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What damages can be part of a personal injury claim?

No matter how careful a Cary resident can be, an accident can occur at any time. These accidents are always unexpected and sometimes involve serious injury. Along with an injury, a person can face unexpected expenses and emotional trauma. If the car accident was the result of someone else's negligence, a victim may be eligible for compensation.

How do you prove distracted driving a cause of a car accident?

Despite a driver's best efforts in the Cary area, an accident can still occur. Lately, many of these accidents have been caused by a distracted driver. With almost everyone owning a smart phone and having a social media account, texting, checking social media platforms, and even emailing have caused drivers to take their attention off the road. Any time a driver takes his eyes off the road, even for a second, there is a risk for a serious car accident.

Man struck by speeding car near Cary; dies at local hospital

No one expects their loved one will be involved in a car accident. These accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Lately there seems to be more car accidents that are caused by negligence of another driver. Whether it's because the other driver is using their cell phone, texting, speeding or engaging in other negligent behavior, these kinds of accidents are oftentimes entirely preventable.

How is negligence determined in a car accident?

No one starts their day with the expectation that they will be in a car accident. Unfortunately, many families in the North Carolina area are affected by a car accident every day. Some of these accidents are serious and cause injuries that may take months to recover from. If a North Carolina resident has been in a car accident it is important to find out who is at fault.

The basics of negligence in car accidents

Being injured in any serious way is a traumatic experience to navigate. Dealing with the physical, emotional, and financial stress of the situation can take its toll on even the strongest of individuals. While any type of accident is difficult, being injured because of the negligence of another party can be an even more-stressful event. In these types of cases, it's crucial that an injured individual receives the justice they deserve. When it comes to car accidents, proving negligence is a major element of this justice.

Man seriously injured after hit and run accident

No North Carolinian ever expects their loved one will be seriously injured due to no fault of their own. These accidents affect many families each year with unexpected expenses and emotional trauma. Families who are facing this situation may want to consider a personal injury lawsuit.

Claiming lost wages due to an accident

An unexpected car accident can be a scary situation for Cary area residents. Luckily, most car accidents are minor, but thousands of families are affected by a serious accident each year. These accidents can be emotionally jarring, but can also cause financial stress for a family. If the car accident was the result of negligence, the victim may be able to claim damages, including lost wages.

Biking safely in North Carolina

There are many Cary area residents who enjoy biking. Whether it is for fun, exercise or for getting places, biking is great exercise and a good way to get outside. Most of the time, bicyclists are able to safely share the road with cars, but occasionally, an accident occurs.

Petition started for dangerous intersection near high school

Parents sending their children to school every day in the Cary area trust that their kids will get to school safely. Most of the time, this is true, but there are dangers that Cary kids face. Parents at a school in the Cary area have started a petition to have a dangerous intersection near the school improved for safety reasons and minimizing car accidents.

What are whiplash injuries

No one ever anticipates they will be in a car accident while they are out driving on Cary area roads. Unfortunately, we are not able to predict when a car accident will occur, but most of us will be involved in at least one in our driving lifetime. Most of the time, these accidents do not involve serious injuries, but when they do they can be life-threatening. There are many common car accident injuries. One injury that occurs in a large percentage of car accidents is known as whiplash.

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