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Motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) cause more than 30,000 deaths each year and are a top ten cause of death among people aged 1-54. In 2017, a total of 275,067 MVAs occurred on North Carolina roadways, an increase of 9,000 from the previous year. A total of 81,865 North Carolina MVAs resulted in an injury and 1,297 resulted in a fatality.
Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur. The idea of running your own business, not punching the clock, and not having to answer to a superior is what most people dream of. However, it is not as easy as it seems. To operate a successful business or company there are guidelines, procedures, and laws that you need to adhere to.
Most people do not give much daily thought to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). I know I didn’t before I lost my eyesight. However, as I adjusted to life with blindness, I learned quite a bit about the intent and implementation of the ADA. The law was enacted in 1990 and has had many amendments throughout the years.
Brinkley Walser Stoner, PLLC, attorney E. Drew Nelson will meet with LAUNCH Thomasville participants for a “speed coaching” session on February 11, 2020. The coaching session will allow LAUNCH members to ask questions of area business professionals as they begin their eight-week training programs.
Generally speaking, in North Carolina an employer must provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for its employees if it regularly employs three or more people. This coverage kicks in if the employee is injured on the job. Some small business owners do not realize they must provide the required coverage for their employees. Others make a conscious decision to avoid the related expense hoping they are not caught.
Estate planning is important for all people and not just for senior citizens. Preparing documents, outlining procedures to follow and assigning assets to the right beneficiaries is essential in estate planning. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement (or SECURE) Act is intended to make it easier for Americans to save for retirement and decrease the percentage of us who outlive retirement funds.