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
On November 22 of last year, the Federal Trade Commission ended a nearly six year process of developing a new federal business opportunity rule. The new rule goes into effect on March 1, 2012. According to the FTC, the new rule…more
By Kristen G. Lingo
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
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
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
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
By Deborah Hildebran-Bachofen and John R. Cella, Jr., Partners of Manning Fulton & Skinner, P.A.
It is well-established that the executor must devote sufficient estate assets to meet the estate’s liabilities. Amounts used to…more
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