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 […]

The Importance of Wearing a Seat Belt

Though motor vehicles have never been safer, the safety of occupants still relies on the proper use of a seat belt. Unfortunately, many drivers and passengers choose to ignore this effective and proven safety device. This puts themselves at risk for injuries or even death. Why Wearing a Seat Belt is important: Keeps vehicle occupants […]

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 […]

Broken Legs from Automobile Collisions

You can suffer a number of injuries in a North Carolina car collision. From whiplash and concussions to lifelong paralysis, the aftermath can be painful and costly. Although the lower half of your body is more concealed when you’re driving a vehicle, it’s just as susceptible to injury—and the recovery can be just as difficult, […]

Representation for Children Injured in Car Crashes

As a parent, it is difficult to see your child in pain, especially when there is little that can be done to help comfort them. Though toddler seats, booster chairs and other safety resources for children have helped minimize the frequency of serious injuries in automobile crashes, children are still injured every day. The National Center for Injury […]

North Carolina Dog Bite Attorneys | Animal Attack Injury Lawyers

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Attacks by domestic dogs, such as Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, and other known aggressive breeds can cause awful injuries.  In many cases, serious dog bites can leave long lasting, permanent scars and disfigurement.  If these injuries are the result of an owner’s negligent keeping of his or her animal, the victim has the right to fair […]

Raleigh Crane Accident Attorneys | North Carolina Crane Injury Lawyer

As most people know, construction sites and factories are dangerous places to work – particularly when the proper safety precautions are not taken.  One of the worst dangers present at many construction projects and factories are large cranes.  These cranes pose a variety of injury risks.  Examples of the ways a crane can cause serious, […]

Civil Battery and Self-Defense Personal Injury Attorney

There are many types of “personal injury” cases and nearly all involve negligent, as opposed to intentional, conduct.  The main exception is a civil battery claim.  To prove a civil battery personal injury claim under North Carolina law, a plaintiff must establish that: (1) defendant intentionally caused a bodily contact with plaintiff; (2) the bodily […]

Raleigh Fractured Clavicle Attorney and Broken Collarbone Lawyer

Serious automobile collisions and falls can cause a variety of injuries, some more severe than others.  Fractured clavicles are not uncommon in high speed crashes.  Depending upon the nature of the fracture, you may need surgical repair.  A broken collarbone is very painful and is usually physically disabling.  It is not uncommon to completely lose […]