Blog Posts in September, 2010

Police Identify Teenagers Involved in Bus Accident

In Raleigh, police identified the teenagers that were involved in a collision with a Wake County school bus on Monday afternoon. The names and ages of the teenagers were released on Tuesday. ...
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Surveillance in Workers Comp Cases

Workers' Compensation insurance carriers have the right to hire a private investigator to video you when you are outside of your home. I have even had cases in which they have video taped my clients ...
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Motorcycist in Fort Bragg Accident Identified

In Johnston County, Fort Bragg officials have revealed the identity of a paratrooper who died during a motorcycle accident that took place this past weekend. According to officials, the victim was ...
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Parents Sue College for Son's Wrongful Death

In Indiana, it has been reported that a wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against an area college by the parents of an 18-year-old freshman who died from alcohol poisoning after attending a ...
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Where do Social Security Funds Come From?

Are you unsure where Social Security funds come from? The majority of Social Security dollars come from matching payroll taxes, which are paid by employers and also individuals who are self-employed. ...
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Three Die in Major Pickup Truck Accident

On Saturday morning, it is reported that three people died and another was hospitalized after a pickup truck overturned in Brunswick County. News about the truck accident was made public by the North ...
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Allstate to Issue over $600 in Auto Insurance Refunds in North Carolina

This week, Wayne Goodwin, the North Carolina Insurance Commissioner, announces that 1,803 Allstate Insurance Company insurance holders throughout the state will receive refunds from the company ...
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Costs for Spinal Cord Injuries

Whether people know whether or not, once an individual has suffered a spinal cord injury, major expenses can accumulate for both the individual and his or her family. In 2002, the University of ...
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Gas Distributor Warns Officials of Lack of Odorant

The Associated Press has reported that an Illinois-based gas distributor is now warning officials in at least 12 states that some of its propane deliveries may have lacked sufficient odorant, which is ...
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Rodney Allen Rippy in Critical Condition Following Dirt Bike Accident

On Monday, September 6 th, it was reported that child star Rodney Allen Rippy was involved in a dirt bike accident in North Carolina. Following the accident, it was revealed that he was in the ...
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Extra Suffers Brain Injury on Set of Transformers 3

On Wednesday evening in Indiana, an extra suffered a brain injury while sitting on of the set of Transformers 3. Gabriela Cedillo was sitting in her car when debris from a nearby stunt crashed through ...
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$43.5 Million Verdict Awarded in Wrongful Death Case

According to the Associated Press, a jury has determined that a lawyer from Sandy Springs and a nursing home operator should pay the family of a man who died $43.5 million. The man, 80-year-old Morris ...
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Fayetteville Deemed One of the Safest Cities for Driving

According to a recent report released by Allstate Insurance Co., Fayetteville, North Carolina is one of the safest cities for drivers. In the report, Fayetteville ranked 40 th among the 200 largest ...
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