Chaos reigned in an apartment complex in Raleigh, North Carolina, last week. A collision between two vehicles at a nearby intersection propelled one of them into the side of an apartment building. Three of the people inside that unit, one of them a two-year-old boy, required hospitalization for injuries. The expectation is that all three will survive.
It’s scary enough to think about getting into an accident with another car or SUV, but a truck crash can change your life in the blink of an eye. The size and weight of the nation’s trucks and buses makes them among the deadliest vehicles on the road, and they’re only getting deadlier.
As a resident of North Carolina, you most likely work with electricity in some form every day. Whether it's the coffee maker you rely on to help wake you up or the electronics you use for communication, navigation and work, you are constantly exposing yourself to electricity. This means you're also constantly exposing yourself to the dangers related to electricity.
Like other responsible parents in North Carolina, you may have taught your children not to go onto others’ property without permission. However, as you may be aware, children do not always follow the rules, especially if they are younger or are influenced by their friends. Attractive nuisance law exists to protect children who may wander onto others’ property and get hurt.