In May 2016, a Missouri jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a South Dakota ovarian cancer survivor $55 million in damages. A few months earlier, another Missouri jury awarded $72 million to the survivors of an Alabama woman who died of ovarian cancer. There are hundreds of similar lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson pending Read More Talcum Powder Cancer Claims: What You Should Know
Recently in Wake County, a man was cited for texting while driving and is expected to face criminal charges based on the death he caused when he took his attention off the road and onto his phone. While he was texting, he ran into the back of another vehicle on U.S. Highway 64. The car Read More Just How Dangerous is Texting and Driving?
Workers’ Compensation is designed to provide benefits to those who suffer a work-related injury or disease without the need for litigation. The injured worker does not need to prove the employer was negligent and the employer cannot avoid paying benefits by claiming the injury was the fault of the employee. But, there are steps that Read More Taking the First Steps in a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Workers’ compensation is designed for workers who suffer from job-related injuries to receive medical care and other benefits without having to prove their employer was negligent. In exchange, employers may not claim the injury was the fault of the worker. It sounds simple enough, but it can be a complicated issue and many questions often Read More Most Common Workers’ Compensation Questions
After you’ve been in an accident, securing the right evidence can make or break your personal injury case. But how do you know which evidence is most important to collect after the incident? How do you know how to collect the evidence? Check out our infographic to find out!
Witnessing a car accident is a traumatic event. If you are a driver, your first automatic response is to take evasive action to be sure you do not become involved. Once the vehicles have come to a stop, there are some actions you can take to help. Insurance companies, medical care providers, auto accident attorneys Read More What To Do After Witnessing a Car Accident
When you have an accident, whether it involves a car crash, falling off a ladder, tripping and falling on sidewalk debris or any other incident, unless bones are obviously broken or you are bleeding, the common human tendency is to respond, “I’m okay.” Additionally, your body responds to stress by releasing adrenaline and endorphins giving Read More How Waiting Too Long to See a Doctor Can Be Used Against You
Whether you live in North Carolina or have come to visit the botanical gardens, go white water rafting, explore historical sites or just spend time with relatives, you should know the laws. Here, we outline 10 laws that you should be familiar with.
Students are out of school and their parents are on the road taking them back and forth to summer events. Some teenagers are exercising their new found driving skills. Tourists come to town and explore the area on bicycles along with more children and teenagers enjoying summertime bicycle transportation. Tourists and residents take to the Read More Why Does Summertime Mean More Accidents?
Every day in the U.S., 90 people die in automobile crashes and another 6,400 people are injured, some so severely their lives will never be the same. If you were involved in an auto accident, you know how traumatizing it is. Depending on the severity of the crash, your life will be disrupted for a Read More Why Witness Statements Are Important in Car Accident Claims