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How Distracting Are your Children While Driving?

April 27, 2018   |  
The overall increase in car accidents in the United States has placed a spotlight on the issue of distracted driving. Too often there is a focus on teens or smartphones but there are many other distractions drivers have to deal with — like a parent tending to their child. Parents...
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Driving While Distracted? It Could Cost You.

April 12, 2018   |  
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper recently declared April “Distracted Driving Awareness Month”. Unfortunately, distracted driving is a major public safety concern in our state causing nearly 25,000 injuries and 152 deaths in 2017. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates over 800,000 vehicles are being operated by someone who is...
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Tips for Drivers to Avoid Falling Asleep Behind the Wheel

September 4, 2017   |  
Falling asleep while driving has become a big issue recently. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2013, there were over 70,000 accidents, more than 40,000 injuries and approximately 800 deaths that were the result of drowsy driving. With numbers like that, it's crucial that drivers know...
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Will My Car Insurance Rates Go Up If a Wreck Is Not My Fault?

June 14, 2017   |  
There’s never anything simple when it comes to dealing with the aftermath of a car wreck. However, one of the last things that drivers who are the victims of a car accident expect is that their car insurance rates will go up if they file a not-at-fault claim following the...
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Do Victims Need a Lawyer If a Hit-and-Run Driver Is Arrested?

May 5, 2017   |  
Earlier this year, a hit-and-run driver left an 18-year-old man he hit with his car in Willow Spring laid out on the side of the road with injuries that eventually landed the young man in intensive care at WakeMed. He is suffered a brain bleed as well as injuries to...
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Why Have There Been So Many School Bus Crashes in North Carolina Recently?

January 20, 2017   |  
The Goldsboro News-Argus reported that over the course of one week in December there were three separate school bus crashes in NC involving buses from schools in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County. Reportedly, all three wrecks resulted in no student injuries. The first school bus crash happened on a Monday when a Mineral...
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SJAFB Airman’s BAC Twice the Legal Limit Prior to a Deadly Drunk Driving Crash?

December 26, 2016   |  
Per a WRAL-TV report, a teen was the victim of a deadly drunk driving crash in Goldsboro in mid-December. A Seymour Johnson Air Force chief master sergeant is facing driving while intoxicated (DWI) charges in connection with the tragic incident. The SJAFB airman was also charged with failing to reduce...
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What Do Car Accident Claims and Football Have in Common?

October 20, 2016   |  
Car accident claims and football have more in common than you might think. Consider these similarities, and be sure to contact an experienced North Carolina car accident attorney if you are involved in a crash. Recruiting Just as the first part of building a great football team is recruiting, so...
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When Traffic Lights go Out

October 11, 2016   |  
Hurricane Matthew brought a lot of damage to North Carolina and caused thousands to be without power. Our Raleigh car accident lawyers explain what to do when a traffic light loses power. [embed]https://youtu.be/RNG7lzgVbvc[/embed]
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What to Expect from Hospitals If You Are Injured in an Auto Accident

September 1, 2016   |  
Car accidents are extremely stressful for victims and their families. There are so many issues to deal with after a major car crash. Certainly none are more important than the health and safety of the victim. The absolute last thing anyone wants to think about are the complex questions involving...
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