How to Report Unsafe (Dangerous) Truck Drivers

Reporting Unsafe or Dangerous Truck Drivers Did you know that around 500,000 trucking accidents occur each year in the United States? Trucking accidents can be extremely dangerous since some semi-trucks weigh 20 times more than ordinary cars.  Large commercial vehicles can cause catastrophic injuries to other drivers on the road. These damages can be very serious…

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Breach of Warranty & Product Liability Under NC Law

A warranty is an express or implied representation of fact that is upheld by law against the person or organization who offered it… Product liability law addresses three kinds of warranties on the basis of a product’s quality or usability which in their most simple form are: Express warranty:  an explicit representation by a merchant…

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Road Construction Accidents and Catastrophic Injuries

What Kind of Catastrophic Injuries Are Caused by Road Construction Accidents? It seems that there is always some form of road construction going on around western North Carolina and especially here in Asheville. If you live in our area, you have probably noticed a delay in your daily commute due to road work on our…

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The Personal Injury Claims Process

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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“Do I have a Product Liability Case?”

“If you have been injured or hurt because of a product, you may have a defective product liability claim” Product liability law dictates the liability of manufacturers for injuries that result from defective and unreasonably dangerous products. This area of the law covers a broad range of products including automobiles, building materials, industrial machinery and…

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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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What Causes Trucking Accidents?

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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Hidden Signs of a Serious Head Injury
(Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms)

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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