Important Types of Evidence for a Personal Injury Claim Compelling evidence can drastically boost your settlement compensation. Some of the most important evidence can be found at the scene of a crash or injury. If your injuries require you to leave the scene, return or send a friend or family member to the scene as…

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Surgeries, big or small, require ultimate trust in the medical professionals responsible for the patient’s health. Understandably, most patients are filled with nerves prior to the surgery. But no anxiety compares to that of finding out a surgical mistake was made in the process. If you or a loved one are a victim of surgical…

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Even government agencies can be guilty of negligence. If you or a loved one were injured on local, state, or federal property due to the governing body’s negligence or a state actor or employee injures you, you might be entitled to receive compensation. Sovereign Immunity used to protect the government from all implications of guilt,…

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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 who may get injured through the negligence of someone else. …

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As parents and loved ones grow older, nursing homes often become the most viable option to provide the care they need. Putting a loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision that’s affected by location, availability, affordability, and quality of care and housing. A lot of effort, time, emotional turmoil and stress can…

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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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Distracted Driving is deadly. According to the most recent NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts, nearly 3,200 people were killed in auto accidents involving distracted drivers. There were also just under 600 nonoccupants (pedestrians, bicyclists, etc.) killed by distracted drivers. All of these deaths were preventable; if only the driver had stayed focused on the road. What…

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In a personal injury trial, it is generally forbidden to inform the jury that the defendant has an insurance policy that would cover any, if not all damages a jury chooses to include in its verdict. Mentioning the defendant’s insurance policy in any way usually ends in a mistrial. In North Carolina Rules of Evidence,…

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This month, we must spread the word about personal safety measures that can save lives. Accidental injury is now the 3rd most common cause of death in the U.S. In 2016, the number of preventable deaths increased by 10%! The National Safety Council hasn’t seen such a drastic increase since 1936. An alarming rate of…

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A staggering 46% of people were injured out of the reported 275,067 traffic accidents in North Carolina. According to the NC Department of Transportation’s 2017 Traffic Crash Facts, these numbers have only slightly decreased from the year before. The state’s efforts to improve highway safety is slowly but surely making the roads safer, but it…

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