Year: 2015

When you are injured on the job, you should report the accident and file a claim for workers’ compensation. Injuries that result from workplace accidents can be serious and costly. Your workers’ compensation claim can help to pay for your losses. If you are having any difficulty obtaining workers’ compensation…

Raleigh, North Carolina does not have winter weather like Buffalo, New York or Chicago fortunately. But the Triangle area still has its share of inclement weather during the winter months, making roads hazardous. In fact, the Old Farmer’s Almanac is predicting snow for Raleigh throughout the rest of 2015 and…

Holiday gatherings and parties are times when many adults drink a glass or two of wine or champagne or cup of eggnog to celebrate the occasion. For many people, enjoying the holidays with friends and family and drinking alcohol go hand-in-hand. Unfortunately, alcohol-related traffic accidents increase during the holidays. If…

The holidays bring people together. From college students traveling home over break to grandparents traveling to see their loved ones, there is one thing that is absolutely true about the holiday season: there are more people on the road. With more traffic, the likelihood of being involved in an accident…

The cold weather months are quickly approaching, and with them come wind, snow, rain, ice, and other wintry precipitation. While accidents happen in Raleigh year-round, there are certain accidents that are much more prevalent during the winter. Here is a look at common cold weather accidents and injuries, and safety…

The excellent legal representation delivered by the North Carolina law firm of Hardison & Cochran continues to receive positive recognition. For the second year in a row, Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law appears in Best Law Firms, the annual ranking compiled by U.S. News & World Report and Best…

This week in North Carolina we have seen two harrowing examples of negligent driving accidents that remind us of how careful and alert we need to be on the road. On Monday, two people tending to a dog that had been hit and left by another negligent driver were hit…

Halloween is supposed to be a fun day for kids and parents. Unfortunately, Halloween also presents a number of potential child safety hazards and children may be injured through no fault of their own. To help keep your kids safe this Halloween, consider the “Five Cs” of Halloween safety tips:…

Many of these injuries require extended medical care and may result in an employee’s temporary or permanent disability. In North Carolina, most businesses with more than three employees are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation provides “no-fault” benefits to injured employees in the event of a workplace-related accident….

As most of us know, the anticipated North Carolina State Fair is starting tomorrow! People across the state have been looking forward to experiencing the rides the fair will offer, playing carnival games, seeing the animals, enjoying live music and much more. You can buy tickets, get directions and see…