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Common Eye Injuries in Car Accidents

According to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), eye injuries are among the most severe injuries you can sustain in a car accident. An injury to your eye can have lasting consequences, including partial vision loss and blindness. Medical treatment and surgery are often needed for eye injuries sustained in car accidents, and the long-term cost of an eye injury can extend beyond medical bills. Car crashes and eye injuries   Whether you hit your face on a hard […]

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted driving has become one of the most common causes of car accidents in North Carolina and other states throughout the nation. That’s why road safety officials recently designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. “We are optimistic that by working with teens and adults we can change the way we all look at distracted driving and make it socially unacceptable,” states the website for End Distracted Driving, a non-profit organization focused on educating the public about the dangers […]

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Upgrades Planned for Busy Wilmington Intersections

A Wilmington car accident lawyer explains what local drivers should know Numerous intersection improvement projects have been slated for Wilmington, North Carolina, according to a recent WECT News 6 story. Local officials requested the improvements due to the city’s recent dramatic population increase. One recent study by United Van Lines found that people moved to Wilmington more than any other city in the country in 2020, according to another WECT News 6 story. In response, Wilmington city officials asked […]

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Study: North Carolina Needs Improved Driving Safety Laws

Car accidents can happen quickly in Wilmington and throughout North Carolina. People driving down I-40, Wrightsville Avenue, or a neighborhood side street are struck by a negligent driver. They can be left with serious injuries and find themselves being rushed to the hospital. Sometimes, those injuries are fatal. State traffic laws are designed to help keep people safe and reduce crashes. But is there more that can be done? That’s the question that Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety […]

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Road Rage Spikes - For Drivers, The No. 1 Frustration Is ...

For much of 2020, there were many fewer vehicles on the road due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and even now, traffic is down overall. You'd think this would reduce common driving frustrations, but apparently that is not the case. A new study says drivers are more agitated than ever. Incidents of road rage and aggressive driving are through the roof. About 1 out of every 5 drivers say they are more frustrated with other motorists than usual, according to […]

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Distracted Driving a Common Factor in Parking Lot Accidents

A Wilmington Car Accident Lawyer Discusses the Dangers Drivers don't normally think of parking lots and garages as risky places for car accidents, but maybe we should. Each year, thousands of people are injured and hundreds are killed in motor vehicle crashes that take place in parking lots and parking garages. In Wilmington, data on parking lot accidents did not appear to be readily available. However, with the city's many malls and shopping centers — especially in the busy […]

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Speeding Takes a Tragic Toll on Drivers in NC

According to a recent report by ValuePenguin, 33% of fatal crashes in North Carolina involve someone who was speeding. The information is based on data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System from 2010 to 2019. Contrary to what you may expect, deaths increased during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic even as drivers were logging fewer miles. The number of miles driven dropped 19% in 2020, while 1,506 people died on North Carolina roads, […]

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Head-On Collision in North Carolina Results in Fatality

A Wilmington, NC car accident attorney explains why these crashes happen A recent head-on collision in Pender County, North Carolina resulted in a fatality and the other driver being arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter, according to a news report on WCET 6 News. The head-on collision happened on a recent Thursday morning on U.S. Route 17 North between Scotts Hill and the Hampstead area, according to WCET 6 News. The fatal collision occurred when one of the drivers […]

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Can you sue a drunk driver in North Carolina?

A 20-year-old man is facing a DUI charge after a recent fatal car accident in Wilmington out by ILM. Police are also charging him with felony death by motor vehicle. More charges are pending, according to the Wilmington StarNews. The wreck happened in mid-July on Gordon Road near Kerr Avenue by Wilmington International Airport. Leading up to the crash, 20-year-old Ernest Eddins III, of Castle Hayne, allegedly attempted to pass a Mazda SUV heading in the same direction in […]

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Traffic fatalities rose in 2020 despite pandemic

A car accident attorney explains what drivers in North Carolina should know Due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic last year, Americans drove far less than usual in 2020. Even so, car accident fatalities increased dramatically last year and reached the highest figure in 13 years, according to preliminary estimates recently released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In 2020, an estimated 38,680 people died nationwide in motor vehicle accidents. That is the most […]

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