If a person passes away due to injuries sustained in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, their family may have the right to bring what’s known as a wrongful death action. No amount of money can replace the family member you lost, but it can at least help offset some of the…

Even in a seemingly minor auto accident, you can be injured. In most cases, these are soft tissue injuries and are mild in comparison to more serious injury accidents. If you or a loved one sustained soft tissue injuries in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation…

If you’ve been injured in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the NC car accident laws. These laws will help you better understand your rights and options for recovery after an accident. It’s also important you contact a North Carolina car accident attorney who can walk you through…

Parking lot accidents happen all the time. Fortunately, most accidents are low speed and involve only two vehicles. However, even low-speed accidents can cause serious bodily injuries, and pedestrians are at an increased risk of catastrophic injury when a motorist backs over them. In many ways, a car accident that takes place in a parking…

Surgery is very lucrative for surgeons and hospitals, so it should come as no surprise that many doctors encourage surgery when there is no real reason for it. In fact, according to an investigation by USA Today, around 10-20% of surgeries are probably unnecessary. Because surgery carries risks, many patients are exposed to avoidable injuries.…

Imagine your daughter was paralyzed when a careless driver smashed into her car at an intersection. Her life has been forever changed, and she wants to hold the negligent driver responsible by bringing a lawsuit. Now imagine your daughter forgot to use her turn signal right before the crash. The defendant raises this as a…

Sideswipe accidents happen when two vehicles are driving in the same direction, and the right side of one vehicle impacts the left side of the other. Sideswipe accidents can cause serious injuries and damage to the parties involved because neither car can see the accident coming or try to avoid the impact. At Dawson &…

Very few people enjoy going to the dentist, and going for a dental procedure that involves extractions, implants, or root canals can be particularly unenjoyable. Regardless of the reason for your visit, dentists are required like any other medical professional to provide you with top quality care and not cause any negligent or reckless mistakes…

Most people find it unthinkable that a surgeon would leave a medical instrument behind in a patient’s body after a procedure because we expect to receive nothing but the best possible care from our medical professionals. However, this situation happens far more often than people realize, and thousands of people every year who undergo surgery…