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Woman Struck and Critically Injured on Highway

December 3rd, 2014

Dresden to go (cc)11/29/2014 – A woman in Johnston County was struck by a vehicle and critically injured.

The accident on Business Highway 70 is still under investigation. According to news reports, a woman was walking in the westbound lane of the highway when she was struck by the car.

People witnessing the accident describe the woman as being thrown several feet. The car’s windshield was shattered. No further details about the accident or the woman’s condition have been released at this time.… Read more

Posted In: Personal Injury

Pedestrian Versus Car: Who Is At Fault?

November 26th, 2014

crosswalkAccording to statistics provided by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 4,000 pedestrians are killed by vehicles each year. Greater than 70,000 pedestrians are injured by motor vehicles. You may have been led to believe that the operator of the vehicle was always at fault in these incidents, but that is not always the case.

Pedestrians Have Rights

It is true that pedestrians have rights. But they also have duties. As a pedestrian, you have the … Read more

Posted In: Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury

Construction Work – 5 Leading Causes of Injury

November 12th, 2014

If you work in the construction trade, you may have been alerted to a rise in accidents in recent years. Site safety is the responsibility of everyone, from the job foreman to the clean-up crew. Site safety is your responsibility.

You can increase the safety of everyone on the site when you know how to prevent accidents. Here are the top five causes of construction-related injury.

  1. Uneven SurfacesUneven surfaces are one of the most common contributors to slips and
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Posted In: Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation

The Ultimate Question List to Ask Before Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer

October 15th, 2014

The safety of yourself and your family is undoubtedly one of your priorities. When you or a family member is injured through no fault of our own, be it at work, at school or on someone’s property, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and even pain and suffering.

It is often in your best interest to consult with a personal injury lawyer before you speak with any individual party or insurance agent. An attorney with … Read more

Posted In: Personal Injury

Survivors in Deadly Bus Crash Return to Say ‘Thank You’

July 17th, 2014

File:Preston Bus Preston Bus Station PN57NFC.jpgYou may remember a tragic bus accident that made headline news about a year ago in Jefferson County Tennessee.  Recently, a feel good story was also covered for this tragic event.

Nine months post-crash, the twelve survivors of the deadly bus crash traveled back to Jefferson County to thank all of the first responders and doctors who assisted in saving their lives.  The scene this day was so much different than the panic and chaos of nine months past.  Today, … Read more

Posted In: Car Accidents, Insurance, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

One Killed, One Seriously Injured in Single Car Accident Caused by Speeding

June 17th, 2014

Dale Stewart About one in three fatal crashes are caused by excessive speeding.  According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA) it is the third leading contributing factor to traffic crashes.

In Charlotte, speed seems to be the factor in the death of a 24-year-old driver.  Reports indicate that Yoan Alberto Hernadez Tosca was driving a Honda Accord through traffic at a high rate of speed on Sunday afternoon when the driver over-corrected and lost control of the vehicle.  The car … Read more

Posted In: Car Accidents, Drunk Driver, In The News, Personal Injury, Punitive Damages

Woman Injured After Falling Down Fenway Park Elevator Shaft

May 18th, 2014

Yunner via Wikimedia CommonsThere are dangers everywhere, but it is the responsibility of those who create dangerous situations to make sure others avoid that hazardous situation. This is more than just orange cones, yellow caution tape, or fences, though these are good ways to warn others. It also involves making sure any machines or devices which require maintenance are always adequately cared for and all safety regulations are followed closely. When someone fails in these responsibilities and another person is hurt because of … Read more

Posted In: In The News, Personal Injury

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