People come to North Carolina for a number of reasons – for work, for vacation, to visit family, or while passing through to another state. Unfortunately, out-of-state drivers face the same risk of getting into a car accident as any other driver. While these accidents can pose some challenges not […]
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Car Accidents in North Carolina Involving Out-of-State Drivers
2021 North Carolina Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics
When it comes to motor vehicle accidents, nothing emphasizes the risks we face every time we get behind the wheel like hard data. And while cars are arguably safer than ever, the statistics indicate that we have a long way to go to make our roads truly safe. Whether the […]
Workers’ Compensation and Retaliation
If you have been injured on the job and are unable to work, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, many workers are reluctant to file a claim for a variety of reasons, one of which is that they are worried about jeopardizing their job. If you have questions […]
Truck Accidents Caused by Soft Road Shoulders
You may have seen signs warning of a “soft shoulder” and not given it much thought. A soft shoulder is when the side of the road is a different material than the roadway itself, such as compacted dirt, gravel, or other materials. By contrast, interstates and other major highways tend […]
What Airport and Airline Employees Need to Know About Workers’ Comp
When you mention workers’ compensation, people immediately think of people in construction jobs. However, all employees may be entitled to workers’ compensation when they are injured on the job, including those who work in the air travel industry. If you have been injured as an airline employee or someone who […]
Who Will Pay My Medical Bills?
One of the most common sources of anxiety when people get injured is how they are going to pay their medical bills. Medical treatment is expensive and accidents are unexpected, which means that people are typically unprepared. These costs can be difficult to bear even for those with health insurance. […]
How Do You Win a Personal Injury Claim?
If you have been injured in an accident, it’s easy to feel like your situation is hopeless. Many people will rely solely upon what will be covered by their health insurance (if they have it) or accept the small amount of compensation that the insurance company is offering. As a […]
Dealing With Facial Injuries After an Accident
While a facial injury may not seem as serious as a spinal injury or other types of traumatic injury, it can nevertheless change your life forever. A severe facial injury can require extensive medical treatment and require weeks or months of recovery. Many victims will be permanently disfigured. If you […]
Can I Sue the Other Parent if My Child Is Injured?
We do our best to keep our kids safe, but the reality is that our children face numerous hazards every time they leave the house. If they were injured by another adult, we know who we can hold accountable. But what do you do if your child is injured by […]
Car Accidents Involving Teens
Getting a driver’s license is a significant milestone in a young person’s life. As adults, we know that a driver’s license comes with tremendous responsibilities. More importantly, we also know that serious consequences result from careless or reckless driving, consequences that can include severe injuries and even death. Although we […]