Are you working through a situation where you were misdiagnosed?  Did you receive a delayed diagnosis from a doctor for an illness or injury? If so, the situation can be frustrating to deal with. Not only are your sick or injured, but you also feel as though your doctor did not provide the best care… 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

Are you hip to Hollywood trends? If so, then maybe you know the designers of all your favorite celebrities. But how much do you know about bird nesting? Despite the name, it’s not a hobby that has anything to do with birds. It’s not even a hobby. Bird nesting is actually a term used to… Read More

Head-on collisions often lead to fatality because of the speed and impact involved. This unfortunately was the case for a man who was traveling through an intersection when he was hit head on by a drunk driver. The fatal crash happened on the evening of April 14 at the intersection of Seth Court and Robinwood… Read More

Construction accidents can happen in a variety of ways. Sometimes they are caused by the equipment. In some cases, they are caused by electrical issues, falls or heights. A construction worker was recently injured while installing air conditioning units at Lenoir-Rhyne University, a private liberal arts school located in Hickory. The construction accident happened just… Read More

Many unhappily married couples decide to stay together for financial reasons. After all, it’s cheaper to stay in one household than to split it into two. Now there’s another reason why you might want to forego the divorce process: new alimony laws. For the past 70 years, alimony laws worked like this: the paying spouse… Read More

Unfortunately, many seniors become abused by nursing home staff and even their own family members. Statistics show that as many as 1 in 20 seniors will become victims of elder abuse. Elder abuse can happen to any senior, but those who are dependent on others are most likely to experience it. In fact, the typical… Read More

The wife of a mail carrier, who died in a Fayetteville car accident on October 31, files for  wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed in Robeson County Superior Court on March 13. The defendant is the wife of a Fayetteville city councilman. The lawsuit also lists the woman’s church that she and her husband founded,… Read More