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"Let me tell you a story about this particular team," said Cary lawyer John McCabe, as he laced his fingers behind his head and rocked back in his chair. Article "John […]
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A family from North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against a resort in California. The family claims the resort manager played a role in the death of their daughter when he […]
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Victims of animal attacks have options. Dogs are a common pet in the United States, and for good reason. These animals can help encourage their owners to get out and get […]
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Many personal injuries occur when an automobile strikes a pedestrian. Here are several steps you can take to minimize your chances of being involved in a collision. Each year throughout the […]
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Whether you were hit by another vehicle, bitten by a dog, or injured at a public location, it’s important to pursue legal assistance for your personal injury. Keep in mind, however, […]
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Distracted drivers do more than just text while driving. When we think of “distracted driving,” we often envision a driver sending or reading a text message. Texting while driving is very […]
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This article looks at the rate of hit-and-run deaths and what the risk factors for such accidents are. Everybody who drives knows – or should know – that fleeing the scene […]
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This article looks at a number of studies into drowsy driving, including the crash risk of sleep loss. Many people do not get nearly as much sleep as they should, with […]
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Pedestrian fatalities are soaring both in North Carolina and across the United States. Last year was a deadly one for pedestrians, both in North Carolina and across the country. As The […]
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As drones become more popular, their role in injury-causing accidents will likely increase. Recreational and commercial use of drones has exploded in recent years. These unmanned small aircraft – sometimes known […]
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Nighttime driving can lead to serious problems, including visual difficulties that may increase the risk of a deadly car accident. Many people in North Carolina and throughout the country are still […]
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A new AAA study says that hands-free systems may lead to drivers being distracted for up to 27 seconds. A new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and the […]
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I: Background & History A. Adoption of the North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act and Its Effect In 1929, North Carolina adopted its workers’ compensation act as a “statutory compromise” between employees […]
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From age 8, John McCabe wanted to become a lawyer. That desire never wavered. He decided to represent injured people and their families after initially working for an insurance defense firm. […]
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Rockingham County has informally agreed to an out-of-court settlement with a mother who claimed that social workers’ negligence caused her son’s death more than three years ago, a county attorney said. […]
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The plaintiff was seriously injured in a fall from a fourth-floor ledge while working as a high-rise window-washer. Both workers’ compensation and Woodson claims were filed because of alleged OSHA and […]
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The plaintiff, a 31-year-old delivery driver, sprained his ankle while unloading a truck. He subsequently developed reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome. Read Full Article Here
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The plaintiff was seriously injured in a fall from a fourth-floor ledge while working as a high-rise window-washer. Both workers’ compensation and Woodson claims were filed because of alleged OSHA and […]
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A grandmother lost control of her vehicle and spun out on a rain-slick portion of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 in North Carolina. Her grandson, then a five-year-old boy who […]
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On Sept.17, 2005, the defendant, working in the course and scope of her agency with a logging company, pulled out from a stop sign and drove her truck into the side […]
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On Sept. 22, 2006, three teenagers were attempting to steal money from an ATM machine in Charlotte. Police were dispatched to the scene in response to a 911 call. When the […]
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Changing course after oral arguments in the case, the Supreme Court has let stand a Woodson ruling in favor of a window-washer who fell after a foreman refused to let him […]
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On Dec. 20, 2004, the driver of a commercial dump truck and trailer lost control of his vehicle as he entered an intersection and attempted to make a left-hand turn. The […]
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WENTWORTH, NC. A mother who was imprisoned when her son died while in the care of others has sued Rockingham County and its Department of Social Services. Read Full Article Here
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A study issued by the National Council on Occupational Safety and Health in April 2013 revealed that the number of on-the-job deaths that occur in North Carolina is about three times […]
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Public safety officials have identified driving while intoxicated as a serious threat to those on the road. They have undertaken national public awareness campaigns educating the public about the dangers of […]
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Those who work in construction and heavy industry realize that their jobs pose several risks. Working with heavy machinery or in construction zones makes falling or getting caught in or struck […]
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Thanks to advances in medicine and people taking better care of themselves, more people are living longer and are remaining active than ever before. As people age, however, they can lose […]
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As the U.S has become an increasingly mobile nation, many people find that driving is part of their jobs. As more people are driving to and from work and as part […]
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Those who work in the construction industry know that their jobs can be dangerous. They work with heavy equipment and at great heights. If they are not careful they run the […]
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Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistic for 2011 reveals that the deadliest job is not police officer, firefighter or deep-sea fisherman, as many would suspect. Rather, the most deadly professions […]
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A new cooperative initiative between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is currently […]
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An investigative article in the Charlotte News & Observer has determined that tens of thousands of North Carolina employers fail to purchase workers’ compensation insurance, despite state laws requiring employers with three or […]
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Commercial vehicle drivers in North Carolina and across the country are facing significant regulatory changes. On top of recently revised hours of service rules, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) […]
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“No man is an island,” the poet John Donne famously wrote over 400 years ago. In the context of brain injuries, one might also add a corollary. No one’s brain injury […]
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Crashes involving truck driver fatigue kill about 500 people annually. Studies have shown that nearly half of truck drivers have fallen asleep while driving, and about two out of three drive […]
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When the poet Alexander Pope wrote, “To err is human, to forgive divine,” he was not referring to gross negligence or misconduct by an attorney. When an attorney or law firm […]
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The percentage of the population over the age of 65 continues to grow in North Carolina and across the country. Both the sheer size of the baby boom generation and increased […]
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A new federal rule prohibits interstate truck and bus drivers from using hand-held cellphones while driving. The rule should increase safety for everyone on the road by decreasing truck accidents caused by driver […]
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The level of satisfaction (or dissatisfaction) that nursing home workers find in their jobs can have a real effect on the likelihood of injuries to residents. A new study published in The […]
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Constructing environmentally friendly buildings is undeniably an important priority in America today. President Obama talks of creating “green jobs” that will stimulate the economy and wean us of our dependence on […]
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After years of repeated campaigns to confront drunk drivers and educate the public, it is now finally widely accepted that driving drunk is dangerous. But many people still don’t realize that […]
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“A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members,” Gandhi once said. Nursing home residents are, in many ways, among the most vulnerable members of society. Though some […]
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If someone gets hurt at work, there is supposed to a system in place to provide proper compensation. It’s called workers’ compensation, and it generally works pretty well to help injured […]
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Bus companies are regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), whose mission is to ensure the safety of the traveling public by reducing accidents involving commercial trucks and buses. […]
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Motorcycle ridership tends to peak in the summer due to the more favorable riding conditions in most of the U.S. But in North Carolina, there are usually many riders in other […]
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“We begin to live,” wrote the poet William Butler Yeats, “when we have conceived of life as a tragedy.” That may be so as a psychological insight. In nursing homes, however, […]
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Although they are big and yellow, have large blinking lights and an attached stop sign, seemingly safety-equipped school buses still pose a serious threat to pedestrians that cross their paths. Recently […]
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In June 2011 The National Transportation Safety Board issued a revamped version of its annual "Most Wanted List" of transportation concerns that impact the nation. The Most Wanted List is a […]
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