Attorney & Firm Announcements

John W. Holton has joined Yates, McLamb & Weyher

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Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., is pleased to announce that John W. Holton has joined the firm. Mr. Holton’s practice has been concentrated in a broad range of matters including commercial & business litigation, healthcare, insurance defense, construction law and civil litigation. He has experience litigating cases in state, federal and administrative courts in North … read more

Supreme Court Affirms Defense Verdict

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Mr. Gruman recently received a favorable decision issued by the North Carolina Supreme Court in a case he successfully defended at trial in Wake County District Court. At trial, the jury found that the Plaintiff was not entitled to recover any of the damages she sought because they found her to be contributorily negligent. The … read more

Michael Gruman Named Partner

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Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P., is pleased to announce that Michael C. Gruman has been named a partner in the firm. Michael Gruman began practicing with the firm after being admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2005. Since that time, Mr.Gruman’s practice has been concentrated in a broad range of matters including premises liability, … read more

Ryan Shuirman Offers Advice to Physicians Named as Defendants in Malpractice Suits

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There are several strategies a physician marginally involved in a patient’s care can employ when he or she is named as a defendant in a medical malpractice lawsuit.  The physician may want to sit tight and let the discovery process run its course.  However, if a physician is included in a suit filed just prior … read more

Fourth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment Ruling in Favor of Debt Collector

The Fourth Circuit recently affirmed a summary judgment ruling obtained by Sean Partrick, Jennie Maldonado, and Allison Becker in a case where Plaintiffs alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  Plaintiffs claimed that Defendant tried to collect a debt that did not belong to Plaintiffs. … read more