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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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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Personal Injury Trial vs Settlement
(Pros & Cons)

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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Western North Carolina’s Dangerous Highways & Scenic Roadways

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 Accidents in Asheville NC

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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Wrong Way Car Crashes
(Head On Crash Injuries)

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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Losing Consciousness After a Head Injury?
(Traumatic Brain Injuries)

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 to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

“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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