Attempt to Repeal North Carolina Helmet Law

Attempt to Repeal North Carolina Helmet Law

Attempt to Repeal North Carolina Helmet Law Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer  In North Carolina, motorcycle operators over the age of 21 are required by statute to wear helmets while riding their motorcycles anywhere in the state. However, in early April, a bill was introduced in the North Carolina legislature that would eliminate the requirement … Read more

Texting While Driving

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Texting While Driving  Nationwide, more and more states have enacted texting bans, which has been linked to a drop in car crash injuries, according to a recent study by the American Journal of Public health.  The study found that car-crash hospitalizations dipped in states that instituted relatively strict bans on … Read more

Leaving the Scene of an Accident in South Carolina

FORT MILL, SC PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER Leaving the Scene of an Accident in South Carolina  Leaving the scene of a car accident in South Carolina is a very serious offense. Any driver involved in a hit and run incident on South Carolina’s roadways will be punished with jail time and fines. The penalties will be … Read more

South Carolina Traffic Facts

Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer The South Carolina Department of Public Safety maintains a record of crash statistics for the state. This data can be extremely informative and interesting in identifying trends in car crashes. For instance, when reviewing several years of such statistics at once, state leaders and others can determine if car crashes … Read more

What is a Wrongful Death Case?

Charlotte, NC Wrongful Death Lawyer Anytime a loved one passes, the remaining family members can be expected to experience a wide range of emotions. This is especially true when a loved one passes because of the acts or carelessness of another person. When this happens, surviving family members face a myriad of stresses: the pain and … 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

Brain Injuries and Helmet Laws

Charlotte NC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Helmet laws significantly reduce the strain on public resources. Riders without a helmet cost more to treat at the hospital, spend a longer time in rehabilitation, and are more likely to require some form of public assistance to for pay medical bills and rehabilitation. In 1991, prior to enacting its … Read more

Summer and Motorcycle Accidents

Rock Hill SC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer We are in the end of July and summer is in full swing. The roads are packed with families driving to the beach for vacation or up to the mountains for a summer camping trip. Along with that, motorcyclists are out enjoying every beautiful day trying to get riding … Read more

Motorcycle Fatalities Increase as Summer Approaches

Rock Hill SC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer As summer quickly approaches and kids are out of school for the summer, our roads will quickly fill up with more traffic. With more traffic on our roads the risk for an accident is that much greater, especially for motorcycles. Motorcycles often go unseen on the road until a … Read more

“Universal” Helmet Law

Rock Hill SC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer North Carolina is among a small group states that has coined the term “universal” motorcycle helmet law. That means that all bike riders and passengers, regardless of age, must wear a helmet at all times while riding. That comparatively stringent exaction deserves recognition and kudos, according to researchers from … Read more