The Severity of Commercial Motor Vehicle Collisions

A CMV collision is one that involves a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), such as a bus or semi-truck. When a commercial motor vehicle strikes a passenger vehicle, the occupants of the passenger vehicle may suffer severe injuries. This is because CMVs can be much larger and heavier than smaller vehicles, which can lead to slower […]

Traumatic Brain Injuries from Automobile Collisions

One of the most common injuries suffered in North Carolina car collisions is TBI, or traumatic brain injury. TBI does not describe just one injury, but a category of injury that encompasses several specific types of damages to the brain. Trauma to the brain can occur during an automobile accident when the skull strikes an […]

2020 Wake County Safety Performance

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The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) determines safety performance by a measure of the state’s fatality rate. Wake County Statistics In 2020, Wake County saw a decrease in automobile collisions from the previous year. 2019 had 39,151 collisions and only 28,607 in 2020. The crash rate in Wake County was the lowest since 2011. Out […]

Raleigh Automobile Collision Soft Tissue Injury Claim Attorney

 For most people, an automobile accident causing injury does not result in broken bones, herniated discs, or other medical conditions that can be easily visualized on an MRI or X-Ray. Most car accident claims involve whiplash type injuries or so-called soft tissue injuries. These are neck and back sprains and strains typically caused by lower speed […]

Whether to Give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Adjuster

With negligence cases involving obvious fault, such as where a drunk driver runs a stop sign and causes a T-Bone collision, the insurance adjuster is not likely to conduct much of an investigation.  If, however, there is an indication that your actions may have caused the accident, or even that you were in any small […]

Attorneys Representing Hit and Run Victims

Most people find that the automobile accident claims process is quite frustrating.  From negotiating with unsympathetic insurance adjusters to dealing with aggressive bill collectors, it is not a pleasant experience.  It can be even more frustrating when you cannot determine the identity of the party that caused the collision. In so-called “hit and run” cases, […]

Negligent Motorcycle Repair Personal Injury Attorney

When a person takes an automobile or motorcycle to a mechanic for repairs, they expect that the mechanic will abide by a certain duty of care and leave the vehicle in a better, safer condition than when it came to the shop. In most circumstances, this is exactly what happens. There are, however, occasions when […]

Wood v Nunnery and North Carolina Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Standard North Carolina automobile insurance policies contain a number of different types of coverage. One of the more important is underinsured motorist coverage (UIM). The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently decided an important case, Wood v Nunnery, regarding this type of coverage and decided that a defendant is not entitled to a credit against […]

Raleigh Automobile Accident Attorneys

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If you have been injured in a serious automobile accident due to the negligence of another driver, you are entitled to file a personal injury claim against his or her automobile insurance company. Unfortunately, not all automobile insurance companies deal fairly with claimants. Many hide behind weak liability and medical arguments in an attempt to […]

Shoulder Injuries In Car Accidents | Raleigh Personal Injury Attorneys

Among the injuries commonly caused by automobile accidents are those involving the shoulder. Whether you have suffered a fractured collarbone, upper arm, or shoulder blade or suffered a torn rotator cuff, the odds are that your medical treatment will cost thousands of dollars and have a significant impact on your ability to work. In these circumstances, […]