The fact that car accidents are common throughout the state of North Carolina is not lost on most residents of the area. Even then, it is easy for some people to believe that nothing bad will ever happen to them.
Drunk and distracted driver car accidents get a lot of attention in the media, but sometimes a car accident is just that--an accident. Even though it's often difficult to find someone to blame for these kinds of car wrecks, it doesn't necessarily mean victims have no recourse. A crash scene investigator might be able to uncover a series of events or even detect the presence of defective automotive parts that might have led to the motor vehicle accident. If this is the case, victims may be able to pursue damages or compensation.
Sometimes, criminal charges appear cut and dried, but other times extenuating circumstances can blur the lines between right and wrong in some people's eyes. For instance, what would you do if you saw a living creature in distress? Would you consider breaking the law and dealing with the legal consequences later in order to protect and preserve its life? When you add to this equation the possibility that depending on the circumstances, taking action to protect life might not actually be wrong and you can see how murky some legal waters can become.
Many people feel particularly safe when riding in a limousine. They assume that they are in the hands of an experienced, competent driver, so they relax and enjoy the luxurious ride. Sadly, that is not always the case.
One of the nation's leading causes of personal injury or death is car accidents involving alcohol, especially during the summer months. As June is National Safety Month, it's a good time to think about improving driver safety, and a good way to do this is by not taking the wheel while impaired.
Sometimes, the people we look to most for guidance and support appear to do things that could potentially destroy our trust. Pharmacists, who look out for individuals by providing advice about medications and warnings about drug interactions, are people we feel we can rely on for honest service. However, a recent story out of Charlotte reveals that anyone can potentially fall victim to the dangers of drugs in one form or another, even a trusted neighborhood pharmacist.
Many car wrecks throughout the state of North Carolina, just the same as other parts of the United States, are caused by driving under the influence or texting while driving.