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Lincoln Derr Ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the tenth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Lincoln Derr PLLC has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 6 practice areas. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

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Life is Short

Lunch. Clerkship. Love Connection.

A few years ago, a friend asked me to meet a law student who was a summer associate at her firm and who was interested in clerking for a federal district court judge. I had clerked for a Fourth Circuit Judge and…

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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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