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…

North Carolina is one of only a handful of states that use contributory negligence to assign fault in car accident cases. As such, they are not a “no fault” state but is actually an “at fault” state. This is when it comes to paying damages for a car accident claim. Due to North Carolina’s extremely…

The weeks and months that follow a car accident can be some of the most painful and confusing times in your life. You are forced to deal with doctors, hospitals, insurers, your employer, and more often without the use of a vehicle. The stress and trauma of the accident can feel continuously mounting as you…

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…

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 &…