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What Is North Carolina’s Fender Bender Law?

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A fender bender is a minor collision between two vehicles, usually occurring at low speeds. In North Carolina, fender benders are considered "minor incidents" and are typically handled by insurance companies without the need for intense police involvement or legal action. While fender benders may not seem like a big…

What Is the Statute of Limitations in North Carolina for Personal Injury?

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If you are hurt by another party’s misconduct or negligence in North Carolina, you likely have grounds to start a personal injury claim against them to recover the losses they caused you to suffer. However, this is a complex process that can be very demanding for anyone who is recovering…

What affects the value of a North Carolina wrongful death claim?

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In many ways, losing a loved one unexpectedly is an incalculable loss. You will miss them every day for the rest of your life. Many people in your family may suffer when a loved one dies tragically in a car crash or similar incident. If an individual or a business…

Spinal cord injuries can cost millions over a lifetime

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When you get hurt, whether you fall down a flight of stairs at an apartment building or get hurt by a drunk driver in a crash, knowing the true financial cost of your injury is key to asserting your rights. Whether you file an insurance claim or initiate civil litigation,…

What to know about Rule 414 before filing a personal injury claim

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All types of situations can leave someone injured or ill, including dog bite incidents, motor vehicle accidents, product malfunctions and dangerous premises issues. While many individuals suffer only minor injuries in such situations, others may be catastrophic, leaving victims with very little prospect of returning to life as they once…

How do you preserve a witness’s memory?

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If you are involved in a serious accident, one of the things you need to do is to take steps to preserve your memory as a witness. Anyone else who was involved should do the same. It’s an interesting fact, but the reality is that many people are not good witnesses.…

Will car insurance be enough to cover a traumatic brain injury?

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If you suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a car crash, you may not have realized you were hurt at first. Brain injuries often have delayed onset for symptoms. Only when bleeding or swelling continues without medical treatment does the pressure on the brain becomes significant enough to produce…

Why car insurance fails those with spinal cord injuries

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Vehicle collisions occur every day in North Carolina, and most of them just cause property damage. Some cause minor to moderate injuries. Unfortunately, a handful of crashes will result in serious injuries to the people in one or more of the vehicles involved. Some crashes even kill people. Spinal cord…

Food poisoning could mean medical bills and massive wage losses

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What you eat can be a source of pleasure as well as nutrition. Some people will go so far as to say that food is medicine because healthy eating choices can drastically improve someone’s overall health and quality of life. Unfortunately, the inverse is also true. When you eat something…

How to tell if you might qualify for punitive damages in your personal injury case

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If you have heard of punitive damages, it is important to know that they are not available in most personal injury lawsuits that take place in Charlotte. But it is worth knowing what punitive damages are and how much you can seek. As the name suggests, punitive damages are meant…