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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…

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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…

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…

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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…

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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…