NC Injury and Disability Lawyer
Call Us: 828-255-0569

Archive for the Personal Injury Category

Distracted Driving Nullifies Car Safety Features

Driver assist technology can go a long way to improving driver safety and reducing car wrecks.  However, cell phone technology has resulted in distracted driving.  Distracted driving is cancelling out any safety gains of driver assist technology. Airbags, improved passenger compartment strength, rear view cameras, and driver […]

Read more

Pain Medication: New CDC Guidelines

Pain Medication Addiction: CDC Issues New Guidelines After a car wreck or other accident, people often suffer painful injuries.  In an effort to relieve their pain, accident victims will often visit their local hospital or family doctor.  These medical providers often prescribe the accident victim opioid pain […]

Read more

Personal Injury Care: Caring for a CAM Boot

Personal Injury Care: Caring for a CAM Boot A CAM boot is a removable orthopedic device commonly used to treat sprains and fractures.  Persons who are injured in a car wreck, fall, or suffer other personal injuries are often provided CAM boots if they have a broken […]

Read more

NC Cyberbullying Laws

North Carolina bullying laws apply to cyberbullying and to school boards. Bullying of minors has always been a problem. Most adults can recall name calling and playground fist fights when growing up. Before 1999 bullying was generally  resolved by the students themselves.  In the last fifteen years […]

Read more

North Carolina Pit Bull Dog Owner Liability

North Carolina pit bull dog owners are responsible for knowing the aggressive tendencies of this breed of dog.  Dog adoption agencies and shelters do not always share this information with potential dog owners.  This article offers a cautionary example of deadly results that may result from adopting […]

Read more

Statute Limitation Law in North Carolina

Statute limitation laws can prevent people from getting justice. Milk can go sour, eggs have a shelf life, and meat must be consumed by a date certain. What many people do not know is that justice also can have an expiration date, a statute limitation. A statute […]

Read more

Filing Medical Bills: In NC a Necessary Step Following a Personal Injury Accident

Personal injury lawyers are often asked by clients if they need to file medical bills with an insurance company.  These procedure questions can be a result of an automobile wreck on other accident. In particular, a person who goes to a doctor or chiropractor after a wreck […]

Read more

NC Personal Injury Punitive Damages Endangered by Tort Reform

NC Personal injury punitive damages under attack NC Personal injury punitive damages are under attack by a vast array of business lobbying groups including the American Tort Reform Association, the Cato Institute, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  These organizations lobby state and federal law makers for […]

Read more