Liability for Amusement Park Injuries

Liability for Amusement Park Injuries

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer A 12-year-old girl suffered serious injuries recently at the State Fair in North Carolina after an amusement ride malfunctioned. The young girl was participating in a bungee jump attraction in which patrons leap from a high platform with an elastic cord attached to their legs. The cord is designed to … Read more

What To Do After a Tractor-Trailer Collision

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Estimates show that there are approximately 15.5 million commercial trucks in the United States, including about 2 million tractor-trailers. When a tractor-trailer is involved in a collision with a passenger car, the results can be devastating. The sheer size and weight of a tractor-trailer, combined with the fact that some … Read more

North Carolina’s Dangerous Dog Law & the Hunting Dog Exception

Charlotte, NC Dog Bite Lawyer  North Carolina’s big game hunting season is officially underway for the 2014-2015 term. Many hunters employ the use of hunting dogs while out pursuing their game and as the Citizen Times is reporting, the legal use of such dogs may led to violent consequences for the public at large. · Without … Read more

Elder Abuse Laws in South Carolina

Charlotte, NC Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer America’s elderly population is at its largest in history and growing. According to the 2010 US Census, 40.3 million people, or 13% of this country’s population, is over the age of 65. Unfortunately, with this large of a percentage of the population aging, abuse of this vulnerable group is … Read more

Tony Stewart Cleared of Criminal Charges; But What’s Next?

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer The situation involving NASCAR’s Tony Stewart has captivated audiences across the nation. In case you have not heard, Tony Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. USA Today reported that Ontario New York District Attorney Michael Tantillo announced a grand jury … Read more

Court Hits Tobacco Company with $23.6 Billion in Damages

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer You may have heard that a Florida court awarded a long time smoker’s widow $23.6 billion award in July 2014. The Washington Post reported that the award was against the cigarette company R.J. Reynolds. The reason the amount of money was so high was because R.J. Reynolds continuously lied to … Read more

Tips When You Have a Major Injury

Charlotte NC Auto Accident Lawyer According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the most common type of accident is a car accident. Car accidents occur all the time and injuries may occur as a result. In some cases, a car accident may only be a minor fender bender, and the injuries may be minimal. Examples … Read more

3 Deaths Resulting from Football Collision

Rock Hill, SC Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Over the past few years, the NFL and football in general has been under a microscope for the way in which coaches deal with head injuries. In fact, the NFL Player’s Union has won litigation to compensate former NFL players for severe health issues which resulted from chronic … Read more