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Bicycle-car accident kills child, driver arrested

In Charlotte and across North Carolina, drivers need to be aware of children on the road. They could be pedestrians, on skateboards, bicycles or scooters. Failing to be vigilant behind the wheel, speeding, driving recklessly, being distracted or driving under the influence can all spark a collision. Children are among the most vulnerable members of society. If a child is hit, it can have severe and even deadly consequences. After an auto accident with a child has occurred, it is important to have legal assistance to consider a wrongful death lawsuit.

How can personal injury damages help you after a car accident?

Compensation gained from a personal injury lawsuit can help address some common concerns victims and their families may have following an unexpected car accident. Car accident victims may have concerns about their health, finances and the emotional challenges associated with an unexpected car accident.

Longer stopping distances often contribute to truck accidents

Although a rear-end accident involving another passenger vehicle can cause a significant amount of damage and result in serious injuries, the likelihood of severe harm is significantly increased when the rear-ending vehicle is a semi-truck.

Most surgical errors are attributable to human error

Most North Carolinians put a lot of trust in their doctors. This trust isn't unfounded. After all, medical professionals must acquire extensive education and training before they are able to administer care to patients. Yet, despite their qualifications, doctors and nurses often make mistakes that put innocent patients in harm's way, sometimes leaving those patients with serious injuries.

Recovering losses through a personal injury action

No matter how much we try to prepare for life and the future, the unexpected always happens. Sometimes these events are not major or life-impacting. However, for some individuals in North Carolina and elsewhere, tragedy could suddenly strike due to the negligence of another party. These incidents usually come in the form of an accident, most frequently a traffic-related crash, and victims are left with a wide range of losses and damages caused by the negligent party.

One dead after incident in Charlotte stone merchandise store

A Stone Basyx store in a southwest Charlotte business park was closed on a recent afternoon after a tragic accident happened inside. According to reports, the store sells large slabs of stones, such a granite, marble and quartz, each weighing hundreds of pounds. Employing 14 people and located on Westinghouse Boulevard in Charlotte, it is one of four locations.

Multiple fatalities and injuries in motorcycle accident

On the night of August 30th around 9:30 p.m., a car and motorcycle accident occurred near Alleghany Street, on Wilkinson Boulevard in west Charlotte. Four of the crash victims died, and two others suffered minor injuries. Medics pronounced all four victims dead on the scene. They included a 22-year-old motorcycle driver, and three vehicle occupants age 22, 27, and 24 years old.

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