Construction Worker Injuries and Fatalities – Causes and Prevention

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 Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

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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How Permanent Disability
Affects Personal Injury Claims

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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Trucking Accidents and Catastrophic Injuries in Asheville

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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Facing a Traumatic Brain Injury Head On

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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Catastrophic Injury in Western North Carolina

“Click it or Ticket!” “Booze it and Lose it!” We’ve heard the catchy phrases or seen the signs posted on North Carolina highways. With Asheville being a major town intersected by Interstate 40, Interstate 240, and Interstate 26, you can’t enter or leave the city without seeing signs encouraging safe driving. And with increased traffic…

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Catastrophic Injury Attorneys in Asheville

Need a catastrophic injury attorney in Asheville, North Carolina?  Call Brad Stark at the law firm of Fisher Stark, P.A. 828-505-4300. Having an attorney who is experienced in catastrophic injuries is important.  Catastrophic injuries involve significant lost wages, medical treatments, extended recuperation times, and often a lifetime of permanent disability. Catastrophic injuries include spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, severe head…

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Catastrophic Injury Claims Assistance from Personal Injury Lawyers

Those who suffer catastrophic injuries as a result of the negligent or intentional acts of another suffer life-changing consequences. Catastrophic injuries may include traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, paralysis, loss of hearing or vision, severe burns, loss of limbs or scarring and disfigurement. These injuries often are the result of bad choices made by…

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