2020

happy thanksgiving

Who started Thanksgiving? It may surprise you that it was Abraham Lincoln in 1863 who proclaimed the last Thursday in November to be a national day of Thanksgiving. In the middle of the Civil War in the First Thanksgiving Proclamation, President Lincoln asked the citizens to pray, specifically, for God…

Fred D. Poisson, Jr.

Fred Poisson, Jr. recounts in early 1976 a successful defense of Mr. M to show cause why he ought not to be imprisoned for willfully failing to pay child support. Show cause cases for nonpayment of child support always bothered me from the start. I was either representing a sorry…

coronavirus trial

How has COVID-19 affected personal injury insurance claims? Poisson, Poisson & Bower, PLLC will provide a multi-part assessment on how COVID-19 has affected personal injury insurance claims based on our observations as personal injury attorneys practicing in North and South Carolina. The biggest effects have been lower offers, delays and…

go vote

Each year, many of you ask us for advice on which judges to select in the judicial elections. Most people know little to nothing about the judicial elections. Stewart Poisson studies the appellate court opinions and is very familiar with most of the judicial candidates. We therefore do not make…

remember to vote

Voting is so important. You should not be deterred due to COVID-19. You have several options for how to safely vote during the pandemic. Below we have provided voting resources and important deadlines and information to keep in mind. Above all else, remember to visit www.ncvoter.org if you have any…

personal injury claim

How has COVID-19 affected personal injury insurance claims? Poisson, Poisson & Bower, PLLC will provide a multi-part assessment on how COVID-19 has affected personal injury insurance claims based on our observations as personal injury attorneys practicing in North and South Carolina. COVID-19 has affected all aspects of life, and personal…

Poisson, Poisson & bower, PLLC team photo

Stewart Poisson and Catherine Wyatt have big wins this week! This week Catherine Wyatt received notice of two Fully Favorable decisions for her clients on Social Security Disability appeals. Stewart Poisson co-authored a Court of Appeals brief on behalf of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice in a workers’ compensation…

personal injury claims

How has COVID-19 affected personal injury insurance claims? Poisson, Poisson & Bower, PLLC will provide a multi-part assessment on how COVID-19 has affected personal injury insurance claims based on our observations as personal injury attorneys practicing in North and South Carolina. COVID-19 has affected all aspects of life, and personal…

calculating

How Do I Know if Workers’ Compensation is Paying Me at the Correct Rate? Calculating your correct workers’ compensation rate can be hard. We can help! Workers’ compensation benefits are supposed to be paid at a weekly rate that is based on the 52 weeks you worked prior to your…