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Auger & Auger is proud to announce Katherine Knight as a winning recipient of our Disabled Scholar Awards for the 2020 Spring Semester. Multiple scholarships for $1,000 are presented during the spring and fall terms to college students across the United States who have exceeded expectations and worked hard to transcend the impact of their disabilities. All recipients of the Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award have achieved excellence inside and outside their classrooms, and are making a positive impact … Read more
Don’t Drive if you are Under the Influence of Prescription Drugs!
- N.C. statutes say that you’re still DWI even if your Rx was legal
- 11% of drug-impaired drivers in fatal accidents tested positive for opioids
- Half of older adults say they take multiple prescriptions yet still drive
Many North Carolina drivers have the false impression that they can legally drive after taking drugs so long as those drugs were legally prescribed. In fact, North Carolina DWI law dictates that driving … Read more
- Charlotte’s Mecklenburg County ranks #1 in overall car accident fatalities as well as DUI-related deaths
- Mecklenburg County has a high rate of deaths related to people not wearing proper restraints
- Efforts by the city, county, and state intend to reduce these deaths by enforcing laws while also educating drivers of these risks
In terms of overall traffic-related fatalities, Charlotte, North Carolina’s Mecklenburg County ranks first — or last, depending on how you look at it. The most populous county … Read more
Auger & Auger is happy to announce that Amauri Bowman is one of the recipients of our 2018 Fall Semester Disabled Scholar Award. These $1,000 scholarships are presented twice a year to high-achieving students across America who have worked hard to overcome the perceived limits of their disability. They have achieved excellence in and out of the classroom, and they have made a positive impact on their community.
Amauri was born with sickle cell anemia, a blood disorder that can … Read more
Auger & Auger is proud to support the Adam & Matthew Group 4 Dads, also known as AMG4D. Auger & Auger attorney Herb Auger recently donated $500.00 to this outstanding organization. AMG4D was started by Brian Wulf and it is an organization formed to support fathers of children with disabilities.
After spending many years as father to two severely disabled sons, Brian Wulf felt a vision of what kind of possibilities could be there to support and empower other fathers … Read more
Tourist season is kicking into full gear. If you are in the Carolinas, chances are you may be heading to the beach for your much deserved vacation. No one ever wants to get sick or hurt; especially on a trip. Knowing how to avoid common vacation injuries and accidents can help ensure that you and your family have a wonderful time from beginning to end. Keep you and your family safe and happy by protecting yourselves from the most common … Read more
Auger & Auger is proud to announce that Jacob Custer is one of the recipients of our 2017 Fall Semester Disabled Scholar Award. These scholarships are presented twice a year to high-achieving students across America who have overcome their disability and achieved excellence in both the classroom and in their community. Recipients of the award receive $1,000 to assist them with their educational expenses.
Jacob is a wonderful example of the hard work and dedication that is required to overcome … Read more
Auger & Auger is proud to announce that Rachel Blevins is one of the recipients of our Fall Semester Disabled Scholar Award, worth $1,000 each. These scholarships are presented twice a year to high-achieving students across America who have overcome their disability and achieved excellence in both the classroom and their community.
Rachel was born with a rare disorder called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). This condition causes her skin to be very fragile; even the slightest trauma can cause blisters. During … Read more
Auger & Auger is proud to announce that Francesca Holborn of Murrieta, California has won the Spring 2017 Disabled Scholar Award, worth $1,000.
Since she was a child, Francesca (Frankie) knew her life would not be as easy as that of her peers. Growing up, she would ask her mother questions like, “Why can’t I tie my shoes like everyone else, Mom?” “Why doesn’t my hand do what I want it to?” “Why can’t I see what everyone else sees?” … Read more
A man in Denver, North Carolina was shopping with a friend in a local Lowe’s gardening center to surprise his wife with new flowers for their landscaping. While he was shopping, he was bitten by a 3 foot long poisonous copperhead snake while reaching to pick up a plant. He suffered from extensive swelling and was rushed to the hospital. His wife had to miss work to be by his side.
He was transferred to ICU the intensive care unit … Read more