2020

nourish nc

Poisson, Poisson & Bower, PLLC’s Wilmington office packed nearly 200 pounds of snack packs for Nourish NC to distribute to children in the Wilmington area who are in need of food. Each snack pack contains a juice box, a pack of crackers, a fruit snack and a squeeze pouch. You…

Fred D. Poisson, Jr.

Last week I was on a Zoom reception with fifty of my friends with Governor Cooper. A lot has changed in the last 44 years in the practice of law. When I first began practice in 1976 above the Fox and Lyon Drug Store at the square of Wadesboro, there…

E. Stewart Poisson

President David Henson has appointed Stewart Poisson to the Executive Committee of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (“NCAJ”). NCAJ is a nonpartisan association of legal professionals dedicated to protecting people’s rights through community, education, and advocacy. Stewart served on the Board of Governors of the organization from 2012-2017. She…

anson

Anson County R-5798 US Highway 74 Improvements NCDOT has officially suspended the Anson County R-5798 US 74 Improvements project. At present, the DOT is unable to provide any estimates or forecasts on when this project will be restarted. The State Auditor’s Office provided reports showing that the NCDOT exceeded its…

There is usually a one-week waiting period, now there is no waiting period Applicants are entitled to an additional $600 in federal money in addition to the usual weekly amount of the benefit. Self-employed workers or independent contracts are now covered whereas usually they are not. North Carolina applicants are…

laptop in home

It is hard to believe that this is our fourth week of practicing law under COVID-19 restrictions. Poisson, Poisson & Bower, PLLC rolled out social distancing protocols earlier than the State did in order to protect our clients, staff and attorneys. We have some staff with family members with compromised…

covid-19 consumer alert

With the financial uncertainty and unemployment on the rise, many consumers may face hardship and be unable to pay their bills. Click here to access the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s website outlining a variety of resources and tips for consumers. While there are some industries that will work with you…

covid-19 update

Poisson, Poisson & Bower, PLLC recognizes that there is a lot of uncertainty happening right now. Please know that we are continuing to take new cases as well as provide excellent customer service while keeping our clients, attorneys, and staff safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Our offices are closed to…

construction site

Have you been seriously injured due to the defective construction of a home or business? This is part one of a two-part blog series that will discuss the potential legal ramifications of defective construction. In this blog post, the topic is focused on physical injury and negligence law. Part 2…