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February 22, 2021
Car Accidents
Car accidents are dangerous. They involve large, moving objects that collide at high rates of speed with significant force. Though most of the vehicles that Cary residents drive are equipped with some important safety features like seatbelts, serious injuries are not always preventable when two vehicles crash. In some accidents, victims sustain serious crush injuries. […]
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February 17, 2021
Worker Safety
There are several types of injuries that can happen in the workplace, some of which may not be obvious. In North Carolina, employees may be entitled to workers’ compensation for injuries sustained on the job. Construction and manufacturing Construction and manufacturing employees can fall from ladders or rooftops and can be hit by falling debris. While they […]
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February 12, 2021
Car Accidents
Distracted driving has garnered a lot of attention lately, especially texting while driving. Laws have been passed in many states, including North Carolina prohibiting texting while driving. Still, the problem persists. How big is the issue of distracted driving? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, across the U.S. more than 2,800 people lost their lives […]
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February 3, 2021
Worker Safety
Construction work is an ongoing process in the North Carolina. Barely a day goes by when we do not see roadwork, the erection of a new building or the refurbishing of an existing building. However, construction is a dangerous profession, especially considering many construction workers work at tall heights and with heavy machinery. The following […]
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February 1, 2021
Workers Compensation
It seems like everywhere you look nowadays there are construction projects in the works. Most people don’t even give a second though about whether those construction sites are safe, but those who work in construction are well aware of the dangers. Heavy machinery, proximity to moving traffic, and job performance at great heights can put […]
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January 20, 2021
Car Accidents
North Carolina residents have needed to adapt to the current health situation in various ways. From working at home to remote learning and canceling extracurricular activities and vacations, it has been a difficult transition. People have weathered the situation well. Even with that, there are still dangers that can cause injuries and fatalities. Taking to […]
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January 20, 2021
Serious And Catastrophic Injuries
A motor vehicle accident can be life-changing. For many victims, a car accident leaves them with serious injuries that are difficult to recover from, and the recovery process can be quite extended. This is especially true for those who have ended up with a disability on account of their wreck. These individuals may struggle to cope with […]
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January 12, 2021
General
In recent years, cities across the country have promoted biking and walking as alternatives to driving. There are several reasons for this. For one, biking and walking are great exercise, and local governments have an interest in keeping their populations healthy. For another, when more people are walking and biking, fewer people are driving, reducing […]
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January 11, 2021
Accidents
Driver fatigue can result in serious car and truck accidents that can be even more lethal when a truck driver is driving while fatigued. It is necessary for victims of negligent drivers, such as drivers experiencing fatigue but driving anyway, to be familiar with the personal injury legal protections available to them. What is driver fatigue and […]
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January 7, 2021
Workers Compensation
Most employees in North Carolina probably never even think about the potential to get injured at work. However, there are thousands of people in the state who may be in employment positions that come with risk of injury – construction workers, manufacturing workers, truck drivers, government workers and healthcare workers, for example. For anyone who […]
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December 31, 2020
Serious And Catastrophic Injuries
Bailey Rhodes, 21, is lucky to be alive. The 21-year-old truck driver came home for Christmas after spending a month at WakeMed for extensive surgeries due to catastrophic injuries suffered when he was hit by a speeding car. Rhodes was unloading cars from his tractor-trailer on South Wilmington Street in Raleigh when he was struck […]
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December 21, 2020
Workers Compensation
No one should be at risk of serious injury when they go to work. But the sad reality is that thousands upon thousands of people are hurt all across America each year as the result of workplace accidents. While you would think that most employers and their insurance companies would want to do everything they […]
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