You may have heard that most personal injury cases settle long before they go to trial. This happens for a variety of reasons, but it is typically because the insurance company for the at-fault party decided that (1) they could settle the case for less than what would likely be […]
Category: Personal Injury
How Do You Settle a Personal Injury Claim?
What to Expect at Your Initial Consultation with a Personal Injury Lawyer
If you have been injured in a car accident, working with a lawyer can help you obtain the compensation you need. You may be searching the internet for lawyers who handle personal injury claims and noticing that they offer free consultations. Many people find it hard to believe that these […]
What Types of Damages Are Available in Your Personal Injury Case?
One of the most common questions that accident victims have is what kind of compensation can be pursued on their behalf. In legal terms, the compensation sought is referred to as “damages.” While the damages will depend on the severity of your injury and other factors, understanding the types of […]
Think Before You Post: Injuries and Social Media
Social media continues to become more and more ingrained into the fabric of our daily lives. It allows us to communicate with friends and family, share photos, and discuss current events. For some of us, it has become our primary means of keeping in touch with those we care about, […]
Recent Raleigh Motorcycle Accidents Highlight Hazards
Recently, the Raleigh area has seen two serious accidents that have resulted in serious injuries for the motorcyclists involved. One troubling detail that both accidents share is that the driver fled the scene in each case, leaving the motorcyclist injured on the road. Both drivers were apprehended and criminally charged. […]
“It Was an Accident!” – Understanding Negligence
Whether it’s medical malpractice, a car accident, or a slip and fall accident, most of the personal injury claims that a Durham personal injury lawyer handles require that you prove that the responsible party was negligent in some way. However, negligence can be a difficult concept for non-lawyers to understand […]
Car Accidents and Finger-Pointing: Contributory Negligence in NC
When there is a car accident, it is not uncommon for each driver to blame the other. However, most people don’t realize that this can have significant legal ramifications if you need to pursue a claim for your injuries or other losses. If you have been injured in a car […]
Injured by a Consumer Product? You May Be Entitled to Compensation
Thanks to today’s modern economy, the average person uses hundreds of mass-produced products every day. While most of these products are safe for use by consumers, dangerous or defective products cause injury, illness, and disease more often than many people realize. In those cases, the people who have suffered from […]
What You Need to Prove in Your Accident Case
No matter how obvious it may seem, you will need to prove that the other party is responsible for the injuries you have suffered as a result of the accident they have caused. Even if you don’t intend to go to court, the insurance company will require substantial medical and […]
What is My North Carolina Personal Injury Case Worth?
If you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Unfortunately, most non-lawyers significantly underestimate the value of their claim and wind up settling for far less than what the law would have allowed for compensation. If your treatment is more expensive than […]