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Medicare and Medicaid Liens Made Easy

The process is simple.  Someone gets hurt, they get taken care of, and the provider must be compensated.  The complication comes in with whom.  Medicaid comes to the rescue and pays the bills if a person is not able to compensate for the care they receive for a personal injury.   Subrogation occurs when Medicaid is… Read more »

Catastrophe on the Water

A tragic boating accident occurred over the weekend when a speed boat carrying a wedding party crashed into a construction barge Saturday night near the Tappan Zee Bridge in New York. The cause of the accident is still under investigation, but the driver of the boat was charged with vehicular manslaughter. Boating law requires safe… Read more »

Harnett County Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

  Sunday night over the Memorial Day weekend, 38-year-old David Schultz of Sanford, NC died in a hit-and-run crash after being dragged several feet by a vehicle on Ponderosa Road, just north of Highway 27 in Harnett County. Schultz was walking, intoxicated, in the middle of the road when he was hit at approximately 11:45… Read more »

Crossing Guard Struck, Killed By Vehicle

A retired public works man who had been a crossing guard for 2.5 years at an Iredell County middle school was struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday. Classes had been dismissed for the day, and 59-year-old Frank Booth was hit right after 3pm. Booth was flown to a hospital but passed away while there…. Read more »

DOT Worker Killed In Dump Truck Accident

A Department of Transportation worker was killed yesterday while clearing debris and sand from a section of N.C. Highway 12 following Hurricane Sandy. The storm had inundated the area with sand, forcing crews to clear the area before drivers were cleared to return. DOT employee Ronnie Anderson’s dump truck broke down in the middle of… Read more »

Drunk Driver Kills Toddler In Head-On Crash

A head-on collision involving alcohol has left a child dead and the drivers of both vehicles seriously injured. At 10:30 p.m. on Friday night a Dodge Charger driven by Ira Evans crossed into oncoming traffic on U.S. Highway 1 in Middleburg, striking a Mercedes Benz driven by Derrick Burchette with his daughter in the car…. Read more »

Move Over Law Expands In NC

North Carolina has expanded the laws protecting those working on the side of the road, including police, fire, medic and tow trucks. The new law will also include any crews doing work identified with amber-colored flashing lights. Drivers that fail to move over for these working crews will be assessed a $250 fine.  John Connors,… Read more »

Boy Scout Dies At State Park

A Concord Boy Scout hiking with his troop fell to his death at Stone Mountain State Park on Saturday, September 22nd. Chris Overcash was only 100 yards from a marked trail when the incident occurred. Students at his high school, A.L. Brown, had painted the school’s spirit rock with messages of support. In cases like… Read more »

Domestic Violence & Child Safety

A tragic motor vehicle incident involving a young child and a relative has raised many questions about child safety & injury. The issue of domestic violence and wrongful death has been at the forefront of news coverage recently since the domestic shooting incident that took place in Cameron Village on Monday, September 9th. The estranged… Read more »

Fort Bragg Accident Leaves Soldier Dead

An accident on post at Fort Bragg involving a military convoy ended with one dead, two injured and a military vehicle that rolled over. The identities of the soldiers have not yet been released, but all of them were of the 4th Military Information Support Group, according to WTVD. Authorities are still looking for more… Read more »

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