What Can I Recover When the At-Fault Driver Dies in a Wreck?

Sadly, there are many automobile wrecks in which the at-fault driver passes away. When this happens, the victims of his or her negligent driving will often have serious questions about recovering compensation. While the answer is “yes, the victims can recover compensation,” there certainly are some complexities. Ultimately, your rights do not fundamentally change if […]

Raleigh Dog Bite Attorneys

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The CDC estimates 4.5 million Americans are bitten by a dog each year, and 800,000 of those injuries are severe enough to warrant a hospital visit. Unlike traffic incidents, animal attacks routinely involve serious disputes over liability. From state to state the laws differ on who is responsible when an attack occurs, even in the […]

Foot & Ankle Injuries in Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Even in the mildest of car accidents, it’s likely one or more people involved will sustain injuries. These injuries can impact the day-to-day living for victims and their families long after the initial impact. Injuries to the lower extremities (including foot and ankle injuries) are the second most common class of injuries in motor vehicle […]

Super Lawyer & Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2022)

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Maginnis Howard is proud to announce that five of our attorneys made the list of Super Lawyers or Super Lawyer Rising Stars for 2022! Our lead personal injury attorney, T. Shawn Howard claimed the title for the second consecutive year. He earned the Rising Star award every year from 2016 until 2020. Ed Maginnis, our […]

Head-On Automobile Collisions

Head-on collisions, also known as frontal crashes, are arguably the most dangerous kind of car accident. These crashes occur when two vehicles traveling in opposite directions crash into each other. Head-on collisions often cause more catastrophic injuries and fatalities than other collisions because of the combined speed of each vehicle. Causes of Head-On Collisions These potentially […]

Distracted Driving Statistics (2020)

Distracted driving is the practice of driving while engaged in another activity. Since the invention of the car and other motorized vehicles, there have been several cases regarding distracted driving. Drivers, most times, are aware of the number of causes, consequences, and risks that this single act can bring. Distracted Driving Stats For 2020 Texting can […]

Compensation Available for Dog Bite Victims

Attacks by domestic dogs, such as Pit Bulls and Rottweilers can cause awful injuries. In many cases, serious dog bites can leave permanent scars and even disfigurement. If these injuries are the result of an owner’s negligent keeping of their animal, the victim has the right to fair compensation. Types of Compensation Dog bite claims generally allow […]

Injuries From Pharmaceutical Negligence

Millions of people rely on prescription medications to live their everyday lives, and when pharmacies fail to help their customers, it can lead to serious injury and even death. That is why pharmacists and pharmacies should be held accountable for their actions of pharmaceutical negligence. There are many ways in which a pharmacist can be […]

North Carolina Car Accident Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

Whenever a person has a potential civil claim, North Carolina law will provide a time limit within which that claim has to be filed with the Court.  This time limit is called the “statute of limitations.”  Failure to file within the time limit will usually result in the case being dismissed.  For folks injured in […]

Raleigh Attorney for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a form of chronic pain that can sometimes follow traumatic injuries, especially those to the hands and arms.  It was previously known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) – some physicians, in fact, still use this phrase to describe patients suffering from the disease.  A frequently used pain scale, the […]