North Carolina Contributory Negligence

North Carolina Contributory Negligence

What is Contributory Negligence? Put simply it is the failure to exercise due care for your own safety. Contributory negligence is a personal injury law legal defense that says that an injured person will recover nothing from a negligent wrongdoer if that person acted...
Recovering Punitive Damages for Victims of Drunk Driving Accidents

Recovering Punitive Damages for Victims of Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk Driving Accidents Did you know that if you are injured in a car accident and the at-fault driver is intoxicated you can recover extra money for your injuries? The extra money is known as Punitive Damages. The purpose of Punitive Damages is to punish the drunk...
After a Car Accident: Steps to Take

After a Car Accident: Steps to Take

Last Thursday, early in the morning, as I was on the way to the gym, I came upon two cars sitting in the middle of a major boulevard in Raleigh. It took me a moment to realize that the two cars had been involved in a car accident.  I pulled my vehicle over and got out...
Staying Safe On New Year’s Eve – It’s All In The Math

Staying Safe On New Year’s Eve – It’s All In The Math

New Years Eve is a time of merriment and excess when we celebrate the end of the year and new beginnings. Staying safe on New Year’s Eve makes for a better year to come for all. Whether it be eating too much or more likely, drinking too much, oftentimes with the...