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Should You Get a Lawyer for Car Accident Injuries?

Car accidents can be one of the most traumatic experiences in one’s life. Not only can they shake the foundation of your driving confidence, but a bad accident can leave you seriously injured or unable to work, and it can even result in death. Following a car accident, it’s important to understand the steps to… read more

  With the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, many North Carolina workers are staying home and practicing “social distancing.” However, health care workers have no choice but to work as coronavirus spreads across western North Carolina and other areas in our state. These workers will inevitably be exposed to the virus, and some will likely… read more

Brain Injuries: Symptoms & Recovery

When a person is injured in a car wreck, motorcycle wreck, or other accident, sometimes the most harmful injuries are those that you cannot see with the naked eye: a brain injury. Sometimes brain injuries are obvious and an injured person’s functioning is so impaired that they are left unable to speak, walk, or feed… read more

Being injured on the job and going through a workers’ compensation claim can be challenging. The injured worker has to be concerned with getting his/ her workers’ compensation checks, filing the correct forms with the North Carolina Industrial Commission, dealing with doctor visits, and other various issues. Therefore, it might seem like a relief to… read more

What Is the Difference Between a “Service Animal” and an “Emotional Support Animal”?

On June 4, 2017, Mr. Marlin Jackson of Daphne, Alabama took his window seat on a Delta commercial flight leaving Atlanta bound for San Diego. Mr. Kevin Mundy, Jr., of Henderson County, NC took the middle seat next to Mr. Jackson and attempted to hold his 50-lb. mixed breed “emotional support” animal on his lap… read more

Do I Need A Lawyer for My Personal Injury Claim?

Although personal injury claims are complex, you’re not legally required to hire a skilled Asheville, NC, lawyer to represent your interests in the case. However, having an expert attorney at your side is usually the wise option. If you ask people who have filed a personal injury lawsuit, most generally say they were happy they… read more

Mediation In Personal Injury And Workers’ Compensation Cases

In the course of a personal injury case, the injured party will likely have to attend mediation if a lawsuit is filed. Mediation is a type of settlement conference where all parties to the lawsuit sit down with an independent mediator in an effort to settle the case. Mediation conferences occur in all North Carolina… read more

Financial Compensation for Dog Bite Victims

When a person is attacked by a dog, they can sustain many injuries and losses, including would include medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. In a serious dog attack, the medical bills alone can be tens of thousands of dollars and the person may suffer lifelong physical consequences. The person who owns the… read more

Landlord Liability When A Tenant Is Injured

There are times when a residential tenant is injured due to a defect at his or her rental property. Whether it be rotten boards on a porch, no handrails on a stairwell, or broken tiles in a bathroom, tenants can suffer serious and potentially deadly injuries when premises are not maintained the way they should…. read more

Smaller Car Wreck Claims Are Being Denied By Insurance Companies

In recent years, a disturbing trend is surfacing with smaller car accident cases. Insurance companies are refusing to pay claims to accident victims for property damage. These crashes usually involve little to no personal injury. Instead, the innocent driver’s vehicle has suffered damage that the at-fault driver’s insurer won’t pay. Sometimes, the car’s damage is… read more