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What is the Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury?

If you have been injured in an accident, you may wish to take action. Before moving forward, you will want to be sure you know the difference between workers’ compensation and filing a personal injury claim. Here are several key differences between these two courses of action: Fault: In a personal injury case fault is… Read More »

North Carolina State Fair Operator Faces Charges After 2013 Accident

A Georgia man pleaded guilty to three charges of assault with a deadly weapon after a ride he was operating at the 2013 North Carolina State Fair failed and injured five people. Fair goers were exiting a ride called The Vortex when it suddenly started again. The victims were between the ages of 14 and… Read More »

Man Dies in North Carolina Motorcycle Accident

A Chesapeake man died May 31 after his motorcycle left the road and he was ejected from his seat. According to North Carolina Highway Patrol, the man was riding his 2002 Harley Davidson north on Caratoke Highway around 6 a.m. when the accident occurred. The cause of the accident is under investigation. He was pronounced… Read More »

Pastor Forgives Man Responsible for Accident that Killed Son

A Charlotte pastor and his young family suffered a terrible loss over Memorial Day weekend in a truck accident that killed a two-year-old boy and a newborn infant. The family was returning from a wedding when a six-wheeled commercial box truck crashed into their car. The pregnant mother had an emergency C-section, but the infant… Read More »

When Can You Seek Damages for Pain and Suffering?

In every personal injury case, claimants seek damages that compensate them for their injuries. The standard damages are called “economic” damages, and include compensation for medical bills, prescription medication, rehabilitation costs, lost wages and other financial losses. However, there are also noneconomic damages, or damages that are not as easily calculated. A common type of… Read More »

More Bike Lanes on the Way for Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina, officials recently announced that they have plans to allocate more space on their roads for bike lanes in the coming year. The announcement comes on the heels of a year in which there were a staggering 98 car-bicycle crashes on the city’s roads and highways. The bike lanes will be added to… Read More »

What Do You Need to Prove in a Negligence Claim?

Occasionally, injuries that we suffer are caused by the negligence of other people. To bring a claim for negligence, a plaintiff needs to prove three elements. First, they must show that the defendant owed them a duty of care. This may sound complicated, but it’s actually a rather simple standard. We all owe each other… Read More »

Who is Responsible if Your Child is Injured at School?

When parents send their children off to school, they generally expect them to arrive home safely at the end of the day. However, during the hours at school, children are exposed to a number of physical activities and they can occasionally injure themselves. This can happen doing something simple like running in gym class or… Read More »

The Three Main Types of Product Liability Claims

Product liability law is a type of negligence law created to address the unique ways that we encounter and are injured by products. Under this area of law, there are three main types of claims. These include defectively manufactured products, defectively designed products and products that lack proper warnings.  Defectively manufactured products are ones that… Read More »

North Carolina Ranks 8th for Deadly Bicycle Accidents

According to a recent report released by Governing magazine, the risks that bicyclists face on the road might be a little higher in North Carolina than many other states. The state was ranked as the eighth most deadly state for bicyclists in the United States based on data collected from 2008-2012.  The state averages approximately… Read More »

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