Why Am I Named in a Lawsuit When I Didn’t Cause the Accident?

When you are involved in an accident that causes injuries, it’s important to discover who the liable party is. Otherwise, you might find yourself receiving a complaint for a lawsuit in the mail. Your first thought is probably, “Why am I getting sued for a car accident I didn’t cause?” One of the points of…

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The Long-Term Effects of 3 Common Childhood Injuries

It is no secret that children get hurt—and quite often at that. Playing on a playground, swimming in a pool, or participating in sports are some of the most common ways injuries can happen. What most people do not realize is that while those wounds may heal, the original injury can still lead to further…

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Why Overboard Accidents Are So Often Fatal

One of the most popular activities during the summertime, especially here in the Charlotte area, is boating. Whether you and your family like to fish or just enjoy being out on the water, boating is a really fun and accessible activity for many people. However, your day out on the water can turn to tragedy…

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Summertime Safety Tips for Parents

For parents, there are two ways to look at the summertime. You can look forward to the many memories that you are going to create with your children, or you can look at the time with a sense of worry. While there are many fun activities for you and your children to do, there are…

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Why Do Dogs Bite Children?

Dog bites can cause serious injuries such as infections, diseases, puncture wounds, muscle damage, and broken bones. In tragic cases, a victim can die, or be left permanently scarred or disfigured. Children are at the highest risk of these injuries, because they are more likely to be bitten by a dog. They are also more…

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What You Should Know About Bedsores and Nursing Home Neglect

It is a difficult decision to entrust a loved one’s care to another person. There may come a time, however, when your family member needs a help and care on call when they need it. Nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and other long-term or residential facilities owe their patients a duty of care. If they are…

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Carowinds In Hot Water After Ride Inspector Severs Hand

Cedar Fair, Carowinds’ parent company, faces a $42,000 fine after a third-party contractor severed his hand while inspecting the Windseeker ride in early 2019. This is just the latest in a long line of dangerous incidents occurring at Carowinds. Even with strict regulations and standards, amusement parks can be a cavalcade of accidents waiting to…

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Who Knew: Hospitals Can File A Lien On You?

Imagine you have been involved in an accident and your injuries are so severe you require hospitalization. You say to yourself, “I have health insurance, everything will all be okay. I only have to worry about what my insurance plan does not cover.” Not necessarily. Medical bills can be substantial, and a hospital lien could…

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