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Thousands of North Carolina Speeding Tickets Issued

April 13, 2012

Almost 13,500 speeding drivers were caught and ticketed in one recent week, says the Governor’s Highway Safety Program. State and local police participated in the effort. Extra patrols distributed over 39,000 traffic and criminal citations during Easter Week, according to Becky Wallace, program director. Wake County earned the dubious honor of first place in the […]

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NC Agency Clamping Down on Uninsured Employers

April 19, 2012

Raleigh, NC — After years of dragging their feet, over a dozen employers have been ordered to a contempt hearing May 22 to settle a claim regarding workers’ compensation insurance for injury on the job. Many injured workers whose companies failed to reimburse them and whose injuries became permanent have found themselves relying on welfare […]

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Driver Killed in NC Truck Accident

April 25, 2012

According to the North Carolina Patrol, one person was killed in a big-rig truck accident Wednesday morning. The truck accident occurred at approximately 9:40 a.m. on Highway 258 south of Kinston. According to the report, a big-rig truck rear-ended another big-rig, causing both trucks to catch on fire. One of the truck drivers died in […]

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High School Football Brain Injuries On The Rise

April 27, 2012

Information collected by the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research shows that more high school football players suffered catastrophic brain injuries in 2011 than at any time since the center began to compile data. The center, which started to accumulate brain injury data in 1984, is located at the University of North Carolina. In […]

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Three-Tractor-Trailers Collide, Kill One in NC

May 11, 2012

An accident on northbound Interstate 95 involving three tractor-trailer trucks left one driver dead and one in critical condition Wednesday, May 9. The driver of the third truck was treated and released from the hospital. Truck driver John Michael Jenkins of Rincon, Ga. died early Thursday morning in the Jacee Burn Center of University of […]

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Deadline to Apply for SBA Loans in North Carolina Coming Up

September 17, 2012

Oct. 9, 2012 is the deadline to apply for a loan from the Small Business Administration (SBA) for economic disaster as a result of the drought and excessive heat throughout 2011 in North Carolina. The loans are available to: Small businesses Small agricultural cooperatives Small business engaged in aquaculture Most private non-profit organizations of all […]

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Anxious NC Homeowners Concerned About Well Water

September 20, 2012

Owners of at least 21 homes on Stony Hill Road near Wake Forest, North Carolina are worried about the well water they’ve been drinking for years. Nearby residents also are concerned. According to Wral.com, the water from their wells tested positive for TCE, a cancer causing substance used to clean up grease. Soil contamination by […]

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Rockwell Firefighter Injured in SUV Accident

September 27, 2012

A Rockwell Rural firefighter en route September 26 to a car crash on Fisher Road was ejected from his SUV when the tread on his rear tire was torn apart and the vehicle overturned. Trying to keep control of his Ford Explorer, Josh Jacobs, 30, was catapulted from the vehicle when it flipped, according to […]

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Answer to Case Could Reshape Medicaid Laws in North Carolina

January 11, 2013

The answer to a case, which is expected in June, will help shape how North Carolina and other states reclaim Medicaid funds that are spent on patient care. Currently, in North Carolina, the state can legally claim one-third of a medical malpractice settlement or judgment awarded to a Medicaid patient. However, those in opposition claim […]

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Authorities Investigate Fatal NC Car Accident

January 15, 2013

Authorities in Durham are investigating the cause of a fatal car accident that killed one woman and injured three others. The accident occurred Wednesday, Jan. 9 just before 9 a.m. According to a report by ABC Local, a white sedan lost control and hit a Jeep that was traveling southbound on Guess Road near Milton […]

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When Reggie Kelly and Thomas West opened their Lillington law practice in 1982, neither guessed they’d be in business so long. 

We love helping people get through tricky situations, and we’re flattered to have been in business this long. It means we’re doing something right. This year we’ve seen some growth in our staff.

Thank you to our incredible friends for your support and business throughout the years. We look forward to many more to come!

Dear Friends and Clients,

Your safety, and that of our team, is very important to us. We want to provide a safe environment for everyone who works here or meets with us. With that in mind, we are open by appointment starting June 1, 2020. We are not accepting walk-ins to our offices at this time. If you do not have an appointment, please call us at (910) 893-8183.

We are also happy to help you by phone, email, or in our live chat. We are still here for you as we all navigate this new normal. Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
Reggie, Elizabeth, Thomas, and the team