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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Car Accident? Why The Best Legal Advice Comes from a Lawyer

“Why You Should Listen To Your Attorney & Tune Out Everyone Else” In moments of stress, the kind of stress that is easily associated with the troubles that come from car accidents or injuries, it is human nature to seek car accident legal advice or counsel from a lot of different people. Authority figures, friends,…

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Benefits Of Physical Therapy After
a Car Accident in North Carolina

“Why Have Physical Therapy After an Car Accident?” If you were recently involved in a car accident, chances are that you may have sustained an injury. Depending on the severity of your car accident, your injuries could vary from minor injuries like cuts and bruises, to more serious injuries such as chest injuries, sprains and…

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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 Pre-existing Injuries
Affect Personal Injury Claims

“Can a Pre-Existing Medical Condition Affect My Personal Injury Claim?” Generally speaking, none of us has 100% perfect health.  This is particularly true as we get older.  Our bodies, in areas such as our spine and back, begin to “degenerate” as part of the normal aging process. Insurance companies attempt to use this against folks…

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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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