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North Carolina Court of Appeals Upholds Judgment against NCDOT

March 30, 2016

North Carolina Court of Appeals Upholds Judgment against NCDOT It has been a long, uphill battle against the NCDOT for its failure to install a traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 49 where it crosses Palisaides Parkway and Riverpoint Drive. The NC Industrial Commission awarded the families of Hunter…

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Man found not guilty in string of robberies, arrested after chase

March 31, 2016

Tony Scheer, a defense attorney and former prosecutor, said if they weren’t convinced that the man behind the masks was Orr, the jury got it right in acquitting him. “If you have a situation where a person’s accused of a crime and no one saw their face, no DNA and…

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Tony Scheer featured on WSOCTV

June 24, 2016

Charlotte’s WSOCTV seeks out the expertise of attorney Tony Scheer, regarding a recent local case.

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North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds Judgment against NCDOT

October 26, 2016

This case began with a terrible automobile crash that occurred in Charlotte in 2009 resulting in three deaths. The families alleged that in addition to the racing drivers, a proximate cause of the deaths was Crescent Resources’ decision not to fund – and the NCDOT’s decision not to install –…

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Siskey Ponzi Scheme Comes to Light With Release of Affidavit

January 13, 2017

A recent affidavit released by the FBI reveals details about the Ponzi scheme operated by Charlotte businessman Richard Siskey. Charlotte attorney Tony Scheer sat down with Channel 9 and went through the affidavit. “Ponzi schemes are games of musical chairs,” he said. “As long as the music is playing and…

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Baxter Healthcare Corporation Settles Whistleblower Case

January 17, 2017

A health care company has agreed to pay more than $18 million after a whistleblower raised alarms about mold near a production line for sterile IV bags. U.S. Justice Department officials announced the developments with Baxter Healthcare Corp. late Thursday. The company will pay the $18 million to resolve civil…

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Charlotte School of Law and Parent Companies

February 7, 2017

Rawls, Scheer, Clary and Mingo, along with co-counsel, Crumley Roberts and Bohrer Brady, filed a class action lawsuit against the Charlotte School of Law, and its parent companies, InfiLaw Holdings and Sterling Capital Partners, seeking damages for past, current and future harms caused by the defendants. You can read the…

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RSCM Client Receives Clemency from President Obama on his Last Day in Office

February 7, 2017

RSCM longtime client Ray Surrat receives clemency and is granted early release by President Obama during his last days in office. Tony Scheer is quoted in the story. Surratt was serving a mandatory life sentence for a nonviolent drug crime, a penalty that his sentencing judge, prosecutors and defense team…

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Highway department appeals $3 million ruling in street-racing case

March 31, 2017

Charlotte attorney Amanda Mingo, who represents one of the families, said the appeal was expected. “The N.C. DOT does not have to pay interest on the $3 million award as a person or corporation would, so there is no disincentive for appealing,” she said Monday. “The families continue to wait…

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