Drunk Driving? Serious Injuries & Fatal Accidents Are Common Did you know, that the NIAAA (U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) reports that drunk drivers play a role in a full 40 percent of every traffic death over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season? While the holiday season sees an uptick in…

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Recreational Boating & Jet Ski Accidents (Traumatic Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries) In 2019, the Coast Guard counted 4,168 accidents that involved 613 deaths, 2,559 injuries and approximately $55 million dollars of damage to property because of recreational boating accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating or personal watercraft…

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The truth about uninsured motorist coverage and why is it important? Uninsured motorist insurance protects the policy holder if they are in an accident with an at-fault driver who does not have liability insurance. North Carolina law requires all vehicles with a valid North Carolina registration to have continuous liability insurance. However, this does not…

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Common Causes of Wrong Way Car Wrecks & Head-on Collisions On Sunday afternoon on November 29, 2020, near Asheville, NC, there was crash on I-240 westbound between two vehicles. Officers on the scene say in their initial reports that it appears the crash was caused by one of the drivers going the wrong way on…

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Experienced Unconsciousness After a Serious Head Injury? Unconsciousness is when someone appears to be asleep and suddenly becomes unable to respond to stimuli. The length of time someone is unconscious can vary from a few seconds, like when someone faints, or for long periods of time. If someone is unconscious, they may stop breathing or…

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How To Protect Yourself Against Text Message Spam Attacks? These days, you need to be wary of text messages from unknown numbers that ask you to click on a link. These seemingly harmless messages could be an invitation to hackers into your phone. There has been a recent surge in a new scam called “smishing.” …

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“When should you hire a lawyer after a car accident?” Car accidents happen every day, putting good people like you in difficult situations. If you are ever involved in a car wreck, there are important considerations to help get you through the process as easily as possible. After an accident it can be difficult to…

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Construction Injuries and Fatalities – Common Causes The risk of personal injury is quite high on construction sites, where sometimes dangerous industrial trucks, power tools and scaffolding can be found. Many accidents resulting in personal injury are caused by negligence, improper use of tools, poor planning, and failure to use protective equipment. And, many of…

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  As personal injury lawyers in Asheville, we regularly see the consequences of motorcycle accidents. A motorcycle accident can be a terrible and traumatic experience that may lead to permanent, life changing injuries. Having an experienced North Carolina trial lawyer on your side can help you and your loved ones move forward from a crash.…

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