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We Can Help You Ease Back Into the Workplace After an Injury

If you have recently been injured while at work, you might be anxious to get back on the job. Along with potentially being bored from sitting around and not working, you might be feeling the financial pinch from being home. However, you should never try to jump back into work right away. Instead, consider working Read More

Three Motorcycle Safety Myths

Misinformation abounds in just about every topic and motorcycle safety is no exception. Motorcycling is hazardous, and acting on misinformation only serves to make it even more dangerous. Be a safer motorcyclist by getting the facts straight. Here are three common misconceptions to ignore: A Helmet Will Leave You Brain Damaged Instead of Dead The Read More

The Proper Financial Solution for Victims Involved in Serious Auto Accidents

It is not easy for most individuals, involved in an automobile accident to recover–on either a physical or emotional basis.  When such circumstances occur, the last thought on the injured person’s mind is how he or she is going to pay for expenditures resulting from his or her injuries. Attorneys, expert in handling such cases, Read More

The Hidden Dangers of Cracked Windshields

A crack in your windshield doesn’t seem like a big issue. In fact, many people regard it as similar to a door ding: it’s unsightly but harmless. However, a cracked windshield increases your risk of getting into an auto accident and can cause serious injury or death in a crash. Here are four reasons why a cracked Read More

Tips for Dealing with Other People’s Road Rage

Two vehicles were in a minor traffic crash in Greensboro on April 7 which then got a lot worse. The occupants of the two vehicles got out of their vehicles and got into a verbal argument. The argument escalated when someone pulled out a handgun and threatened someone from the other vehicle. While no one was Read More

Expenses Associated with Car Accidents

As auto accident lawyers, we have seen many cases involving car accidents. We have seen the pain and suffering associated with crashes and the physical, mental, and financial damages caused by car accidents. Here are some of the financial burdens associated with an auto accident, some of which may not be properly covered if you Read More

How to Initiate the First Steps of a Personal Injury Claim

Right after an accident, when an injury has been incurred by the accident victim; the time is very stressful.  It is not only a stressful time  for the victim–the entire episode can cause a great deal of confusion as to what to do next!  It is advisable, then, that when the victim is ready, he or she start Read More

When It’s Actually Worth It To Pursue A Workers’ Comp Case

If you’ve been injured in a work accident, you may have a lot of unanswered questions, especially if the accident was not your fault. Like most, the biggest issue on your mind will be how you’re going to pay your bills while you’re recovering from your injuries. After all, the paychecks stop once you’ve become Read More

Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Comp Insurance? We Can Help!

If you have been involved in an injury at work, you are probably dealing with a lot of different issues. Along with dealing with the pain of your injury, you might also be itching to get back to the things that you are used to doing, such as going to work or participating in physical Read More

Work Safety: Heavy Equipment

On March 8, a man was killed in a construction accident in Summerfield. The man walked into the path of excavator and was struck by the counterweight. If your job requires you to work with or around heavy equipment, your safety, as well as the safety of those around you, should be a top priority. Read More

Filing A Claim After A Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys have expert advice on what to do immediately after an accident. If all goes well, careful attention to the road and other road users will keep you safe. No matter what, accidents can still happen due to other peoples’ negligence. If you were injured, a motorcycle accident attorney might become an important ally, Read More

Don’t Let Your Boss MAKE You Come To Work Too Soon

If you are currently going through a workers’ compensation case after a workplace injury, you might not think that it’s necessary to hire a workers’ comp attorney. However, if your employer is urging you to come back to work before your doctor says that it’s okay — such as if your boss is threatening to give Read More

We Can Provide Advice Pertinent to Accidents Involving Crosswalks

There are many areas designated as pedestrian crosswalks.  There are some instances, too, where the vehicle cross-traffic is not necessarily controlled by lights.  In many states, the incidence of the preceding scenario is quite high.  Such is the case, for multi-lane streets, in many areas of the country.  Regardless of the setup, pedestrian crosswalks must Read More

