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Auto Accidents

How to Prevent Distracted Driving Among Teens

April 3, 2023   |  
To prevent distracted driving among teens, start their education while they’re young. Parents can model good driving behavior before the child ever gets behind the wheel of a car. For example, parents can turn off their phone and ensure everyone is wearing their seatbelts — before even starting the car....
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Why You Should Never Admit Fault in a Car Accident

March 7, 2023   |  
You should not admit fault in a car accident because it can prevent you from successfully collecting compensation for your losses. Even if you believe you are partially to blame, it’s not a good idea to express that to the other driver, police, or insurance companies. Instead, seek the counsel...
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Are Parents Liable for Car Accidents Caused by Their Children?

August 24, 2020   |  
Parental Liability in Car Accidents Caused by Minors As North Carolina car accident lawyers, we often get the question, “Are parents liable for car accidents caused by their children?” It’s a very important question as the consequences of an auto accident can be severe, particularly when accidents result in injury....
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“Are Employers Liable for Car Accidents Caused by Their Employees?”

August 18, 2020   |  
As North Carolina auto accident attorneys, we’re often asked, “Can I sue a business if their employee injured me in a car accident?” Or, alternatively, “Are employers liable for auto accidents caused by their employees?” The short answer is it depends. Any employer whose workers drive negligently and cause an accident could potentially be liable for...
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“Should I Give the Insurance Company a Recorded Statement?”

July 20, 2020   |  
“Should I give a recorded statement to the insurance company?” In the aftermath of an accident, it can be difficult to know exactly what to do. You may need to seek medical attention, law enforcement may need to talk with you about the accident, and you will probably be contacted...
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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

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 more than 25,000 injuries and 152 deaths in North...
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