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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Wrongful Deaths – Fatal Car Crashes on the Rise in North Carolina?

“Fatal crashes on NC highways are at highest since 2007” Fatal Crashes are on the Rise Increase in North Carolina… New data from the North Carolina Highway Patrol shows that there has been a 9.5 percent increase in fatal car crashes this year. Year to date there have been 648 fatal crashes, compared to 592…

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“Do I have a Product Liability Case?”

“If you have been injured or hurt because of a product, you may have a defective product liability claim” Product liability law dictates the liability of manufacturers for injuries that result from defective and unreasonably dangerous products. This area of the law covers a broad range of products including automobiles, building materials, industrial machinery and…

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How Pre-existing Injuries
Affect Personal Injury Claims

“Can a Pre-Existing Medical Condition Affect My Personal Injury Claim?” Generally speaking, none of us has 100% perfect health.  This is particularly true as we get older.  Our bodies, in areas such as our spine and back, begin to “degenerate” as part of the normal aging process. Insurance companies attempt to use this against folks…

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What Are the Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries?

Common Injuries from WNC Motorcycle Accidents & How They Can Ruin the Rest of Your Life Western North Carolina is a popular destination for motorcyclists because of the beautiful mountain views that can be seen on rides such as the “Tail of the Dragon” and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The scenic views of the Smoky…

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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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Is it Normal to Have Mood Changes After
a Concussion or Serious Head Injury?

“Why Has He Gotten So Moody After His Concussion?” Concussions and other traumatic brain injuries can commonly impact a person’s anxiety or mood. Tasks or small issues that folks could normally take in stride may become more upsetting after a concussion. Concussions also typically make a person feel more down, depressed, or sad than normal.…

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What is Post-Concussion Syndrome?

Post-Concussion Syndrome – What You Need to Know Post-Concussion Syndrome occurs when the symptoms from a concussion persist beyond the time a health care professional would consider normal for the particular patient.  Concussions are, by definition, a type of brain damage. These traumatic brain injuries are commonly seen in car crash victims. Concussions are caused…

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