3 Important Items To Bring Your Workers’ Comp Lawyer

If you are currently going through a workers’ compensation claim, you might be thinking about hiring a workers’ compensation lawyer. This is a good way to ensure that your case is handled as it should be, but if you want your lawyer to do the best job possible, you’ll need to bring him or her the Read More

The Role of Negligence in a Work Injury

North Carolina workers can file for benefits when suffering from injuries that occurred while on the job, but some workers may need to decide between accepting workers’ compensation or filing a suit. A suit may be applicable when negligence occurred, and one trucker recently won a suit after negligent maintenance practices contributed to causing his Read More

What Happens When You Rollover A Vehicle

Along with high-speed head-on collisions, car rollovers have a high fatality rate. The occupants of the car can be tossed about if they are not restrained by seat belts. In addition, many safety features of cars such as their crumple zones do little to protect rollover victims. The rolling motion is often violent enough to Read More

3 Ways to Protect Yourself from Workers Compensation Claim Denial

If you are out of work due to an injury that occurred in the workplace, you are probably working with workers compensation to get the money that you are owed. It is important to protect yourself while this is going on, however, so that you can help prevent your claim from being denied. These are Read More

Our Workers’ Comp Attorneys Discuss Medical Care

If you have been injured in the workplace, should you get a worker’s compensation settlement first and then seek medical care? Though you can argue that the facts alone prove you suffered an injury, diagnostic testing and medical treatment are necessary to prove the full extent of your injuries. Without treatment and testing, your employer’s worker’s compensation Read More

Please Don’t Ever Do This After A Work Accident

There are a variety of injuries which can happen at work. They range from small things, like minor cuts and bruises to more serious injuries, including broken bones and loss of limbs. While some injuries are one-time incidents, others result from years of exposure to specific work conditions. No matter the conditions of the injury, Read More

Four Reasons Why Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Denied

Most employers with three or more workers must cover them with workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation pays the employee medical benefits as well as wage replacement after suffering an injury from a work accident. However, your claim can be denied for a number of reasons. Knowing these reasons will help you avoid costly mistakes that lead Read More

Things You Should Know Before You Get Hurt on the Job

Whether you have been injured on the job or not, now is the time to make sure your work offers proper workers’ compensation and to come to understand what workers’ comp can do for you. According to a recent article, in 2015, the Industrial Commission, who are responsible for enforcing workers’ compensation laws, collected nearly Read More

Skateboarding Safety Tips

On New Year’s Eve, a 26-year-old Winston-Salem male skateboarder was seriously injured when he was hit by an SUV while skateboarding down a road. While skateboarding can be an enjoyable experience, it is important to also practice safety while using a skateboard, particularly when traveling on public roadways. Wear the proper protective gear. This includes Read More

Why Air Bags without Seat Belts Are Dangerous

People who are not inclined to use seat belts often argue that air bags make them redundant. They see airbags as inflatable cushions that pad their faces from the forces of impact, and therefore do not see the need for a seat belt that seems to do the same thing. However, they have not thought Read More

North Carolina Motorcycle Helmet Laws

North Carolina laws require all motorcycle riders to wear helmets. North Carolina is also one of a small number of states that apply a strict contributory negligence standard in accident cases. Specifically, if your negligence contributed to or caused the accident and your injuries, then regardless of the other party’s negligence you will not be awarded Read More

School Bus Riding Tips For Kids Parents Need To Know

Recently, a six-year-old girl was dragged nearly a mile by a school bus when her arm got caught in the door while the girl was attempting to get off the bus. The bus driver, apparently not seeing the girl, continued to the next bus stop before opening the door. While the girl’s shoes were destroyed, Read More

Accident Lawyers Recommend These 7 Winter Driving Tips

Unlike snowmobiles and snowcats, cars are not meant for the snow. That is why roads are plowed and treated. It is also why cars get stuck, slide around, and get into accidents in the winter. As auto accident lawyers, we want you to have a safe winter and wish to share these seven winter driving Read More

