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Experienced Greensboro Law Firm

For comprehensive representation with a wide variety of cases, contact the O'Neal Law Office. Leading the firm is Attorney John O'Neal. For over a decade, John has been providing clients in Greensboro and throughout the state with experienced representation. He takes the time to speak with his clients and listen to their needs, enabling him to tailor his services to suit each client and case. He strives to meet the motto of "personal attention, professional results". For more information about practice areas, contact Attorney John O'Neal at the firm's office today.


Civil Cases and Litigation

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Personal Injury and Other Torts

John represents clients with personal injury cases where they have suffered a physical, emotional or financial injury. John helps his clients understand their right to obtain compensation for the losses they have suffered.

This includes:

• Protecting the rights of persons who have been injured in car accidents, truck collisions, and other vehicle wrecks

• Handling cases of those who have sustained a serious injury in a slip and fall, trip and fall, or other example of premises liability

• Serving the family and/or estate of a victim of a wrongful death

• Defending the rights of persons who have been suffered damages to their reputations, businesses, etc. due to libel, slander, or defamation

Click here for an overview of how a personal injury case is handled.  Note each case is different and some cases may not involve or require each of the many potential steps and features listed in the Primer.

Consumer Law

We are all consumers and have certain rights regarding the transactions in which we enter every day. Retailers and other businesses selling goods and services have a duty to consumers to disclose possible defects or other issues with the purchase that may have a negative effect on customers. Issues involving vehicles must be treated in a timely manner. Attorney John O'Neal assists clients with weighing their options for damages and losses due to fraud, unfair or deceptive business practices, and other violations of state and federal law.

The types of consumer law cases Attorney John O'Neal handles or assists with include but are not limited to the following:

• Investigating and pursuing cases of auto fraud and dealer fraud

• Assisting people in exercising their rights under the state and federal lemon laws

• Protecting persons who are victimized by "yo-yo"sales or spot delivery scenarios which do not comply with relevant laws

• Asserting rights and claims of persons who have problems with motor vehicle repair

Representing persons who have been damaged by a seller's failure to disclose vehicle damage

• Determining rights and remedies for persons who are victims of odometer fraud

• Analyzing and addressing issues with vehicle warranties and vehicle service contracts

• Representing persons who have experienced an illegal or wrongful repossession

Vehicle title loans (for North Carolina residents)

• Asserting rights and claims/counterclaims of persons who experience  unfair, harassing, or otherwise illegal debt collection

• Investigating and pursuing claims of breach of contract and breach of warranty

• Representing consumers who are recipients of multiple, repeated junk faxes/junk e-mails

• Providing representation for homeowners who are dealing with construction defects, breach of construction contracts, and other home problems

STOP! stop If you purchased a vehicle in North Carolina and you believe a vehicle seller has failed to disclose any of the following to you about your vehicle, you will need a copy of your North Carolina vehicle title history from the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV): salvage/total loss, flood damage, reconstructed vehicle, odometer rollback.

Click here for the form to request your vehicle title history from the NCDMV

Click here to see a sample completed NCDMV vehicle title history request form

Please obtain your NCDMV vehicle history report BEFORE contacting Attorney John O'Neal. Without this report he may not be able to provide an assessment of the facts and merits of your case.

Click here for more information on consumer law cases handled by Attorney John O'Neal.

Attorney John O'Neal is a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates

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Civil Cases and Litigation

This is a wide area of the law that encompasses all noncriminal cases. Some of the cases and matters handled by attorney John O'Neal include but is not limited to the following:

Handling litigation against businesses and involving small businesses

Civil Litigation in civil courts across North Carolina---Small Claims, District, Superior; state and federal (Eastern District, Middle District, Western District)

• Investigating and providing representation for claims of professional negligence/malpractice (not medical)

• Representing individuals in unemployment compensation hearings before the North Carolina Employment Security Commission

Pursuing claims of significant unpaid wages

• Representing employees who experience workplace retaliation in violation of the North Carolina Retaliatory Employment Discrimination Act

Traffic Tickets

Attorney John O'Neal also provides experienced representation for clients receiving traffic tickets in Alamance County (Graham), Guilford County (Greensboro and High Point), Forsyth County (Winston-Salem and Kernersville), Rockingham County (Wentworth), Randolph County (Asheboro), Orange County (Hillsborough and Chapel Hill), Chatham County (Pittsboro and Siler City), and other counties across the State.  He covers tickets for speeding, reckless driving, expired registration, expired license, expired tag, failure to burn headlights, driving while license revoked, no operator's license, seat bealt violation, safe movement violation, stop sign violation, traffic accidents without insurance, red light violation, failure to reduce speed, accident cases, and much more.  Do not guess how to handle your case or risk doing it on your own and making an expensive mistake.

Drivers License Suspension for lack of liability insurance

If you face a suspension of your drivers license due to an accident in North Carolina when you lacked current, valid liability insurance AND you were not at fault for the accident consult an attorney immediately!  You have valuable rights and critical deadlines and you need an attorney to help you better analyze your situation and, if appropriate, step in and help you prevent the loss of your license or the payment of hundreds or thousands of dollars to any insurance company or collection agency.

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Attorney John O'Neal of the O'Neal Law Office has served clients across the state of North Carolina including but not limited to Ahoskie, Asheboro, Boiling Springs, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Cherryville, Comfort, Durham, Eden, Forest City, Gastonia, Graham, Greensboro, Greenville, Hamlet, Hickory, Hiddenite, High Point, Hillsborough, Hubert, Huntersville, Jacksonville, Jamestown, Lawndale, Kernersville, Kinston, Knightdale, La Grange, Laurinburg, Lexington, Lincolnton, Lumberton, Maiden, Manteo, Marion, Morehead City, Mooresville, Morrisville, Nashville, New Bern, Newton, Pelham, Raleigh, Reidsville, Rockingham, Rocky Mount, Rutherfordton, Salisbury, Shelby, Snow Hill, Statesville, Tarboro, Taylorsville, Thomasville, Trenton, Trinity, Wadesboro, Wilmington, Wilson, Winston-Salem, and Zebulon.

Attorney John O'Neal has handled cases throughout North Carolina's 100 counties including but not limited to Guilford, Forsyth, Randolph, Montgomery, Davie, Surry, Yadkin, Wilkes, Davidson, Alamance, Alexander, Cabarrus, Iredell, Rowan, Mecklenburg, Wake, Nash, Edgecombe, Orange, Durham, Catawba, Gaston, Craven, Martin, Hoke, Beaufort, Cleveland, Lincoln, Lenoir, Jones, Pitt, Richmond, Wilson, Cumberland, Wayne, Hertford, Buncombe, Burke, Vance, Granville, Chatham, Rutherford, Lee, Pasquotank, Carteret, Duplin, Onslow, Scotland, Perquimmans, McDowell, Stokes, Harnett, Haywood, Watauga, and New Hanover.

Attorney O'Neal has also represented clients from Arizona, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.