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North Carolina ranked among the top five states with most traffic fatalities

State crash data shows that traffic fatalities are disproportionately high in North Carolina. In fact, North Carolina is among the top five states with the most traffic fatalities. Only California, Texas, Florida, and Georgia reported more fatal accidents in 2019. That’s despite significantly higher state populations. The leading causes of traffic fatalities in North Carolina include: Impairment from alcohol and/or drugs Distracted driving due to cellphone use and multitasking Drowsy driving Speeding and reckless driving Statewide traffic fatality figures Here ...

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Causes of back pain resulting from car accidents that you should be aware of

One of the most vulnerable parts of the human body is the back and spine. No matter how mild a crash may be, any trauma to the back and spine can result in persistent back pain. Injuries that result in back pain should always be taken seriously from the start. Even if the pain is minor, it can get worse over time and may never go away without the right treatment. Common causes of crash-related back pain Back pain ...

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Pursuing a car accident claim after sustaining internal injuries in a crash

You can't predict when a car wreck will occur. It can happen at any time and change your life dramatically. At first, you may be shaken up by the incident and experience shock and adrenaline. You may not be immediately aware that you sustained an injury, but days later, the symptoms may start to set in. This is common when someone sustained an internal injury that doesn't produce any outward signs or symptoms. That's why it's critical that you ...

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How much can I expect for my car accident claim?

If you have been in a car accident caused by another driver, one of the questions you may have is how much money you can get. Most car accident claims are paid for by insurance companies – often the insurance company for the negligent driver. In order to receive your money, you will first need to file a claim with that insurance company. So how much is your car accident claim worth? How is your claim calculated? Who determines ...

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North Carolina sees increase in traffic fatality rate during COVID-19

COVID-19 cases have been rising in North Carolina over the last month, prompting a need for prolonged social distancing measures. While social distancing may keep us safe from the virus, it could have other consequences — on North Carolina roads. Even when we start to progress back to somewhat normal, fewer people will travel. This is due to event cancellations, employees working from home, and more people ordering retail items online rather than visiting shopping malls. You would think that ...

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4 car accident myths that can hurt your claim

Car accidents come when we least expect them and their aftermath can be long-lasting. There are many people who simply aren't aware of their rights after a crash. When the unexpected happens, the mistakes they make afterward can lead to frustration and financial complications. In order to save yourself this trouble, it's important to be aware of the myths surrounding car accidents and how you can avoid them. Myth 1: There is no reason to get medical attention if ...

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How can I stay safe on my motorcycle?

Spring is in full swing and summer is not too far off. Motorcyclists all over North Carolina are dusting off their bikes and gearing up for the riding season. Whether you're a new rider or have been riding for several years, it can never hurt to brush up on standard safety precautions. Operating a motorcycle can be dangerous, since riders don't have the same protections as other motor vehicles. Moreover, motorists don't always see motorcyclists or acknowledge that they ...

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What should I do if I get hurt during COVID-19?

North Carolina residents are hunkering down in order to help flatten the curve during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While we’re currently experiencing tough times, this will eventually pass. Meanwhile, it is critical that North Carolina residents do their best to stay safe. Here’s why: Traffic collisions could still happen Many people must still go out to get groceries, go to work and attend medical appointments. That means roadway crashes are still likely. The statewide shutdown due to COVID-19 has reshaped our streets and roadways. The number of cars on ...

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How many car accidents will I likely be involved in during my lifetime?

Nobody plans on being involved in a car accident when commuting to work or going for a Sunday drive. Even the drivers who behave irresponsibly don't think that there will ever be any consequences for their actions. The reality is, most drivers are involved in car accidents about every 17 years, according to the car insurance industry. Some drivers are involved in crashes more than others. This figure is just an estimate for the average driver. Millions of collisions ...

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Emerging car technology may keep drowsy drivers awake at the wheel

Technologies like those that gauge eyelid position and eye-blink rate will be required in European vehicles as of 2022. This will increase safety by keeping drivers alert because these technologies are designed to prevent drowsy driving crashes. The tech works by using a combination of cameras, artificial intelligence, alerts and an algorithm established using recordings of real driving situations, according to CNN Business. CNN cites the European Commission, which is the executive branch of the European Union. They said 30 ...

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Since the day I agreed to be represented by Rich at Flexner Law Firm I had confidence that my personal injury case would be handled with utmost respect and knowledge of the law. I got all that plus some. So I'll close by saying this, Flexner Law Firm and Associates are my heroes. They fought hard for my rights and we won.