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Disaster In Hamlet: The Aftermath (access required)

Lawyers Irate Over Improper Solicitation A Sept. 3 fire that swept through a chicken processing plant, killing 25 workers and injuring 50 others, has brought an invasion of lawyers to Richmond County, and local lawyers are appalled at the conduct ...

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Newspaper Ads Stir Old Debate (access required)

The fire that swept through a Hamlet chicken processing plant has sparked a heated debate about the limits of lawyer advertising. In the wake of the disaster that left 25 dead and another 50 injured, Richmond county attorneys are criticizing ...

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Ad Hoc Bar Team Set Up At Scene (access required)

Less than a week after publicizing a disaster relief plan, the State Bar pieced together a makeshift aid program to assist victims of the fire in Hamlet. ‘I’m glad we had something on board,’ said State Bar president Tommy Jarrett. ...

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Checklist For Living Wills (access required)

Lawyers handling wills and health care cases now have some guidance on living wills following North Carolina’s first ‘right-to-die’ case. The case, In Re: Rettinger, resulted in a District Court order upholding a living will executed in 1983 by a ...

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