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Announcing Sumwalt Anderson Law Firm

Mark T. Sumwalt and Richard L. Anderson are pleased to announce the formation of the Sumwalt Anderson Law Firm effective September 1, 2020.

Mark is a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law with extensive experience before the North Carolina Industrial Commission and state appellate courts. The founder of the former Sumwalt Law Firm, Mark brings over 39 years of experience to Sumwalt Anderson.

Rick is an accomplished attorney in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, medical negligence, and workers’ compensation. Formerly a partner at Price Petho & Anderson, Rick brings over 27 years of experience to Sumwalt Anderson.

Our legal team also includes associate attorney Lauren Walker, who has been practicing with Sumwalt Law Firm since 2013. The attorneys and staff at Sumwalt Anderson are dedicated to protecting the rights of injured workers and individuals in North Carolina. We look forward to providing superior representation tailored to the specific needs of each client.

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Who Gets the Money in a Wrongful Death Settlement?

When a person behaves recklessly or negligently, and causes a fatal accident, the potential for filing a wrongful death lawsuit exists. Who gets the money in a wrongful death settlement? Certain family members of the decedent have the legal right to receive this payment under North Carolina state statutes.

When family members are grieving over the sudden loss of a loved one, trying to bring a wrongful death lawsuit can seem like an overwhelming task. That’s where our team can[...]