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March 2015 Archives

Attorneys help North Carolina motorcycle accident victims


Any North Carolina resident who has ridden a motorcycle for any length of time probably has a tale or two of a close brush with death. Despite the freedom and sense of adventure they offer riders, motorcycles also hold out the possibility of injury and death because they provide little in the way of protection to riders.

Driver with past violations involved in train-truck accident


Residents of Wake County, North Carolina, might know that all commercial vehicles carrying large loads need to follow weight limits set by North Carolina authorities. These limits are set with various factors in mind, such as reducing the effects of an accident.

THE BASICS OF AUTO INSURANCE

North Carolina law requires every driver to carry automobile liability insurance in the minimum amount of 30/60/25. This means a driver must be insured for a minimum of $30,000 bodily injury or death per person / $60,000 bodily injury or death per accident / $25,000 property damage of others in any one accident.

Understanding North Carolina automobile insurance--Part II


Residents of Raleigh and Wake County, North Carolina, might remember one of our previous posts, which talked about the rights of a person with a valid motor vehicle license after having a car accident. The post also talked about the North Carolina Contributory Negligence Law, according to which a driver who is even partially at-fault, will not be able to collect damages in a car accident.

Understanding North Carolina automobile insurance-Part I


Most residents of Wake County who drive carry valid motor vehicle insurance under the assumption that in the event of a car accident, their losses will be taken care of by their insurance carrier or by the carrier for the other driver. However, in many cases, the insurance companies try to avoid paying for damages following a car accident. It is important to have knowledge of the rights of North Carolina residents with respect to motor vehicle insurance.