Blog Posts in 2011

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Ringing in the New Year with Some Safety Tips

At the Whitley Law Firm, we want to wish you and your family a safe and happy new year. We have provided a few safety tips to help you make the best of your new year and to have the safest 2012 ...
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When is the Right Time to File for Social Security?

Social Security Disability is a type of benefit provided to individuals and families that struggle financially due to a person's disability, and therefore the inability to work and provide income ...
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Statute of Limitations with Raleigh Workers' Compensation Claims

After being injured in a work-related accident, it is important for you to immediately seek legal representation to find out if you may file for workers' compensation or if a third party lawsuit ...
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Can Passengers in Car Accidents Seek Financial Compensation?

In many cases, when car accident cases are discussed, the topic is usually regarding one driver filing a claim against another driver. However, a topic that is rarely discussed is the passengers' ...
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Christmas Day Car Crash in NC Kills 2, Injures 1

A woman is recovering from surgery this morning after breaking both legs and suffering additional bruising over her entire body after her vehicle was struck by another car traveling 35 miles per hour ...
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Commercial Trucking Law & Truck Driver Fatigue Cases

As a heavily regulated area of the law, commercial truck drivers who carry property in their vehicles are expected to abide by certain regulations as set in 49 CFR Part 395 by the Federal Motor ...
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Nine Hospitalized, Man Charged with DWI After Causing Wreck on Hwy 220

On Guilford County's Highway 220, a man has been charged with DWI after eight individuals are sent to the hospital for minor and life-threatening injuries. The incident occurred when a 27-year-old ...
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Transportation Safety Board to Cut Down on Driver-Distraction Accidents

In a recent discussion, the National Transportation Safety Board is seeking stricter rules and regulations regarding the use of cell phones and hand-free devices while driving a vehicle. Currently, in ...
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Popular Manufacturer Recalls Over 40,000 Pounds of Beef

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 sickened approximately 60 individuals across 10 states in the United States between October 10 and November ...
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Moped Accident Leaves Hospitalizes One

Sunday afternoon in Mount Airy, North Carolina, a 20-year-old man riding a moped, or a motorized scooter, was struck by a pickup truck. The moped rider was said to have suffered some injuries and ...
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Denied Social Security Benefits? Call us today.

At the Whitley Law Firm, our legal team has decades of collective experience in the area of personal injury and Social Security disability law. We understand how to properly file a claim to seek ...
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What Types of Damages are Compensable in a Wrongful Death Claim?

After losing a loved one in a car accident, motorcycle accident, truck accident, or any other type of accident, hiring an attorney to seek compensable damages may be the last thing on your mind. The ...
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What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act?

At the Whitley Law Firm, our legal team focuses primarily on the area of the law surrounding personal injury, workers' compensation, Social Security Disability, and wrongful death claims. Our ...
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North Carolina Named 8th Highest Motorcycle Death Rate

In a recent analysis by AAA Carolinas, North Carolina was found to have had the eighth highest death rate in the nation when it comes to motorcycle accidents. In a report dating back to 2008, the ...
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Tree of Life Ceremony Honors N.C. Car Accident Victims

Many law enforcement officers and other members of the community gathered at the state capitol for the annual Tree of Life Ceremony, commemorating the lives of fatal car accident victims throughout ...
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Protecting Your Future Through a Social Security Plan

Because studies have shown that a 20-year-old worker has a 30% (3/10) chance of becoming disabled before retirement age is reached, considering a disability planner may be a wise option for you. While ...
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NC Man Convicted in $2.7 Million Workers' Compensation Scheme

A man has been sentenced to four years in prison in the state of Florida after he pled guilty to criminal charges of mail fraud. The man, from North Carolina, was also ordered to pay over $3.1 million ...
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Toyota Recalls Two Popular Models

For the 2010-11 Toyota Corolla and the 2011-12 Toyota Sienna, manufacturers have issued a recall due to several serious automotive defects. Both vehicles appear to suffer from the same or similar ...
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State Representative Injured, One Dead After Head-On Collision

North Carolina General Assembly representative Larry Womble, D-Forsyth, was rushed to the hospital and treated for critical injuries sustained in a head-on car accident on Saturday afternoon. The ...
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North Carolina Motorist Hits DWI Checkpoint

A man from North Carolina may be facing serious charges after crashing into a DWI checkpoint early Sunday morning around 3 am. The accident took place after a 21-year-old man plowed his vehicle into ...
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Black Friday Shoppers Pepper-Sprayed at a North Carolina Wal-Mart

The hoard of Black Friday shoppers were doused in pepper spray as a result of an alleged over-reaction by police officers inside the store. Reports noted that at least 20 shoppers were in line for ...
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Fatal Car Accident on Thanksgiving Day

On the day that many families give thanks for their health and having each other, one family mourns the loss of an 11-year-old child. A Cleveland County girl, 17, was behind the wheel of a vehicle ...
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Charlotte Man Killed in Construction Accident

The accident took place last Saturday at a Rock Hill, South Carolina construction site. The 18-year-old construction worker was helping construct a future cycling track for the 2012 and 2013 USA ...
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Robert E. Whitley, Jr. Named a Specialist in Workers' Comp

The Board of Legal Specialization has recently recognized Attorney Robert E. Whitley, Jr. of the Whitley Law Firm for his talent and ability in the area of workers' compensation law in North ...
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Click It or Ticket Campaign Stronger Than Ever

This past weekend, as many more cars than usual are traveling the roads, state troopers and local law enforcement are cracking down on any individual that is not wearing a seat belt. While the local ...
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