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How Driving Drowsy Can Be More Dangerous Than Driving Drunk

October 19, 2018   |  
It’s a universally accepted fact that driving drunk is dangerous and has a high risk of leading to accidents. Many people don’t recognize is that driving while drowsy can be just as dangerous, if not more so, as driving under the influence of alcohol. Multitudes of Americans get less than...
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Football Injuries: Keeping Teens Safe and Holding Coaches Accountable

October 19, 2018   |  
Football is a major part of many Americans’ lives – including student athletes. This contact sport has a high risk of serious injuries including concussions. Such injuries can have drastic impacts on the futures of middle- and high-school players. Coaches and schools have a responsibility to protect their student players,...
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Safety Steps to Take After Floodwaters Recede

October 19, 2018   |  
Floods are incredibly dangerous natural disasters that affect millions of people each year. A flood can cause all sorts of damages to your property and to your well-being. Even after the waters have receded, the danger isn’t over. Floodwaters can bring in dangerous debris and contaminants that put your health...
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Baby Hippo Born Prematurely Finally Able to Take Her First Steps?

February 7, 2017   |  
In a happy bit of news, after struggling just to breathe, eat, gain weight and stand, a baby hippopotamus named Fiona, who was born six weeks prematurely, was recently able to gain enough strength to take her first few steps. The Cincinnati Zoo has provided intensive care for Fiona around-the-clock...
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Should I Be Getting Paid More Because of the New Federal Overtime Rules?

October 28, 2016   |  
Come December 1, new federal overtime rules are set to bring major changes to the paychecks of many employees in North Carolina and throughout the US. Under these new rules, for an employee to be designated as salaried, he or she will have to make a minimum of $47,500 a...
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What Is At Risk for the At-Fault Driver When a Car Accident Lawsuit Is Filed?

October 3, 2016   |  
If you were in a car accident that was your fault, you may be wondering what comes next. Will insurance cover all the bills? Will your insurance be canceled or will the premium increase? The answers depend on a few factors, but being at fault in an accident is not...
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Raleigh responds to allegations after man killed when home struck by vehicle

October 12, 2015   |  
WRAL.com reports that a man was killed Sunday around 12:30 a.m. when his home was struck by a vehicle, apparently operated by a drunk driver.  The collision is the fourth time the home has been struck by a vehicle in recent years, but the City of Raleigh has refused to install...
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GM Recalls Chevy Cobalts over Airbags

August 14, 2015   |  
In just the latest in a year of recalls, GM has announced it is recalling 73,000 Chevy Cobalts over an airbag wiring issue.  According to an article in Goldsboro Daily News  the defect could cause the Chevrolets' roof-mounted driver side airbags from deploying.  It is unknown what prompted the recall, but...
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Trial Begins Over North Carolina Voter Law

July 14, 2015   |  
WRAL.com provides a summary of the happenings as trial begins in Winston Salem over recent changes to the North Carolina's voting law, detailing opening arguments on day one, Monday, June 13, 2015. The suit is ongoing despite the North Carolina General Assembly recently passing a new statute moderating some of the...
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Pools Can Result in Injuries, & Lawsuits

July 10, 2015   |  
A 3-year old child died yesterday from drowning in a Clayton pool yesterday, according to an ABC11 article.  The article does not state whether there were lifeguards on duty at the Lionsgate Athletic Club, but according to the Lionsgate website, the location has multiple pools, so it would seem likely...
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