Second Fatal Crash at Craven County Intersection in Two Weeks

    I’m Brian Ricci, a Greenville car accident lawyer. Just twelve days ago, in Craven County, North Carolina, Patricia Sparrow, a Belhaven woman was tragically killed in a two-car collision. The accident took place at the intersection of River Road and Nelson Road on February 4th. Yet another fatal accident has occurred at that same intersection on Thursday February 16th around […]

    Local Man Succumbs to Hypothermia after Tractor-Trailer Falls off Chesapeake Bridge

    On Thursday, February 9th, an employee of Evans Transport of Washington, NC crashed through the guardrail on the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and died from hypothermia and drowning, according to Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Police. Another deadly accident occurred in Halifax County, VA, taking the lives of two 16-year-old girls and injuring a teenage boy on December 22nd, 2016. […]

    Should You Purchase Gap Insurance?

    Having sufficient automobile insurance is a requirement for drivers in North Carolina. Including a personal umbrella policy can reinforce your standard insurance in the event that you are responsible for damages that are beyond the limits of your coverage and can help protect your bank account and other personal property. However, if you have purchased a new vehicle or are […]

    Henderson County Construction Worker Killed in Work-Related Accident

    Construction laborers work in one of the most hazardous industries in America. Along with loggers and commercial fishermen, construction is one of the deadliest jobs in the country, leading to hundreds of fatalities and many serious injuries every year. It can take just one second to change a life forever. What Happened Henderson County Sheriff’s Office reported that a construction […]

    North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Top Verdicts of 2016

    Congratulations to Attorney Brian Ricci of the Ricci Law Firm and John Jensen of the Jensen Law Group on winning the largest combined workers’ compensation and 3rd party claim in North Carolina of 2016. This was the seventh largest settlement in the state last year, according to North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s “Top verdicts of 2016”. When asked about the settlement, […]

    The Dangers of Pedestrian Vs Car Accidents on North Carolina Roadways

    When an accident takes place between a pedestrian and a vehicle, there can be little question as to which party will emerge the worse for wear. According to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were approximately 66,000 pedestrians injured in auto accidents in 2013. An additional 4,735 pedestrians lost their lives after an encounter with a […]

    Common Fractures After a Motor Vehicle Accident

    Following an Auto Accident? Following an auto accident, fractures can occur anywhere in the body. Fractures that occur may result in serious trauma to the skull and brain, a spine injury or a facial fracture. Have you experienced a personal injury related to an auto accident in the Greenville, North Carolina or Pitt County areas? Read on to learn more. […]

    Fatal Crash in Craven County

    On Saturday, February 4, 2017, a Belhaven woman was tragically killed in a two-car collision in Craven County, North Carolina. The accident took place at the intersection of River Road and Nelson Road just after 10:15 in the morning. What Happened? Troopers said that a Ford Mustang driven by Ashley Cartwright, 23, of Belhaven ran a stop sign at the […]

    Death Benefits for On-the-Job Injuries in North Carolina

    The families of injured workers who are killed as a result of on-the-job injuries in North Carolina are entitled to statutory benefits if the death is related to a work injury or occupational disease. First, the family is entitled to funeral expenses up to $10,000 if the date of death is after June 24, 2011. The dependents are also entitled […]