Category: Articles

What Does Senate Bill 155 Mean for North Carolina Breweries?

November 1st, 2017

The North Carolina General Assembly recently passed a law (effective as of June 30, 2017) that made some changes to the Alcoholic Beverage Laws of the State; unfortunately, this did not go far enough in helping local breweries capture expansion opportunities. The new law, Senate Bill 155, allows distilleries to participate in certain special events,… Read more »

Bray & Long Client Staymobile Enjoys Big Growth in 2015

March 14th, 2016

Staymobile, a client of Bray & Long since 2012, enjoyed a year of tremendous growth in 2015 as its geographic footprint expanded into the Midwest. The company is in the midst of rolling out 50 new stores and expects similar growth in 2016. Since its inception, Bray & Long has assisted Staymobile with legal matters… Read more »

The Value of Annual Filings – Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Secretary of State

September 16th, 2015

Hopefully there are some Peter Sellers or Stanley Kubrick fans out there who appreciate this reference. For everyone else, this is a tale of corporate panic – and how clients often learn the hard way that those silly annual filings really are important. Most states, including North Carolina, Delaware and Nevada, require that corporations and… Read more »

Bray & Long Wins Trial Verdict in Shareholder Dispute

September 15th, 2015

Jeff Long and Charlie Bridgmon recently represented the shareholder of a local company against claims he was not the sole shareholder. The corporation at issue was formed by the shareholder’s father more than 60 years ago. Prior to the father’s death, he and his son entered into an agreement through which the son became the… Read more »

Bray & Long Obtains Wrongful Death Settlement in Excess of $1 Million

September 10th, 2015

Charlie Bridgmon and Jeff Long recently represented the daughters and estate of a 75-year-old resident of Lancaster, South Carolina. The daughters’ mother was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by a portable storage container flatbed truck. Despite the hospital’s tremendous efforts to save their mother, she passed away as a result of the… Read more »