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Hedrick Gardner Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2018 Legal Elite

North Carolina  – January 8, 2018. Hedrick Gardner is pleased to announce that three attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in Business North Carolina’s 2018 Legal Elite list. M. Duane Jones: Appellate Luke P. Sbarra: Litigation Michael F. Hedgepeth: Young Guns   About Legal Elite Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers […]

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Hedrick Gardner Announces Attorney Promotions

North Carolina – January 2018.  Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP, a leading regional litigation and dispute management law firm, is pleased to announce that the following ten attorneys have been promoted in the firm:  John Byrd, Joseph Delfino, Rob Wilson, Elias Admassu, Lee Dixon, Laura Forrest, Nikole Haltiwanger, Brooke Mulenex, Holly Stott, and Lindsay […]

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Judge Linda Stephens Accepted as a Fellow of The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

North Carolina – December 29, 2017. Hedrick Gardner is pleased to announce the most recent milestone in Judge Linda Stephens distinguished career, acceptance into The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers. With her induction into the College, Linda joins a select group of workers’ compensation lawyers who have been nominated as a result of their outstanding contributions […]

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Maintains $750 Reporting Threshold

The SMART Act requires CMS to annually review the costs associated with the collection of Medicare conditional payments and set forth a threshold amount applicable to settlements, judgments, awards or other payments (TPOC amount) for which it would not seek recovery. The threshold amount for 2017 was $750. On November 3, 2017, CMS announced the […]

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A Defendant’s Answer to Reptile Litigation

In today’s world of litigation strategy and tactics have evolved into more than putting your evidence on at trial and making good arguments on behalf of your clients to achieve the desired outcomes.  Occasionally, lawyers may retain jury consultants to help pick a jury that may be best suited to hear a particular case, but […]

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NCAWA presents Judge Linda Stephens of Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo Outstanding Judge of the Year Award

North Carolina – August 30, 2017. Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP is proud to announce that Judge Linda Stephens is the recipient of the NC Association of Women Attorney’s 2017 Outstanding Judge of the Year Award. With this award, Judge Stephens joins a distinct group of women who have been recognized by the NCAWA […]

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Hedrick Gardner Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

North Carolina and South Carolina – August 15, 2017. Hedrick Gardner is pleased to announce that eighteen attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. Additionally, Mel J. Garofalo was named the Best Lawyers® 2018 Charlotte Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.” Best Lawyers […]

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Hedrick Gardner Welcomes New Partner Joshua Shaw

Hedrick Gardner is pleased to announce that Joshua D. Shaw has joined the firm as a partner in the Columbia, SC office. He will practice in the firm’s Construction Law practice group. Josh has developed a diverse state-wide construction practice that has included representation of general contractors, subcontractors, product manufacturers and professionals in construction defect […]

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David Bornemann Named to 2017 Legal Elite

Columbia, South Carolina – August 2, 2017  Hedrick Gardner is pleased to announce that David M. Bornemann, an associate in the Columbia office, has been voted by his peers for inclusion in the 2017 Legal Elite, published in the August issue of Columbia Business Monthly. He is being honored in the field of Workers’ Compensation.   About […]

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