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The way medical malpractice claims proceed in North Carolina is very similar to other states — there are the same types of malpractice involved, and the same process of proving negligence by the medical professional is absolutely vital to your case’s success. However, there are some specific factors affecting medical malpractice claims in North Carolina… Read More »
Marie Crooke and her daughter Jennifer Hunt were killed by an alleged drunk driver just days before New Year’s. The two women were riding in Ms. Crooke’s car in Mathews Township when Justin Jones slammed into their vehicle, killing the two women and injuring Ms. Hunt’s daughters who were also passengers in the vehicle. Mr…. Read More »
Pamela Pineda, a five-year-old Wilkes County girl, was hit when Rita Blevins Shew drove past a school bus, striking the girl as she got off the bus. The 52-year-old Shew faces up to a year in prison if convicted; she has been charged with passing a school bus and causing serious injury to a child…. Read More »
Ventlab Corporation, based in Mocksville, NC, issued a recall over the summer for a number of manual resuscitator devices. The devices are designed to help patients who cannot breathe on their own. According to the FDA, a number of the devices had a valve leak, which prevented the flow of oxygen, effectively making the devices… Read More »
Kidde Portable Equipment Inc., based in Mebane, N.C., has issued a recall for industrial fire extinguishers after reports of injuries reached the company. The recall covers 10lb industrial fire extinguishers manufactured at any time between 1991 and 2000; about 470,000 of the devices are being recalled in total. According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission,… Read More »
Peggy Fogelman, from Graham, NC found herself making an unscheduled visit to a Burlington home on January 9. The 82-year-old woman had been driving her car on West Chapel Hill Rd when she lost control of the vehicle. The car hit an embankment after it ran off the road and ultimately landed on the porch… Read More »