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Jennifer V. Ruiz Elected Managing Partner of Raleigh Office

Hedrick Gardner is pleased to announce that Jennifer V. Ruiz was elected managing partner of the Raleigh office, effective August 31, 2018. “I am honored and excited to be afforded the chance to serve Hedrick Gardner in this way. Having spent the duration of my legal career at this firm, I can say that each […]

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Hedrick Gardner Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

North Carolina and South Carolina – August 15, 2018. Hedrick Gardner is pleased to announce that fifteen attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an […]

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Josh Shaw Named to 2018 Legal Elite

Columbia, South Carolina – August 2, 2018  Hedrick Gardner is pleased to announce that Josh Shaw was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Columbia Business Monthly, 2018 Legal Elite in the construction practice group. Josh devotes the majority of his practice to the construction industry representing contractors, developers, design professionals, and construction […]

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South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission Increases Filing Fees to Fifty Dollars ($50.00)

On July 16, 2018, the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission announced an increase in filing fees. Effective August 1, 2018, the filing fee for requests for hearing, settlements, and motions will increase from twenty-five dollars ($25) to fifty dollars ($50). Per the announcement, the funds raised by this increase will help support the development and […]

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Kadis featured in Workers Compensation Magazine

Hedrick Gardner attorney Jeff Kadis was featured in the summer issue of the Workers’ Compensation magazine answering questions on how to best control medical costs. Questions covered topics including opioid abuse, success stories turning around expensive medical claims, and tools to control medical costs. To read Jeff’s responses and the entire article, click here.   […]

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Hedrick Gardner Attorneys Featured in IADC Newsletter

Luke Sbarra, Josh Neighbors, and Tom Buckley are the featured authors in this month’s International Association of Defense Counsel Professional Liability Committee Newsletter. The articles discuss stipulating to liability in professional liability actions and a lawyers’ duty to inform a client of errors made in representation and can be read here.     Luke P. […]

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The North Carolina Industrial Commission Issues New Rules for the Utilization of Opioids Effective May 1, 2018

The North Carolina Industrial Commission’s new Rules for the Utilization of Opioids, Related Prescriptions, and Pain Management in Workers’ Compensation Claims became effective as of May 1, 2018. In order to assist all stakeholders in the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation system in understanding and implementing these Rules, the Commission published a Companion Guide, which contains additional guidelines established […]

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Hedrick Gardner Proudly Sponsors 2018 Corporate Counsel Awards

For the fifth consecutive year, Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP was honored to be the presenting sponsor of the Charlotte Business Journal Corporate Counsel Awards held at the Carmel Country Club on February 1, 2018. The 23 finalists were each introduced along with photos from their law school yearbooks leading many to reminisce as […]

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Hedrick Gardner Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers

North Carolina – January 25, 2018. Seven attorneys from Hedrick Gardner were selected to the 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers® list and seven were selected as Rising Stars for 2018. Additionally, Patricia P. Shields, a partner in the Raleigh office, was selected to the following lists – Top 100: 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers and Top […]

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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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