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North Carolina Personal Injury News

How Are My Lost Wages Determined?

March 22, 2022

In America, thousands of accidents are reported each year. Oftentimes, these accidents can cause severe injuries, leaving their victims in need of medical attention and significant recovery time. Should an injured person be required to recover for an extended amount…

These Three Emotions Lead to Bad Decisions After an Injury

January 22, 2019

Intense emotions after a car wreck, workplace accident, or other injury are inevitable, but they won’t help the situation, and in some cases, they can make matters worse. Injured people often act on emotions as opposed to strategy. The good…

North Carolina’s Laws for Bicyclists

September 24, 2018

On average, there are 19 bicycle fatalities in North Carolina annually. In 2016, there were more than 600 bike-related crashes resulting in hundreds of injuries and several deaths. Charlotte and Raleigh, in particular, are overrepresented by bike-related crashes and injuries. …

How Does North Carolina’s Contributory Negligence Work?

June 28, 2018

Contributory negligence bars a plaintiff from ANY compensation should they be found at fault, to ANY degree, for their damage. Unlike most states, which apply the comparative negligence doctrine, or some modified version of it, North Carolina is one of…

How Social Media Hurts Your Personal Injury Claim

June 28, 2018

Social media is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family but oversharing after a serious injury can spell trouble for your injury claim. At DeMayo Law Offices, we’ve had several clients ask about social media use after an…

North Carolina Insurance Fraud Laws

January 12, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division is the nation’s oldest state insurance department fraud unit. The Department of Insurance is responsible for maintaining order throughout various insurance markets and the Criminal Investigations Division is charged with conducting…

What Is PUP and How Does It Help Me and My Family

November 10, 2017

A personal umbrella policy, or PUP, is supplementary liability insurance that offers personal and family protection from incidents that result in damages that exceed the policy thresholds of car or home insurance. An umbrella policy isn’t for every individual or…

Thanksgiving Preparation Safety Tips

November 10, 2017

Home fires and injuries peak during the holidays. In 2014, according to the National Fire Protection Association, home fires related to cooking were 4 times higher on Thanksgiving.  It’s for that reason DeMayo Law Offices offers the below tips and information that…

Halloween Safety Tips

October 23, 2017

Urban legends about poisoned sweets or sharp objects inserted into candy and distributed to children by malicious strangers are just that: urban legend. Still, there’s nothing wrong with a precautionary check of any goodies kids bring home after a night…

Holiday Travel Tips

December 15, 2016

The holidays are fun and exciting, but they can also be hectic. There are gifts to buy, decorations to put up, and food to prepare. These things are stressful enough when you’re celebrating at home, but they can be more…