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What You Need to Know About Settling a Car Accident Claim

When it comes to evaluating and settling a car accident claim, most of the major car insurance companies handle them in roughly the same way. They start by examining the facts of the accident (who caused the accident and how it happened), and then review the injuries (how serious they were, medical treatment received, and… 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 »

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 »

I Was Involved In A Car Accident In The Snow. What Now?

North Carolina is finally thawing out the first snow of 2017, but not all NC drivers escaped the weekend unscathed. As of 7pm that Monday evening, the NC State Highway Patrol was reporting over 3,600 calls from distressed motorists. About one third of those calls were vehicle collisions and the rest involved cars sliding off… Read more »

Holiday Distractions Create Holiday Accidents

We all know that house down the block with all the Christmas lights; You know – the one you glance at every time you go by? While we’re sure those lights are dazzling and spectacular, they tend to distract drivers and pedestrians from the myriad hazards in the vicinity, raising the risk of an accident… Read more »

The Physiology of Motorcycle Safety

What does fitness have to do with motorcycle safety? It’s a valid question – one that you probably asked as you read the title. I mean, are there really any physical demands of riding a bike? You’re just sitting there, right? Well, unlike driving a car, controlling a motorcycle requires your entire body. Riders need… Read more »

Catastrophic Car Accidents: How To Get The Compensation You Deserve

Car wrecks happen in the blink of an eye – and just like that, your life can change forever. But a wreck doesn’t just alter your physical and emotional health. A catastrophic car accident can also significantly affect your financial well-being in the form of hospital bills, physical therapy costs, medicine and more. If you… Read more »

NCDOT Wants More Distance Between Cars And Cyclists

2015 was a busy year for the North Carolina Department of Transportation – one that culminated with a 10-page report from the agency detailing numerous proposed changes to state law governing the relationship between vehicles and bicycles on our roadways. According to the NCDOT, 19 cyclists are killed with more than 650 others being hit by… Read more »

7 Shocking Motorcycle Stats to Remember in 2016

Travel safety is a popular concern around the holidays. Between the nighttime holiday parties, hectic parking lots, and long road trips to visit extended family, accident rates can increase dramatically. That’s why the Law Office of D. Hardison Wood decided to do a little research into motorcycle safety this season and figure out just how… Read more »