Many people in Charlotte, North Carolina, that are not able to work because of an illness or injury probably have been warned, in some many words, that the process of applying for Social Security disability benefits can take a very long time. Many North Carolina residents get denied social security when they first file their applications, and it can take months or even years to get a case in front of an administrative law judge for further review.
Many veterans in the Charlotte area have given a piece of themselves to their country in that they have suffered a significant injury while in the armed services. Because of these injuries, many of these heroes can no longer work or, at least, they can no longer earn the same income that they once could.
As many residents of Charlotte understand, driving under the influence of illegal (or even prescribed) drugs can be just as dangerous as drunk driving. And the combination of a relatively small amount of alcohol with those drugs can create a drunken effect that would make any Mecklenburg or North Carolina driver prone to serious injury from an injury caused by an accident with a "drugged driver."
A recent accident involving a pedestrian left one man struggling for his life in an area hospital after suffering catastrophic injuries. His accident was only the latest of several recent pedestrian accidents that has left many wondering what can be done to prevent these sorts of incidents in the future.