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How to Pay for a Personal Injury Lawyer After Medical Bills Empty Your Wallet

May 4, 2021   |  
When you're injured due to someone else's negligence, it can put a dent in your bank account. You may have to miss work to receive treatment or take a pay cut because you can no longer work in the position that you used to. On top of work-related costs, you...
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Wrongful Death Lawyer FAQ: What Damages Are Available?

March 6, 2020   |  
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a guest post by our friends at the Washington, D.C.-area personal injury law firm Cohen & Cohen. Losing a loved one is devastating. However, when death could have been prevented, but was caused by the careless actions of another party, it might be even harder for...
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Who is the Best Car Accident Lawyer for Your Case? It Depends.

June 3, 2019   |  
People often Google: "best car accident lawyer in Raleigh" "best car accident attorney in Greensboro" You get the idea. Auto accidents and truck accidents happen. If you have a car accident you may need the help of a car accident lawyer who handles personal injury claims. This would be especially...
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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in North Carolina?

May 17, 2019   |  
If you were injured due to someone else’s negligence, you have a limited amount of time to pursue legal action against the responsible party. It's critically important that you not miss the deadline to file a personal injury claim or lawsuit. Doing so may mean that you cannot seek compensation...
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Stanly County school bus accident leaves 17 injured

At least 17 people were injured when a Head Start school bus overturned in Stanly County, North Carolina. Police say the accident occurred after a truck driver ran through a stop sign. The injuries in the Stanly County school bus accident are considered “non-life-threatening” according to police. The crash occurred...
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What is a Mass Tort Lawsuit?

May 14, 2019   |  
A mass tort lawsuit is a civil action lawsuit involving numerous plaintiffs against one or several defendants. Mass tort lawsuits may be held in state or federal court. Tort is a formal word for a “wrongful action” that causes injury. The word “mass” has several meanings when referring to mass...
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What is a Class Action Lawsuit? What You Need to Know

May 10, 2019   |  
What is a class action lawsuit? Class action claims are different from individual claims.  A class action lawsuit is one in which a group of people with the same or similar damages caused by the same product or action sue the defendant as a group. In a class action, the...
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Can You Sue a Drunk Driver in North Carolina?

Can you sue a drunk driver in North Carolina?   You may think that a drunk driver’s DWI is handled in criminal court.  However, there are civil remedies against a drunk or impaired driver too for the damages or injuries he causes. A car accident carries the possibility of injury...
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What is Contributory Negligence?

April 25, 2019   |  
If you live in North Carolina, you may have heard of contributory negligence. Contributory negligence is a law governing personal injury claims that is currently in force in 4 states and the District of Columbia. Here’s what it means: Contributory negligence bars a person from recovering compensation in a personal...
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PTSD After a Car Crash: Signs & Symptoms

April 8, 2019   |  
Have You Suffered PTSD After a Car Crash? Brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, lacerations, and burn injuries are all possible outcomes after being involved in a serious car crash. Motor vehicle crashes can also lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates...
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