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Posts tagged "Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents"

NCDOT testing out new technology to help reduce wrong-way crashes

No one expects they will be in a car accident in the Cary area. Unfortunately, many are affected by a car accident that is caused by another person's negligence. There are many ways for a driver to be negligent, including drinking and driving, texting and using a cell phone while driving and driving the wrong way on a road. The North Carolina Department of Transportation is testing out new technology to help prevent accidents.

Bicyclist killed by car near Fayetteville

There are many people in the Cary area who enjoy riding their bicycles. Whether for pleasure, exercise or to just get around, bike riding is a popular activity. Most of the time bicyclists are able to safely share the road with cars and trucks, but occasionally an accident occurs. A fatal accident recently occurred in Fayetteville that affected a cyclist.

What damages are allowed in a fatal car accident?

Accidents happen every day in the Cary area. Most car accidents are minor and do not involve serious injuries. But, occasionally a serious accident occurs that leads to a loved one's death. These situations cannot be anticipated and therefore bring heartache and pain to the deceased's family. If the accident was caused by another person's negligence, the deceased's family may have the legal right to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Two car crashes kill 3 people in Johnston County

Most Cary area residents are careful drivers. Everyone knows how important it is to remain focused on the road and not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately, serious and fatal car accidents happen when drivers make mistakes. Serious car accidents can cause heartbreak in families, along with unexpected financial distress.

Authorities offering rewards in six unsolved hit-and-run cases

No one ever expects a loved one to be the victim of a hit-and-run accident. Although these accidents are rare, they can be hard to solve because the negligent party leaves the scene and there are oftentimes no witnesses. Durham authorities are trying to solve some open hit-and-run fatal car accident cases by offering a reward for any tips leading to an arrest.

Pedestrian dies in hit-and-run crash

Most people walk around the Cary area. Whether it's to get some exercise or go to a destination, walking is the way in which many people get around each day. Usually pedestrians and cars are able to share the same area, but occasionally a tragic fatal accident occurs.

What types of damages can be sought in a wrongful death lawsuit?

Few things are more traumatic than the sudden death of a loved one. If a person's loved one died due to natural causes, such as old age, the person's grief may be great, but the loss may at least be understandable. However, when a person in North Carolina loses a loved one due to another party's actions, such as in a fatal car accident, the person may have a hard time coming to grips with what was a senseless loss.

A fatal car accident may lead to a wrongful death lawsuit

No one expects their loved one to be killed unexpectedly in an accident. These are devastating situations that no one can prepare for. When the accident is caused by a negligent driver, a wrongful death lawsuit may be necessary.

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