptcy, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Finance &...

It's 2010 - Now What Do We Do?

By Sandra M. Clark, Partner at Manning Fulton & Skinner, P.A. in Raleigh North Carolina I am sure most practitioners including myself were “certain” Congress would act before Jan. 1, 2010, to modify the sunset provisions of…more

| Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

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