How Permanent Disability
Affects Personal Injury Claims

A personal injury claim can help those who have been hurt or harmed by another person’s negligence, get financial compensation for their injuries. This financial restitution can help you pay for medical bills, get the therapy you need and make up for lost wages. Financial compensation is even more important when your injuries are permanent. Your…

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What is a Severe Brain Injury?

What Makes a Brain Injury Severe? Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are, as the name suggests, injuries to the brain (brain damage) that result from trauma. After the brain is injured, the first few minutes are critical to recovery. Oftentimes, a severe injury to the brain is difficult to detect by those who are untrained –…

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Holiday Driving Dangers

Car crashes caused by distracted or drunk drivers spike during the holidays Car crashes happen all year ‘round, but holidays see a sharp spike in accidents and even deaths. It’s unfortunate that wonderful times like Christmas and New Years are in the Top 10 Accident / Fatality Days. Holidays should be filled with happy, fond memories.…

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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…

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6 Common Examples of Personal Injury from Motor Vehicle Accidents

Common Injuries from Motor Vehicle Accidents Injury cases comes in many different forms and in the legal sense, personal injuries are often the most varied… There are literally tens of thousands of specific injuries that can occur to the human body, but those most commonly seen in a courtroom can be chunked down to six…

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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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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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9 Things To Do After A Car Accident

“What Should You Do After An Auto Accident?” We understand that being involved in a car accident can be a very traumatic and troubling event, but a lot of the emotional and financial stress you might suffer can be lessened by following certain steps to make sure you are safe and protected … at the…

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What is Post-Concussion Syndrome?

Post-Concussion Syndrome – What You Need to Know Post-Concussion Syndrome occurs when the symptoms from a concussion persist beyond the time a health care professional would consider normal for the particular patient.  Concussions are, by definition, a type of brain damage. These traumatic brain injuries are commonly seen in car crash victims. Concussions are caused…

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Top 3 Causes of Bicycle Accidents in WNC

  What Causes Bicycle Accidents in WNC? The mountains of western North Carolina are full of breath-taking views and great biking trails. It also is full of winding roads and tight turns. These mountain roads can cause bicycle accidents due to negligent drivers. In this article we will point out the main causes of bicycle…

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