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Posted by Carl Nagle | Mar 29th, 2023 |

I Was Hit by a Driver Who Swerved to Avoid an Animal, Can I Collect?

Animals in the road are a common cause of car accidents, especially in remote or rural areas. These incidents often result in injury and property damage. Unfortunately, North Carolina limits your ability to collect compensation if another driver swerved to miss an animal. Accident liability is difficult to establish in such cases, but there are…


Posted by Carl Nagle | Mar 23rd, 2023 |

Why Shoulder Pain Is a Commonly Reported Car Accident Injury

Shoulder pain is a common complaint after car accidents. Never ignore it, no matter how insignificant it may seem. Sometimes, minor aches can be a symptom of a serious condition that requires immediate treatment. In addition to seeking prompt medical attention, you should speak to a personal injury attorney about your legal rights and options. …


Posted by Carl Nagle | Mar 16th, 2023 |

Is a Lawyer Necessary in a Car Accident Property Damage Claim?

The question is: Should you hire a lawyer for a car accident property damage claim in North Carolina? Does having legal representation speed up the insurance claims process? Here is how property damage claims work and what you can do to protect your interests. Personal Injury and Property Damage Are Separate Claims Personal injury and…



Posted by Carl Nagle | Mar 2nd, 2023 |

A Tractor-Trailer Hit Me. Do I Need an Attorney?

The answer is that while you are not required to hire an attorney, having an experienced lawyer on your side is absolutely the best approach for truck accident victims.  Our firm has handled a large number of tractor-trailer accident claims and for the vast majority of these cases, the trucking company and their insurance carrier…



Posted by Carl Nagle | Feb 16th, 2023 |

Mandatory Car Insurance Laws Push Families Into Bankruptcy!

All states require drivers to carry liability insurance, which pays innocent victims after a driver causes an accident.  The laws that require auto insurance are called “financial responsibility laws”.  Connecticut was the first state to mandate car insurance in 1925 and, by 1927, all states required auto insurance.  Because auto accidents were a leading cause…


Posted by Carl Nagle | Feb 6th, 2023 |

How Are Truck Accidents Different from Car Accidents?

How are truck accidents different from car accidents? For starters, there are often more catastrophic injuries for occupants of passenger vehicles involved in truck crashes.  Commercial trucks typically weigh 50,000 to 80,000 pounds – 10-20 times the weight of most cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs.  Drivers struck by large trucks truly face mortal danger.  Beyond…



Posted by Carl Nagle | Jan 23rd, 2023 |

Should I Get a Dash Cam in My Vehicle?

Law enforcement agencies have been using dashboard cameras for years. As technology evolves, these devices are becoming popular for civilian use. Should you get a dash cam for your vehicle? This question has both pros and cons. Dash cam footage can work for or against you, when facing the consequences of a traffic accident. This…