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Different Types of Motorcycle Accidents and How to Avoid Them

There’s a sense of excitement and exhilaration when riding a motorcycle that you just can’t experience when driving a car. It’s just one of the reasons why so many people gravitate to the two-wheeled form of transportation. The only problem, of course, is that riding a motorcycle is dangerous, especially on today’s busy roadways. As [...]

Top 5 Things a Personal Injury Lawyer in Wilmington NC Can Do For You

If you think you have a legitimate personal injury case, you might be tempted to act as your own legal counsel, or “pro se.” Even though it seems like representing yourself in court might be easy to do, the truth is it’s anything but. Remember, the party you’re going up against is going to be [...]

10 Things to Know When Sued

When you receive a court summons, it can be like a punch to the gut. After all, this means that someone is suing you. From this moment on, everything you say and do could have an impact on your case so it is important to fully understand what you should and should not be doing [...]

Do Lawyers Chase Ambulances?

Those who work in the legal profession are often scrutinized by the public and the media as being ruthless, cutthroat, and sometimes downright evil. Despite the fact that lawyers strive to protect the rights of people each and every day, they are often compared to sharks, especially those that work in the personal injury field. Auto [...]

10 Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S.

Finding a new job or pursing a new career are popular New Year’s resolutions for millions of Americans. But, for some, you have to be careful what you wish for because there are some extremely dangerous jobs out there. At Bain & Rodzik, our workers compensation attorney in Shallotte NC handles a wide array of workplace [...]

Cold Weather Driving Tips

With winter nearly upon the Wilmington area, one thing is certain – the roadways will start becoming more and more dangerous as the weather turns colder. And, with the added traffic of the holidays, the combination can culminate into potentially deadly results. Even though the coastal Carolina’s don’t get extremely cold weather like the states [...]

When Should You Sue After an Auto Accident?

The closer we get to the holidays, the more people there will be on the road. And, if this year’s holiday season is like every other, the number of auto accidents will also rise. For the vast majority of these accidents, litigation will never come into play because insurance companies will handle most of the [...]

The Dangers of Walking and Texting

With smartphones becoming more and more ingrained in our daily lives, people who are texting while walking are suddenly finding themselves responsible for a growing number of accidents. There are already campaigns in place to help bring awareness to the dangers of texting while driving, but this “new” problem of walking and texting has yet [...]

The Importance of Photographing Your Accident

When you’re involved in an auto accident, there will usually be several different renditions of the event depending on how many drivers are involved. But, if you have photographic evidence to support your story, then yours will be the stronger case for it. Photographs are among the strongest pieces of evidence you can have when you’re [...]

What are Hotel Pool Liability Waivers?

For many hotels, the swimming pool area is one of its most popular spots among its guests. But, there’s a lot that can go wrong in an area that mixes water, hard surfaces, and hard alcohol. As a result, hotels tend to post hotel pool liability waivers on every entrance. This notice, which usually reads [...]