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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What Are the Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries?

Common Injuries from WNC Motorcycle Accidents & How They Can Ruin the Rest of Your Life Western North Carolina is a popular destination for motorcyclists because of the beautiful mountain views that can be seen on rides such as the “Tail of the Dragon” and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The scenic views of the Smoky…

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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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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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What should I do after a motorcycle crash?

  As personal injury lawyers in Asheville, we regularly see the consequences of motorcycle accidents. A motorcycle accident can be a terrible and traumatic experience that may lead to permanent, life changing injuries. Having an experienced North Carolina trial lawyer on your side can help you and your loved ones move forward from a crash.…

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Motorcycle Accidents & Personal Injury

Personal Injury from Motorcycle Accidents Although many people prefer motorcycles as their mode of transportation and others enjoy recreational use, riders can be at higher risk for personal injury. Motorcyclists face a higher chance of severe injury if a motorcycle accident occurs.  Motorcycle crashes also kill approximately 3,000 motorcyclists each year and are one of…

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What Causes Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle Accidents & Crashes Cause Catastrophic Injuries with Lasting Consequences The trial attorneys at Fisher Stark, P.A., know that Western North Carolina is a mecca for motorcycle riders. But, while beautiful, the winding mountain roads and narrow streets can often spell trouble when people in cars and trucks do not follow the rules of the…

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