Why Your Personal Injury Attorney Needs to Be Able to Handle Diminished Value Claims

Why Your Personal Injury Attorney Needs to Be Able to Handle Diminished Value Claims

After a car accident, the immediate focus is often on physical injuries and contacting a personal injury attorney. While that should certainly be your priority, it’s important to remember your vehicle will also have “injuries” that need to be dealt with as well. Most personal injury lawyers can get you compensation for your injuries following…

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Understanding Premises Liability in North Carolina

Understanding Premises Liability in North Carolina

Accidents can happen anywhere, but when an accident resulting in personal injury occurs on someone else’s property due to the property owner’s negligence, the legal concept of premises liability comes into play.  In North Carolina, understanding the concept of premise liability is important to help you obtain compensation for injuries sustained on someone else’s property.…

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Texting While Driving in North Carolina

Texting While Driving in North Carolina

Distractions while driving are not new, but they are a growing cause for concern for drivers in North Carolina. Over 250,000 traffic accidents occur in North Carolina each year, and according to the Charlotte Department of Transportation, distracted driving was a contributing factor in 22% of all crashes in the city last year. That figure…

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7 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Personal Injury Case

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If you have been injured by the negligence or harmful actions of another person, North Carolina law ensures your protection and just compensation. You may be entitled to receive monetary compensation for medical expenses, lost wage income, and pain and suffering, in addition to other potential awards and claims. Settling a personal injury claim isn’t…

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How Criminal Charges Affect Divorce and Custody

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Family Law Cases and DWI Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) in NC One thing many people might not understand about a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) charge – and subsequently a Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) charge – is the effect it can have on their child custody arrangement.  DWI penalties are strict…

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How to File a Claim for Diminished Value in North Carolina

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Car accidents are stressful and traumatic times for everyone involved. If you are ever involved in an accident, you should first seek medical attention for any apparent (or non-apparent) injuries. It is so important that you make sure you are treated before doing anything else. If the accident is not your fault, and your injuries…

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What happens if I’m in a car accident and I don’t have valid insurance?

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All drivers in North Carolina are required to have car insurance, and, when it expires, police officers can pull over and cite those who drive without insurance. Often, we hear clients ask: What happens if I’m in a car accident and I don’t have valid insurance? The penalties for driving without car insurance in North…

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The Consequences of a Felony Conviction in North Carolina

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A felony is a crime, typically involving violence, that is seen as more severe than a misdemeanor. In North Carolina, felonies are divided into 10 different classifications, which don’t all have hard set rules for punishments. Sentences for felonies can range from death or life imprisonment to fines, probation, or community service. Beyond sentencing, the impact…

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What Should I Do if I Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect in North Carolina?

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Under North Carolina law, residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities have the right, among others, to be treated with respect and dignity, to receive appropriate care and services, and to be free of mental and physical abuse and neglect. Unfortunately, this is not always the case in many adult care homes, and there…

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