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Crash-1024x1024Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Head-On Collision

A motorcycle rider was seriously hurt when a car collided head-on with his motorcycle. The crash occurred on N.C. Highway 690 in Moore County. The motorcyclist was airlifted to a trauma center with serious injuries. The crash happened at about 11 pm in the evening. Various emergency personnel arrived quickly to assist at the scene.

How Did the Motorcycle Crash Happen?

1-1024x1024Camp Lejeune Claim Final Deadline Approaching

Camp Lejeune is a United States Armed Forces facility located in North Carolina. The Marine Corps base camp is the largest on the East Coast and covers more than 153,000 acres. Military personnel and their families may have been exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune. Toxic water supplies have resulted in a high rate of serious illnesses for those who spent time at the camp between 1953 and 1987.

Victims of illnesses and their families may be entitled to compensation for their damages. If you or a loved one suffered a serious medical problem due to exposure to toxic water while in Camp Lejeune, you may be able to seek money for the costs of medical care as well as other damages such as pain and suffering. An experienced personal injury attorney will help you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

3-1-1024x1024Car Loses Control, Crashes Into Daycare Playground

A speeding driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a daycare playground. The car sped through the daycare property just after the children left the playground, so there were no reported injuries. The car continued through the playground, flipped, and crashed into a nearby residence. The residence was not occupied at the time. The driver was allegedly speeding and racing with another vehicle when he lost control and veered off the roadway at a high rate of speed.

Two Vehicles Were Allegedly Street Racing

3-1024x1024What Causes Truck Accidents?

Truck accidents are among the most devastating types of crashes. A big rig can weigh up to 80,000 pounds with cargo and can be more difficult to control than a typical passenger vehicle. There are various factors that may cause accidents with 18-wheelers to happen.

  • Distracted Driving

6-1024x1024Dog Bite Injuries in North Carolina

Dogs are the most popular pets in the United States. More than 65 million U.S. households own at least one dog. People often think of their dog as a member of their family.  On average, people spend about $1,500 a year to care for their dogs. While dogs are often considered among the most docile of all pets, dog bites still happen with some frequency. Unfortunately, dog bites can be extremely painful and they may require extensive medical care. A negligent dog owner may be responsible for the costs associated with the results of a dog bite.

Are Dogs Required to Be on a Leash?

15-1024x1024Semi-Truck Crashes into Vehicles After Failing to Move Over

A tractor-trailer truck crashed into vehicles, including two police cars, after failing to move over. The crash happened after police were investigating an accident that had taken place on the same roadway. The vehicles were all stopped on the shoulder of the highway when a truck driver failed to move over for the flashing lights. The truck was unable to sufficiently slow down and veered into the shoulder where it hit the vehicles, including police cars along with vehicles that were involved in the previous crash.

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12-1024x1024The Importance of Making a Police Report After an Accident

Accidents occur quite often. If you drive a vehicle, you will probably be involved in an accident at some time in your life. Thankfully, most accidents are minor fender-benders. Sometimes, however, a crash can result in severe injuries or even death. When an accident is due to someone’s negligence, the negligent party may owe the victim compensation for their injuries and damages. In order to collect compensation, you will need to provide evidence of negligence in the accident, along with proof of your injuries.

Why Make a Police Report?

6-1024x1024Pedestrian Accidents – What You Need to Know

While the overall number of serious traffic accidents has typically been going down, pedestrian accidents continue to rise. Pedestrian accidents often result in the most severe injuries and fatalities. On average, about 3,000 pedestrians a year are hurt in vehicle accidents, and about 160 pedestrians a year die as a result of a vehicle accident. When a pedestrian gets hit by a vehicle driving at 45 MPH, their likelihood of dying is 85%.

Where Do Most Pedestrian Accidents Happen?

4-1024x1024Distracted Driving Awareness

Driving can be dangerous. Accidents occur with some frequency. In 2022, more than 110,000 people were injured in vehicle accidents in North Carolina. While vehicle manufacturers are making cars with more safety features, the number of accidents continues to increase. One of the reasons for the high number of car accidents may be attributed to distracted driving. Driving while distracted is preventable.

What is Distracted Driving?

2-1024x1024Bedsores May Indicate Nursing Home Neglect

Nothing is more heartbreaking than to learn that your elderly parent is suffering from a serious infection while living in a nursing home. An assisted living facility is supposed to be a place you trust to care for your loved one and provide for all their needs. If you find that your parent has bedsores, you may not realize that they could and should have been prevented. The presence of these sores can be serious and may lead to the further decline of the health of your loved one.

What are Bedsores?

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