Your body's immediate response to a car accident is to flood your brain with adrenaline and cortisol, natural energy and painkillers that can make it hard for you to even realize that you're hurt.
A track and field coach from Montreat College suffered a paralyzing injury in a motor vehicle accident last Friday. Now, authorities are scrambling to find out what happened. They have even filed a warrant in Buncombe County to search the vehicle that struck the man.
Driving under the influence of sleep deprivation can be just as lethal as driving while impaired by alcohol. Not only do both reduce a driver's reaction time, but they cause a decline in awareness and a reduction in judgment acuity.
CBS affiliate WNCN reports that as a result of a head-on collision on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in northeast Raleigh, one driver died and another suffered serious injuries.
A tearful defendant entered a guilty plea this month for multiple charges stemming from the April collision that maimed two highway workers for the Department of Transportation in North Carolina.
One of the initial stumbling blocks to ride-sharing was determining what occurs when a Lyft or Uber driver has an accident on the job. Who is responsible for the injuries and/or damages?
Last week, we discussed the dangers of impaired drivers on "Blackout Wednesday." This week's entry will delve into the inherent dangers of Black Friday, and why it may be better to do your super-saving at home, from the comfort of your keyboard.
As you head "over the river and through the woods" this year to your family's Thanksgiving celebration, you probably give little thought to the fact that this holiday is the riskiest time of year for drunk drivers to be on the road.
If you were injured in an accident, you may have decided to pursue your legal options. This usually involves meeting with an attorney to determine whether you have a potentially winnable case that can net you a settlement or judgment.
Those who get injured in auto accidents and are no longer able to continue working at their former jobs due to their injuries can be in for an unpleasant surprise when they file a lawsuit if they do nothing to mitigate the damages from the accident.