Low Speed Auto Accidents Does Not Always Mean Low Injuries

Minor Fender Benders Can Cause Major Injuries People are injured in low-speed collisions every day. Just because a car crash happens at a low speed does not mean that you can’t get injured. “Low speed” impacts are considered a crash that occurs at 25 miles per hour or less. Studies have shown that even a…

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Can an Mobile Phone App Save Your Life?
Car Crash Detection Apps

Car Crash Detection Apps Now Available The release of the new iPhone 14 Plus and Pro Max is causing many Western North Carolina residents to think about upgrading their devices. Here at Fisher Stark, we are really not all that enthused about the new iPhones’ “all-day battery life” or their large 6.7 inch displays. What…

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Pedestrian Accidents & Fatalities on the Rise in NC

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents Rising in North Carolina Did you know … In 2020, a shocking 12% of pedestrians who were hit by a vehicle in North Carolina were killed. That meant a total of 249 pedestrian fatalities – a stunning 7.8% increase from 2019. The story doesn’t look better nationally either with total projected pedestrian fatalities…

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2022 Safe Streets & Roads for All Program
Reduce Roadway Crashes & Deaths?

“Can a New Program Stop Pedestrian/Bicycle and Motorcycle Deaths?” There has been a 50% increase in Western North Carolina roadway crashes since 2000. 2020 was a particularly bad year with record breaking pedestrian fatalities. Despite pandemic closures and lockdowns, the crash rate since 2020 has stayed steady, in part, due to the growing area and…

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Justice for Wrongful Death in
Asheville Motorcycle Accidents

Don’t Let America’s Favorite Drive Throw You A Curve Ball Asheville, North Carolina is home to the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway and “America’s Favorite Drive” according to the National Park Service. In a city with three major highways Interstate 40 (I-40), Interstate 240 (I-240), and Interstate 26 (I-26 ) and often heavy traffic, even the…

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Wrongful Deaths – Fatal Car Crashes on the Rise in North Carolina?

“Fatal crashes on NC highways are at highest since 2007” Fatal Crashes are on the Rise Increase in North Carolina… New data from the North Carolina Highway Patrol shows that there has been a 9.5 percent increase in fatal car crashes this year. Year to date there have been 648 fatal crashes, compared to 592…

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“I was just hit by another car, what should I do?”

What to do After a Car Accident? Being in a car accident can be a scary experience and hopefully something that people don’t ever have to go through. Sadly, car accidents happen every day and if you find yourself in an accident you may not know what to do. It’s difficult to always think clearly…

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“Do I have a Defective Product Liability Case?”

“If you have been injured or hurt because of a bad product, you may have a defective product liability claim” Product liability law dictates the liability of manufacturers for injuries that result from defective and unreasonably dangerous products. This area of the law covers a broad range of products including automobiles, building materials, industrial machinery…

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How to Report Unsafe (Dangerous or Bad) Truck Drivers

Reporting Bad or Dangerous Truck Drivers Did you know that around 500,000 trucking accidents occur each year in the United States? Trucking accidents can be extremely dangerous since some semi-trucks weigh 20 times more than ordinary cars.  Large commercial vehicles can cause catastrophic injuries to other drivers on the road. These damages can be very serious…

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