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WHAT IS CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE? Determining who is legally at fault for a motor vehicle accident is sometimes easier said than done. If that accident happens in North Carolina it can become even more challenging due to North Carolina’s contributory negligence law. North Carolina contributory negligence law prevents a plaintiff from recovering any damages in an […]

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June 9, 2021

What is Contributory Negligence in North Carolina?

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June 9, 2021

North Carolina is one of only 4 states that still allows pure contributory negligence. This means you cannot recover damages if you contributed in any way to causing your injuries. For example, if you were injured and deemed only 5% at fault you would recover nothing. As you can imagine, this leads to grossly unfair […]

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May 14, 2021

NC Should Pass Victims Fair Treatment Act

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May 14, 2021

Big trucks carry big consequences. Commercial motor vehicle carriers are regulated by the government. Drivers are required to obtain a commercial drivers license, and have to follow regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Driver training programs and regulations have helped reduce the amount of accidents. But despite these efforts, approximately 4,000 large truck […]

Car Accidents, Catastrophic/Traumatic, Trucking Accidents, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death

April 8, 2021

Why Semi-Truck Accidents Require an Attorney

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April 8, 2021

As we all know, medical treatment is very expensive.  The bills stack up quickly, and this financial burden often forces injured victims to seek legal recourse.  We understand the stress and uncertainty that comes with endless medical bills.  These bills need to be paid, and most providers will relentlessly pursue payment.  Our number one priority […]

Car Accidents, Uncategorized

March 29, 2021

How are Liens Handled in a Personal Injury Claim?

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March 29, 2021

The purpose of punitive damages is to punish the at-fault party for bad conduct. Furthermore, punitive damages deter others from similarly bad conduct.  This is different from the intent of compensatory damages which is to make the party whole.  As a result, damages are measured differently when considering compensatory versus punitive damages.   When hearing a […]

Boating Accidents, Car Accidents, Catastrophic/Traumatic, Drunk Driving, Electrical and Burn, Personal Injury, Pool Injuries/Drownings, Trucking Accidents, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death

March 17, 2021

What are Punitive Damages?

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March 17, 2021

There is a car accident every 60 seconds in the United States. Most accidents only involve property damage; but unfortunately, people are sometimes seriously injured. If you are involved in a car accident it is important to take some basic steps to protect yourself and your interests. 1. Stop and Protect Yourself: Make sure to […]

Car Accidents, Liability, Personal Injury, Trucking Accidents, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death

March 3, 2021

7 Things You Need to Do After a Car Accident

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March 3, 2021

A North Carolina personal injury attorney’s job is to ensure their client is made whole again following an injury.  We all know that’s not always possible; sometimes an accident involves the loss of a life or a life-changing injury.  Money will never fully compensate for those losses.  But, the law does provide a means for […]

Boating Accidents, Car Accidents, Deck Collapses, Personal Injury, Trucking Accidents, Uncategorized

March 1, 2021

How to Present Personal Injury Damages to the Insurance Company

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March 1, 2021

Were you injured because of somebody else’s negligence? If so, you may be entitled to compensation. Under North Carolina law, compensation is intended to put an injured victim in the place they would have been had the accident never happened.  These are called “compensatory damages.”  An experienced North Carolina personal injury attorney should pursue all […]

Car Accidents, Deck Collapses, Drunk Driving, Electrical and Burn, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Pool Injuries/Drownings, Premise Liability, Products Liability, Trucking Accidents, Uncategorized

February 25, 2021

Compensatory Damages – What can I recover?

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February 25, 2021

In this blog post, we provide a step-by-step procedure for people wanting to open an estate and provide some commentary on the estate administration process.   How to initiate the estate administration process? In order to bring a wrongful death claim, the estate administration process must be initiated and the Clerk of Court must open an […]

Boating Accidents, Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Electrical and Burn, Liability, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Pool Injuries/Drownings, Premise Liability, Products Liability, Trucking Accidents, Uncategorized

January 27, 2021

How do I open an estate so I can pursue a wrongful death claim?

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January 27, 2021

The age old question for a personal injury client: How much is my case worth?  Anyone injured in an accident will need this question answered by someone looking out for them.  The insurance company fielding the claim handles thousands of personal injury cases each year.  The insurance adjuster may even have access to sophisticated computer […]

Birth Injuries, Boating Accidents, Car Accidents, Catastrophic/Traumatic, Deck Collapses, Electrical and Burn, Liability, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Pool Injuries/Drownings, Premise Liability, Products Liability, Spinal Cord Injuries, Trucking Accidents, Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Death

January 20, 2021

How much is my personal injury case worth?

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January 20, 2021