Officers detained a driver who attempted to flee on foot after a high-speed crash in Raleigh. According to a police report, the incident that caused multiple motor vehicle accidents occurred on a recent Wednesday morning. Reportedly, the fleeing 18-year-old driver now faces charges that include failure to reduce speed, reckless driving and felony hit-and-run.
Welders in Raleigh and across North Carolina will undoubtedly be aware of the burn hazards they face. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration mandates that employers must protect employees by providing safe work environments that are free of known dangers. However, not all employers prioritize employee safety, leaving it up to workers to take their own precautions to avoid having to file workers' compensation claims.
A motorcyclist is facing a long and challenging route to recover after he was the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Selma. The DMV and the North Carolina Department of Transportation expressed concern over the significant increase in motorcycle accidents causing personal injury and death across the state. Reportedly, 147 motorcycle accidents have claimed lives on North Carolina roads since the beginning of this year.
Dogs frequently become part of the family and are treated like humans. At times, however, these furry companions can lash out and inflict harm on another.
Consumers in North Carolina might have questions about their rights to pursue financial relief if they suffered injuries in a supermarket. If a wet or otherwise slippery spot on the floor causes a slip-and-fall accident, or if a random object in an aisle leads to trip-and-fall injuries, the victim might have grounds to file a civil lawsuit. However, proving negligence on the part of the store might be challenging.
Injuries on the job occur, and when they do, you may have the right to get treatment under your employer's workers' compensation insurance coverage. While some injuries warrant immediate treatment, others may creep up.