North Carolina Personal Injury Law Blog

A frustrated driver fights with an uninsured motorist after an accident.
What Is An Underinsured Motorist Claim?

Car accidents happen suddenly and can cause a lot of harm and damage. Sometimes, the person who caused the accident doesn’t have enough insurance to pay for all the costs. This makes it hard for the injured person to get the money they need to…

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A person uses talcum powder on their foot.
What Is Talcum Powder Litigation?

Talcum powder litigation concerns the disputes and lawsuits that have emerged concerning the use of talcum powder. Recently, there has been an overload of people who have raised concerns about talcum powder’s connection to ovarian cancer and other health problems.  Thousands have filed lawsuits claiming…

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A man's leg is bandaged by a doctor after a amputation from an accident.
How Can A Motorcycle Wreck In NC Cause A Leg Amputation?

Motorcycle accidents cause serious injuries since riders don’t have much protection. Without anything to shield them, they’re more likely to get hurt. One of the worst things that can happen in a motorcycle crash is losing a leg. In North Carolina, like in other places,…

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A personal injury lawyer discusses rule 414 with a client in their office.
What Is Rule 414 In North Carolina?

According to the 2012 North Carolina General Statutes, Rule 414 or the evidence of medical expenses, states that, “Evidence offered to prove past medical expenses shall be limited to evidence of the amounts actually paid to satisfy the bills that have been satisfied, regardless of…

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Several containers of Roundup on a store shelf.
What Is The Roundup Litigation?

The Roundup litigation refers to the series of legal cases against Monsanto, the company that produces a product Roundup, which is a weed killer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) says that glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, is carcinogenic, which can cause…

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A blonde middle aged woman talks on the phone, distracted while driving her car.
What Is Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving refers to any action that takes a driver’s concentration away from the main responsibility of safely operating a vehicle. This can happen when they look away from the road, take their hands off the steering wheel, or get lost in their thoughts. Examples…

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A man drives a motorcycle in North Carolina.
How Can A Motorcycle Wreck In NC Cause An Arm Amputation?

Riding a motorcycle is a thrilling and exhilarating experience, but it’s important to know that there are risks involved. Unfortunately, accidents can happen, and they can be really serious, sometimes causing life-changing injuries like losing an arm. In North Carolina, motorcycle accidents have the potential…

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A man holds a mechanical arm.
What Is An Amputation In NC?

Amputation is a surgery where a doctor removes a limb or part of a limb because of a disease, injury, or other medical problems. In North Carolina, like in any other state, amputations are done to make the patient’s life better, reduce pain, and stop…

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A airbag crash test dummy in a car accident test facility.
What Is An Airbag Recall?

An airbag recall is when a manufacturer or government authority identifies a defect or safety concern in certain models of vehicles’ airbag systems. In response, the manufacturer takes necessary steps to address the issue by repairing or replacing the affected airbags, without any cost to…

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Why Should You Avoid Social Media After a Car Accident?

Car accidents can be traumatic experiences, leaving individuals with physical injuries, emotional distress, and financial burdens. Nowadays, many people use social media to share their experiences and stay connected with others. However, it is crucial to exercise caution when it comes to social media after…

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