Auto Insurance Coverage Questions Asheville Personal Injury Attorney Explains People often wonder how much auto insurance they should carry. Here at Fisher Stark, P.A., our personal injury lawyers say the answer is simple…carry as much as auto insurance as you can reasonably afford. Let’s look at why. According to the most recent data nearly 1…

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Nursing Home Neglect Lawyers What is Nursing Home Neglect? Federal regulation defines neglect in a nursing home as the failure of the facility, its employees or service providers to provide goods and services to a resident that are necessary to avoid physical harm, pain, mental anguish, or emotional distress. Millions of people entrust their loved…

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What is a Living Will? In North Carolina, a living will is a legal document that lets others know your personal choices about your end-of-life medical treatment. It states which procedures or medications you would want, or not want, to extend your life if you cannot communicate with the doctors yourself. A living will goes…

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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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Balancing the Scales in a Personal Injury Case In court rooms across America you will often find a picture or statute of the Lady of Justice, a blindfolded woman holding a sword and balance scales. The blindfold represents the impartiality and objectivity of the law. The law does not let outside factors, such as fame,…

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Evidence for a Personal Injury Claim Compelling evidence can drastically boost your settlement compensation. Some of the most important evidence can be found at the scene of a crash or injury. If your injuries require you to leave the scene, return or send a friend or family member to the scene as soon as possible…

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Surgeries, big or small, require ultimate trust in the medical professionals responsible for the patient’s health. Understandably, most patients are filled with nerves prior to the surgery. But no anxiety compares to that of finding out a surgical mistake was made in the process. If you or a loved one are a victim of surgical…

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Personal injury claims can help people who have been hurt by others’ negligence get financial compensation for their injuries. This financial restitution can help you pay medical bills, get the therapy you need and make up for lost wages. Financial compensation is even more important when your injuries are permanent. Your personal injury claim may…

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Even government agencies can be guilty of negligence. If you or a loved one were injured on local, state, or federal property due to the governing body’s negligence or a state actor or employee injures you, you might be entitled to receive compensation. Sovereign Immunity used to protect the government from all implications of guilt,…

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Two people have died from Legionnaires’ disease, which has been linked to the NC Mountain State Fair. The State Department of Health and Human Services confirmed that over 120 people have contracted Legionnaires’ disease and its milder form, Pontiac Fever. Patients and their families are now seeking legal counsel as medical bills and time away…

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