A sudden injury from a car crash or accident puts a wrench in your life, especially around the holiday season. Suddenly you cannot work, are worried about your upcoming bills, and may fear your to afford the events and travel headed your way.
Small accidents or non-catastrophic vehicle crashes are a reasonably common occurrence in a person's life. You will probably be involved in a few throughout your lifetime-whether you hit another car or another person accidentally injuries you. However, what happens when that seemingly painless accident from weeks ago suddenly becomes-literally and figuratively-a pain in the neck?
The beach is home to sun and fun, and as the heat of summer intensifies, more people will flock to its shores to relax and cool off. Unfortunately, however, beaches can also be full of risks that sometimes result in injury. According to a study done by the University of Delaware, emergency room visits following injuries that happen at a beach are far more widespread than previously thought.
A drunk driver has struck and injured you. Your insurance company says it will help, and although it extends an offer, the dollar figures are nowhere near what you need.
When people talk about organs in the body, you may think of the liver or kidneys, but your largest organ is the skin. Burned skin can seriously impair your health, and you should not take this type of injury lightly.
Being involved in a severe car accident is traumatic enough. A collision with an impaired driver can pose dire consequences for the injured and their families-especially if a casualty is involved. In 1983, North Carolina changed the state's laws specific to drunk driving and grouped all impaired driving into one, which is known as driving while impaired or DWI. That being said, someone is injured by a drunk driver every two minutes. So far in 2016, 378 fatalities have occurred in North Carolina.
A man is dead after being struck by an 18-wheeler in the early morning of June 12. North Carolina Highway Patrol reports the man was walking alone when he was struck. The tractor trailer accident is still being investigated by local authorities.
Charges have been filed in the death of a United States Marine who was killed in a car crash on May 4. Police say the officer, who was stationed here in North Carolina, was killed when his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle. The driver, a Newport resident, was arrested in connection with the car accident.
Tragedy struck a North Carolina community on April 27 when a woman transporting her 2-year-old daughter was killed in a crash. The car accident left her infant daughter injured and also injured the other driver. A police investigation is ongoing, but no charges have yet been filed in the incident.
At around 8 p.m. on Monday April 8, a head-on collision between a sedan and a minivan left several people injured, including one 2-year-old child. The car accident, which occurred on N.C. 268, is still under investigation by North Carolina authorities. No criminal charges have yet been laid relating to this crash.