Real Estate Practitioners: Let’s Go Over This One More Time

Real Estate related wire fraud in North Carolina has been going on now for at least six years. Yet, both Lawyers Mutual and the State Bar are still seeing claims and grievances arising from wire fraud attacks which could have been avoided if the attorneys had followed the risk management advice of the Bar, Lawy… Read More +

Practice Points with Mark Scruggs

 Extending Time for Filing Under a Rule 3 Application and Order Extending Time to File Complaint. I came across the case of Williams v. Jennette recently and found once again the law is not what I think it is. Maybe this case will help you out of a tight spot one day. Plaintiffs commenced their suit on O… Read More +

Ever Evolving Cyber Insurance

Cyber Insurance is likely still in its infancy, but it’s safe to say that the honeymoon is over and the volatility stage is at hand.  Cyber risks are increasing and Cyber Insurance must grow and change to meet the threat.  Here are some of the changes I am seeing as I assist clients with their C… Read More +

The Dog in the File Cabinet

One day a lawyer heard barking sounds coming from his file cabinet. Opening it, he was surprised to find a pack of dogs living inside. Some were newborn puppies. Others were full-grown Mastiffs and Great Danes. All were yapping, snarling and howling. The racket would have driven even saintly Cesar Millan to th… Read More +