According to AAA, a hit-and-run crash happens somewhere in the U.S. every 43 seconds. In one year alone, there were 2,049 fatalities resulting from hit-and-run crashes. (1) You may have been involved in a fender bender where you bumped into a parked car. Perhaps you looked for damage on the other car. If there is no damage and you drive away, is that a hit and run? And what defense do you have if you drive away from the scene of an accident?
If you drive on a suspended, revoked, or expired license, your crime can come with hefty charges or penalties, including time in jail. Learn how you could get a Driving Without a License charge and what could happen.
Getting a ticket for reckless driving can end your life as a driver. If you’re ready just to pay the ticket and move on with your life, you may want to think again. A reckless driving charge is a criminal offense. If convicted, there are severe consequences to this charge. You may even lose your license for reckless driving in North Carolina.
If you are in a car accident with extensive damage to vehicles, you may initially feel worried about everyone’s safety. However, once the shock wears off, the following thoughts are usually “Whose fault is this accident?” and “How much will this accident cost?” Let’s look at why a car accident lawsuit happens and how you can resolve this situation.
A domestic violence charge does not mean that you are guilty of a crime. However, the people around you may treat you as though you are guilty even if you did nothing wrong. A charge like this needs attention immediately. Learn how to defend against domestic violence charges.
A car accident can give you headaches, literally and figuratively. From calling your insurance to getting your car repaired, a wreck is never convenient or easy. It is even worse if you have an injury causing pain or watch a loved one suffer from injuries related to the accident. A car accident settlement can bring you much-needed financial relief for the problems you face after an accident. Find out how much to expect.
After a car accident in North Carolina, your mind races, your pulse skyrockets, and you check for injuries. Your blood pounds in your ears as you wonder, “Whose fault is this accident?” Often it is easy to see our own perspective on the accident. However, often drivers disagree about how the turn of events came about. With witnesses, police officers, and the driver’s stories, there are differing ways of seeing fault. Specific laws in North Carolina show how to tell who is at fault in a car accident. Let’s look at how those laws work in real life.
After a car accident, you may not realize that you are injured at first. The initial adrenaline high after a crash dulls the pain. You might see a physical therapist or chiropractor months later and finally put it all together. You’ve been injured in a car accident and need to make a claim. But how long after a car accident can you claim an injury?
If you’ve driven for a few years, you most likely had a fender bender. However, if you are in a crash that throws you around a bit, it is possible to think you are fine when you may not be. If a car accident has you all shook up, there is a reason for that. Find out what to expect physically after a car accident.
If you’re in a car accident and the bills start piling up, you might feel overwhelmed by the trauma of it all. You can feel even worse if you are blamed as “at fault.” No matter what happened to cause the accident, you have a right to tell your side of the...