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Jeff Skinner of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes has suffered his third head injury in four years, the latest occurring just 12 seconds after he took the ice in a preseason game against the Washington Capitals. He was diagnosed with a concussion and doctors will continue to monitor him on an ongoing basis. While concussions are… Read More »
A 57-year-old Durham woman was killed when a vehicle leaving a parking lot collided with her bicycle. The investigation of the accident is still in progress. This type of accident is unfortunately common, and the outcome is usually predictable. Because motor vehicles are so much larger than bicycles, and because bicyclists are basically unprotected, collisions… Read More »
Johnson & Johnson has begun to pay nearly $2.4 billion to settle the first round of claims brought by patients who received defective DePuy ASR hip implants. These payments will be dispersed over the next several months, reports the Legal Examiner. The DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip replacements were implanted in thousands of patients before Johnson… Read More »
WNCN reports that, since 1999, 13 North Carolina children have died in the simple act of trying to get to and from school. These children were walking to and from their school bus when drivers illegally passed their buses, hitting and killing the young students. It is a problem that has, unfortunately, grown into an… Read More »
In North Carolina as well as most other states, workers’ compensation is an insurance policy that protects employees who suffer on-the-job injuries regardless of fault and protects employers from personal injury lawsuits stemming from those injuries. As a result, many employees who are injured due to the negligence of their employers are surprised to learn… 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 »