Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Cars

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer The Self-Driving Car, Google’s latest science-fiction project to solve the world’s problems, continues to make headlines while vexing safety officials, insurance companies, and car manufacturers. What’s a Self-Driving Car? In December 2014, Google unveiled its first road-legal, working prototype of its self-driving car. While the car does have some manual … Read more

Can I Recover Compensation When Extreme Weather is to Blame?

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer   Two women were struck by lightning while on Crane Beach in Massachusetts recently. A 61-year-old Connecticut woman was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital, where she later died from her injuries. A 69-year-old woman from Massachusetts was also struck; she was taken to the hospital in critical condition but also … Read more

Take Action After a School Bus Crash

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Fifteen North Carolina school children were injured recently when their school bus swerved and overturned. There were 45 students on the bus at the time of the accident. Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol believed that a compartment above the driver’s head opened shortly before the accident, causing the … Read more

What are the Limits of Self-Defense in South Carolina?

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer A man defending a woman from a sexual assault has found himself charged with assault. Fifty-two year old William Mattson was involved in a sexual assault on a 21-year-old woman when Mattson’s nephew, 27-year-old Daniel Mattson, came to the woman’s defense. Daniel’s initial actions were in defense of the victim. … Read more

Can a Baby Recover Damages After a Parent Dies?

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer On January 6, 2015, 24-year-old Rebecca Williams was killed when she crashed into another vehicle. At the time of the crash, Ms. Williams was pregnant and was due January 19. Thanks to the quick actions of a state trooper and other medical personnel, the baby was safely delivered by caesarian … Read more

South Carolina Hospitals Penalized by Feds

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Attorney Thirteen South Carolina hospitals have been penalized by the federal government for injuring patients in preventable accidents. The thirteen hospitals affected include: Aiken Regional Medical Center; Beaufort County Memorial Hospital; Conway Medical Center; Kershaw Health; Mcleod Medical Center – Dillon; MUSC Medical Center; Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center; Oconee Medical … Read more

South Carolina Sees Increase in Highway Deaths

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer According to reports with the state Highway Patrol, more people died on South Carolina roadways in 2014 than the previous year. Whereas 762 individuals died in highway-related crashes in 2013, 807 people died under similar circumstances in 2014. This included 106 pedestrians, a number that has increased each year for … Read more

Do I Have a Case Against an Unvaccinated Child Who Infects My Child?

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Officials in Mooresville, NC were worried by a new case of the red measles (also known as rubeola) and the danger it presents to the general public. An unvaccinated individual had recently returned from a trip to India and presented with symptoms of the disease. Symptoms of rubeola include a high … Read more

North Carolina Senate Bill 33 Effects Still Felt By Injured Patients

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Several years ago the North Carolina legislature passed Senate Bill 33, a bill that enacted sweeping changes to medical malpractice cases in North Carolina. A medical malpractice case is, in essence, a lawsuit filed against a doctor, hospital, or other healthcare provider seeking compensation for medical errors and mistakes. In … Read more