You expect the products you buy for yourself and your family to be safe. Unfortunately, some products are dangerous. There are consistent recalls of unsafe items that may be in your home.
Truck driver impairment is a serious problem. If a driver of a big rig abuses any substance, he or she is likely to cause a catastrophic accident.
Accidents happen every day and can have a serious impact on those involved. In cases where the responsible party was negligent, it may be possible to gain compensation through a personal injury claim.
When it comes to driving dangers, news sites and blogs seem full of stories about driving distracted, thanks to cellphones, and a decent bit devote space to stories about driving under the influence of alcohol.
When you slip on your grocery store’s wet floor or trip on a cracked North Carolina sidewalk, usually it is no big deal. You recover your balance and keep going. Other times, however, you fall down. If you hit your head on something as part of your fall, you need to be aware that this could be serious. Such a head injury could result in a traumatic brain injury.
Every state has a different record when it comes to traffic accidents and road safety. Some of the most serious accidents involve trucks, such as commercial 18-wheelers that collide with passenger cars. These crashes can result in significant injuries.
Drivers seemingly have more options available to them than ever. For example, if they cannot drive home, they can use a ride-sharing app, call a taxi or ask a friend to take them home. The popularity of ride-sharing apps in particular may have taken some drunk drivers off the roads, but plenty remain. They injure and kill others every day.
Drunk driving is a serious problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 28 individuals in the United States die every day in drunk driving accidents. This means someone dies every 51 minutes because someone is driving under the influence of alcohol.
Truck accidents in North Carolina can cause serious personal injury and financial challenges. Injuries often lead to time away from work and lost wages, as well as significantly high medical bills that can have an impact on already strapped finances.
Drunk driving is a serious problem. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 10,000 people die every year because of intoxicated motorists. If you get hit by a drunk driver, the results may be disastrous. Even if you do not die in a DUI accident, you may sustain severe injuries.