Personal Injury

In September, Dunkin’ Donuts settled a personal injury claim for $522,000. A customer allegedly tripped over a spike in the parking lot and spilled hot coffee on herself, sustaining injuries that required surgery in January of 2012. Last March, we wrote an article about a similar parking lot incident at…

People who want to claim compensation for damage and losses they incurred will find that talking to the insurance company is no walk in the park. Insurance companies and adjusters alike would do anything to get you to settle for an amount lower than you deserve. The negotiation process is…

Drag races can sometimes claim innocent lives. Despite all the risks involved and the danger it poses to bystanders, illegal drag racing is still a common headline in the news. Just last month, an illegal drag race that took place outside of Raleigh in Johnston County resulted in the deaths…

Even though the school year is over, many high school athletes continue to practice over the summer to stay in condition. Others train for competitions and athletic meets.This is pretty much the norm for many student athletes, but this summer’s weather conditions might be concerning. Recently, North Carolina has been…

There seems to be plenty of accidents involving trains recently. Last March in North Carolina, an Amtrak train crashed into a tractor-trailer that was stuck in the railroad crossing tracks. The truck driver was trying to make a left-hand turn onto a Halifax highway but failed to navigate the crossing….

Workplace injuries would be a lot more common if there weren’t well-thought-out safety regulations in place that are rigorously enforced by the government. However, safety standards aren’t set in stone – in order to be as effective as possible, they need to be reviewed regularly. The State of North Carolina…

When people hear the term “frivolous lawsuit,” many just assume that the case is without merit and the claim is absurd. However, in the eyes of an experienced Raleigh personal injury lawyer, those “frivolous lawsuits” aren’t always ridiculous. In many cases, the plaintiff has every right to pursue a claim. A…

Parents with full-time jobs typically entrust their child’s safety to the bus driver since they are unable to take the little ones to school. It is then the bus driver’s duty to see to it that the kids arrive in school and get home from school safely at all times….

How important is auto insurance? In North Carolina, all drivers are required to purchase automotive liability insurance. This is designed to cover the costs of any injury or damage resulting from a car accident for which the covered driver is at fault. What happens when the other party is at…