Bald Head Island village leaders agreed to Stickland Agner Pittman’s request to stop using public resources to promote a November bond referendum to promote acquisition of the ferry system by the municipality through the village website.

In a September 1 letter from the Strickland Agner Pittman firm based in Goldsboro, Billy J. Strickland II asked the village to cease and desist from what he called “improper use of Village Bald Head Island email list serve.” The attorney stated that Mayor Andy Sayre used the site to specifically address issues in the […]

What Is a ‘Biker’s Arm’ Motorcycle Injury?

Motorcycle accident lawyers in Goldsboro, NC

North Carolina Department of Transportation statistics indicate that more than 3,000 motorcyclists suffer injuries in accidents in our state every year. As these statistics reveal, when collisions between motorcycles and motor vehicles happen, motorcycle riders and passengers typically will suffer the brunt of the impact. This is true for three main reasons: Vehicles simply outweigh […]

Is It Illegal to Talk on Your Cellphone While Driving in North Carolina?

Is it illegal to talk on your cell phone while driving in North Carolina?

For those who travel frequently, it can be a bit challenging to keep track of the ever-changing rules of the road. In one state, it’s illegal to talk on your phone at all. Then you cross a border and it becomes legal again, so long as you use a hands-free device. Is talking on the […]

Pit Bull Bans in North Carolina

Aggressive pitbull on a leash in attack mode.

THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES THE TOPIC OF HOW BREED SPECIFIC LAWS CAN AFFECT A PERSONAL INJURY CASE. HOWEVER, STRICKLAND, AGNER & ASSOCIATES DOES NOT TAKE AN OFFICAL STANCE ON WHETHER SUCH LAWS SHOULD EXIST.   Any breed of man’s best friend can quickly turn against a human and cause serious injury. Some breeds, however, have the […]

Motorcycle Laws in North Carolina

If you are planning to ride a motorcycle in North Carolina, or even if you have been riding for a number of years, you should make sure that you are familiar with North Carolina’s motorcycle laws. Here, we present a summary of some of the most important laws that apply to motorcycle riding in our […]

What To Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident in North Carolina

Hit-and-run car accidents occur more often than you might imagine in North Carolina. They involve drivers who hit other drivers, motorcyclists, bicyclists or pedestrians and flee the scene without rendering aid or waiting for the police to arrive. Many drivers leave because they are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and they fear an […]

Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Motorcycle and car crash happening along the road.

Riding motorcycles on the highways and byways in North Carolina often brings a serious risk of injuries due to an accident, even if the riders are appropriately equipped with protective gear, including a helmet and clothing designed to protect the body. Because bikers do not have the protection of a “cage” that passenger car vehicles […]

North Carolina Car Accident Statistics

Car accidents happening along the road.

There are more cars on the road now than ever before in our nation’s history.Although this makes it easier to get to and from our destinations, it also means that car accidents are on the rise. In fact, the North Carolina Department of Transportation estimates that in a single recent year, there were 267,494 traffic accidents […]

Do You Know How Many Accidents Are Caused by Fatigue?

Driver has fallen asleep in his car due to fatigue.

Driving while you are tired can be a recipe for disaster. Sadly, the fact is many Americans drive fatigued and drowsy every day, causing thousands of serious collisions. In fact, it’s estimated that upwards of 6,000 fatal car crashes are caused each year by drowsy driving, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). […]

Who Pays for a Rental Car After an Accident?

Two men arguing who will pay for car rental after accident.

There are more cars on the road now than ever before in our nation’s history.Although this makes it easier to get to and from our destinations, it also means that car accidents are on the rise. In fact, the North Carolina Department of Transportation estimates that in a single recent year, there were 267,494 traffic accidents […]