Car Accidents

group of friends and family gathered around table drinking wine

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…

police-officer-writing-report

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…

Car crash on road

If you suffered injuries in a car accident due to a negligent driver, you could be entitled to recover compensation from the at-fault party. However, you will need to be able to prove liability to bring a successful claim. The North Carolina attorneys at Poisson, Poisson, & Bower, PLLC have…

people around the. cars negotiating

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you could be forced to deal with painful injuries, costly medical expenses, unpaid time off work, and other losses you never anticipated or prepared for. If someone else was to blame for the crash, you can seek compensation through a personal injury…

F. Davis Poisson, III

If I had one piece of legal advice for the citizens and residents of North Carolina, it would be to make sure you protect yourself and your family by spending a little bit extra every month and buy sufficient automobile insurance coverage including uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. Too many…