Proposed Changes to Tractor-Trailer Regulations

Proposed Changes to Tractor-Trailer Regulations

Proposed Changes to Tractor-Trailer Regulations Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer The U.S. House Appropriations Committee is considering a fiscal year 2016 transportation funding bill that contains two controversial provisions that affects the requirements for tractor-trailers. The first deals with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) 34-hour restart rule, which was suspended by Congress on … Read more

Motorcycle Accidents and Injuries

Motorcycle Accidents and Injuries Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Thursday, June 4 marked another motorcycle fatality in North Carolina.  When the driver of a minivan rear-ended the vehicle in front of him, it pushed the leading vehicle into oncoming traffic and directly into the path of a motorcyclist heading outbound on South Boulevard in Charlotte. … Read more

Obligations to Assist Others in Peril

Obligations to Assist Others in Peril Charlotte, NC Personal Injury As the weather heats up, people flock to outdoor, recreational activities.  A trip to the lake or ocean to swim away the scorching temperatures is typically a pleasant summertime activity, but sometimes, things can go wrong.  Drowning is the third leading cause of death from … Read more

Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in North Carolina

Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in North Carolina Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Attorney  If you have suffered injuries at work in North Carolina, your employer or health insurance company may have advised you to seek benefits under North Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act. As a preliminary matter, filing a workers’ compensation claim does not require that … Read more

Amtrak and CSX Sue Trucking Company in North Carolina Derailment

Amtrak and CSX Sue Trucking Company in North Carolina Derailment Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer In March of this year, a train collided with a truck that was stopped on the tracks in Halifax, N.C., injuring 55 people. Witnesses indicated that the truck sat on the tracks for quite a while before the train plowed … Read more