Posts by Fisher Stark P.A.
Holiday Drunk Drinking – 2022
Did you know how often car accidents happen during the holidays? Last year 140 American lives were lost on Christmas day due to drunk driving. 123 were lost on New Years Day. New Year’s Day is the deadliest day for alcohol-related crashes,with 58% of crashes being alcohol related. 25% of adults admit that they…Read More
New Research about TBI (Traumatic Brain Injuries)
Long Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries – New Research Brain injuries are serious and life changing events that many Americans have to live with every day. It doesn’t matter who you are, a brain injury can have a major impact on your life and seriously change how you live day to day. Several new…Read More
Why it is important to have a Primary Care Doctor
When You Have a Personal Injury Case?
Your Primary Care Doctor and Your Personal Injury Claim Having a primary care doctor helps keep you healthier and lowers your overall medical costs. A primary care doctor can give you suggestions on how to improve your health and treat you when you are sick. They can also recommend you to more advanced care if…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
“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…Read More