Driving next to an 18-wheeler with spikes can be scary, as the spikes look intimidating and potentially dangerous. However, these spikes aren’t necessarily hazardous to people, though they can scratch vehicles.  Typically, wheel spikes are made of aluminum alloy, a metal used for its lightweight and malleable properties. If a…

safe driving distance between cars is a defensive driving technique; cars shown with car distance between

Motor vehicle accidents are a common cause of injury and death in North Carolina. That is especially tragic because many could be avoided if drivers took more care behind the wheel. Research shows that driver error contributes to 94 percent of all car accidents, with a majority of collisions resulting from inattention…

child showing delayed shock after being in a car accident in Shelby

Being involved in a car crash can leave a victim with serious injuries, some of which may be immediately apparent and others less so.  Shock is the body’s reaction to trauma. It responds by shutting down bodily functions or compartmentalizing stimuli to protect itself as a whole. That means a…

Helpful Tips About Making a Claim for a Car Accident Damages

If you’ve been in an accident, you may be wondering what to do next. A good first step is to seek legal help. There are many different types of accidents that can happen in North Carolina – car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and fall accidents, pedestrian accidents, and…

Should I talk to the police?

Miranda and the Right to Remain Silent If you’re like most people, the idea of talking to a police officer can be pretty intimidating. You may have heard horror stories about people who talked to the police as part of a criminal investigation and ended up in jail – even…

When is the best time to hire a divorce lawyer?

The answer to “When is the best time to hire a divorce lawyer?” depends on your unique situation. Ending a marriage is a difficult decision. If you are considering divorce, it is important to speak with a family law attorney to learn about your legal options and understand the potential…

Who keeps the house in a divorce?

Getting a divorce can be a difficult process, both emotionally and financially. One of the many questions that often come up during a divorce is, “What happens to the mortgage when you get divorced?” A lot depends on what the respective parties want, their needs, and finances. In this blog…

Insurance Claim Denied

To successfully recover compensation through a personal injury claim or lawsuit, it will be crucial to prove that someone else was negligent and caused the accident.  A person who injures others due to negligence or an intentional act can be held accountable. A wrongful act that leads to severe injuries…

When should you hire a DWI lawyer

DWI charges in NC are serious stuff. If you’ve been arrested, it’s normal to have questions. After an arrest for driving while impaired (DWI), it’s important to know your legal rights and what steps to take next. Many people mistakenly believe that they have to plead guilty and accept the…