Car Accidents

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…

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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…

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…

man calling attorney after missing work due to a car accident injury; get help from a NC car accident lawyer now!

Did you recently suffer injuries in a North Carolina car accident? Are you hurting too badly to return to work? Missing work after a car accident can make an already stressful situation seem worse. The good news is that you don’t have to suffer in silence. You can demand money…

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You may notice that there seem to be more DUI arrests and accidents around certain holidays. But do more DUIs occur on holidays? Why do DUI rates seem to spike? And what can you do to protect yourself from being involved in a drunk driving accident? Drunk Driving Increases Over…

driver operating the vehicle with fries in one hand and drinking out a cup with the other hand, clear signs of a distracted driver

Distracted driving continues to be a major problem in North Carolina despite public awareness campaigns and strict laws. The state Department of Transportation reports more than 4,100 crashes statewide involving distracted drivers during one recent year, leading to thousands of injuries and deaths. Tragically, virtually all of these outcomes were entirely preventable…

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The police accident report is one of the most important documents you will need after a car crash in North Carolina. The report contains critical information about when and where the crash occurred, who was involved, insurance coverage, and the investigating officer’s opinions about who was at fault.  Getting a…