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


In any negligence case, a car wreck attorney is committed to maximum compensation for victims. Typically, that compensation includes money for medical bills, property damages, lost wages, and other economic losses, as well as loss of consortium (companionship), pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment in life, and other noneconomic losses. Lawyers on the other side,… Read More


Many people think that lawyers win cases with a combination of fancy talk and razzle dazzle. There is some element of theater in personal injury cases, but substance, and not style, obtains fair compensation for victims. In some ways, technology has changed this process. Once driverless cars begin prowling the rods, the process will probably… Read More


We all know just how dangerous drunk driving is. It accounts for roughly one third of all traffic fatalities by impairing reaction time, risk assessment, and the driver’s motor control. However, if the driver that hit you did not register a 0.08 blood alcohol level, they may have registered an unsafe level of fatigue if… Read More


Traffic fatalities rose in 2016 by 5.6 percent from the year before, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The last year with more fatalities happened in 2007, and even worse, 2017 numbers, which are not yet available, are projected to be even higher than 2016. What is causing this increase in traffic… Read More


A car accident can be a stressful, frightening, and devastating experience. Although nothing can prepare you for the unpredictable nature of a car accident, it can be comforting and useful to know what to do if you ever find yourself in this situation. Get Medical Attention. The first thing to do after a car crash… Read More


In a previous post, we examined the two common legal theories in car crash cases. Regardless of the method that applies, the process is very much the same. Since the victim/plaintiff has the burden of proof, the victim/plaintiff must present persuasive evidence and present it in a compelling manner. The civil court burden of proof… Read More


A three-car crash on Highway 96 illustrates the complicated fact patterns involved in many car wreck cases. According to witnesses, a Toyota Camry driver was operating his vehicle erratically while tossing empty beer cans out of the window. After smacking into a pickup truck and causing it to roll down a steep embankment, the Camry… Read More