4 Common Wrongful Death Cases

The wrongful death of a loved one causes many kinds of hardships. These include the pain of grief, the financial burdens of medical bills and funeral costs, and the loss of future financial support from the loved one. Contacting experienced wrongful death attorneys is an important first step in getting relief from these burdens in the Read More

Trucking Accident Attorneys Can Help You During the Healing Process

If you have recently been involved in an accident that involved a big rig, you might be in the recovery stage right now. While you’re healing, the last thing that you might want to think about is meeting with a team of trucking accident attorneys, but there are actually a few ways that one of these Read More

Don’t Do This After An Accident

On the afternoon of November 18, two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision. While one person ended up going to the hospital to be treated for injuries, the driver of the other vehicle fled the scene. The driver of that vehicle later crashed into a utility pole and, along with a passenger, fled that Read More

Consider These Tips When Deciding On An Attorney

Those who have experienced a personal injury know the debilitation it can cause concerning day-to-day life. Such injuries can make ordinary tasks such as working impossible. As such, many decide to enlist the legal assistance of a personal injury lawyer in drafting a legal claim. By learning how to evaluate personal injury lawyers based upon factors Read More

Why You Should Seek a Free Consultation About Your Legal Situation

What a lot of people don’t realize is that many lawyers actually offer free consultations. During your consultation, you will be given free legal advice and will learn a little more about what a lawyer can do for you. These are a few reasons why you should seek a free consultation about your legal situation. Get Tips Read More

Advice On Stopped School Buses: What You Need To Know

A recent article talked about how there is a low conviction rate for those who illegally pass a stopped school bus. Unfortunately, in one day, there were 80 people who passed school buses in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools alone. Statewide, there were over 3,200 people who passed a stopped school bus that day. Because of Read More

Important Reasons To Consult A Wrongful Death Attorney

Losing someone is hard enough. However, if it was at the fault of someone else, that can make it so much harder. You not only have to grieve but you probably have feelings of anger and hurt (and possibly even worse) to get through. You have a name and a face of someone who may Read More

Premises Liability in the Case of an Injury: North Carolina Law

In North Carolina, premises liability means that a property owner or designated representative is responsible for safe maintenance of his or her property. In instances where property is not safely maintained, and a person has suffered injury due to the unsafe conditions, the property owner may be liable. If, for example, a sidewalk or walkway Read More

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Examine Three Common Biker Mistakes

Motorcycles lack the four wheels, bumpers, crumple zones, seatbelts, air bags, and metal cage of automobiles. In addition, their small size makes them less visible and places them at an extreme disadvantage in a collision with other motor vehicles on the road. This means the motorcyclist has less room for error than other motorists. Circumstances Read More

Traffic Collisions Are Up in North Carolina, warns Accident Lawyers

The bad news, according to the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, is that the number of crashes has gone up in 2013 to 220,271 compared to the 2012 total of 213,605. (The 2013 stats are the latest most complete information that is currently available to the department.) The good news is that the number Read More

Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers Offer Three Tips for Safe Semi-Truck Driving

No matter what type of vehicle you drive, you will have to share the road with vehicles of a variety of sizes, ranging from small passenger cars (and even smaller motorcycles) to semi-trucks. Whether you are a semi-truck driver or you driver a smaller vehicle, part of keeping yourself and others safe on the road is Read More

Personal Injury Attorneys in North Carolina: What are the Statute of Limitations?

If you’ve been injured in an accident in North Carolina, you’ll be in the market for personal injury attorneys. However, what you may not be aware of is the fact that there is a statute of limitations that you have to follow. In other words, you only have a small amount of time from the Read More

Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers Offer Tips For Avoiding Crashes With Big Rigs

Some of the most catastrophic accidents on the nation’s roadways occur when semi tractor-trailers don’t stop in time for slowing traffic. Many of these crashes occur in construction zones. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 18%, or more than one in six, semi accidents are rear-end collisions. This is what happened on June 25, Read More