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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What is a catastrophic injury? According to the American Medical Association, a catastrophic or life changing injury is a type of severe injury that causes damage to the spine, spinal cord, or brain. These permanent injuries impact a person in most every aspect of their lives. There are essentially two components that make a severe…

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What Is a Wrongful Death Claim? Two questions that people always want to know if a loved one has died at the hands of another. 1. What happened to my loved one? 2. How can we prevent this from happening to someone else? Wrongful death is when someone’s death is caused by the negligence of…

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How do Insurance Companies Calculate the Value of a Personal Injury Case? Most of the time, unfairly. All personal injury claims are different and worth different amounts depending on the circumstances of the accident or injury. When insurance companies are determining how much to compensate the injured party, most often an insurance adjuster usually uses…

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