The Personal Injury Claims Process

You have been involved in a crash resulting in injuries.  So now what? Your life is changing in a split second. Your time is now including doctor’s visits, replacing your vehicle and adjusting everything else too. From your work schedule to your busy life, a wreck can upend it all. With all this happening, understanding…

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How Much Does a Personal Injury Attorney Cost?

How Much Do Personal Injury Lawyers Charge? Most personal injury cases are handled on a contingent fee basis. This means that you, the client, do not pay for the lawyer’s services on an hourly basis. Instead, the lawyer earns a fee based on a percentage of their recovery for you. If there is no recovery,…

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Fatal Bicycling Accidents
7 Tips for Safe Driving Around Cyclists

Did you know that 697 bicyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in 2020 in the US? Across the country, local leaders are trying to get legislation to make roads safer for cyclists. The University of North Carolina found that nearly 300 infrastructure projects were initiated around the world in 2020 to create safer…

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3 Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents in WNC

  What Causes Bicycle Accidents in WNC? The mountains of western North Carolina are full of breath-taking views and great biking trails. It also is full of winding roads and tight turns. These mountain roads can cause bicycle accidents due to negligent drivers. In this article we will point out the main causes of bicycle…

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Top 5 Hazardous Intersections for Pedestrians in Asheville

The Worst Intersections in Asheville NC Did you know that according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Asheville is home to five of the top 100 most dangerous intersections for pedestrians in the State? The five intersections below caused 32 injuries to pedestrians in just the last ten years. While last year’s number of…

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Hit and Run Accidents in North Carolina: Penalties and Compensation

North Carolina drivers are required to stop if they inflict damage on another person’s property or their person. A person’s property includes vehicles, mailboxes, bicycles, and even pets. Drivers have a duty to stop and to disclose the appropriate information to remedy the damage they caused. Drivers who do not stop, leave a scene prematurely,…

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The Difference Between Car Accident Damage and Personal Injury

Victims of a car accident can do themselves a disservice by underestimating the connection between personal injury and collision damage. Worse, they undermine their chances of recovery by responding immediately to insurance companies and officially understating the damage that their vehicle and, more importantly, their own body suffered as a result of a crash. Don’t…

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