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05/2018: Karen McKeithen Schaede Receives Outstanding Woman in the Profession Award

Congratulations to Karen McKeithen Schaede, a partner in Connors Morgan PLLC, who was honored recently with the 2018 Outstanding Woman in the Profession Award ... [Read More]

04/2018: How should I classify my workers - as employees or independent contractors?

In North Carolina, under the Fair Labor Standards Act, workers may not be classified as independent contractors when they are really employees ... [Read More]

04/2018: Is there anything I can learn from the Equifax data breach?

Everyone will experience a data breach. It is just a matter of when. How you react will be the key ... [Read More]

04/2018: There is a great deal of buzz about telemedicine. Is it okay for our physicians to participate?

Telemedicine as defined by the North Carolina Medical Board is the "practice of medicine using electronic communication, ... [Read More]

04/2018: What are the current updates for social media policies?

Social media in the workplace has, increasingly, become a problem for employers. Due to social media's constant growth... [Read More]

03/2018: All I hear about these days is sexual harassment. What is it exactly?

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature ... [Read More]

03/2018: Are there any new laws proposed by thelegislature in North Carolina that we should knowabout?

There is a new House Bill 789, The End of Life OptionAct. This would allow certain terminally ill patients to end theirlives in a "humane and dignified"... [Read More]

01/2018: Karen McKeithen Schaede Named to Business North Carolina's Legal Elite

Karen McKeithen Schaede, a partner in Connors Morgan, PLLC, has been named one of the state's Legal Elite for 2018 by Business North Carolina magazine. Fewer than 3 percent of North Carolina attorneys are chosen for this honor, which recognizes the top lawyers in the state as voted upon by their peers. The listing of North … [ Read More]

09/2017: Connors Morgan is pleased to welcome Scott Meyers to the practice!

Scott focuses his practice on dispute resolution and litigation as well as creditors' rights. He helps businesses, business owners, and individuals find efficient ways to resolve their disputes, protect their interests, and collect what is owed to them. Scott has extensive litigation experience in the North Carolina … [ Read More]

09/2017: Recent Articles- Health and Employment Law

Ask The Lawyer By Karen McKeithen Schaede Have a question about the law? Send your questions to: [email protected] … [ Read More]

02/2017: What is the best asset to gift to charity in my estate plan?

When clients come to meet with me, they often have charitable goals included in their estate plan. While they usually plan to leave the bulk of their assets to family, some may want to leave a percentage of their estate or a specific amount of assets to demonstrate their passion for a cause or organization. Most clients also … [ Read More]

01/2017: What can I do to prevent patients from abusing painkillers prescribed to them?

Recently, there has been a rise in opioid overdose due to abuse of prescription painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin and Percocet. In 2012, 259 million prescriptions for these drugs were written in the United States and since 2013 hydrocodone has been prescribed to Medicare patients more than any other drug. The potential … [ Read More]