Hurricane Earl, holiday travel, will increase risk of North Carolina car accidents

North Carolina Highway Patrol officers investigated 1,422 car accidents during the 2009 Labor Day weekend. Twelve people were killed and 903 were injured. Again this year, troopers will be out in force issuing speeding citations and targeting drunk drivers in an effort to reduce the risk of North Carolina car accidents, the reports.

The North Carolina car accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Lee & Smith, P.A., offer nearly 100 years of experience representing Carolina accident victims. We have one goal in mind and that is to fight for the maximum compensation available for clients injured in a car accident. We do not work for big corporations or insurance companies, we represent injured motorists in North and South Carolina. Our clients are served by a tailor-made team of personal injury lawyers and staff, investigators and medical and legal professionals who are best suited to fight for the compensation you deserve.
As law enforcement and residents prepare for the coming holiday, Hurricane Earl adds wicked weather to an already booked Labor Day weekend. Earl is expected to brush the North Carolina coast as a major hurricane, inviting evacuation plans and hurricane preparedness to the last summer holiday.

According to the North Carolina Department of Crime Control & Public Safety, hurricane-force winds may be possible along the Outer Banks and sounds while tropical storm force winds may be felt as far inland as I-95.”Hopefully this storm will move through the area quickly, so that folks planning to go to our beaches this weekend can still enjoy the long Labor Day weekend,” said Gov. Perdue. “But, above all, we want everyone to be safe.”

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The team at Lee & Smith, P.A. want to wish you all a safe and happy holiday and let you know that if you are injured in a car accident we are available to help. For your convenience, we offer free home or hospital visits anywhere in North or South Carolina. If you or someone you love has been injured or killed by a drunk driver, there are things you can do to help protect your rights. Contact the Law Offices of Lee & Smith, P.A. to schedule a free appointment to discuss your rights at 1-800-887-1965.

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