Greensboro Personal Injury Blog

The Dangers of Drunk Driving

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 4,102 people were killed in drunk driving accidents in North Carolina between 2003 and 2012. People aged 21-34 are ...
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Car Accidents Are the Leading Cause of Death for Teenagers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents are the leading cause of death in teenagers. In 2013, 2,163 teens in the United States aged 16-19 lost their lives in ...
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Tips to Stay Safe During the Holidays

While the winter months of the year can be a time of family fun and holiday festivities, personal injury claims have a tendency to spike during this time. Our firm has compiled a list of tips to help ...
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Medical Malpractice Third Leading Cause of Death?

Medical Malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the US?!? The CDC totals the leading causes of death every year, and here is the link for last year : As you can see, heart disease is number ...
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Failure to diagnose, more common than you think

Rush to judgment- means jumping to conclusions without properly weighing all possibilities first. This rush to judgment is becoming a major problem with doctor and hospital malpractice. Hospitals have ...
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Is Coumadin safe?

Is Coumadin safe for the elderly? Coumadin is a very dangerous drug if labs aren't taken to make sure that your blood isn't getting too "thin". Coumadin is a popular blood thinner ...
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Roane Law Donates to the Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children's Cancer

At Roane Law, we take great pride in helping injured individuals and their families in our community recover fair compensation after an accident, however, our deep commitment to helping people goes ...
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James Roane Becomes a Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates

The American Board of Trial Advocates is a highly active foundation dedicated to preserving the integrity of the legal justice system and improving the quality of legal advocacy across the nation. ...
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James Roane Named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Greensboro personal injury lawyer James Roane, of Roane Law, has been selected to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, a great honor and a reflection of his legal skills and case ...
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Attorney Roane's Landfill Death Case Goes Back to Court

On March 14, The Shelby Star published an article on one of Attorney James Roane's cases regarding a lawsuit that was filed against Cleveland County. The article begins by explaining how in 2010, ...
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NC Dog Bite Law

In North Carolina, there are two ways that an owner may be liable for dog bites. First, N.C.G.S § 67-4.1 provides for strict liability for attacks by "dangerous dogs". Second, some ...
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Shannon Gray Nursing Home

Shannon Gray Rehabilitation and Recovery Center in Jamestown is a four star (above average) nursing home. It appears to be a nice looking facility just built in 2010. Shannon Gray has 132 beds which ...
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Countryside Manor Nursing

Countryside Manor is a four star (above average) nursing home located on Hwy 158 in Stokesdale. Countryside is the skilled nursing part of Countryside Village. The Village is independent living while ...
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Maryfield Pennybyrn nursing home

Maryfield nursing home or Pennybyrn at Maryfield is absolutely beautiful. It is a five star facility, which means much above average. Maryfield is operated by the Catholic church, and most of the ...
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River Landing at Sandy Ridge

River Landing is one of the top nursing homes in the Greensboro area. It was just built in 2003 and it is beautiful. It has more than 150 acres of land in Colfax, with ponds and a golf course on the ...
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Friends Home West

Friends Home West is not really a nursing home but is instead is an assisted living type facility. In other words, it is more of a retirement community. It has an indoor swimming pool, a garden and a ...
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What is an adult care home?

What is an adult care home? An adult care home is what we used to call a rest home. It is a place for the elderly to just get some help with basic needs. Sometimes the elderly really want to stay as ...
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Alston Brook Lexington

Alston Brook nursing home in Lexington North Carolina is a 100 bed nursing facility. It is a mixed facility. Sixty-four of these beds are skilled nursing beds in the "Granny's Place" ...
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How often should a patient be turned to prevent sores?

How often should nursing home residents be turned to prevent sores? Every two hours!!!??? Right? Maybe not. Turning every two hours is the current standard of care in North Carolina. However, a new ...
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Debt Ceiling and the 14th Amendment

The Debt Ceiling is Unconstitutional The Debt Ceiling was created with a laudable goal in mind- put some restraint on congressional spending. Spending goes up every year, and the public knows that ...
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How will ObamaCare affect me? The individual mandate

ObamaCare starts October 1 st right?!? Individual Mandate - ObamaCare or the Affordable Care Act started years ago. Many provisions are already in place, but the Individual Mandate insurance exchanges ...
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Westchester Manor at Providence Place

Westchester Manor at Providence Place in High Point was once a five star nursing home, but just dropped all the way down to two stars or "below average" per Medicare.gov. As always, you ...
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What do I do if I have been in a car wreck?

What do you do if you have been in a car wreck or auto accident? I will skip the obvious things like call the police and seek medical treatment if you need it. From a legal perspective there are few ...
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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide poisoning can be undetectable and irreversible and can cause death before you are even aware of what is happening. I am working on a carbon monoxide death case that involves a faulty ...
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High Point Personal Injury

In High Point, there are many personal injury attorneys, but not all of them have experience handling larger injury cases. Most attorneys in High Point, are "general practitioners". This ...
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