Accidents and injuries happen every day, and it can be frustrating and even devastating when you’re injured because of someone else’s actions. Not only do you have to deal with the stress and pain of your physical recovery, you also have to navigate the financial side of your injury, like how you’ll pay for the medical treatment you need today as well as the treatment you might need in the future. And on top of all that, you only have one chance to get it right. You’ll need a good North Carolina personal injury lawyer.
Good Lawyers can:
Thoroughly investigate your accident
Explain your options
Guide you through the claims process
Negotiate with the at-fault party and its insurance company
File a lawsuit if necessary
Above all else, fight for you
We get it. And we can help. Under North Carolina law, you have the right to be compensated when someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional actions harm you. Our skilled personal injury lawyers have more than 25 combined years of experience representing and defending the same insurance companies you’ll be up against and use that experience to help clients like you. No case is too small; if it’s important to you, it’s important to us.
Types of Personal Injury Accidents You May Be Involved In
Personal injury accidents take many different forms. Some of the most common types of personal injury cases we see are:
Uneven walkways and sidewalks
Insufficient caution/warning signs
Falling objects and tree branches
Food poisoning or foreign objects in food
Over-service of alcohol
Assault and sexual assault
Fraternity hazing and sorority hazing
Injuries in a pool, lake, or at the beach
Types of Injuries You May Suffer From
Personal injury accidents can cause minor and serious injuries bodily injuries to everyone involved or even death. Some of the most common types of injuries we see in our cases are:
Back and spine injuries
Sprained and bruised knees, ankles, wrists, hips, and shoulders
Fire, electrocution, and burns
Chest and abdominal injuries
Anxiety and psychological injuries
Types of Damages You Could Recover
The injuries you suffered may entitle you to monetary payments and compensation. Some of the most common types of damages recovered in our cases are:
Medical bills paid/reimbursed
Future medical expenses
Lost wages and income for time you missed at work
Pain and suffering/mental anguish
Loss of consortium if your accident affected your relationship with your spouse
Permanent disability, scarring, or disfigurement
Punitive damages to punish the other party for particularly bad, reckless, or outrageous conduct that caused your injuries
Wrongful Death: When a Loved One Dies in an Accident
Losing a loved one because of an accident or someone else’s actions is painful and overwhelming. Not only are you dealing with your own personal grief, you are also faced with the stress of dealing with your loved one’s financial affairs and personal injury claim.
If a loved one dies in an accident, under North Carolina law, you can recover additional special damages to compensate the family for the loss of economic support and loss of companionship from the deceased. A good North Carolina personal injury lawyer can help relieve you of those burdens so you can focus on your family and preparing for the future.
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