Representative Case: Plaintiff Awarded Compensatory and Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Case

Representative Case: Plaintiff Awarded Compensatory and Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Case

In North Carolina, personal injury cases can cover a wide range of incidents. The most common include car, motorcycle, and truck accidents that lead to injuries like whiplash, fractures, or traumatic brain injuries. Other types of personal injury cases involve slip and fall incidents, medical malpractice, dog bites, workplace injuries, and product liability. No matter…

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Personal Injury Compensation: Catastrophic Injury Cases

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A question from a potential client: I have had a severe, disabling injury, what are my legal rights to personal injury compensation? Catastrophic injury is a catchphrase that generally refers to a permanent and disabling injury.  Such injuries include spinal cord injuries, burn injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and loss of limbs. During these times, medical…

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Workers’ Compensation Cases and Costs

Workers’ Compensation Cases and Costs

It’s not uncommon for workers to get hurt at work. When an accident does happen, though, many people don’t know where to start with their workers’ compensation claim. While injuries can vary in type and severity, experienced attorneys can help you navigate your claim. Below are common injuries that may qualify for workers’ compensation, as…

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Workers’ Compensation Discrimination or Wrongful Termination?

Workers’ Compensation Discrimination or Wrongful Termination

You got hurt at work, filed a workers’ compensation claim and were later fired. Depending on the circumstances of your termination, there may be situations when your workers’ compensation claim didn’t affect your employer’s decision to let you go. So, it’s an attorney’s job to find out if your case is a matter of wrongful…

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The Top 4 Questions People Have About Workers’ Compensation

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When a work-related injury occurs and disrupts your daily life and routine, you may find yourself in an overwhelmed state of mind. Suddenly, you are facing potential lost income, days or weeks away from your job, doctor appointments, medical claims, and piles of paperwork. Workers’ compensation, while designed to protect employees, can often be an…

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3 of the Most Common Workers Compensation Claims

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When you are injured at work, you may feel overwhelmed or confused about your next steps. It’s likely you haven’t faced this type of situation before and that can lead to additional stress. Further complicating matters is the fact that workers compensation claims can vary widely in severity and complexity, meaning there are rarely cut…

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Understanding Wrongful Termination in North Carolina

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This post was updated on June 12, 2019. If you’re like most people who lose their jobs, you probably feel that your termination was wrongful and unfair. Employment laws in North Carolina, though, allow employers to fire employees for a variety of reasons, and in some cases for no reason at all. To be able…

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How long will my personal injury case take to settle? What determines the settlement amount?

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If you’re injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, the law entitles you to compensation for the cost of your treatment, pain and suffering, and other losses suffered as a result. That’s good news when you’re looking at thousands of dollars in medical bills, especially if the injury puts you out of work.…

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How do I receive compensation if the person who hit me didn’t have car insurance at the time of the accident?

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You know that you’re legally required to have auto insurance. Unfortunately, not everyone follows that rule. When you’re in a car crash, the at-fault driver’s insurance will cover your medical costs and car repairs. So, what happens when the person who hit you doesn’t have car insurance? Car Insurance in North Carolina You’re always required…

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