Greenville Car Accident Lawyer
Car Accident Attorneys in Greenville, NC
Have you been injured in an auto accident in the Greenville, NC area? A Greenville car accident lawyer at Riddle & Brantley may be able to help you get the compensation you deserve. Since 2000 alone, we’ve recovered more than $600 million in compensation for our deserving clients (see disclaimer below), and we’d love to help you however we can. We handle all types of car accident injury cases (see complete list below) and we have the experience and expertise to take on powerful insurance companies. We don’t hesitate to take cases to trial when the insurance company doesn’t make a reasonable offer.
In-person consultations are available at our convenient Greenville office by appointment only, and we can consult with you from anywhere by phone, email, text, or video conference. If it’s more convenient for you, we can even come to you directly. We have investigators on staff who can get the ball rolling on your case and help prove liability.
For a FREE, no-obligation consultation with an experienced car accident attorney in Greenville, please call 1-800-525-7111 or complete the fast and easy form below. There are no upfront costs and you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your case and you receive compensation. We believe Justice Counts and are committed to seeking justice for Greenville car accident victims. We would love to help you however we can.
“You’ll walk in the front door as a client but leave as family. They’re the absolute best.”
–Susan S., Riddle & Brantley client
Car accidents can happen in seconds, but the consequences can last a lifetime.
At Riddle & Brantley, our compassionate Greenville car accident attorneys and staff understand what you’re going through. When you hire Riddle & Brantley, you’ll not only get an experienced car accident injury attorney, but you’ll also be supported by case managers, paralegals, and investigators dedicated to your success. Please call 1-800-525-7111 for a free, no-obligation consultation today concerning a potential Greenville car accident claim or lawsuit.
Types of Car Accident Cases We Handle
Riddle & Brantley’s Greenville car accident lawyers have over 220+ years of combined legal experience, and in that time we’ve handled thousands of car accident cases. We have experience handling all types of car accident cases, including:
- Rear-end accidents
- Head-on accidents
- T-bone accidents
- Side-swipe accidents
- Distracted driving accidents (including texting while driving cases)
- Drunk driving accidents
- Uber and Lyft accidents
- Construction zone accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
We also routinely handle truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, bicycle accidents, moped and scooter accidents, school bus accidents, and other related cases in the Greenville, NC area. In cases where injuries are suffered while on the job, our workers’ comp attorneys are ready to help. We also assist those who have suffered disabling injuries in car accidents with disability appeals.
In the most heartbreaking cases, a Greenville car accident lawyer at Riddle & Brantley can fight for surviving loved ones in a wrongful death claim or lawsuit.
“How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Claim or Lawsuit?”
In North Carolina, all personal injury claims are subject to the Statute of Limitations. This is basically the deadline by which you must file a claim or lawsuit in order to seek compensation for your injuries and other damages. There are exceptions, but in most cases in North Carolina, you must file a Greenville car accident claim within:
- 3 years of the date of injury in personal injury cases
- 2 years of the date of death in wrongful death cases
A Greenville car accident attorney at Riddle & Brantley can manage all aspects of your case, including ensuring that important deadlines like the statute of limitations are met. You don’t want to lose out at your chance for justice by missing an important deadline. Call 1-800-525-7111 today and talk with a personal injury attorney at Riddle & Brantley today. We can evaluate your claim and advise you on your best available legal options.
Greenville, NC Auto Accident Statistics
Greenville is a growing city with more than 90,000 residents, and auto accidents are common. In 2020, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) reported 2,690 motor vehicle accidents in Greenville, NC, 1,493 of which resulted in injury. 10 of these accidents tragically led to death.
Distracted driving is an increasing problem across North Carolina, and Greenville is no exception. NCDOT reports that in 2020, distracted driving was involved in roughly 18 percent of auto accidents across the state, meaning that an estimated 484 accidents in Greenville in 2020 involved distracted driving. Many of these accidents involve drivers texting or talking on cell phones, or using in-car entertainment and GPS systems.
Common Car Accident Injuries
Our Greenville car accident lawyers have more than 220+ years of combined legal experience and we’ve represented victims who have suffered all types of car accident injuries, including:
- Broken bones
- Cuts, scrapes and contusions
- Soft tissue injuries
- Neck injuries
- Head injuries, including traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Spinal cord injuries
- Shoulder injuries
- Arm and leg injuries, including amputations (loss of limbs)
- Paralysis and semi-paralysis
- Emotional injury including PTSD
- And many, many more…
If you or a loved one has suffered any of these or another type of injury in a car crash, please call 1-800-525-7111 to speak with one of our Greenville car accident lawyers. We would love to help however we can. You deserve justice and compensation if you’ve been injured due to another’s negligence.
There are no upfront costs or attorney fees unless we win your case.
“Riddle & Brantley found me all the available money from the insurance companies.”
