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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How is a Trucking Accident Different than an Auto Accident When it Comes to the Law?

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While it is true that a person can be severely injured in both an auto and trucking accident, if you have been involved in an accident with a commercial vehicle it takes an attorney with experience in handling cases against big trucking companies to get the best result for you.   According to the 2017 Federal…

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Your Next Step: Pedestrian Hit by a Motor Vehicle in NC

Pedestrian Hit by a Motor Vehicle in NC

According to the NC Department of Transportation, each year more than 2,000 police-reported motor vehicle accidents involve a pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle; 150-200 of those are fatal and 200-300 of those accidents result in serious injury. Those statistics may or may not mean something to you, but do you know what to do…

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Visitors’ Guide to Driving in North Carolina

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An estimated 39 million families in the US are planning to travel this Thanksgiving, meaning no matter where you live, roads are likely to be more congested than normal. No one wants to spend their holiday dealing with the aftermath of an accident, but if you are injured in an accident, our personal injury attorneys…

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When are you most at risk for a car accident in Charlotte?

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According to the Charlotte Observer, Charlotte experienced a 10% increase in car accidents last year – about 31,000 total crashes. A few weeks ago, we talked about the frustrations commuters experience on the roads in Charlotte and laid out some steps you can take to make your commute safer for not only yourself but also…

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How to make your Charlotte commute safe for everyone on the road

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As a fellow Charlotte commuter, I know how traffic can get during morning and evening rush hours. It’s easy to get frustrated when you’re running late and I-77 is backed up, but don’t take your frustration out on the other drivers who are in the exact same position you are. Avoid causing or being the…

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Ridesharing: What to do if you are in an accident

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Ridesharing services like UBER and Lyft have become popular forms of transportation in Charlotte in the last couple of years. Riders use the services to avoid dealing with Charlotte traffic, as well as to avoid driving impaired after a night out. Requesting an UBER, Lyft, or even a taxi if you’ve had too much to…

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How long does it typically take to settle a “simple” car accident claim?

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Often, people will call us to ask questions about “simple” car accidents. In North Carolina, there are several things to consider after an incident has occurred. No matter how straightforward the situation may seem in the moments after impact, it’s extremely important to understand that your actions will determine what happens to you down the…

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What do I do if an accident report is inaccurate?

What to do if an accident report is inaccurate

Being involved in a car accident, no matter how minor, can disrupt your entire life.  Especially if you have never experienced a motor vehicle collision, knowing what to do and how to respond can be confusing.   After an accident, your most important first step is to get medical attention whether or not you believe…

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