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Car Accident Compensation: What Can Victims Expect?

June 28, 2020   |  
What can you expect in car accident compensation when you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident? It’s a complicated question, and there’s really no exact answer because all cases are different and potential car accident compensation will vary based on the unique facts and circumstances of your case. That...
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12 Tricks Insurance Companies Use to Avoid Paying Your Injury Claim

April 20, 2020   |  
It’s the sad truth: when you’re injured in a car accident, the insurance company will often try to pay as little on your injury claim as possible. The insurance adjuster may deny, delay or drag out your claim. There is a legal saying that is true. Justice delayed is justice...
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2 Dead, 5 Injured in Wayne County Tractor-Trailer Crash

March 13, 2020   |  
A tragic, overnight crash in Wayne County has left two dead and five injured. The victims included students at Mount Olive University. According to reports from WRAL, seven people were traveling in a Jeep that was t-boned by a tractor-trailer truck at the intersection of NC Highway 55 and Indian...
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Penalties Strengthened for NC “Move Over” Law

December 12, 2019   |  
North Carolina drivers will face tougher penalties for violating the North Carolina “move over” law. The so-called Move Over law protects North Carolina State Troopers as well as other law enforcement officers and emergency and utility workers stopped along the side of highways. The law requires motorists to slow down...
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Distracted Driving a Threat During Holiday Travel Season

November 25, 2019   |  
More than 55 million Americans will hit the road this holiday season, according to a forecast by AAA. As highway traffic heats up, drivers must be increasingly wary of a growing threat: distracted driving. In 2017, distracted driving was blamed for nearly 25,000 injuries and 152 deaths in North Carolina...
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How Long Does It Take to Get a Settlement Check After a Car Accident?

September 3, 2019   |  
How long does it take to get a settlement check after a car accident? If you’ve been injured in a car accident and filed a claim or lawsuit, you may be wondering: How long does it take to get a settlement check after a car accident? As is often the...
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Union County Tractor Trailer Crash Injures NC State Trooper, Construction Worker

A North Carolina state trooper and construction worker were among those injured when a tractor-trailer driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel, crashing into three vehicles. The incident occurred around 11 p.m. Tuesday night in Union County on the eastbound lanes of Monroe Expressway near Hemby Bridge. According to law...
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Do I Need a Car Accident Police Report in North Carolina?

June 12, 2019   |  
Riddle & Brantley’s North Carolina car accident attorneys are often asked about car accident police reports. “Do I need a car accident police report if I’ve been injured?” The short answer is yes. Calling the police and obtaining a police report are two extremely important steps to take if you’ve...
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Who is the Best Car Accident Lawyer for Your Case? It Depends.

June 3, 2019   |  
People often Google: "best car accident lawyer in Raleigh" "best car accident attorney in Greensboro" You get the idea. Auto accidents and truck accidents happen. If you have a car accident you may need the help of a car accident lawyer who handles personal injury claims. This would be especially...
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Stanly County school bus accident leaves 17 injured

At least 17 people were injured when a Head Start school bus overturned in Stanly County, North Carolina. Police say the accident occurred after a truck driver ran through a stop sign. The injuries in the Stanly County school bus accident are considered “non-life-threatening” according to police. The crash occurred...
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