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Common Injuries From Rear-End Accidents

A rear-end accident is one of the most common types of car accidents. Nearly one-third – 32.5 percent – of all motor vehicle accidents involve rear-end collisions, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). And while some people might think that rear-end crashes aren’t that serious, injury statistics tell a different story. According...

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Speeding Is a Major Factor in Car Accidents, but Drivers Still Aren’t Slowing Down

Traffic safety experts say reckless driving may be the 'new normal.' Speeding car accidents became increasingly common nationwide during the pandemic in 2020. Two years later, car crashes caused by speeding drivers have become "the new normal," according to a recent driver trend study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). "The empty...

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Raleigh's Five Points Sees 200+ Crashes in 4 Years

Car accidents have become a big problem in the Five Points area Car accidents happen all the time in Raleigh, but some areas of the city have become exceptionally dangerous for drivers over the past several years. According to a report by CBS 17, residents in the Five Points neighborhood have become fearful and frustrated...

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Compensation for Neck and Back Pain After a Car Accident

A car accident attorney can calculate the value of your claim In Raleigh and other cities throughout North Carolina, car accidents can result in painful injuries involving the neck or back. Depending on the severity of your neck or back injury, you may experience chronic pain and other debilitating symptoms that keep you from driving,...

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Stopping Distracted Driving Accidents in North Carolina

Motorists have a legal responsibility to pay attention With the rise of smartphones and in-vehicle technologies, distracted driving is likewise on the rise in North Carolina and nationally. According to NCDOT, nearly one in five car accidents in the state involves a driver who was distracted. It only takes a moment of inattention for a...

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10 Facts About Seat Belts and Car Seats

Nobody expects to get into a car accident. But it only takes one negligent driver to cause a crash that can leave drivers and passengers seriously injured or killed. One of the best defenses against negligent drivers is the use of seat belts and car seats for children – both reduce the risk of serious...

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Study Suggests Steps North Carolina Can Take To Reduce Crashes

But car accidents that result in injury or death can still happen A car accident can happen at any time in Raleigh, Fayetteville, Dunn, or anywhere in North Carolina. Lives can be changed in an instant when a negligent driver causes a crash that leaves people with serious injuries. And too many times, lives are...

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Medical Bills Are Overrated

A North Carolina Car Accident Lawyer Explains Why After a bad car accident, one of the first questions victims hear isn't usually - "How much are your medical bills?" The first question most injured people will hear is some variation of "Are you in pain? How can I help?" That's because when it comes down...

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Fatal Crashes a 'Real Problem' in North Carolina

A North Carolina Car Accident Lawyer Explains What Drivers Should Know To its credit, North Carolina five years ago recognized it had an unacceptable problem with fatal car accidents and took steps to address the tragic issue. The effort, unfortunately, is not working. 'We've Got a Real Problem' Being the victim of a car accident...

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No Accident: Victim’s Family in Fatal Alec Baldwin Shooting Has Strong Case for Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A wrongful death attorney in North Carolina explains The lawsuits are starting to come in. Weeks after famous actor Alec Baldwin "accidentally" shot and killed a woman on a live movie set, two members of the "Rust" crew have sued Baldwin and other producers for the tragic incident. The family of the camerawoman who died...

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