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    • Bad Brakes on Big Rigs Mean Bad News for North Carolinians

      Bad Brakes on Big Rigs Mean Bad News for North Carolinians

      The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently discovered that brake problems raise the risk for serious commercial truck crashes by nearly 400 percent. Researchers who analyzed reports of wrecks involving box trucks and tractor-trailers in North Carolina also discovered […]

    • Virginia Man With Blown Tire Charged in Crash

      Virginia Man With Blown Tire Charged in Crash

      The North Carolina Highway Patrol has filed charged against a Virginia man in connection with a fatal car accident on I-85 in Davidson County, North Carolina.  The state police reported that a 31 year old man from Pennsylvania died when […]

    • Drunk Driving Suspected in Crash in New Orleans Parade

      Drunk Driving Suspected in Crash in New Orleans Parade

      A suspected drunk man in an SUV plowed into a crowd in New Orleans Saturday night, injuring at least 28. The crowd was enjoying a parade in the middle of the city during the Mardi Gras celebration. Th accident happened […]

    • Driver Charged with DUI in Florence, South Carolina Crash

      Driver Charged with DUI in Florence, South Carolina Crash

      One person died in a single car crash in Florence County, South Carolina on Feb. 6. The South Carolina State Highway Patrol stated that the car driver was  charged with felony DUI.  They added that the man’s Dodge Charger was […]

    • Surgical Patient Can Proceed With Lawsuit Against Doctor

      Surgical Patient Can Proceed With Lawsuit Against Doctor

      A couple in Cumberland County, North Carolina may proceed with a medical malpractice lawsuit against Village Surgical Associates and practicing physician Michael S. Bryant, based in Fayetteville, North Carolina, according to a ruling by the North Carolina Supreme Court.  The 4-2 […]

    • 3 Takata Airbag Executives Hit with Criminal Charges, $1 Billion Fine

      3 Takata Airbag Executives Hit with Criminal Charges, $1 Billion Fine

      The Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata reached a $1 billion settlement with the US Department of Justice over a sometimes fatal defect in its airbags that led to millions of vehicles being recalled in the US and internationally.  At least 16 […]

    • Off-Duty Firefighter Dies in Truck Crash in South Carolina

      Off-Duty Firefighter Dies in Truck Crash in South Carolina

      An off duty firefighter from North Charleston, South Carolina died on January 19 in a crash with a tractor trailer on Palmetto Commerce Parkway in Charleston. He was 34 years old. The Charleston Post and Courier reported that the firefighter […]

    • North Carolina Motorcyclists Die in Crash with Pickup Truck

      North Carolina Motorcyclists Die in Crash with Pickup Truck

      The North Carolina Highway Patrol reported on January 2 that two motorcyclists died in Boardman, North Carolina, when their motorcycle struck a pickup truck that did not stop at a stop sign.  Carl Foster Jr., 51, and Patricia Wright, 52, […]

    • Common Car Accident Injuries: Fractured Bones

      Common Car Accident Injuries: Fractured Bones

      One of the most common injuries sustained in car accidents is broken or fractured bones. Although many people believe a broken bone is different from a fractured bone, they actually mean the same thing. Fractured is just the medical term […]

    • DUI Accident in South Carolina Injures 2

      DUI Accident in South Carolina Injures 2

      A man in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina was arrested on Jan. 8 for DUI, in connection to a serious car accident that happened in nearby Mathis Ferry.  The DUI suspect is a 20 year old male, and he has been […]