GM Addresses Concerns Over Electric Car Fires

By Rick Shapiro, Carolina Defective Products Attorney

Electric cars seem to be the perfect answer to our country’s dependence on oil. But after two incidents involving electric vehicles spontaneously catching fire, some worry about their safety. To read more, visit “Electric Car Batteries Can Spontaneously Catch Fire.”

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About the Editors: North Carolina personal Injury Lawyers with the Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton law firm do only injury and accident law. We have experience handling car, truck, motorcycle, van and SUV accident claims, and our case results speak for themselves. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. We have an office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (NC), but we often represent clients in Rocky Mount, Charlotte and Greenville, on the Outer Banks, and in other North Carolina cities.

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Safe Zone Proposal for Currituck, NC Beach

By Rick Shapiro, Outer Banks, NC Accident Injury Attorney

My colleague Jim Lewis has written a new blog pos for our firm’s Carolina personal injury lawyers’ website about how Currituck County commissioners are considering plans to create a safe zone at Carova Beach on the northern Outer Banks. Conflicts between vehicles and sunbathers are behind the proposal.

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About the Editors: North Carolina personal Injury Lawyers with the Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton law firm do only injury and accident law. We have experience handling car, truck, motorcycle, van and SUV accident claims, and our case results speak for themselves. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. We have an office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (NC), but we often represent clients in Rocky Mount, Charlotte and Greenville, on the Outer Banks, and in other North Carolina cities.

School Bus Accident Injures 25

By John Cooper, Carolina Bus Accident Attorney

When we put our kids on the school bus each morning, we do so with the hope that they’ll be safely transported to school. Unfortunately, accidents can occur at any time for any reason. Twenty-four North Carolina students were injured when a truck ran a stop sign and crashed into their bus. To read more, visit “25 Injured in North Carolina Truck, School Bus Wreck.”

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About the Editors: North Carolina personal Injury Lawyers with the Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton law firm do only injury and accident law. We have experience handling car, truck, motorcycle, van and SUV accident claims, and our case results speak for themselves. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. We have an office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (NC), but we often represent clients in Rocky Mount, Charlotte and Greenville, on the Outer Banks, and in other North Carolina cities.

Takeda Launches ACTOSInfo.com

By Randy Appleton, NC Dangerous Drug Attorney

My colleague Kevin Duffan reported recently on our firm’s Carolina personal injury lawyers website about Takeda Pharmaceuticals new site, ACTOSInfo.com. The drugmaker is offring to educate patients and health care providers on the drug used to treat type 2 diabetes.  Studies on the drug’s adverse effects have shown that taking for long periods increases the risk of bladder cancer. Actos contains the ingredient pioglitazone.

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About the Editors: North Carolina personal Injury Lawyers with the Shapiro, Cooper Lewis & Appleton law firm do only injury and accident law. We have experience handling car, truck, motorcycle, van and SUV accident claims, and our case results speak for themselves. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. We have an office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (NC), but we often represent clients in Rocky Mount, the Outer Banks, Charlotte, Greenville, and other North Carolina cities.