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Auger & Auger Coronavirus Update

March 19th, 2020
If you’re injured you can get the legal help you need using your phone with Auger & Auger’s digital capabilities and remote services.

The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic. Throughout North and South Carolina, numerous events, social gatherings, and meetings are being canceled. Even universities, schools, and certain businesses are temporarily closing doors until the outbreak comes under control. However, at Auger & Auger, we are fully prepared and technologically equipped to maintain operations without disruption. … Read more

Posted In: Auger & Auger, In The News

Are Virtual Car Keys Safe?

March 17th, 2020

The pros and cons of Apple’s new CarKey feature

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In the early 2000s, luxury car makers began producing automobiles that were missing something – a key.

Like many features that first appeared in luxury autos, the dash-mounted push-button start has now filtered down to more affordable models. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, only 5,000 cars had keyless starts in 20021; Ward’s Auto reported that by 2013 that number had jumped to 4.4 million, and that Read more

Posted In: Car Accidents, Distracted Driver, Distracted Driving

Jacqueline Loving Wins Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

March 4th, 2020
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Auger & Auger is proud to announce Jacqueline Loving as a winning recipient of our Disabled Scholar Awards for the 2020 Spring Semester. Multiple scholarships for $1,000 are presented during the spring and fall terms to college students across the United States who have exceeded expectations and worked hard to transcend the impact of their disabilities. All recipients of the Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award have achieved excellence inside and outside their classrooms, and are making a positive impact Read more

Posted In: Auger & Auger, Scholarship

5 Distracted Driving Myths that Simply Aren’t True

February 10th, 2020
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It’s no mystery that Americans have an unhealthy obsession with their cell phones. But while most us know that texting while driving is dangerous, we just can’t put our phones down when behind the wheel. 

Maybe that’s because many of us have false ideas about what constitutes distracted driving, how risky it is, and our own abilities to multitask.

Think you know everything there is to know about distracted driving? Check out these myths and we’ll see if that’s true:Read more

Posted In: Distracted Driving

3 Reasons to Install a Dashcam in Your Car

January 17th, 2020

How using your smartphone as a dashcam can help protect you

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then video is priceless.

These days, everything is being recorded. With the ubiquity of smartphones, we have the ability to capture moments at a second’s notice. From social media to home security and even traffic lights, video technology is everywhere.

Enter dashcams. Even if you haven’t been following the hype surrounding dashcams here in the U.S., you’ve probably at least seen … Read more

Posted In: Safety Tips

Weston Luke Wins Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

November 12th, 2019

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Auger & Auger is proud to announce Weston Luke as a winning recipient of our Disabled Scholar Awards for the 2019 Fall Semester. Multiple scholarships for $1,000 are presented during the spring and fall terms to college students across the United States who have exceeded expectations, and worked hard to transcend the impact of their disabilities. All recipients of the Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award have achieved excellence inside and outside their classrooms, and are making a positive impact Read more

Posted In: Disabled Scholar Recipients, In the Community, In The News, Scholarship

Auger & Auger wins in commercial truck vs car case

November 5th, 2019

N.C. Lawyers Weekly:

Auger & Auger obtains $900,000 settlement in tractor-trailer case

Attorneys Hunter Gillespie and Herb Auger recently obtained a $900,000 settlement for a local veteran who suffered life-changing injuries after being thrown from his vehicle in a tractor-trailer accident.

Our client, an elderly man who served during the Vietnam War, was ejected from his convertible when a tractor-trailer traveling at 60 miles per hour rear-ended him on Interstate 85. The man underwent emergency surgery and was treated for

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Posted In: Uncategorized

Who Is Liable in a Car Accident Case Caused by a Minor?

October 16th, 2019

Getting into an accident can be heart wrenching enough, so when an injured victim sees that the other driver involved is clearly under 18, they may be worried about their ability to obtain the full, fair amount of compensation for all their damages.

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Making matters more troubling, drivers under 20 are twice as likely to be involved in a fatal crash compared to adult drivers. Car accidents are also the leading cause of death for teens in the United States.… Read more

Posted In: Car Accidents

Madelyn Walker Wins Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

October 16th, 2019

Auger & Auger is proud to announce Madelyn Walker as a winning recipient of our Disabled Scholar Awards for the 2019 Fall Semester. Multiple scholarships for $1,000 are presented during the spring and fall terms to college students across the United States who have exceeded expectations, and worked hard to transcend the impact of their disabilities. All recipients of the Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award have achieved excellence inside and outside their classrooms, and are making a positive impact Read more

Posted In: Disabled Scholar Recipients

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Car Accidents

September 14th, 2019

5 Ways to Avoid Car AccidentsThere are people who drive for a living, and there are people who drive for pleasure. Those that drive for a living, like police officers, cab drivers and even car testers know how to drive in such a way that they are able to avoid accidents. The average driver can learn a thing or two from these professionals. Here are the top five tips for avoiding an accident as provided by those in the know.

1. Stay to the RightRead more

Posted In: Car Accidents, Uncategorized

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