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A Recall of Defective Goodyear Tires Comes Decades too Late to Save Lives

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on June 7, 2022, announced Goodyear had issued a total recall of the company’s G159 tires size 275/70R22.5. The action came more than a decade too late to prevent hundreds of unnecessary serious and deadly crashes due to tire tread separation and blowouts of the 22.5-inch tires. Consumer Reports…

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Avoiding North Carolina Pedestrian Accidents

There has been much written and studied regarding texting and driving. There is no debate when it comes to discussing how deadly the behavior can be. States all across the country have enacted laws prohibiting drivers from texting while they are behind the wheel. However, not only has the country experienced a consistent increase in…

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Has Your Child Been Injured in a Crash?

What happens when a child is injured in a car crash? Is the personal injury claim handled differently than when the victim is an adult? At Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp, our North Carolina car accident attorneys can answer all of your questions regarding car accident claims and lawsuits. National Statistics According to statistics from the…

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A Pandemic of Traffic Deaths

In the dry, passionless prose of most U.S. government agencies, the National Highway Traffic Safety Association reported in April 2022, “A statistical projection of traffic fatalities for 2021 shows that an estimated 42,915 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes nationwide.” Few readers, however, could remain unmoved by then reading, “This … represents the highest…

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