Author: Michael Becker

How Injured Seamen Receive Compensation From The Jones Act

The maritime industry can be a challenging and hazardous field to work in. Workers are exposed to many dangers, such as falling objects, transportation accidents, fires, and explosions, which increase their risk of accidents and injuries. Unlike land-based workers, maritime workers cannot seek compensation through workers’ compensation benefits. Instead, they are...
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What Is The Difference Between a Will And a Living Will?

Planning your estate now is an important part of protecting your family and your legacy. An effective estate plan will ensure your assets are managed and distributed according to your wishes once you pass away. The initial step in preparing a proper estate plan is understanding the differences between all the...
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What is the North Carolina Bar Foundation (NCBF) 4ALL Statewide Service Day? 

Rountree & Lousee’s own Pardis Camarda Moreland was one of the 2023 4ALL Day of Service leaders. Throughout the day, Moreland provided free legal advice, information, and resources to callers seeking answers about North Carolina-related legal matters.  The 4ALL Statewide Service Day exemplifies NCBF’s mission to unite the talent and generosity...
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