How to handle commercial truck accidents.

Commercial trucks are the lifeline of our country. They move and deliver goods, food, and essential supplies that help our great nation thrive. Without them, life would come to a complete and total standstill.   However, they can cause serious injuries or even death if they’re involved in an accident with a passenger car. The Federal… Read more »


If you get injured on someone else’s property, a legal theory called “premises liability” can help hold the owner legally responsible. It states that property owners must make every reasonable effort to ensure that the environment on their premises is safe for people to visit. However, not all accidents fall under premises liability. Your injuries… Read more »

What to do if you slip, trip or fall in a public place, blog by the Law Office of Thomas D. Bumgardner.

Slips, trips, or falls can happen at any time at any place to anyone. From black ice in a parking lot to work-related falls, many different hazards can cause a non-disabled person to lose their balance and fall to the ground. For many people, a slip or fall can be very embarrassing. They will most… Read more »

Be aware of nursing home abuse. Thomas D. Bumgardner

When we put our parents, grandparents, or loved ones in a nursing home, we expect them to receive a high standard of care and be treated with dignity. While many of these residential facilities provide excellent care for their elderly residents, there are inevitably a few that don’t. Nursing home abuse can be intentional, unintentional,… Read more »

How to Avoid Road Rage

Avoid road rage by reading this tips. Thomas D. Bumgarner Law Office.

If you’ve had your driver’s license for more than six months, you likely have your share of road rage stories. Maybe you’ve been tailgated by another driver on the highway, or it’s possible you’ve been the one to flip the bird after another driver stole your parking space. It doesn’t matter what side you’re on… Read more »

Need a traffic lawyer, we are here for you, from the Law Firm of Thomas Bumgardner in Charlotte, NC.

There are many different types of traffic tickets that someone can get. Some are simple and don’t need a lawyer, but many can cause you a headache. A lawyer can help ease the stress that comes with a ticket. You do not need a lawyer for a traffic ticket, but a lawyer will be able… Read more »

Download these Co-Parenting Apps

Co-parenting can be tough on everyone, but there are apps that can help, from the Law Firm of Thomas Bumgardner in Charlotte, NC.

You might be surprised to find out that there are several mobile apps designed to help with co-parenting. There are always going to be challenges parenting alongside your ex. So, finding anything that can ease that struggle is important. Co-parenting requires patience, and the ability to compromise and be flexible, all things apps can help… Read more »

3 Myths About Prenuptial Agreements

Debunking myths about prenups, from the Law Firm of Thomas Bumgardner in Charlotte, NC.

Prenuptial agreements, often just called “prenups,” is often a taboo topic. However, prenups can be very powerful and effective for couples. With so much negativity attached to the word prenup, it’s essential to gather all of the facts before believing everything you hear about prenups. We will debunk three of the most common myths about… Read more »

It's important to stay off social media while going through a divorce, from the Law Firm of Thomas Bumgardner in Charlotte, NC.

Yes, social media can be used for good. It’s how you check the news, stay in touch with friends and find out about community events. But amid a divorce, while you and your ex are still fighting over custody, you may want to think twice before hopping on social media. It can be damaging and… Read more »

Hands-Free Cell Phone Bill Proposed

Information on the new distracted driving bill proposed from the Law Firm of Thomas Bumgardner in Charlotte, NC.

Driving is second nature to many of us, but dangers still exist on the roadways and inside the car. That is why a bill was recently proposed in the House that would make it illegal in North Carolina to use hand-held communication devices, such as cell phones while driving. North Carolina is one of 47… Read more »