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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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“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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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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How to File a Car Accident Claim

February 13, 2020   |  
If you’ve been involved in a car accident — especially if you are injured — what you do in the minutes, hours and days immediately following the accident can make a big difference in determining what kind of settlement you receive. Ultimately, for the best help on how to file...
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Feet on the Dashboard? Know the Dangers…

February 11, 2020   |  
Everyone knows that riding with your feet on the dashboard of a vehicle is unsafe.  The injuries could be severe if you are involved in a wreck or if the airbags deploy. If you can’t convince the person riding shotgun to keep their feet on the floor, this image should...
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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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Car Crash Contributing Factors in North Carolina

March 19, 2019   |  
Car Accident Stats in North Carolina Each year, the North Carolina DMV compiles auto accident statistics in North Carolina. The intent is to publish statistics regarding auto injuries, crashes and fatalities in an attempt to get more North Carolinians to keep safety top of mind when driving our state’s roads...
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Distracted Driving: Increasing Risk of Injury in North Carolina

October 29, 2018   |  
Are North Carolina roads becoming deadlier due to distracted driving? Statistics released by the National Safety Council on roadway fatalities revealed that in 2017, driver fatalities dipped slightly from previous years. In 2017, motor vehicle accidents claimed 40,100 lives compared to 40,327 in 2016, according to the National Safety Council....
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What Do I Do After a Car Accident?

October 11, 2018   |  
Have you ever wondered, "What do I do after a car accident?" When you're involved in a car accident, it can be very stressful. From speaking to the police to managing hospital bills, or even dealing with the insurance company afterward; it's all overwhelming and takes away from what's most important:...
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