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North Carolina Court Of Appeals Allows Driver To Avoid Liability Through Doctrine Of Sudden Emergency

May 10th, 2013

The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently handed down a decision in favor of a truck driver whose tractor trailer ran into a woman, causing her death. The truck driver was driving down the highway when he saw another person driving in his lane the wrong way. To avoid a head-on collision, he jerked on his wheel, hit the brakes, and collided with the deceased’s car instead.

torn tire and doctrine of sudden emergency The driver claimed he was not responsible for damages to the deceased’s estate … Read more

Posted In: Car Accidents, Truck Accidents

Nc Lawmakers Recent Texas Visit Highlights Fracking Issues

November 13th, 2012

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In October 2012, six North Carolina state lawmakers visited Texas in a continuing effort to understand the issues that we will face when fracking begins here. In the summer of 2012, the legislature narrowly voted to allow fracking in North Carolina. It is reported that there is a concentration of some 1.7 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in or around Lee, Moore and Chatham counties.

“Fracking” is an industry slang term meaning hydraulic fracturing. This is a method whereby … Read more

Posted In: Car Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

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