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 Top Causes of  Big Rig Trucking Accidents Trucking accidents often result in catastrophic injuries, including death. In fact, in 2018 alone more than 4,000 people died in motor vehicle accidents involving large trucks. On average that’s more than 10 people a day. Accidents involving large trucks like 18 wheelers, semi-trucks, tractor trailers,  and other…

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Serious Head Injury Symptoms “How do you know if you have experienced a traumatic brain injury?” Identifying a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be difficult, even when victims are treated in the emergency room or urgent care. Doctors often miss some of the signs and symptoms of a TBI. Also, some symptoms of brain injuries…

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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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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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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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You have been involved in a crash resulting in injuries.  So now what? Your life is changing in a split second. Your time is now including doctor’s visits, replacing your vehicle and adjusting everything else too. From your work schedule to your busy life, a wreck can upend it all. With all this happening, understanding…

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Asheville is uniquely center to all the beautiful mountain activity that Western North Carolina has to offer. From the stunning views of the Blue Ridge Parkway to the ever growing beer industry of Beer City, USA, Asheville is central to the continued development of North Carolina. However, a booming beer industry and rising development often…

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According to the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research (NCCSIR) at the University of North Carolina, there are about 1.1 million high school football players in the nation. That is approximately 11 times more football players than the NFL, college, junior college, arena football and semi-professional level combined. And yet, high school players are…

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