Patients depend on doctors to make them well and to use sufficient care and skill while being treated. Unfortunately, some doctors make careless mistakes that end up harming their patients, physically and emotionally. As a leading North Carolina law firm dedicated to helping medical malpractice victims, we frequently receive questions about this issue. If you’ve…

According to a federal survey, almost 120 million Americans use prescription drugs. With so many drugs being dispensed, mistakes are bound to occur, and patients sometimes suffer completely avoidable injuries as a result. If you have been given a wrong prescription, then you might be entitled to compensation. Meet with an attorney to discuss whether…

Personal injury is a big field of law that includes car accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, and dog bites. If you were injured because of someone else’s carelessness, then you can usually sue them for compensation. But how much can you get? The legal term for compensation is “damages,” and you can get damages…

The bones around the spinal cord provide protection from injury. However, the vertebra also need to move to provide flexibility and mobility. Otherwise, a person will find it difficult to get up and go about daily living. In between each vertebra are pads that provide cushion so that the vertebrae do not jam into each…

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…