Determining liability in North Carolina is not always a straight forward process. North Carolina is one of only a few states that still recognizes a theory of contributory negligence. NC’s contributory negligence policy holds that a plaintiff may not recover damages against a defendant in an injury suit if his or her own negligence contributed even 1% to the injury. For more information, read our full blog on contributory negligence.
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Posted by Valerie Hunter
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Hunter & Hein, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
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