In 2012, the North Carolina Department of Transportation declared Charlotte and Raleigh the cities with the highest accident rate in the state of North Carolina. “Car accidents occur due to driver inattention, failure to yield and merging, disobeying the speed limit and drunk driving,” says Thomas Bumgardner, attorney with Bumgardner Law Office.  “While a road… Read more »

Staying Safe Fourth of July Weekend

While celebrating the birth of our wonderful country there are some safety guidelines and precautions that your family should brush up on before beginning your holiday weekend. Grilling Safety Whatever your Fourth of July Weekend plans may be, we know that some part of your summer will revolve around a grill. Whether your grill is… Read more »

What to Know About Aggressive Driving

From your peripheral vision you see a car swerving and zooming around other vehicles on the highway. Something is clearly the matter, and the simple answer is that you may have noticed an aggressive driver. “This person is also probably yelling and cursing, making obscene gestures to other drivers and or following and tailgating other… Read more »

Switching State Lines – How are Driving Laws Affected? If you live on the border with another state, you probably often find yourself driving across the state border to go into work, eat at your favorite restaurant or attend a sporting event (along with many other activities). While for many they view themselves as living the… Read more »

Child Support Enforcement in NC

NC Charlotte child support and enforcement law firm Bumgardner Law Firm.

Child support cases in North Carolina are complicated and the welfare of the child or children are the top priorities for the state and the judge.

Charlotte medical malpractice law firm Thomas Bumgardner.

Medical malpractice laws and rules in North Carolina are here to protect patient’s rights and to aide in recovering damages should a legitimate and harmful medical event happen to their person. We know the rules and laws of medical malpractice in North Carolina.

3 Tips to Stop Distracted Driving

Tips to stop distracted texting and driving

Distracted driving can come from multiple facets including texting, eating, grooming and even having your furry friend sit in your lap. Last month the N.C. General Assembly discussed a bill that would prohibit drivers from having a live animal on their lap. Yes, you read that correctly, a live animal on their lap! It turns out… Read more »

Marital Misconduct in North Carolina

Marital misconduct divorce law from Charlotte attorney Thomas Bumgardner.

You may have heard the term ‘marital misconduct’ used in divorce and alimony legal circles. “Marital misconduct is quite simply conduct that undermines the marital relationship in North Carolina,” says Charlotte family law and divorce attorney Thomas Bumgardner. “Marital misconduct becomes a factor in divorce when offender-spouse’s behavior forces the victim-spouse to assume extra burdens in… Read more »

Charlotte top attorney, Thomas Bumgardner receives Rising Stars.

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s the Super Lawyer! Well, according to Thomas D. Bumgardner is now a top rated civil litigation attorney in Charlotte, NC! Super Charlotte Lawyer by Day In early 2017, Thomas Bumgardner was inducted into Rising Stars. “It is a great feeling knowing my hard work and dedication… Read more »