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If you happen to be among the more than 250,000 drivers in North Carolina each year who get into a car accident, you need to understand that there are steps you must take after a car crash because of state law and because of how auto insurance companies work. North…

Hardison & Cochran Attorneys at Law is a socially responsible law firm and is active in its support of the Autism Society of North Carolina. In recent years, the law firm has had a partnership with the Autism Society in NC and University of North Carolina Athletics to increase autism…

Electric scooters deployed by the scooter companies Bird and Lime began appearing on the streets and sidewalks of Raleigh last year. As soon as the scooters appeared, questions arose about their safety. The two-wheel scooters travel at speeds of up to 15 miles per hour with the rider standing on…

In a “car vs. pedestrian” accident, the person on foot in most cases sustains the brunt of the injuries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says pedestrians were one of the few groups of road users in the U.S. to experience an increase in traffic fatalities in 2016. For…

Raleigh, North Carolina may not have freezing weather like Buffalo, New York, or Chicago, but the Triangle area still has its share of inclement weather during the winter. For that matter, it’s not only snow, sleet and ice that make roads hazardous. Freezing rain, fog and wind contribute to car…

Recent statistics show that hit-and-run accidents, in which a driver flees the scene of a car crash, are on the rise in North Carolina and across the nation. In addition to the heightened danger of injury of being struck by a hit-and-run driver, these types of accidents can make it…

The American economy has changed dramatically in the last decade. Many workers who lost jobs in the Great Recession have found that eight-plus years of recovery have not included full-time jobs for them. More and more people of all ages and experience levels are working as freelance or contract workers,…