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Wrongful Death

Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim Against My Dentist?

September 13, 2017   |  
Can you file a claim against a dentist for medical malpractice? Earlier this year, after the tragic death of their child, a mother and father have filed a wrongful death claim against the child's dentist, claiming a Medicaid scam led to their daughter losing her life. According to Fox Carolina,...
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Did a Teen Contract a Brain Eating Amoeba from a North Carolina Waterpark?

July 10, 2017   |  
North Carolina is home to splendid natural beauty and wonder as well as cultural curiosities. That’s why people from all over the world come to our fantastic state, but one such visit turned to tragedy last year. Now parents want justice for their daughter, and they have turned to the...
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What Should I Do If My Family Member Is Killed in a Forklift Accident?

June 16, 2017   |  
Per WRAL-TV, earlier this year, a 35-year-old man was killed in a tragic forklift accident. Reportedly, the deadly incident happened while the man was using a forklift to load equipment at Dean’s Towing and Recovery in Dunn, North Carolina. According to Erwin police, the man died from injuries he sustained...
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How Do I Know If I Have a Fallopian Tube or Ovarian Cancer Claim?

February 24, 2017   |  
On a daily or weekly basis it seems like more and more victims are stepping forward to file a fallopian tube or ovarian cancer claim against Johnson & Johnson. These claims have to do with women who developed ovarian and fallopian tube cancer after using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder...
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What If Someone I Love Is Killed Because of a Construction Worker’s Mistake?

January 2, 2017   |  
As 2016 came to a close, Hillsborough was struck with tragedy when a 5-year-old boy was the victim of a deadly construction accident. WRAL-TV reports that the boy was killed when a construction worker left a dump truck at the top of a hill unattended in the Forest Ridge subdivision....
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Is There a Way to Avoid a Head-On Car Crash?

December 28, 2016   |  
Earlier this month, The Pilot reported on an incident involving a fatal head-on car accident that happened on NC 211 in Moore County. The deadly crash took place around 2:45 pm on a Thursday on NC 211 near Puckett Lane and involved three vehicles. Reportedly, leading up to the wreck,...
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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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Accident Fatalities Are Increasing Across America

February 20, 2016   |  
According to a report by the National Safety Council, 2015 was the deadliest year for drivers since 2008. The report, cited here in an article on NPR notes several troubling statistics. Traffic fatalities had been falling for several years in a row, before suddenly, and sharply, rising in 2015. The...
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Who Takes the Compensation in Claims for Wrongful Deaths?

February 5, 2016   |  
The division of the funds from a wrongful death claim are divided according to our intestacy statute which is found at NC General Statute sections 29-13, 29-14, 29-15  and 29-16.  Intestacy refers to persons who die without a will.  In other words, the funds from a wrongful death are not...
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Calls For Tougher Scaffolding Regulations After Fatal Collapse

March 30, 2015   |  
As a state and federal investigation continues into the deadly collapse at a downtown Raleigh high-rise, calls are mounting for tougher scaffolding regulations. Safety Violations In the meantime, we’ve learned Occupational Safety and Health Administration records show Associated Scaffolding was issued serious safety violations twice in North Carolina in the...
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