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Summary Judgement in Medical Malpractice Action

Summary Judgement in Medical Malpractice Action

Attorney Scott Addison recently won summary judgment in defense of our client, an orthopedic surgeon, in a case arising out of a nerve injury that occurred during a procedure to shorten a patient’s leg. The patient had previously undergone a total hip replacement by a physician in another state that, unfortunately, resulted in a leg-length discrepancy that caused her significant problems.

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$8 Million Awarded to Lincoln Derr Client

$8 Million Awarded to Lincoln Derr Client

North Carolina Federal Jury Awards $8 to Lincoln Derr Client Lincoln Derr Attorney Kathleen (Kathi) Lucchesi teamed with attorney Kerry L. Traynum of Scufca Law to represent a plaintiff they argued was rendered uninsurable by the negligent reporting of incorrect...

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Lincoln Derr’s Message To Prospective Clients

Lincoln Derr’s Message To Prospective Clients

When I meet with a prospective client, one of the first questions I ask is, “Have you talked to any other lawyers yet?”If the answer is no, I (kindly) advise them to do just that — to identify three other attorneys and interview them. I’ll even…

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Best Buddies North Carolina Virtual Friendship Walk

Best Buddies North Carolina Virtual Friendship Walk

We are proud to be once again a sponsor of the Best Buddies North Carolina Friendship Walk! To accommodate the current health crisis, Best Buddies North Carolina adapted this annual in-person walk to an inclusive virtual experience on June 20th, 2020. Thank you to the...

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Second Independence Day – Juneteenth

Second Independence Day – Juneteenth

While the Day may bear many names, it singularly represents our country’s second Independence Day. Today, it continues to serve as an important day of celebration and reflection in the African-American community. On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger and...

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Congress Passes the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020

Congress Passes the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020

Congress is Down with PPP If you’re an employer still trying to stay afloat amidst the Coronavirus restrictions, Congress has just passed you a lifeline. Last week the House voted 417-1 and just last night, the Senate unanimously passed the Paycheck Protection Program...

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The Bar Exam for a Lawyer who Paused

The Bar Exam for a Lawyer who Paused

After I paused my legal career to raise three children, I faced hurdles when I tried to re-enter the workforce. I lacked a network and opportunities and faced the implicit bias that I was too old and had lost my edge.

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Lawyer Well-Being Week: Free Virtual Yoga Class

JOIN US FOR A FREE VIRTUAL YOGA CLASS MONDAY MAY 4 8:00 AM (EST)   Sponsored by Lincoln Derr, PLLC and YOGASIX In celebration of Lawyer Well-Being Week   FAQDo I need Yoga experience to attend this class? No.The class is designed for all ability levels and...

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