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NCDOT working to fix potholes quicker with public's help

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GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- During the winter season, driving across North Carolina's highways and interstates can be a little bumpy.

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Should A Client See A Doctor Recommended By Their Lawyer? . . .

Should A Client See A Doctor Recommended By Their Lawyer? . . . | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families - Lawyers East - Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Attorney Al Patrick
It is my experience that juries do not like medical care being directed by an attorney – that’s not an attorney’s role.
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Employer’s Responsibility For An Employee’s Personal Injury

Employer’s Responsibility For An Employee’s Personal Injury | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
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Can An Employee Make A Personal Injury Claim For A “Slip & Fall Injury” Against An Employer?
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Will An Insurance Company Pay A Partial Settlement Of My Personal Injury Claim

Will An Insurance Company Pay A Partial Settlement Of My Personal Injury Claim | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families - Lawyers East - Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Attorney Al Patrick It is rare, extremely rare, for a liability insurance company to pay a partial settlement for any reason, even for medical...
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Stop Calling My Daughter's Death a Car Accident - WIRED

Stop Calling My Daughter's Death a Car Accident - WIRED | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
When we say “accident,” we are saying deaths on our cities' streets are inevitable.
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When is an "accident" not an accident?

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Claims Against Drunk Drivers | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

Claims Against Drunk Drivers | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Suing drunk drivers to prevent drunk driving. Jail time and increased insurance rates don't do it; maybe large punitive damage awards will stop drunk driving
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Reactions from both families after murder suspect taunts victim's family

Reactions from both families after murder suspect taunts victim's family | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
The man accused of killing Carlton Whitley made his first court appearance Tuesday morning in courtroom 317. 
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The Insurance Company Adjuster Was Nice, Until . . .

The Insurance Company Adjuster Was Nice, Until . . . | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Once you reject the insurance company's initial settlement offer, you'll probably find the nature and tone of the adjuster may change dramatically. The insurance company is no longer a good neighbor nor is it on your side; the lizard is no longer happy and the accent is gone; the spokeswoman is no longer smiling and all of a sudden, the good hands are wearing boxing gloves.
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Do I Need A Lawyer? Placing The Blame . . . | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

Do I Need A Lawyer? Placing The Blame . . . | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
When Do You Absolutely, Without Question, Need To Contact An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney? When you've been seriously hurt and the bad guy that caused your injury says "nope, not my fault" or even worse, blames you for causing your own injury - "not only was it not my fault, it was your fault!"
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Teen Drivers - Stay Safe, Stay Sane | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

Teen Drivers - Stay Safe, Stay Sane | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Talk to your teen - talk to them today - talk to them next week and then every week, about how to be smart and safe while driving. They may act uninterested and remind you that they "know" however, they are listening - they're also watching, so make sure you set a good example with your driving as well.
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Swimming Pool & Water Park Safety - Teach Children To Swim | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

Swimming Pool & Water Park Safety - Teach Children To Swim | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Children should learn to swim at a young age to ensure their safety in pools, at water parks and in natural areas like rivers, lakes and at the beach.
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Medical Malpractice | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

Medical Malpractice | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Was it medical malpractice? Do you have questions about a potential malpractice claim? Contact Greenville attorney Al Patrick @ 252.353.1333 for information
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NC DMV Report Shows Increase in Traffic Accidents - TWC News

NC DMV Report Shows Increase in Traffic Accidents - TWC News | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
A recent traffic report released from N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles (NC DMV) reveals an increase in accidents across the state.
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9 Investigates wrong-way crashes on rise in North Carolina - WSOC Charlotte

9 Investigates wrong-way crashes on rise in North Carolina - WSOC Charlotte | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
The number of wrong way crashes on North Carolina interstates is rising, averaging more than one every week so far this year.
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Can An Attorney Guarantee A Specific Result In A Personal Injury Case? . . .

Can An Attorney Guarantee A Specific Result In A Personal Injury Case? . . . | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families - Lawyers East - Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Attorney Al Patrick A Lawyer Should Never Guarantee A Result In A Case It is difficult for any lawyer to make any guarantee/promise about a...
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Car accidents aren't accidents / Boing Boing

Car accidents aren't accidents / Boing Boing | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Car accidents aren't accidents - The use of the term "accident" gives cops and courts the cover to excuse murder. ... http://t.co/KqW2dGvBqP
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Negligence does not equal "accident."

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"Hit-and-Run" and a Plea of Guilty | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

"Hit-and-Run" and a Plea of Guilty | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Guilty, Guilty, Guilty . . . The defendant has entered a plea agreement to plead guilty to “Hit and Run” as a result of the crash, in which a mother and her young daughter, whom I represent, were injured. The announcement of the plea agreement was made at the defendant’s probable cause hearing in the …
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How To Prove A Driver Is Drunk & Caused An Accident | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

How To Prove A Driver Is Drunk & Caused An Accident | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Was the other driver drunk? BAC breath or blood testing is helpful, but not always necessary to prove impairment. Behavior and appearance can also indicate DWI
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The Insurance Company Says My Case Is A MIST Case - What Does That Mean? | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

"MIST" is an acronym for Minor Impact, Soft Tissue & is used by insurance companies and their lawyers to try to diminish the seriousness of an injury claim.
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Contributory Negligence - Responsible For Your Own Injury? | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

Contributory Negligence - Responsible For Your Own Injury? | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
"Hey Ya'll . . . Watch This!" A redneck's famous last words and what some might say would be evidence of contributory negligence, barring their recovery.
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Social Media - Who Owns It When You're Gone? | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

Social Media - Who Owns It When You're Gone? | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Greenville, NC personal injury lawyer Al Patrick discusses what happens to your social media and online accounts after you die.
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Burden Of Proof - Criminal v. Civil | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

Burden Of Proof - Criminal v. Civil | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Burden of Proof - Civil Case (Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Claims) The burden of proof in a civil case is different - the plaintiff has to show by a preponderance of the evidence that he should win; that the evidence shows that it is more likely than not that the plaintiff should prevail - that's a big difference than the criminal standard and it should be. While the stakes may be quite high in a civil case, nobody's going to jail. I often tell a jury that I embrace the burden - I should hav
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Family of killed motorcyclist speaks out

Family of killed motorcyclist speaks out | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Donald Summerlin, 58, was a man known by many names. Family members referred to him by his middle name Glen, but in the Jacksonville biker community his nickname was Wolf.
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Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families

Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse | Information & Help For Injured Persons & Their Families | NC Car Accident News | Scoop.it
Experienced Greenville attorney Al Patrick represents residents who have been injured, or the families of those killed - nursing home negligence & abuse
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