Although truck and car accidents are similar, they are also very different as well. Below are just a few examples of differences between these types of cases from a legal perspective. Injuries and Damages Semi-trucks are much larger than the average passenger vehicle. That means that they can also cause much more damage too. The… Read More

Your odds of being involved and getting injured in an automobile accident may be greater than you believe. The Centers for Disease Control says there are about 6 million automobile accidents annually in the United States. On average, that is over 16,000 accidents each and every day. These accidents result in the injury of over… Read More

The Affects of COVID-19 We may have become used to wearing face coverings in public. We may even have accepted avoiding crowds or going to busy restaurants. But there are impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic that may be less obvious, but just as, if not more, impactful. Such as the effects of COVID-19 on family… Read More

Every year in High Point, NC, and throughout the United States, slip and falls are a major cause of personal injury and related personal injury claims. In fact, according to the non-profit National Floor Safety Institute, falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits annually. This makes falls the leading cause of visits,… Read More

A 53-year-old man is dead after another driver drifted over the center line and collided with his 2000 Ford Ranger. According to investigators, 71-year-old Sandra Key Butler, of Pfafftown, was travelling westbound on Shattalon Drive when; for unknown reasons, she seemingly lost control of her vehicle and crossed over to the eastbound side. In so… Read More

In Hairston v. Harward; the North Carolina Supreme Court held that uninsured/underinsured motorist benefits received by a car accident victim; are not credits against any personal injury award. There is a principle known as the “collateral source rule. This rule basically states that a court cannot reduce a personal injury award to account for payments the… Read More

Hurricane Florence revealed significant understaffing issues at nursing homes in North Carolina as facilities evacuated patients. Nursing homes need to be prepared for natural disasters. North Carolina nursing homes An NPR report noted that 10 North Carolina nursing homes evacuated in anticipation of Hurricane Florence, but many residents remained in facilities across the state under threat of… Read More

When a passenger vehicle and motorcycle collide, the auto accident is often fatal for the motorcycle rider. As a result, substantial compensation may be available to the survivors. Authorities quickly blamed a motorcycle rider for a fatal auto accident in High Point. But was it really his fault? The wreck occurred in front of a… Read More