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Unfortunately, senior citizens are vulnerable to becoming victims of abuse and neglect. According to an investigation by ABC News, the elderly are abused in nearly one in three nursing homes. Nursing home caretakers are meant to provide a safe and comfortable environment for seniors. When they fail in their duty, often times legal action is… Read more »

Everyone from Charlotte knows that traffic can get extremely dense. The area’s increased population is creating problems on the roadways and as more people move in, the roadways are only going to get worse. In 2012, there was an average of 39 vehicular accidents each day. As a Charlotte resident and experienced accident lawyer, Thomas… Read more »

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Doctors and registered nurses provide a vital service to the community, but sometimes the negligence or carelessness of a medical professional can leave you or a loved-one damaged physically, emotionally and economically. In order to protect the rights of the medical professionals and the patients they serve, there are a few basic requirements to file… Read more »

Charlotte DUI attorney Ballantyne Legal and Thomas Bumgardner

Every year about 3,000 people are arrested for drunk driving in Mecklenburg County, and at least once a month, dozens of people are carried away in handcuffs at DUI checkpoints. The police are cracking down, and if you blow over .08, you’re going straight to jail. Without proper representation from an experienced DUI attorney, it could… Read more »

Divorce is the final resort for a troubled marriage, but what makes two (once loving) spouses declare that they’ve had enough? What makes them call it quits? As a leading Charlotte divorce lawyer in Ballantyne, we’ve heard it all. From adultery and lack of trust to money management issues and general disagreements, there are many… Read more »

Premise liability law in Charlotte

Premise liability laws hold property owners legally responsible for injuries and accidents that occur on their property. These events can be caused by unsafe conditions, poor property upkeep and any other act that threatens the safety of others. If you’ve been injured on someone’s property, the Charlotte personal injury experts at the Law Offices of… Read more »

Traffic and speeding ticket lawyer in Ballantyne Thomas D. Bumgardner, PLLC.

In last week’s blog, “Pulled Over? Common Advice From A Traffic Lawyer,” we explored what to do when you get pulled over for a traffic violation. From where to pull over to merging back into traffic, we covered all the best practices when you have the flashing blue lights in your rearview mirror. In this… Read more »

You push down a little too much on your gas pedal. You didn’t come to a complete stop at the intersection. You were running late for work so you preform a NASCAR-like pass on the shoulder. There are plenty of ways to get a traffic ticket in Charlotte, and it is never a pleasant experience…. Read more »

Ballantyne Divorce Lawyer

Legal separation is required for a minimum of one year before getting a divorce in the state of North Carolina. So, what’s the difference between separation and divorce? They may sound the same, but there are a few key differences you need to know before hiring a Ballantyne divorce lawyer. Separation and divorce are often… Read more »