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Broken bones: What you should know about your recovery

It's never easy to live with a broken bone, even if you're able to work around it. You'll have to adjust your schedule, make time for doctor's appointments and sort through medical bills as they arrive. You may have to take a leave of absence from jobs that require you to use that body part, making it likely that you'll lose at least a bit of your income.

When your broken bone is a result of someone else's carelessness or negligence, you're in a position to file a claim to obtain compensation for your injury. That compensation can help support you while you recover, giving you less to worry about.

Dump truck hits car head-on, kills North Carolina mom and toddler

It is less than an hour's drive north of Jacksonville to Trenton, North Carolina. The small Jones County town has a population of less than 300; a figure that was tragically reduced by two in a recent head-on collision on Highway 258.

A young mother and her toddler were killed in the violent crash when a dump truck crossed the center line and smashed into their Honda Accord.

Steps You Should Take After Being Charged With a Traffic Violation

In North Carolina, you can be charged with a traffic violation if you were speeding, driving recklessly, driving without a valid license, or even failing to stop at a stop sign or a red light. If you have recently been charged with a traffic violation, you may be wondering what you should do next. There are several steps that you can take after being charged with a traffic violation that will help to protect you and your family as you prepare to deal with the ramifications of the charge.

Four Things You Should Know About DWI in North Carolina

If you have been charged with a DWI in North Carolina, it is important to educate yourself thoroughly on all the laws pertaining to your state. To help you get started, we have compiled a list of the top four things that you should know about DWI in North Carolina.

Considering the IRS During Your Divorce

One of the biggest mistakes two people make when going through a divorce is not considering taxes and the IRS and how they can affect you and your family during this delicate time. It is important to remember that, even during a divorce that is filled with conflict and complications in other areas, taxes are one area in which the divorcing couple should strive for unity. Working together to cover all possibilities when it comes to taxes can help to prevent major consequences in the future.

Top Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a time for you that is difficult, confusing, and emotionally charged. Many times these conflicting emotions can cause those going through a divorce to make mistakes that negatively impact their families and finances. Here are the top mistakes that you should avoid when going through a divorce that will help protect the future of your family.

Do you need help with a Defamation, Libel, or Slander Case?

Defamation Law

In an age of technology, social media sites, and the ability to communicate incognito with seemingly nonexistent accountability, the issue of defamation, libel, and slander is more prevalent today than ever before. The topic requires the expertise of contemporary attorneys who have cutting-edge knowledge of technology and the internet, combined with the classic knowledge of constitutional rights and the laws of our country. The lawyers at George Collins, P.A. are able to combine these skills to bring you a solid and reliable defense.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy Drugs Serious Side Effects

Several years ago, pharmaceutical companies seized on the opportunity to convince millions of men that they had a medical condition known as low testosterone. While some men do legitimately have a related condition called hypogonadism caused by the inability to produce adequate amounts of testosterone, the symptoms associated with low testosterone are a normal part of getting older. They can include:

Have You Been Injured by a Defective Product?

Defective products kill and injure people every day in this country, yet it's always a shock when it happens to you or someone you love. It just never occurs to you that a product manufacturer would be negligent enough to take shortcuts with consumer safety. Unfortunately, many people assume responsibility for their own injuries without realizing the fault lies with the defective product instead. As an experienced personal injury attorney in Jacksonville North Carolina with an AV Preeminent Rating, George Collins will put his more than 30 years of legal experience to work for you to help you determine if you have a valid claim and how to move forward with a product liability lawsuit.

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