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4Construction Worker Seriously Hurt in Charlotte Accident

A construction worker suffered serious injuries after a fall at a construction site in Charlotte. The accident happened at a construction site located in the 1300 block of Central Avenue near Hawthorne Street. The Charlotte Fire Department responded to an emergency call for a construction worker who fell at the construction site. Dozens of first responders reported to the scene. Emergency workers had to use a construction crane to reach the injured man. Medic then transported the man to the hospital with serious injuries.

Fall Hazards

4-4What are the Elements of a Slip and Fall Case?

An unexpected fall can leave you with serious injuries. A slip-and-fall accident can happen at almost any time and at any place. You may think that you are just a klutz, but actually, some slip-and-fall accidents are due to the negligence of someone else. When you get hurt due to a fall that was caused by something someone else did, or precautions someone failed to do, you may be owed compensation for your damages. There are some elements that you must prove in order to win a slip-and-fall case.

 
Reasons for Slip and Fall Accidents

6-2Teen Dies, Others Injured in Serious Crash in Charlotte

A serious crash left one teenager dead and others seriously injured in Charlotte. The accident happened on Raintree Lane and Rounding Run Road in the Cedarwood Country Club area, near NC 16 and NC 51. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department (CMPD) and Medics responded to the accident, which happened in the late evening hours. The accident happened between two vehicles, when a speeding vehicle crashed into another, according to the police. Four injured people were transported to the hospital. One of the people, a teen, was transported in critical condition and later died.

Speeding and Alcohol Played a Role in the Accident

3-1Medical Mistakes: New Report Released on Misdiagnosis

When you visit the doctor or go to the hospital, you trust that you will receive the best care possible. You believe that the medical professionals have the experience and expertise to treat your condition and ensure that you are safe from further harm. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Millions of Americans suffer serious harm due to medical mistakes.

In fact, medical mistakes are one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. About 795,000 people die or suffer a permanent disability each year because of medical mistakes. A new report from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore digs deeper into the role of misdiagnosis in the outcome of patients. The study provides more clarity into the types of diseases that are most likely going to result in a misdiagnosis.

4-1Recovering from a Car Accident

A car accident is often a traumatic experience that can impact your life and the life of your family forever. If you are hurt in a vehicle crash, you could be facing a lengthy and painful recovery period. Injuries can range from minor to severe or disabling and may be physical as well as emotional and psychological. It is important to care for your injuries properly and promptly in order to ensure a full recovery. In some instances, the injuries may result in permanent harm.

Injuries Caused by Vehicle Accidents

6-1What Happens When I Get in an Accident With an Uninsured Driver

Driving is something that most people take for granted. Most families have multiple vehicles to allow everyone to get where they need to go. North Carolina is one of the top 10 states with the most registered vehicles. According to 2021 statistics, North Carolina has 3,280,487 registered vehicles. With so many vehicles on the road, it is likely that you will get into an accident at one time or another. Thankfully, most accidents are minor and do not result in serious injuries. But what happens when you get hit by a driver who does not have insurance?

Car Insurance is a Legal Requirement

blogCement Truck Accident Shut Down I-8

Interstate 85 was closed for a time following a serious crash involving a cement truck. The accident happened in the early morning hours near Exit 37, also known as the exit for Beatties Ford Road in West Charlotte. The accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-85. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find a tractor-trailer carrying powdered cement overturned in the roadway. North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) responded to the accident to conduct an investigation and cleanup. One person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, and another person sustained minor injuries in the accident.

What Makes Cement Truck Accidents Different

4What Should I Do After a Car Accident in North Carolina?

Getting hurt in a car accident can be a traumatic and difficult time in your life. Depending on the seriousness of your injury, you could spend time in the hospital, might undergo surgery, and could face some rehabilitation time. You will also lose time away from work and suffer other damages. You will want to know what you should and should not do after a car accident in North Carolina.

Call the Police

5Are Teen Drivers More Dangerous?

Traffic accidents are more common during the summer months, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). For teen drivers, the period of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the “100 deadliest days of summer.” This is partly due to the increased number of teen drivers on the road during summer vacation. There is increased traffic on the roads that can make it more dangerous, especially for drivers who have less experience behind the wheel.

Crashes Involving Teens

4-1What Elements Must You Prove in a Truck Accident Lawsuit?

When you are hurt in an accident, it can be one of the worst days of your life. If the crash is with a truck, you could be severely injured. The negligent driver should be held responsible for your damages, including your injuries and property damage. Truck accidents can be more complex than other types of crashes. The driver, trucking company, manufacturer, or others could be found negligent. You will want to understand how to prove the other driver is responsible for the accident so you can seek compensation.

There are four major elements that you must prove. These include duty, breach, causation, and damages.

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