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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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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When to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

“When should you hire a lawyer after a car accident?” Car accidents happen every day, putting good people like you in difficult situations. If you are ever involved in a car wreck, there are important considerations to help get you through the process as easily as possible. After an accident it can be difficult to…

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Trucking Accidents and Catastrophic Injuries

On September 16, 2020, a tractor-trailer crashed and was overturned in McDowell County. This continues a recent string of trucking accidents in WNC. Thankfully, there were no injuries in this incident, however, it did block all eastbound lanes of I-40 near Old Fort. Did you know that around 500,000 trucking accidents occur each year in…

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7 Helpful Answers to Your Questions about Truck Accidents [FAQs]

Truck Accident Questions & Answers Not all vehicle accidents are handled the same way in court. Trucking accidents are vehicle collisions involving semi-trucks or other large commercial vehicles that often cause much more damage than an ordinary car accident. 1. What is the difference between a truck and car accident? Trucking accidents are far more…

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Wrongful Death Attorneys in Asheville
What to Look for…

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 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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How Truck Drivers Can Avoid Accidents

A person is killed or injured in a motor vehicle accident involving large truck approximately every 15 minutes. Being safe on the road comes down to a lot of factors, but when you drive a truck, you’re controlling a lot of those factors yourself. Trucks have significant size, power and a longer stopping distance. Simply…

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