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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Wrongful Death Lawyers, Asheville NC When someone is killed because of the negligence or intentional behavior of someone else, the deceased’s estate has a right to file a civil lawsuit in an attempt to obtain fair and just compensation for the loss of life. Compensation that can be provided may include both harms the estate…

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How does a personal injury lawsuit work? Every day injuries are caused by someone else’s carelessness. Because of this insurance companies pay out billions of dollars for injuries caused by medical malpractice, car accidents and more. At Fisher Stark P.A. we want to empower injury victims so that they do not have to be at…

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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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There are a ton of misconceptions about whiplash. With Hollywood depictions to stand-up jokes, numerous individuals imagine that whiplash is a minor injury that is misrepresented to make a bigger claim after an accident. In reality, whiplash and other severe soft tissue injuries can be debilitating to your life. What is Whiplash? Whiplash is a…

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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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Car crashes happen all year ‘round, but holidays see a sharp spike in accidents and even deaths. It’s unfortunate that wonderful times like Christmas and New Years are in the Top 10 Accident / Fatality Days. Holidays should be filled with happy, fond memories. At Fisher Stark, we see it too often; calls about accidents rising…

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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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Asheville, North Carolina – home to the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway and “America’s Favorite Drive” according to the National Park Service. In a city with three major highways Interstate 40 (I-40), Interstate 240 (I-240), and Interstate 26 (I-26 ) and often heavy traffic, even the safest of drivers can be injured or killed by others’…

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