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Randy Appleton

GOP Kills Truck Safety Rules for Fatigued Drivers

The trucking industry was victorious last month when GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill were able to block Obama administration safety rules that were designed to keep fatigued truck drivers off the roads. Experts say that more deregulation is on the […]

Randy Appleton

Dram Shop Liability in North Carolina

On November 16th, a 59-year-old Fayette man walked into a barroom in his hometown and proceeded to order multiple drinks while sitting at the bar. During this time, the man was served these drinks by two different bartenders. The owner […]

Randy Appleton

Drunk Driver Runs Red Light; Kills Elderly Kinston Woman

A 76-year-old Kinston woman was killed after a drunk driver ran a red light and slammed into the car the victim was driving. The elderly woman died at the scene of the crash and a child who was in the […]

Kevin Duffan

New North Carolina Drunk Boating Law Now in Effect

A new law that targets people who are under the influence while boating went into effect in North Carolina December 1st. Sheyenne’s Law will change the criminal felony classification of boating while impaired and toughen penalties for conviction. The law […]

Kevin Duffan

Wake County Suffers Two Deadly Bike Accidents in One Week

Two deadly bicycle accidents in Wake County, N.C. have left two different families struggling with the loss of their loved ones. On Friday morning, a 36-year-old man was struck by a vehicle as he was riding his bike on N.C. […]

Rick Shapiro

24 North Carolina Children Died in Hot Cars from 1998-2015

If you are running errands in North Carolina or elsewhere in the South this summer, you should never make the mistake of leaving your child in the car alone.  Temperatures in North Carolina soared above 100 degrees in August 2016, […]

Randy Appleton

Water Slide Death in Kansas Brings Safety Oversight Into Question

The son of a Kansas state legislator died last weekend while riding a 168-foot high water slide at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City. The water slide allows riders to reach speeds of up to 70 MPH.  While it is not known yet […]

Randy Appleton

$5 Million Drowning Suit Against Ohio Hotel Proceeds

A Lake County OH Common Pleas Court judge refused last week to dismiss a Wickliffe OH hotel from a $5 million drowning lawsuit.  Reginald Brown, a 23 year-old from Detroit, died in February 2014 while swimming at a Quality Inn […]

Kevin Duffan

North Carolina Woman Charged with BUI

A Charlotte, North Carolina woman has been charged with boating under the influence (BUI) after her companion went missing on Lake Wylie last Wednesday in North Carolina. The man’s body was recovered the next morning.  Rescue crews were called to the […]

Kevin Duffan

Damages Available From a North Carolina Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The sudden loss of a loved one in an accident is always a heartbreaking event. In the blink of an eye, your entire world can be turned upside down. If you lost a loved one in an accident caused by […]