Though most doctors hold to the ancient medical wisdom of “first do no harm,” they aren’t always successful. In fact, medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, taking more than 250,000 lives each year. Those who don’t die from medical errors can suffer debilitating injuries. Patients who have suffered…

If you have sustained injuries in an accident that was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation. The personal injury lawyers at Dawson & Albritton, P.A. have the knowledge and experience necessary to help you recover. We are dedicated to providing representation to injured victims throughout North Carolina, and we are ready to…

In North Carolina, all drivers must have car insurance. Unfortunately, however, not all drivers do. Being involved in a car accident is financially and emotionally draining as it is. If an uninsured motorist injured you in an accident, this can make matters even worse. If you have been injured in a car accident involving an…

Dental malpractice occurs less frequently than other types of medical malpractice. However, it does still happen and can sometimes cause severe, long-term injuries. If you have suffered injuries from a dental procedure or treatment, you may have a dental malpractice claim. The information below explains dental malpractice and some of the most common causes and…

Hospitals and healthcare facilities provide essential services that positively affect and benefit the communities they serve. However, when a doctor or other healthcare professional makes a mistake constituting medical malpractice, that error can cause severe long-term, even permanent damage to a patient. In the worst cases, such a mistake may even cause death. Medical malpractice…

If you sustained an injury due to a healthcare provider’s negligence, you may be considering a medical malpractice lawsuit. When you visit a healthcare provider, you expect they will take care of you. Whether you are having surgery or just visiting your doctor because you aren’t feeling well, you never expect you’ll end up seriously…

Motorcycles are a transportation experience like no other. However, to safely enjoy North Carolina roadways, motorcycle riders should follow the rules of the road.   Because motorcycles leave riders less protected than passengers in cars, additional laws apply. Bikers should know about these NC motorcycle laws before driving on North Carolina roads: Motorcycle license requirements, Motorcycle…

If someone has injured you in an accident, then filing a claim for compensation is the next reasonable step. Under our state law, someone who negligently injures you must pay compensation for your injuries. For example, someone who pulls out of their driveway without checking their mirrors is to blame if they strike a pedestrian…