If someone has injured you in an accident, then filing a claim for compensation is the next reasonable step. Under our state law, someone who negligently injures you must pay compensation for your injuries. For example, someone who pulls out of their driveway without checking their mirrors is to blame if they strike a pedestrian…

Personal injury is a big field of law that includes car accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, and dog bites. If you were injured because of someone else’s carelessness, then you can usually sue them for compensation. But how much can you get? The legal term for compensation is “damages,” and you can get damages…

The bones around the spinal cord provide protection from injury. However, the vertebra also need to move to provide flexibility and mobility. Otherwise, a person will find it difficult to get up and go about daily living. In between each vertebra are pads that provide cushion so that the vertebrae do not jam into each…

Even in a seemingly minor auto accident, you can be injured. In most cases, these are soft tissue injuries and are mild in comparison to more serious injury accidents. If you or a loved one sustained soft tissue injuries in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation…

Distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking, texting on your phone or reading a baby stroller review on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system—anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving. Texting is…

  Trouble starts when parents are in a hurry and forget to buckle up the kids and their friends before they take off in the family car. An accident occurs, children can be hurt and personal injury liability claims result from the friends’ parents. The National Highway Safety Administration reminds us that North Carolina’s “buckle…