Construction Injuries and Fatalities – Common Causes The risk of personal injury is quite high on construction sites, where sometimes dangerous industrial trucks, power tools and scaffolding can be found. Many accidents resulting in personal injury are caused by negligence, improper use of tools, poor planning, and failure to use protective equipment. And, many of…

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  As personal injury lawyers in Asheville, we regularly see the consequences of motorcycle accidents. A motorcycle accident can be a terrible and traumatic experience that may lead to permanent, life changing injuries. Having an experienced North Carolina trial lawyer on your side can help you and your loved ones move forward from a crash.…

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What Causes Traumatic Brain Injuries? Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are, as the name suggests, injuries to the brain (brain damage) that result from trauma. It is a common misconception that you have to hit your head on something to get a brain injury. This is not true. Serious brain injuries often occur from the brain…

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Personal Injury from Motorcycle Accidents Although many people prefer motorcycles as their mode of transportation and others enjoy recreational use, riders can be at higher risk for personal injury. Motorcyclists face a higher chance of severe injury if a motorcycle accident occurs.  Motorcycle crashes also kill approximately 3,000 motorcyclists each year and are one of…

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  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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On September 16, 2020, a tractor-trailer crashed and was overturned in McDowell County. This continues a recent string of trucking accidents in WNC. Thankfully, there were no injuries in this incident, however, it did block all eastbound lanes of I-40 near Old Fort. Did you know that around 500,000 trucking accidents occur each year in…

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Car wrecks occur as a result of someone’s bad driving choices You did not ask for this to happen to you, and now your busy life has grown even more complicated. Most folks do not allow time in their normal day to spend looking for a rental car, going to a doctor, dealing with auto…

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Truck Accident Questions & Answers Not all vehicle accidents are handled the same way in court. Trucking accidents are vehicle collisions involving semi-trucks or other large commercial vehicles that often cause much more damage than an ordinary car accident. 1. What is the difference between a truck and car accident? Trucking accidents are far more…

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Motorcycle Accidents & Crashes Cause Catastrophic Injuries with Lasting Consequences The trial attorneys at Fisher Stark, P.A., know that Western North Carolina is a mecca for motorcycle riders. But, while beautiful, the winding mountain roads and narrow streets can often spell trouble when people in cars and trucks do not follow the rules of the…

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Wrongful Death Lawyers, Asheville NC When someone is killed because of the negligence or intentional behavior of someone else, the deceased’s estate has a right to file a civil lawsuit in an attempt to obtain fair and just compensation for the loss of life. Compensation that can be provided may include both harms the estate…

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