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…

We expect that our doctors, nurses, and pharmacists always provide top quality care and would never make a mistake with our treatment. But unfortunately, mistakes are made every day by local pharmacies that give out the incorrect medication to their patients. This happens for a number of reasons, and if you are lucky the effects…

  • Dec 05, 2018
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Few lawyers work for free, so cost is always a concern when potential clients come to meet with us. After an accident, our clients need compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other losses. They want and need as much compensation as possible, which means they naturally want to keep their attorney’s fees low.…

  • Dec 05, 2018
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In the days after an accident, your choice of attorney will be the most impactful decision you make. A good personal injury attorney can help you communicate with insurers, negotiate a fair settlement, and sue if necessary to protect your rights. Because the choice of attorney is so important, most lawyers offer a free consultation…

It is a sad fact that doctors are not perfect. Indeed, medical mistakes now stand as the third leading cause of death in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of people either die or suffer serious injuries because of medical negligence. As a leading North Carolina medical malpractice firm, one common question we receive is,…

  • Dec 05, 2018
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The National Safety Council (NSF) reports that more than 40 million Americans seek medical attention for an injury every single year. Dealing with the aftermath of a major accident can put a serious amount of physical, emotional, and financial strain on a victim and their family. If the accident was caused by the negligence of…

Medical malpractice remains far too common. Recently, researchers determined that medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the United States. Only cancer and heart conditions are responsible for more deaths. In too many cases, negligent healthcare providers fail to take the proper safety precautions to protect patients. Multiple different parties could…

Prescription drugs are incredibly powerful. While they can quite literally save lives, they also have the potential to be extremely dangerous, even deadly if not administered properly. When a patient receives the wrong drug, the wrong dosage, or improper instructions, they may suffer severe  harm. Sadly, medication errors occur far more frequently than many people…