North Carolina Statute of Limitations

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NC Car Accident Statute Of Limitations A statute of limitations is the specific amount of time that you have to file a personal injury claim within a court of law. Every state maintains a statute of limitations, but they are set according to individual state statutes. These time frames are generally put into place to North Carolina Statute […]

Determining Who Is At Fault For An Injury

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You are injured at the hands of another and you want to file a claim for compensation. But before doing so, you must determine who is at fault for your injuries in order to seek damages against the correct party. In some case, this is an easy task with an obvious responsible party. However, under […]

Do I Have To Go To Court To Get A Settlement?

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It is not required that you in appear in court in order to reach a settlement. Settlements agreements are often made prior to a court appearance. The necessity of a court appearance depends on your ability to reach a settlement with the insurance company of the at-fault party. Reasons to Go to Court There are […]

Different Types Of Personal Injury Cases

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Injuries occur in a variety of ways and under numerous circumstances. for this reason, there are a wide variety of personal injury cases. The following is a list of some personal injury cases, but please note that there are Personal Injury Cases in North Carolina… numerous other possibilities that may lead to a claim. If you […]

Determining Damages In A Personal Injury Claim

Determining Damages In A Personal Injury Claim

One of the most important aspects of your personal injury claim is determining personal injury damages that are proper and at what amount. To best complete this task it’s important to understand the various types of damages. How do you determine damages after a personal injury? There are three types of personal injury damages: special, general and […]

Torn ACL From a Slip and Fall

Torn ACL From a Slip and Fall

According to the University of California San Francisco’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 200,000 people suffer from ACL injuries annually. Many of these injuries happen during sports accidents and car collisions. A bad fall can also result in a torn ACL. Most often, surgery is required to suture the torn tendon back together, and sometimes a […]

Injuries That Result in Chronic or Acute Back Pain

Injuries That Result in Chronic or Acute Back Pain

For those with a chronic back injury, it can be a scenario that, no matter what you do, the pain flares up and ruins your day. A ruined day is one thing, but a ruined week, month, or a lifetime of back pain is another, which is unfortunately all too common for those that have […]

Surgical Mesh Complications

Surgical Mesh Complications

Hundreds of thousands of Americans undergo hernia surgery. In many hernia surgeries, but not all, a device called surgical mesh (which is a woven fabric) is used to repair the abdomen. It is placed between the the patient’s skin to block intestines and tissue from sticking out beyond the intestinal wall lining. Surgical mesh has […]

The Fragility of Your Vocal Cords

The Fragility of Your Vocal Cords

One of the scarier injuries you can receive is losing one of your senses. To be able to see, hear, feel, smell, and taste are incredibly important, and while it is, of course, entirely possible to function happily and successfully without one of the five senses, the challenges that this entails are profound. And, an […]

Shoulder Impingement Injury

Shoulder Impingement Injury

Shoulder injuries commonly happen after car accidents, from bad falls, and after years of carrying out a repetitive motion at work. When the pain and loss of mobility are the result of shoulder impingement, surgery may be required to fix the problem. Shoulder impingement happens when the rotator cuff tendon gets pinched between the rotator […]