Most types of fireworks are not legal in North Carolina, but during the summer, you may travel to an area in which they are legal and decide that you would like to set some off. The month of July is a popular time for fireworks due to the warm weather and the Independence Day holiday. Unfortunately, careless handling of pyrotechnics can lead to serious eye injuries. As a matter of fact, during the two weeks before and after July 4th, fireworks-related injuries can send 280 people to the emergency room per day.
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.
When you take your child to a North Carolina day care, you expect your child to be safe. Sometimes, though, a child might sustain an injury while he or she plays on the playground equipment if the staff members do not keep a close eye on the kids. At the Law Offices of Wade E. Byrd P.A., we know you have many questions about how these wounds occur.
The thing about a traumatic brain injury is that you can get one doing almost anything in North Carolina, and it can arise from a seemingly mild accident. According to the Mayo Clinic, you do not even have to be hit on the head to sustain a TBI. A blow to the body can jolt your brain so that it collides with the inside of your skull.