E. Stewart Poisson

worker cutting wood with a circular saw

Working with power tools can be extremely dangerous, and an accident can cause severe injuries. Even when used properly, tools like drills, nail guns, saws, sanders, and impact drivers can malfunction or overheat. Power tools with design or manufacturing defects can also cause severe injuries.  Regardless of how your workplace…

family flip flops lining the beach in Wilmington NC, wanting a safe trip

The Wilmington area is a popular beach destination for people trying to escape the North Carolina summer heat, drawing thousands of visitors annually. If you are planning to travel to Wilmington this summer, or anytime during the year; it is essential to do what you can to keep your family…

Car crash on road

If you suffered injuries in a car accident due to a negligent driver, you could be entitled to recover compensation from the at-fault party. However, you will need to be able to prove liability to bring a successful claim. The North Carolina attorneys at Poisson, Poisson, & Bower, PLLC have…

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 https://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…

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…

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…