The potential causes of roadway collisions and crashes are almost too numerous to count. Some accidents are attributable to weather or road conditions. Others are due to driver error, negligence and recklessness. And still others relate to the numbers of people on the roadway and how well those roads are designed to handle that amount of traffic. Regardless of the cause, however, car accidents are often traumatic, devastating and costly.
Although the holiday season is supposed to be a time of happiness, celebration, and spending time with friends and family, it is not immune from tragedy. Car accidents are one of the most frequent causes of tragedy during the holiday season, especially because it is during this season that many people are traveling on the roadways to visit friends or families.
There are many reasons that car accidents occur in Raleigh, North Carolina. While they are sometimes due to road conditions or motor vehicle defects, in many cases the actions of those behind the wheel of the vehicle are to blame. These actions may take the form of aggressive driving. When taken to an extreme, this is called road rage.
Workers' compensation insurance provides a much-needed lifeline for workers who are injured in on-the-job accidents or develop occupational diseases. Unfortunately, a recent News and Observer study revealed that tens of thousands of North Carolina employers do not carry adequate workers' compensation coverage.
When it comes to personal injury cases-particularly an automobile accident-there are several mistakes that clients often unknowingly make. And, in my experience, the best way to establish a strong case is to avoid the traps that insurance companies use to deny your claim or argue that it's worth less than fair value. If you are involved in a traffic collision, keep the following in mind: