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What do I do if I have been in a car wreck?

What do you do if you have been in a car wreck or auto accident? I will skip the obvious things like call the police and seek medical treatment if you need it. From a legal perspective there are few ...
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Shelby personal injury attorney

Shelby personal injury law practice has been interesting so far. While I have handled a few standard car wreck and other personal injury cases in the Shelby area, for the last few years I have been ...
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Dram Shop and adults

N.C.G.S. § 18B-305. Other prohibited sales ( Adults unlike Section 120 minors ) (a) Sale to Intoxicated Person. -- It shall be unlawful for a permittee or his employee or for an ABC store ...
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Dram Shop and minors

N.C.G.S. § 18B-120-129 the permittee or the local ABC board: (1 year SoL, only minors, and max recovery is $500,000) (BUT Parents can sue over a child's death case) (Also, there is an ...
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Social Host Liability

Social Host Liability and Common Law "Dram Shop" negligence - a person who serves alcohol to an "obviously intoxicated" person when it is reasonable to expect that person will soon ...
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Do I need an injury lawyer?

"Do you need a lawyer?" Well, it depends. The easiest answer would be to simply say yes. The law has become very complicated. I have seen many cases screwed up by people trying to do it ...
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What to expect from jury duty

All of the following comments apply to civil court only, as I don't handle any criminal cases. Civil court hears personal injury, contract disputes and other types of dispute cases. In criminal it ...
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You pay for car insurance, do they then work for you?

Do you think that you are in "Good Hands with Allstate", "Nationwide is on your side" or "Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there"? If you have UIM motor vehicle ...
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Texting and driving dangerous combination

Jail time for texting. This past week should be a wake-up call for all drivers who use their cell phones while driving- you can actually go to jail. Many states now have laws that prohibit texting ...
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Reidsville Personal Injury Attorney

Around nine years ago, I was assigned a case on the eve of trial by a senior attorney in a prior personal injury firm. The attorney didn't want to try the case because "it was a loser". ...
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Cherryville personal injury attorney

I am from Cherryville and graduated from Cherryville H.S. in 1987. I was just looking online to see what personal injury attorneys practice in Cherryville. Not many. When I Googled, "Cherryville ...
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Winston-Salem car wreck trial

What are Winston-Salem jurors like, and how does Winston-Salem compare to other counties? Of course, the following only applies to civil court as I don't practice criminal law. With that in mind, ...
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Handling property damage claims

Usually, clients can handle property damage claims from car wrecks on their own, but we will help for free if they run into problems. One of the main problems people face is that the insurance company ...
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Drunk Driving NC negligence

In addition to the statutory Dram Shop causes of action described in earlier posts, attorneys may bring a common law negligence claim against anyone who provides a visibly intoxicated person with ...
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NC Dram Shop Law adults

In North Carolina, NCGS section 18B-120 and the subsequent sections address injury by drunk driver s that are under the age of twenty-one. The following sections address drunk driving by adults: ...
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NC Dram Shop Law

North Carolina law regarding a bar, restaurant or nightclub's potential liability for the sale of alcohol to an underaged person and drunk driving can be found in NCGS 18B-120: § 18B‑121. ...
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Insurance is not admissible in trial

Lately, insurance companies have been offering less and less on claims. They are offering trivial amounts, and then forcing people to go to trial. These insurance companies are hoping to win the case ...
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Insurance Adjusters

Recently, there has been a disturbing trend in the communications from adjusters to people hurt in wrecks. Some adjusters are telling the people to go to a particular chiropractor. The adjuster says ...
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Texting and Driving

We have all seen a lot lately in the news about the dangerousness of texting and driving. It is estimated that over 16,000 deaths were caused by texting and driving. However, this number is probably ...
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Who is the real client?

We all are required by law to buy car insurance. If we cause a car wreck, the insurance is supposed to cover the damage and defend us. However, some insurance defense attorneys don't really represent ...
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Property Damage

You will need to set up a property damage claim with the defendant's insurance company. You will find that information on the insurance exchange slip and the accident report. They will then ...
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Trial Lawyers

Over the years, cases about hot coffee and bad dry cleaning have created somewhat of a jury bias against injury lawyers and plaintiffs. However, the fact remains that if a person is in a serious ...
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Personal Injury Depositions

Get you talking - Depositions are not usually the confrontational events that you see on TV. Most good defense attorneys instead try the "get you talking" approach. If they can get you ...
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Car wrecks and insurance

Most car wreck cases are fairly straight-forward and should be easy to value for insurance companies, but there are some fact patterns that cause problems. For example, any issues with liability will ...
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Underinsured motorist coverage

Underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage should be added to your automobile insurance policy. UIM coverage will pay amounts that are not paid by the liability insurance policy of the defendant. For ...
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