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What You Need to Know about Slip and Fall Claims in North Carolina

If you were hurt because you fell on someone else’s property, or if something valuable was broken because you fell, you may be eligible for compensation by pursuing a “slip and fall” personal injury lawsuit. “Slip and fall” cases as they are known, fall under the category of premises liability law.  What Responsibilities Do Property Owners Have? In North

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Lessons from the NFL Concussion Settlement for Personal Injury Claims

It began with tragedy, it was met with denials, but it ultimately ended with some justice for victims and their families. The history of the NFL Concussion Settlement can help us better understand possible outcomes for personal injury and specifically brain injury cases that we could apply to cases in and around Fayetteville, Raleigh, Durham, and surrounding NC towns.  Timeline

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Who Is Responsible If You’re Injured At The Gym?

Whether it’s a spin class, personal training session, cardio workout or weight lifting, there’s no question that regular exercise is a part of a healthy lifestyle. Yet, the gym can cause various injuries as patrons work towards staying fit. But who is responsible if you’re injured at the gym? It’s best to consult a personal injury attorney in Sanford, North

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How to Determine If You Can Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation

When you are injured on the job, the general rule is that the only source of compensation for your injuries is through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. That rule is in place because workers’ compensation is meant to serve dual purposes – employee coverage and employer certainty. Specifically, workers’ compensation is meant to ensure that an injured employee has a

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Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage: What You Need to Know

A car accident can change your life in an instant. It is stressful, can cause personal injury, and affect your family and recovery for years. From medical expenses to property damages, many financial challenges can arise. What if the person responsible for your car accident is not insured or is underinsured? Here is everything you need to know about uninsured and

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Accused of a Crime? You Need a Defense Attorney

Having a criminal lawyer who can provide legal aid is so important that our Founding Fathers put it in the Bill of Rights.  The Sixth Amendment guarantees that you have the right to assistance of counsel.  If you have been accused of a crime, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney who can explain your rights and assist in your defense

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What to Do After Your Personal Injury Claim Is Denied Due to a “Prior Injury”

Life comes with bumps and bruises.  The more you live it, the more likely you are to have injured yourself somewhere along the line.  And while those past pains often make for interesting stories, they can also be used against you when you are injured later.  If you’ve had a personal injury claim denied by an insurance company because of

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Tips for Avoiding a Personal Injury from a Car Accident During the Winter Season

Heavy travel by car during the winter months and the increased challenges of winter weather mean that it is even more important to take extra steps to protect yourself and your family from potential personal injuries. Car Care Most Raleigh auto accident lawyers know that many travel-related personal injuries can be prevented with a little preparation and forethought. That preparation