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Carolina State Officials Warn of How Apple AirTags are Being Used to Stalk People

April 26th, 2022

Last year, Apple unveiled their new AirTags, small, coin-sized tracking devices designed to help people keep track of personal items, such as keys, wallets, purses, backpacks, and luggage. However, in recent months, there have been multiple reports of AirTags being used to stalk and track people.

“Criminals will place Apple AirTags in people’s purses if they’re not watching them. They’re so small that they can easily be placed anywhere,” says Bailey Parker with the South Carolina Department of Consumer AffairsRead more

Posted In: Safety Tips

5 Things to Do When Someone Is Following You

February 18th, 2022

There’s little more frightening than the sneaking suspicion that someone may be following you. Here’s how you can tell whether the person behind you is following you and how to safely get out of these scary situations

How do you know if someone is following you?

If you suspect someone is tailing you in a car, you can confirm it by doing the following:

  1. If you’re on city streets, make four right turns. If the car is still behind
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Posted In: Safety Tips

Why every driver in North and South Carolina needs additional uninsured motorist coverage in 2022

January 27th, 2022
car accident car insurance

A record-breaking 13% of drivers will hit the road without car insurance this year. If you’re involved in an accident in North or South Carolina, there is a 1 in 8 chance that you will be financially responsible regardless of who is at-fault—unless you have sufficient uninsured motorist coverage.

What is uninsured motorist coverage?

Uninsured motorist coverage financially protects you in the event you are injured in an accident caused by a driver who does not have insurance. Underinsured motorist Read more

Posted In: Car Accidents, Car Insurance Tips

Announcing Auger & Auger’s Fall 2021 Disabled Scholar Award Winner Chloe Schmidt

January 12th, 2022


Having an amputation changes your life, but it doesn’t make you a wholly different person than who you were when you were born. Our most-recent Disabled Scholar Award winner, Chloe Schmidt, wishes that this was something more people understood. Chloe Schmidt

Injured in a catastrophic accident at age 3, Chloe underwent painful surgeries and traumatic experiences. She would lose her left leg from the knee downward, but not her sense of who she was. By the time she was able to return Read more

Posted In: Disabled Scholar Recipients

The Perfect Storm: Will the Supply Chain Crisis Impact Carolina Roadways this Holiday Season?

December 8th, 2021

truck and cars driving in the snow

How the supply chain crisis, truck driver shortage, and record-setting traffic are causing more accidents and more fatalities 

It’s the most wonderful time of year, but according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, this holiday season is proving to be the most dangerous—and deadly—for Carolina drivers.

On average each year, there is a 34% increase in car accidents during the holidays and 38% more roadway fatalities between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Why? There are more vehicles on Carolina roadways Read more

Posted In: Truck Accidents

Auger & Auger Congratulates Fall 2021 Disabled Scholar Award Recipient Bailey Herfindahl

December 7th, 2021

In literature and in medicine, the heart is seen as the epicenter of human life. Literally speaking, the heart beats over 100,000 times a day, moving around 2,000 gallons worth of blood. Metaphorically speaking, the heart represents feelings of love, passion, empathy, caring, forgiveness, and general emotional consciousness. The fact that the Oxford English Dictionary entry for “heart” clocks in at 15,000 words is an indication of the deep and complex understanding of the organ in popular consciousness.

Bailey Herfindah

The Read more

Posted In: Disabled Scholar Recipients

Daylight Saving Time Doubles Number of Car Accidents in North and South Carolina

November 5th, 2021

car driving in the dark

In the week that follows Daylight Saving Time, Carolina drivers must remain alert as roads become more dangerous.

This Sunday, November 7, Daylight Saving Time ends, which means we’ll get an extra hour of sleep. But before you get too excited about a little extra snooze time, you should know that Daylight Saving Time has a dark side.

When the clocks spring forward and fall back each year, it’s only by an hour, but research shows that it takes days Read more

Posted In: Safety Tips

Fall Recall Alert! Is your vehicle affected?

October 25th, 2021

Millions of vehicles are under recall for faulty airbags, splitting tires, and stalling engines

Fall is here, which means cooler temperatures, changing leaves, lots of football and pumpkin everything.  But this year, fall is also becoming synonymous with recall—in the last three months, more than 5 million vehicles have been recalled for a range of issues, including faulty airbags, splitting tires, stalling engines, and potential fire hazards.  On top of that, over 3 million child car seats have been recalled Read more

Posted In: Recall Alerts

Auger & Auger sponsors 11th Annual Beers & Burpees Charity Event in Charlotte, North Carolina

September 20th, 2021
Auger law team at the Beer & Burpees Event

Each year, over 1,500 people come together in Charlotte to work out, drink beer, and raise money for the Changing Lives Together Foundation.

In case you can’t tell, community and giving back are a big part of Auger & Auger’s mission. And one of our favorite ways to give back is at one of the most fun, heart-pumping local charity events—Beers & Burpees in Charlotte!

This year marks the fifth year in a row that Auger & Auger is sponsoring … Read more

Posted In: Community Support, In the Community

4 Car Accident Myths Carolina Drivers Need to Stop Believing

August 9th, 2021

Recently, we’ve been hearing a lot of information about accidents in North and South Carolina that is simply not true. The internet tells you one thing, and your loved ones say another. At Auger & Auger, we are committed to providing true, clear, and accurate information that can help you make important decisions during a challenging time.

myths vs facts

If you are involved in an accident in North or South Carolina, we strongly encourage you to contact our experienced teamRead more

Posted In: Car Accidents

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