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What are the Passengers’ Rights After a Car Accident?

If you are driving and are involved in a car accident, you likely know what to do. First, call the police, then your insurance agent, and ensure that you have the insurance information of other individuals involved. But what if you are a passenger, not a driver, of a vehicle in a crash? The repercussions… Read more »

How is Damage Assessed After a Car Accident?

North Carolina car accidents resulted in more than 1,400 deaths in 2017, but even more drivers and passengers were injured. Although far from the most dangerous state to drive in, North Carolina drivers should exercise caution to avoid accidents. Assessing the Damage Insurance companies follow certain formulas and processes for determining damages after an accident,… Read more »

Is Talcum Powder the Cause of Your Ovarian Cancer?

Talcum Powder Injury Lawsuits Talcum powder is found in a variety of products such as cosmetics, baby powder, feminine products, and more. While this common product is regularly found in households throughout the U.S., it has been found to put women at an increased risk of ovarian cancer. This household product is a clay-like mineral… Read more »

D. Hardison Wood Submits Amicus Brief for a Supreme Court Appeal

Cary Attorney D. Hardison Wood was asked to draft an Amicus Brief for a Supreme Court Appeal. Read about his success below: The North Carolina Supreme Court ruled in Vaughan v. Mashburn  that plaintiff’s may now amend a deficient Rule 9(j) where they have substantively complied with the Rule prior to filing the original complaint…. Read more »

Learn the Facts About Distracted Driving in North Carolina

Distracted driving has been a problem on the roads long before the dawn of texting. It has, however, increased with the rising use of cell phones for navigation, entertainment and, of course, phone calls and texting. The majority of states have outlawed texting while driving, but many continue to multitask behind the wheel. Distracted driving… Read more »

Hardison Wood Earns Ranking on Best Lawyers List

The Law Office of D. Hardison Wood is proud to announce it has been recognized on the “Best Lawyers” list, created by Best Lawyers and the U.S. News & World Report. Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a… Read more »

Sexual Assault and the Law: What You Need to Know

Since initial allegations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced, more and more women have become empowered to share their stories of sexual assault, and hold the perpetrators accountable. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, someone in the US is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds. Even still, experts say events… Read more »

Do I Really Need Drone Insurance?

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No. It’s a drone. The gift your child just opened this past holiday. Freshly unwrapped and ready to fly, it’s one of thousands of new drones that will fill the skies in 2018. You didn’t think about it beforehand, but now that the drone is out of… Read more »

Insurance Companies and Bad Faith: Do I Have a Case?

When tragedy strikes, the last thing you want to worry about is battling the insurance company. You expect that when you file a claim, your insurance agency will swiftly and expertly handle it in a timely manner with your best interests in mind. In fact, that is what agencies are legally obligated to do. This… Read more »

Traffic, distraction and a Holly Springs intersection

Susan Miller pulled over to the shoulder at Main Street and Ralph Stephens Road in Holly Springs and directed her phone’s camera at the intersection in front of her. Within mere seconds, she caught one driver after another running the newly installed two-way stop signs. Frankly, she wasn’t surprised. Miller had just been involved in… Read more »