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


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


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


Weather-related car accidents are a year-round occurrence, but winter weather conditions have the biggest impact on traffic accidents. Rain, snow, sleet, ice, fog, and even wind contribute to motor vehicle accidents by reducing visibility and impairing vehicle control. Car accidents come with a high price tag, which is why liability auto insurance is required virtually… Read More


We have all felt the searing pain of a kitchen stovetop burn or the lingering blister caused by grabbing a hot pan. Most burns happen in the home, and many of these burns can be incredibly severe. Burns also happen at work or as the result of traffic collisions. A tractor-trailer collision ended in a… Read More


A utility worker in Taylorsville, North Carolina was recently killed while cutting a tree away from a downed power line, according to WRAL.com. Typically, injuries and fatalities that happen on the job are covered by workers’ compensation benefits, and filing a lawsuit is not possible. Workers’ compensation benefits pay for medical costs and wage replacement,… 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


Serious injury vehicle collisions can lead to well over $100,000 in medical bills alone. This figure does not include other direct losses, such as property damage and lost wages. Especially since health insurance companies sometimes refuse to pay for these expenses, due to liability reasons, these costs are often crippling. Legally, compensation in a car… Read More


Embarking on the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit is a big commitment – before you do it, you surely want to learn as much as you can about the process, what your chances of success are, and how much you can recover in compensation. While knowing the exact amount that you might win… Read More