–David H., Riddle & Brantley client
Results for Auto Accident Victims
We fight tirelessly for justice, and in our decades of service to the people of North Carolina, we’ve won many significant settlements and verdicts for our clients (see disclaimer below), including many in the Greenville, NC area. We invite you to check out our case results page and review our record of success (see disclaimer below), including:
- $9,450,000 | Tractor-Trailer Accident & Wrongful Death — Our trial attorneys represented surviving relatives of a family of four who were tragically killed in a major truck accident on a busy North Carolina highway. We organized a thorough accident investigation and filed multiple lawsuits against several involved parties, ultimately securing pre-trial settlements totaling $9.45 million.
- $2,750,000 | Car Accident — Attorney Donald Dunn represented our client in arbitration proceedings after he suffered multiple fractures in his leg, neck, and arms when he was hit head-on by another vehicle. Dunn ultimately secured a $2.75 million settlement, which was followed by a $1 million declaratory judgment against the insurance company.
- $2,000,000 | Truck Accident & Wrongful Death — Riddle & Brantley attorneys fought for justice for the surviving sons of a woman who ultimately died of injuries sustained in a major truck wreck. We hired experts to prove liability and ultimately attorney Smith was able to negotiate a settlement totaling $2 million.
Our attorneys’ successes negotiating with insurance companies and arguing cases in court are just one measure of our success, however.
We are also proud of the testimonials received from clients we’ve represented in injury cases throughout the years, including Anthony P., who said:
“I will refer anyone to this team … they have an exceptional understanding of North Carolina law.”
Award-Winning Trial Attorneys Handling Car Accident Injury Claims
Attorney Gene Riddle, managing partner at Riddle & Brantley, has been serving the Greenville NC area for decades. He is recognized for his excellent legal service as a member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and Super Lawyers (see disclaimer below). He also has earned a prestigious AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is the recipient of the 2014 Litigator Award (see disclaimer below).
Many of our other attorneys have earned similar recognitions, including The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 and Super Lawyers “Rising Star” designations (see disclaimer below).
We will listen to you, evaluate your case and advise you on your legal options. If you decide to hire us to represent you, there are no upfront costs and no attorney fees unless we win your case.
Call 1-800-525-7111 for a FREE consultation today.
What Can an Attorney Do for My Car Accident Case?
If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Greenville, North Carolina, you deserve an attorney that will fight for you every step of the way. Studies show that those who hire an attorney in a personal injury claim recover, on average, roughly 3 times more compensation than those who represent themselves. A Greenville car accident attorney at Riddle & Brantley can handle all aspects of even the most challenging insurance claims and lawsuits, including but not limited to:
- Organizing a comprehensive crash scene investigation
- Hiring expert witnesses, including accident reconstructionists
- Identifying and preserving critical evidence
- Connecting you with appropriate medical care
- Interviewing potential witnesses
- Obtaining the official police report
- Negotiating with the insurance company
- Negotiating with defense counsel
- Preparing you for official statements to insurance companies
- Filing a lawsuit
- Preparing and filing important court documents
- Conducting pre-trial depositions
- Arguing your case at trial
- Engaging in settlement negotiations
- Representing you in mediation and/or arbitration proceedings
- Setting up trusts for long-term care
A personal injury claim can be time-consuming, complicated, and stressful. An attorney can help you manage all aspects of the case and ensure that you can focus on what’s most important — your recovery, family, and quality of life. Insurance companies have high-dollar attorneys who fight hard to pay as little as possible. A car accident lawyer in Greenville, NC at Riddle & Brantley can help hold insurance companies and at-fault defendants accountable and work to get you maximum compensation.
Talk with a Greenville Car Accident Lawyer for Free
If you’ve been injured in a car wreck in Greenville or surrounding North Carolina, you don’t have to go through this alone. Riddle & Brantley has been fighting for injury victims in North Carolina, including Greenville, for decades and we’d love to help you get the justice you deserve. Please call 1-800-525-7111 today and let’s review your claim.
The consultation is free, and you won’t pay a dime in upfront costs or attorney fees unless we win your case and recover financial compensation for you.
We say “Justice Counts” and we fight tirelessly for our clients. Please call 1-800-525-7111 and let’s talk.
*** Disclaimer: The results mentioned are intended to illustrate the type of cases handled by the firm. These results do not guarantee a similar outcome, and they should not be construed to constitute a promise or guarantee of a particular result in any particular case. Every case is different, and the outcome of any case depends upon a variety of factors unique to that case.
*** Disclaimer: An attorney must meet certain requirements to join these organizations or receive these awards. For more information on Membership Criteria for Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Super Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, and the Litigator Award, please visit our Membership Criteria page. These awards and memberships should not be construed as a promise or guarantee of a similar result. Each case is different and must be evaluated separately.