(800)525-7111 Free Consultation

Auto Accidents

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

PTSD After a Car Crash: Signs & Symptoms

April 8, 2019   |  
Brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, lacerations and burn injuries are all possible outcomes after being involved in a serious car crash. Motor vehicle crashes could also lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that 9 percent of the general population...
Read More

Are Lyft and Uber Speeding Toward Lawsuits?

March 8, 2019   |  
On February 16, a North Carolina passenger got an unexpected ride from his Lyft driver. Speeds hit more than 120 miles per hour. The unidentified passenger said he heard the Lyft driver rev the engine, and the car quickly accelerated. With his cell phone camera, the rider recorded the car’s...
Read More

School Bus Accident Reported in Harnett County, North Carolina

February 12, 2019   |  
At least one person was hurt in an accident involving two school buses in Harnett County, North Carolina. According to WTVD, police and highway patrol officers are on the scene and investigating. School Bus Accidents in North Carolina While generally safe, school buses are involved in hundreds of accidents every...
Read More

Personal Injury Lawsuit Waiting to Happen? Waze Shares Drunk Driving Checkpoints

February 11, 2019   |  
According to The New York Times, the Google navigation app Waze is providing real-time, user-submitted reports that advise drivers about potential drunken-driving checkpoints on their roadsides. The app marks the location of police officers on the roads ahead or stationed at drunk driving checkpoints. This feature has Waze in conflict...
Read More

North Carolina “Move Over” Law: Do I Have to Move Over for Police Cars?

January 29, 2019   |  
The “Move Over” law in North Carolina requires motorists to move their vehicles away from the lane closest to a parked law enforcement or emergency vehicles.  This law has also been updated to include protection to utility work crews and tow trucks who are working on the side of the...
Read More