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How a Statute of Limitations Can Effect Your Medical Malpractice Claim

by Keith Adkins | July 24th, 2014

When a person is harmed while under a physician’s care, they may be entitled to seek compensation. It’s important for these victims to remember that there may be a statute of limitations on the time frame in which such claims must be made though. A statute of limitations is simply a law that restricts the [...]

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2 Ways Sports-Related Brain Injury Numbers Are Being Reduced

by Keith Adkins | July 17th, 2014

More information is available than ever before about the dangers of a sports-related brain injury. Despite this fact, high school athletes continue to suffer devastating blows to the head—especially when playing football. In fact, experts estimate as many as 75,000 emergency room visits per year are directly associated with football-related head injuries. These numbers leave [...]

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Organizations Working To Reduce North Carolina Bicycle Accidents

by Keith Adkins | July 10th, 2014

The warm weather of summer combined with schools being out of session for vacation means more bicycles are on the road in North Carolina. Unfortunately, this higher volume of cyclists also means a potential increase in the number of North Carolina bicycle accidents that are recorded. In fact, the North Carolina Department of Transportation reports [...]

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4 Ways to Prevent a North Carolina Car Accident While Traveling

by Keith Adkins | July 3rd, 2014

With the celebration of our nation’s independence looming and a hurricane preparing to hit the coast, many North Carolinians are planning to travel for vacation this weekend. In fact, estimates say that more than 1 million people from our state will hit the road, which according to WRAL News is the highest number of 4th [...]

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HensonFuerst Hosts Bike Night To Spread The Message of Motorcycle Safety

by Keith Adkins | June 26th, 2014

Riding motorcycles is a hobby that has a passionate and dedicated following. Most riders will tell you though that the camaraderie bikers share with one another comes second only to motorcycle safety. To help spread this message, the attorneys with HensonFuerst Injury Lawyers recently held a bike night at the Harley-Davidson dealership in Rocky Mount, [...]

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Experts Create New Guidelines To Protect Patients From Drug Injuries

by Keith Adkins | June 19th, 2014

The medications that are available to Americans today can be beneficial in the treatment of numerous conditions. Sometimes these drugs can cause patients serious harm though, and one of the most common adverse effects that is seen is a drug induced liver injury. The liver can easily be damaged by medications because the organ is [...]

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Camp LeJeune Toxic Water Lawsuit Continues Through The Courts

by Keith Adkins | June 12th, 2014

When a community’s water source is fouled, the results can be devastating. Just look at the situation many of the U.S. Marines and their families who have been stationed at North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune have faced. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted an investigation of toxic exposure due to contaminated water at the [...]

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How the Number of North Carolina Medical Malpractice Claims Is Being Reduced

by Keith Adkins | June 5th, 2014

When a patient is discharged from the hospital but requires re-admittance soon thereafter, it could be an indication the individual was not properly treated by hospital staff or doctors to begin with. Mistakes like this are often the basis for a North Carolina medical malpractice claim, which is why organizations in the state are working [...]

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3 Ways to Prevent Harm From North Carolina Contaminated Water

by Keith Adkins | May 29th, 2014

Water is a key element to life. Without it, plants will not grow and communities cannot thrive. This makes having a clean and pure source for water crucial; however, some businesses fail to take the necessary actions to ensure water sources are protected. One example of this was highlighted when Tyson Farms—one of the largest [...]

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New “Click It or Ticket” Campaign Targets Passengers

by khays | May 22nd, 2014

The Department of Transportation recently launched a new PSA campaign intended to encourage North Carolina passengers to buckle up. According to a recent NCDOT press release, front seat passenger seatbelt usage dropped in 2013 to 84.9 percent, down nearly one percentage point from the previous year. In North Carolina, every passenger in a motor vehicle [...]

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