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Car Accidents

“Should I Sign a Car Accident Settlement Release?”

December 20, 2021   |  
How Signing a Settlement Release Affects Your Right to Compensation In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, you may be overwhelmed and unsure of how to move forward. If another driver was obviously at fault, their insurance company may contact you with an early settlement offer and require that...
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Man Charged After 4 Teens Killed in Greenville Car Accident

June 4, 2021   |  
A man was criminally charged Thursday after his box truck cross the median and hit a car head-on in Greenville, North Carolina, according to recent reports. Traveling in the other car were four teenagers, whose names have since been released by the police: Abby Foster, 18; Madison Wilson, 18; her...
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“What If I Don’t Know Who Hit Me in a Car Accident?”

September 25, 2020   |  
Don't Know the Other Driver in the Accident? People should own up to their mistakes and that is particularly true in hit-and-run car accidents. It is a horrible experience when a driver is hit by a car, and the other car takes off, never stopping to see if anyone is...
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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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“Do I Have to Report a Car Accident in North Carolina?”

August 19, 2020   |  
Do You Have to Report a Car Accident? In North Carolina, the answer is it depends. If the accident does not cause any bodily injury or significant property damage, then North Carolina Law does not require you to report the accident. However, the law does mandate that if there is...
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“Are Employers Liable for Auto 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...
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Don’t Apologize After an Accident. It May Be Used Against You.

July 30, 2020   |  
For almost 40 years, Riddle & Brantley has helped thousands of North Carolina car accident victims navigate challenging insurance claims in the aftermath of an auto accident. When clients come to us for assistance after a car accident, we’re often asked the question, “Is apologizing after a car accident admitting fault?”...
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“Can I sue Uber or Lyft if I’m injured in a car accident?”

July 23, 2020   |  
Uber and Lyft are popular rideshare services, especially in North Carolina cities like Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte. These services are convenient, affordable, and help reduce drunk driving, among other benefits. However, Uber accidents sometimes happen and can result in serious injury. In these cases, clients often wonder, “Can I sue...
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Can Dash Cam Evidence Be Used in Accident Cases in North Carolina?

July 23, 2020   |  
Is Dash Cam Evidence Allowed in Car Accident Cases in North Carolina? Yes, in most cases in North Carolina, dash cam video footage is admissible evidence in car accident cases. Dash cams have dramatically improved North Carolina car accident attorneys and juries’ ability to understand exactly what happened in a...
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“Can I Sue if I Was the Passenger in a Car Accident?”

July 22, 2020   |  
Can a Passenger File an Injury Claim Against a Driver? Our North Carolina car accident lawyers are often asked, “Can I sue if I was the passenger in a car accident?” The answer is simple: yes, you can file a lawsuit against an at-fault driver in a car accident. Passengers are not in control...
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