Settlement vs Trial in Personal Injury Cases? According to an article in the Law Dictionary … 95 percent of personal injury cases end in a pre-trial settlement, meaning that only 5 percent of personal injury cases go to a jury trial. In fact, most personal injury lawyers will spend their pre-trial time preparing a case…

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The Mountains of Western North Carolina are filled with rural roads and beautiful scenic highways.  However, in cities like Asheville, Marion, and Lenoir the number of fatalities on these rural roads is higher than the more urban cities of North Carolina, especially at night. But the count isn’t solely because of these rural roads; our…

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Drunk Driving? Serious Injuries & Fatal Accidents Are Common Did you know, that the NIAAA (U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) reports that drunk drivers play a role in a full 40 percent of every traffic death over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season? While the holiday season sees an uptick in…

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Common Causes of Wrong Way Car Wrecks & Head-on Collisions On Sunday afternoon on November 29, 2020, near Asheville, NC, there was crash on I-240 westbound between two vehicles. Officers on the scene say in their initial reports that it appears the crash was caused by one of the drivers going the wrong way on…

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Experienced Unconsciousness After a Serious Head Injury? Unconsciousness is when someone appears to be asleep and suddenly becomes unable to respond to stimuli. The length of time someone is unconscious can vary from a few seconds, like when someone faints, or for long periods of time. If someone is unconscious, they may stop breathing or…

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“When should you hire a lawyer after a car accident?” Car accidents happen every day, putting good people like you in difficult situations. If you are ever involved in a car wreck, there are important considerations to help get you through the process as easily as possible. After an accident it can be difficult to…

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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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How does a personal injury lawsuit work? Every day injuries are caused by someone else’s carelessness. Because of this insurance companies pay out billions of dollars for injuries caused by medical malpractice, car accidents and more. At Fisher Stark P.A. we want to empower injury victims so that they do not have to be at…

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