Man Charged With DWI After Appearing to Cause Fatal Head-On in Perquimans County, NC

A head-on collision in Perquimans County, North Carolina (NC), left a 71-year-old man dead and the other driver facing felony charges. The deadly crash happened east of the town of Hertford on the afternoon of January 17, 2022, and State Highway Patrol investigators believe drug or alcohol use played a role. Emergency personnel responded to…

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Who is Eligible to Receive Settlement or Jury Award Proceeds in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit File in North Carolina?

The North Carolina intestate succession act determines the asset allocation where a North Carolina citizen dies without leaving behind a valid will. The given law also determines the members who have the right to share the proceeds in case of a wrongful death trial verdict or settlement. The beneficiaries in a wrongful death case remain…

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