When Does a Pedestrian have the Right of Way?

When Does a Pedestrian have the Right of Way?

When Does a Pedestrian have the Right of Way?  WMBF.com is reporting on the tragic death of Deajah Hough – a 15-year-old pedestrian who was struck and killed while attempting to cross a busy intersection in Darlington South Carolina recently. Deajah was hit by both an 18-wheeler and a mini van as she ran across … Read more

How to Stay Safe from Semi/Tractor-Truck Accidents

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer How to Stay Safe from Semi/Tractor-Truck Accidents  At least 60 people or more were seriously injured recently when an Amtrak train collided with a large semi-truck in Halifax, North Carolina.  CBS News reports that the oversized semi-truck was unsuccessful at an attempted left turn and backed the trailer onto the … Read more

Car Accidents and North Carolina’s Good Samaritan Law

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer  Car Accidents and North Carolina’s Good Samaritan Law It is a situation no one wishes to ever be placed in. You witness a car accident. You can see that there are victims in need of immediate help.  Everyone wants to say that they would jump right in and assist the … Read more

Online Defamation on Social Media  

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram…the list of popular online social media sites goes on and on. Millions of people around the world are posting and tweeting their every move every day. These sites are an incredible way to make our world smaller and allow us to understand one another like never … Read more

How Do I Protect Myself from “Superbugs” at the Hospital?

    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer The same “superbug” strain of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (sometimes referred to as CRE) that killed two people in Los Angeles has found its way to a Charlotte-area hospital. A spokesman for the Carolinas HealthCare System reported that so far 15 patients were admitted to the hospital with the CRE … Read more

What Should I Do After A Winter Car Accident?

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer The southeast is being slammed with wintery weather recently. Snow, sleet and icy conditions are predicted for many counties in North Carolina and the end is nowhere in sight. Winter weather such as this creates dangerous and unpredictable road conditions for drivers who are unprepared to deal with the quickly … Read more

Birth Injury Leads to South Carolina Medical Malpractice Suit

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Parents of a newborn infant who suffered birth injuries have filed a federal medical malpractice suit against various healthcare providers. The suit alleges that the mother began seeing the defendants when she was 36 weeks pregnant. She initially received a sonogram, which revealed the presence of excessive accumulation of amniotic … Read more