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NSC Estimates 2016 Motor Vehicle Deaths to be Highest in Nine Years

Recently, the National Safety Council (NSC) released preliminary data for 2016 that indicates as many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes last year. This number represents a six percent increase over 2015 and a 14 percent increase over 2014. That marks “the most dramatic two-year escalation” in more than 60 years.  NSC, a… Read More »

Thanksgiving and Christmas Are Peak Car Crash Holidays

The holidays should be a joyous time, but for hundreds of families each year, they are ruined by tragic motor vehicle crashes. Adding to that grief is the yearly reminder of beloved family members who died on Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s. It’s sad to contemplate, but necessary if you want your family to be… Read More »

What Causes Fatal Car Crashes in the States We Serve?

A recent study by the Auto Insurance Center reported in Businessinsider.com examined data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to determine the leading causes of fatal accidents in every state. The website for vehicle insurance news and information examined statistics on driver, passenger and pedestrian deaths for the years 2009 to 2013 and constructed… Read More »

3 Mistakes You Can Make After A Car Accident

1. Speaking with the Insurance Company. It is important to be very cautious when speaking to the Insurance Adjuster about your car accident. The statements you make could be used in a negative connotation later in your claim. 2. Settling for a “Quick Check” with the Insurance Company.  Far too often car accident victims are pressured… Read More »

After an Accident Expect the Insurance Companies to be Knocking at Your Door

Within days of an accident, insurance adjusters often knock on your door. They may ask you to accept a check and sign a release in return for the check. Remember, cashing or depositing any check from the insurance company may be a binding release of all claims. They may promise to keep your medical bills… Read More »

Factors to Consider When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

There are several factors to take into consideration when hiring a personal injury lawyer after an accident. First, you need someone you can trust. Second, you need an attorney that makes you feel comfortable because you will be sharing personal information about your work and medical history. Third, you want an attorney who is accessible… Read More »

Property Damage in North Carolina

If your car was damaged in an accident, you’ll have a property damage claim against the responsible insurance company. If it can be repaired, the insurance company will be responsible for paying for the repairs as well as a comparable rental vehicle. The responsible insurance company should pay for each day you can’t drive your… Read More »

North Carolina Is an At-Fault Car Insurance State

When it comes to determining fault after a car accident, states follow either a no-fault or an at-fault policy. With the no-fault system, victims can file claims with their insurance companies after an accident whether or not they caused the crash to seek compensation for their medical bills, lost wages and rehabilitation costs. The trade-off,… Read More »

Staying Safe on the Road During Labor Day

Holiday weekends, especially in warmer weather, tend to correlate with an increase in serious car accidents. Last summer, the National Safety Council (NSC) predicted that there would be nearly 400 traffic fatalities and more than 42,000 injuries over Labor Day weekend. Many car crash injuries and fatalities can be avoided by taking the necessary precautions… Read More »

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