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…

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…

The death of a family member is often a sad situation. The grief and trauma can be extreme when the loss occurs due to an accident or the negligence of another person. When this occurs, the loved ones of the victim can file a wrongful death claim against those responsible for the death. This holds…