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  • How Do You Prove a TBI in Court in North Carolina?

    What is a TBI? Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can be catastrophic, causing long-lasting pain, misery, disability, and sometimes eventually resulting in death. Even the most minor of TBIs can still have life-altering effects. According to the Brain Trauma Foundation, they approximate that nearly 2.5 million people suffer a new traumatic brain injury every year. If […]

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  • Is Elder Abuse a Felony?

    What is Considered Elder Abuse in North Carolina? If the caretaker, orderly, or administrative staff mistreats an older adult under their care, they could be charged with elder abuse or elder neglect. Depending on the severity of the charges, guilty parties may be charged with different classes of felonies. Under North Carolina law, elder abuse […]

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  • Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Neglect?

    What is Nursing Home Neglect? There are over 15,000 nursing home facilities across the U.S., and more than a million elders reside within those facilities. While nursing homes, assisted living facilities (ALF), and skilled nursing facilities (SNF) serve elders who require care, they also want to make a profit. Sometimes a facility may skimp on […]

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  • The 7 Different Types of Elder Abuse

    What is Elder Abuse? Elder abuse is one of the most sinister, widespread evils visited upon our fellow citizens; few of us ever speak of it or even seem to be aware of its existence. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), 10% of all Americans over age 60 have experienced elder abuse, and […]

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  • Who Pays the Deductible in a Car Accident?

    What is a Car Insurance Deductible? If you’re driving the roads of our beautiful state, you’d better have insurance. Otherwise, you could pay for all the extraordinary expenses out of pocket if you’re in an accident. However, even with an active car insurance policy, there exists the chance that you might still have to pay […]

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  • What Are the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect?

    The Unthinkable: What Are the Common Indicators of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect? The suspicion that your elderly loved one was victimized while under the care of nursing home staff is an awful sinking feeling. For many family members, there is already a sense of guilt associated with putting the elderly into a nursing home. […]

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  • Can a Co-Worker Be Liable for My On-the-Job Construction Accident?

    Getting injured at work is just the worse. Most people aren’t very excited about going to work, so an injury adds more frustration to their plate. To make matters worse, it can be pretty different to determine the best course of action to seek compensation for your injuries. So not only did you get injured […]

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  • O’Malley Tunstall has two named to Super Lawyers 2021 NC

    by josephtunstall | Feb 12, 2021 | Firm News O’Malley Tunstall has two named to Super Lawyers 2021 NC Susan O’Malley and Joe Tunstall at O’Malley Tunstall, PLLC have been selected to the 2021 North Carolina Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent (5%) of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. Susan O’Malley is one of only […]

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  • Serious Injury? Need NC Social Security, Workers’ Compensation and Auto Accident lawyer?

    On Behalf of O’Malley Tunstall PLLC | Mar 19, 2020 | Firm News Though Joe Tunstall describes himself as “a good old redneck boy,” he is quick to acknowledge that to be a successful attorney, you need more than country charm. In a recent profile in Attorney at Law Magazine, the prominent Raleigh lawyer listed several ingredients key to delivering results that clients […]

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  • Joe Tunstall and Susan O’Malley selected 2019 NC Super Lawyers

    Joe Tunstall and Susan O’Malley selected 2019 NC Super Lawyers On Behalf of O’Malley Tunstall PLLC | Jan 31, 2020 | Firm News Joe Tunstall and Susan O’Malley selected 2019 NC Super Lawyers Joe Tunstall and Susan O’Malley have both been selected to the 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers list.  For Joe it is his ninth selection for Personal Injury. Susan O’Malley was […]

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