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Can You Sue a Drunk Driver in North Carolina?

A traffic crash always carries the possibility of injury or death, and many of the worst such accidents are caused by impaired drivers. What can you do if you or a family member has been injured by an impaired driver? Despite years of public safety campaigns to reduce the rate of drunk driving crashes and… Read More »

Do You Need a Lawyer if You Were in a Car Accident?

Automobile collisions occur every day. Resulting damage may range from a bent fender to a fatality. When you have been involved in a car crash, how do you know if you need legal help? The overall statistics on car accidents in North Carolina are grim. Consider these statistics from 2015, the latest year for which… Read More »

Can You Sue Uber if You Were Injured in a Car Accident?

With Uber, you can catch a ride just about anywhere in the Raleigh-Durham area. But what happens if you are injured during the ride? Can you sue Uber? Uber is a company that uses contractors, not employees, to provide a ride-sharing service. Ride-sharing with Uber means you can select your driver by reading reviews written… Read More »

Advice for Discussing Your Claim with the Insurance Company After an Accident

No matter which insurance company you are dealing with, after a car accident, speaking with the big dogs can be intimidating. Most drivers fear the insurance company won’t be helpful and it will be an uphill fight to get their claim covered. How do you avoid complications? Don’t think about lying to the insurance carrier;… Read More »

Legal Issues Involving Young Children as Passengers in Cars

Every state in the country has laws in place geared toward protecting infants and small children from being injured in car accidents. Before you get behind the wheel with a young child as a passenger, it’s important you understand these laws, both for the safety of your child and to prevent yourself from being subject… Read More »

What You Should Do if Injured in a Car Accident

If you are involved in a car accident and you or any of your passengers are injured, it is important you act immediately for everyone’s safety and to preserve your chances of being compensated for your injuries. Even if you think the injuries are not serious, it’s important to take these steps anyway, as the… Read More »

When is Employer Liability a Factor in Car Accident Claims?

If a car accident occurs when one of the drivers was driving as part of his or her job duties, there may be issues of employer liability. The following are the most common situations in which employers could be held liable for car accidents: Employer negligence An employer could, for example, be negligent in how… Read More »

Accident Involving Log Truck Causes Death

A Powellsville man was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer hauling lumber while driving on the evening of Tuesday, July 7. According to Chief David Powell of the Powellsville Volunteer Fire Department and Sergeant A. L. Bowen of the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. that evening when a… Read More »

Wrong-Way Accident Leads to Three Deaths in Hillsborough

The North Carolina Highway Patrol has launched an investigation into an accident that occurred Sunday, July 19 on Interstate 85. Investigators are trying to determine whether alcohol was involved in a wrong-way, head-on collision that killed three people, one of whom was a six-year-old child. According to police, the driver of a Jeep was heading… Read More »

Fayetteville Man Dies in Fatal Scooter Accident

A 57-year-old Fayetteville man was fatally injured when his moped came into contact with a service truck. Investigators reported that the accident occurred after the moped driver crashed his vehicle into a service truck while it was stopped in traffic. The driver of the truck was not injured. As transportation by mopeds and scooters become… Read More »

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