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March 17, 2022
Car Accidents
The number of older drivers in the U.S. has increased substantially over the past 20 years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 45 million licensed drivers over the age of 65 in 2018, a 60% increase since 2000. The CDC also reports that drivers over the age of 70 have […]
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March 17, 2022
Car Accidents
Vehicle airbags exist to protect drivers in the event of a collision. By inflating at the moment of shock, they cushion the blow. When they function as the designers intend, heads and other body parts do not experience harm. While airbags do save lives, they sometimes contain flaws. Motor vehicle injuries from airbag malfunctions deserve compensation. Have […]
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March 2, 2022
Car Accidents
Many North Carolina nurses have to move and relocate patients on a regular basis. However, this places a considerable strain on their backs and bodies. In fact, nurses and other health care workers who move patients regularly as part of their job duties face high incidences of lifting-related injuries. Many such injuries are serious enough […]
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February 24, 2022
Car Accidents
If you are driving and an irresponsible motorist collides with you on the road, the impact might break one or more of your bones. In addition to the pain you would experience, broken bones can make it hard or impossible to move a part of your body. Some people need as long as a few […]
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February 24, 2022
Car Accidents
Losing a loved one is devastating, no matter the circumstances. When your loss occurs because of another person's reckless or intentional actions, it can feel even more sudden and devastating. In addition to recovering damages following the death, you have to learn to live without him or her. The American Psychological Association has tips for […]
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February 24, 2022
Workers Compensation
In many industries throughout North Carolina and across the United States, workers risk getting injured in serious workplace accidents. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 4,764 fatal work accidents in 2020, which calculates to one death every 111 minutes. Not only can you get injured in an accident at work, but you may also develop a condition […]
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February 24, 2022
Workers Compensation
The construction industry is one of the deadliest in the United States. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 1,102 construction site deaths in 2019 alone. This makes up 20.7% of all workplace deaths across the country. Those that survive a construction workplace accident may suffer long-term injuries, missed days from work and significant […]
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February 24, 2022
Workers Compensation
In addition to basic workers' compensation rules, each state has unique requirements of its own. In North Carolina, certain workers' comp rules apply to the construction industry. For example, if you are a general contractor, are you responsible for covering an injured subcontractor? Contractor duties A principal contractor oversees a construction project ensuring that the […]
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January 31, 2022
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents
A serious spinal cord injury can change a person's life in a second. While it depends on the scope and severity of the damage, major injuries can affect numerous areas of a person's health, from mobility to breathing. Because these issues can become quite severe, it is important to understand what a significant spinal cord injury entails. […]
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January 24, 2022
Workers Compensation
Mobile ladder stands are common in many working environments, including warehouses and manufacturing facilities. While convenient, proper ladder safety is crucial to preventing accidents and keeping staff members safe. Safe usage of work equipment is everyone's responsibility, but managerial staff must ensure their team is using the best practices. Here are a few tips to keep in […]
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January 13, 2022
Serious And Catastrophic Injuries
If you are the parent of a young child, you could have various concerns. Aside from academic issues, financial worries and other hurdles that many parents have to deal with, some families face serious challenges as a result of a car accident that left their child seriously hurt. When traffic accidents take place, children can […]
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January 6, 2022
Serious And Catastrophic Injuries
When it comes to driving, it is especially vital to understand the risks you face on the road as an older adult. Every year, traffic accidents cause serious hardships for older drivers and passengers involved in accidents, as well as their families. Unfortunately, older adults are especially vulnerable with respect to serious injuries, and the […]
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