After a car accident, you’ll likely turn to one of the insurance companies involved–either your own insurance company or the insurance company of the at-fault driver, depending on the details of the accident–for compensation. Probably, you’ll claim compensation for property damage expenses, as well as medical bills, at the very least. While you may think…

When one person commits a wrongful act against another and that wrongful act results in damages, the state of North Carolina allows the injured person to file a suit to hold the at-fault person liable for harm. That being said, knowing which type of claim to pursue can be confusing, and understanding the difference between…

Medical malpractice is a type of personal injury law that allows injured plaintiffs to hold healthcare providers responsible for harms that result from medical errors or mistakes, or intentionally harmful conduct. When a healthcare provider makes a mistake or fails to live up to the standards of care set by the American Medical Association and…

An injury in an accident does more than cost victims money in the form of medical bills or lost wages. Victims also suffer a drop in their quality of life due to pain, inconvenience, and mental anguish. These types of losses are difficult to express in dollars and cents; nevertheless, they are very real. At…

The moments and days after a car accident can be very confusing. You might be going from doctor to doctor, trying to find out what is wrong, or you might have been admitted into the hospital to deal with life-challenging injuries. This can be a scary time, when you don’t know how long it will…

Not every car accident requires the ambulance to transport victims to the hospital with life threatening injuries. In fact, many people involved in car accidents think that they have no serious injuries in the immediate aftermath. Do they nonetheless need to meet with an attorney? We recommend that they do so. Not every no injury…

When doctors fail to diagnose cancer properly, patients can require much more aggressive treatments, and many will die. Cancer misdiagnosis is unfortunately common. According to statistics kept by the Journal of Clinical Oncology, a misdiagnosis happens almost 30% of the time. Doctors can misdiagnose cancer in many ways. For example, they can completely miss the…

Medical errors are a leading cause of death and injury in the United States, and hundreds of thousands of people pay the price. If you have been injured by a doctor or other health care provider, you might need expensive corrective surgery or other care, and you could be in considerable pain. At our firm,…

Although North Carolina has laws on the books to prevent hit and run accidents, plenty of motorists flee after colliding with another driver or a pedestrian. If you have been the victim of a hit and run, you have a right to be angry. After all, the person who harmed you lacked the decency to…