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Truck Driver Hits and Kills Pedestrian in Raleigh

A serious accident resulted in one death and other injuries in Raleigh. A truck driver veered off the road and hit a pedestrian walking nearby. The driver did not immediately stop, but instead overcompensated and ran across all lanes of traffic, ending by hitting a tree on the opposite side of the road. The fatal crash happened at about 5 pm on Fox Road near Thales Academy in Raleigh. The 65-year-old pedestrian died, and the passenger of the truck was injured in the accident. The driver was taken into custody and charged with DWI along with several other charges.

Pedestrians Have the Right of Way

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: ” Is a tractor-trailer accident the same as an automobile accident?”

A serious crash led to the death of a truck driver and a toddler near Fayetteville, NC. The crash happened on Interstate 95, causing the northbound lanes of traffic to be closed for hours while police investigated and cleared the accident. According to North Carolina State Police, the crash involved a semi truck and a Dodge Ram van. Investigators report that the driver of the semi truck failed to slow down when he encountered a traffic delay ahead. The truck swerved and hit the van, which was also traveling in the same direction. In addition to the fatalities, a woman was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

The summer season brings with it plenty of fun activities, including swimming and boating. When the temperatures are high, pools, water parks, and lakes provide a much-needed respite from the heat. Unfortunately, water activities can be dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are almost 4,000 unintentional drowning deaths in the United States each year. That equates to about 11 deaths every day. If a loved one was a drowning victim due to someone’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. It is essential to take water safety seriously to prevent injuries and fatalities.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

When someone suffers a personal injury due to the negligent behavior of another party, the financial and emotional costs can be staggering. Between medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering, accident victims run the risk of experiencing a lower quality of life after the injury.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: ” If an incident report was filled out, do I have a right to receive a copy?”

When you or a loved one is hurt in a car crash or in some other accident, the medical bills and other expenses you incur begin to add up quickly. You should not have to pay for these costs out of your own pocket. The negligent person should be accountable for all the expenses caused by the accident. As the victim of an accident that was not your fault, you have the right to recover damages that may be financial, physical, or emotional. You may be able to file a claim against the negligent party. When you do so, you will need to prove the elements of personal injury claims in order to qualify for such a claim.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What will happen after I file my nursing home complaint?”

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has killed over 2,600 people in the U.S., is disproportionately affecting the elderly and nursing home residents. For many nursing home residents, especially those with underlying conditions, the COVID-19 virus can be lethal.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: ” Is a tractor-trailer accident the same as an automobile accident?”

The scene of a tractor-trailer crash can be bloody and destructive, often involving fire, explosions, overturned vehicles, and severe injuries. Unfortunately, truck accidents are not as uncommon as it might seem.

Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “I was involved in a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Do I need a lawyer?”

While any type of motor vehicle collision can be scary and traumatizing, when the other driver flees the scene, the victim is left alone and not knowing what to do. In the worst-case scenario, the victim dies, as the other party flees the scene.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “Are the laws or rules applying to a wrongful death claim different from a personal injury not involving death?”

The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, a potentially fatal lung illness, continues to spread across North Carolina, with public health officials confirming at least one death. The outbreak has been linked to a hot tub display at a Fletcher fair held from September 6 through September 15.

Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “I was involved in a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Do I need a lawyer?”

A report states that early on April 6, 2016, a 52-year-old woman from Raleigh, was walking along I-40 in New Hanover County around 5:30 a.m. A vehicle traveling westbound struck her, and she was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe Gillum had been involved in a prior accident, as a vehicle belonging to her was found in a ditch near the scene of the accident.

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