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Did you recently suffer injuries in an unexpected car accident or another incident? If so, you might be wondering whether you should call your insurance company or contact a lawyer first. Here’s what you need to know to protect your insurance claim. Pros and Cons of Calling the Insurance Company…

A man is checking his cell phone while driving, posing a dangerous distraction on the road, and is about to hit a female pedestrian.

Distracted driving is a significant threat to the safety of drivers on North Carolina roads. Shockingly, distracted driving causes more crashes in NC than speed and alcohol combined, according to a recent report from WRAL. If you were injured in an accident caused by a distracted driver, you need a…

A traffic signal at an intersection is shown with a red light at the top, a yellow light in the middle, and two green arrow lights at the bottom. The green arrows indicate directions straight ahead and to the right. Above the lights, an electronic countdown display shows "00". The background includes trees and a cloudy sky.

Traffic signs and signals are on roadways across North Carolina to guide drivers and facilitate safe travel. In some cases, motorists encounter an intersection with flashing lights in NC. This situation can be confusing. Knowing what to do at an intersection with flashing lights is important.   You may wonder, “What…

confused blonde woman using mobile phone

As a general rule, everyone has a responsibility to go about their lives exercising a certain level of care – that is, to behave in such a way as not to injure others. Failure to act with reasonable care is called negligence. When someone’s negligent actions hurt another person, they…

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Who faces a greater risk of injury or death in motor vehicle crashes: drivers or passengers? It’s a critical question, as the answer has profound implications for road safety, vehicle design, and the law. Whether you were a driver or passenger in a car accident, knowing your rights and options can…

Frustrated young man massaging his nose and keeping eyes closed while sitting at his working place in office

Overtime hours can be an excellent resource for workers and companies when they are both on the same page. Overtime work can allow workers to earn extra cash when needed, and overtime can help a company increase productivity and catch up during busy seasons. However, too much overtime and pushing…

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Motorcycle riders in some states can legally lane-split or lane-filter to navigate through stopped or slowed traffic. But is this practice legal for motorcyclists in North Carolina? Understanding the definitions of lane-splitting and lane-filtering, as well as the legality of these techniques in NC, can help motorcyclists know what steps…

man who is passenger in car holding the back of his neck possibly sustaining an injury after accident

What should you do if you suffered an injury while riding as a passenger in a North Carolina car accident? Who will pay for your medical bills? Is there insurance for passengers in car crashes? These are critical questions, and you deserve straightforward answers to protect your legal rights. This…