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October 28, 2015
Image courtesy of freedigitaplhotos.net Lower back injuries Lower back injury involves some type of trauma to the lower lumbar region of the spine. The lumbar is crucial because it is the area of the spine that is responsible for lifting and bending. Heavy lifting, repetitive bending, or standing for prolonged periods also commonly causes lower back injuries. Back injuries are often associated with other injuries such as shoulder or hip injuries. They may also occur along with neck and spine injuries. What constitutes a lower back case? Lower back injury lawsuits are usually based the fact...
October 27, 2015
Seek the best for your family If you or someone in your family has been seriously injured, it is important to find the best Charlotte injury attorney if you expect fair and honest compensation for your damages. The seriousness of the situation means that you must not settle for anything but the best attorney available. You need an attorney that is experienced at handling all types of personal injury cases such as: Slip and falls Burns and disfigurement car accidents Brain injuries Product liability cases You are placing the future security of your family in the hands of the lawyer that you...
October 21, 2015
They happen anywhere Slip and fall injuries can happen anywhere. You could be in a department store, at work, or at a sporting event. Every year there are thousands of injuries caused by slipping and falling alone. The reasons are as varied as the venues, everything from wet floors to uneven surfaces. If you are ever injured in a slip and fall accident that you believe is caused by another person, contact the best personal injury attorney in Charlotte, NC. Slip and fall attorneys help those who are wrongfully injured, by helping them obtain compensation for their injuries and suffering....
October 20, 2015
Immediate steps if injured in an accident When you are the victim of a car accident, you need to take immediate steps to ensure your safety and to help your chances of being compensated for damages and physical injuries. Even if you feel that you have not been injured, follow these guidelines. This is because serious injuries usually show up days or weeks later. If you are not able to act immediately, do not say or do anything, call a friend or family member to take these steps for you. Call 911 Immediately report the if injured in an accident and get help on the way. Be sure to let the 911...
October 14, 2015
Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net Explaining drowsy driving Personal injury attorney will tell you that is does not take much imagination to figure out that drowsiness and driving is a dangerous combination. Sleepiness and driving can be just as fatal as drinking and driving. Just like alcohol, drowsiness slows down reaction time, decreases awareness, and even impairs judgment. Investigators cannot definitively determine when drowsy driving is the cause of a fatal crash, but there are clues at a crash scene that tips off investigators that a driver fell asleep at the wheel. For...
October 13, 2015
Rear end collisions Car accident attorneys understand that rear-end collisions happen every day. Many of these accidents are entirely avoidable, and they can be prevented by simply practicing safe driving habits on a daily basis. Astoundingly, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that around 40 percent of all car accidents are rear-end collisions. Tailgating is the primary cause for a significant portion of these accidents. Tailgating is defined as, one driver following another vehicle too closely, failing to leave enough room to avoid a collision in a situation...
October 07, 2015
Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net Likelihood of accidents increase School is well underway, and as the weather grows more inclement, there are increasing numbers of cars on the road. As the holiday season approaches, there are more reasons for people to be on the roads, and quite naturally, the odds of drivers being involved in an accident goes up exponentially. Of course, there are different levels of accident, but in every accident, if you are able, you should take steps to insure that you are protected both physically and legally. We hope that you will not be one of the...
October 06, 2015
Accidents are common and deadly Every year, drivers are injured in an accident, and many of these experience back injury that is so severe it requires the services of a car accident attorney. If you are injured in a car accident, hiring the right attorney is the only way that you will receive fair compensation for the damages you suffer. As the holidays approach, there will be news reports of serious and even deadly accidents all across the region. These days, travelling on the highways means that you face increased risk of being involved in a car accident. The reality is that a majority of...
September 30, 2015
Know your rights Any worker’s compensation attorney will tell you that you cannot be fired for being injured on the job and filing a workers’ compensation claim. However, you can be terminated for other reasons; so many companies cloak their intention to get rid of you in legal terms. For example, your employer might contend that your dismissal is based on poor work performance or financial difficulties. This may be technically permissible, but it does not mean that it is right. “At will” employees can be terminated at any time as long as it is not a discriminatory or retaliatory act. The top...
September 29, 2015
Hard to recognize injury If you are injured from a Charlotte car accident or injured in an accident and are suffering with symptoms, you need the services of a personal injury attorney. People are often injured in an accident and discover that their injuries are still lingering months later. Most people, when asked if they were seriously injured after an accident, are convinced that their injuries are minor and expect them to heal in a short amount of time. Collectively, we only think of serious injuries to be lacerations open wounds, broken bones, and bruised muscles. That is because these...
September 22, 2015
Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net Uninsured drivers on the road injured in an accident If you are injured in an accident, only a personal injury attorney can untangle the complex issues that are seemingly before you. Statistics reveal that nearly 20% of all drivers in the United States do not carry auto insurance. Unfortunately, this means that if you are involved in an accident, your chance is significant that you could be involved with an uninsured or under-insured motorist. It is practical to keep this in mind when trying to determine your needs for coverage when deciding upon...
September 22, 2015
Accidents are increasingly common If you have been injured in an accident, you need a car accident lawyer in order to get fair compensation for your losses. This area is growing and one of the downsides to that growth is the increase of serious and deadly car accidents on our North Carolina roads. The more you drive, the more you increase your chance of you being involved in a car accident. The latest research shows that texting and distracted drivers are just as impaired as drunk drivers are. The reality is that most drivers will be involved in three to four car accidents during their...
September 16, 2015
Wrongful death cases It is actually a relief to hire a wrongful death attorney, who will handle all the difficult issues when all you are concerned about is coping with the loss of a loved one. You can be sure that while you are making necessary arrangements and grieving your loss, your attorney is compassionately making sure that you have the information necessary to file a legal claim. Because of the statute of limitations, it is important to find a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. Choosing the best wrongful death attorney The attorney you choose must be someone who is...
September 15, 2015
Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net Accident lawyer for back injury Personal injury attorneys know that a back injury can be devastating. We rely on our back to perform countless actions every day. Even the slightest back pain can be frustrating, imagine how serious it can be when the pain disrupts your normal lifestyle. Back pain is one of the most common health care issues; eighty percent of American adults will suffer back pain that needs medical attention at some point in their life. Unfortunately, some people are at greater risk than others are. Consider the following factors that...
September 09, 2015
Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net Personal injury attorney When you are injured in an accident, you will have to deal with much more than your injuries and any subsequent financial difficulties. In order to be fairly compensated for your damages, you will need the expertise of a personal injury lawyer. You need an attorney because of all the complex legal rules related to your particular claim. This is especially true if the severity of your injuries might cause your compensation to be extensive, or because an insurance company refuses to compensate you fairly. Consider the following...
September 08, 2015
Keep children out of the front seat when driving Car accident attorney understand the importance of keeping children out of the front seat when traveling in your car. However, once school starts, if you will stand on the corner and watch parents driving their children to and from school every day, many children will be riding in the front seat. We understand the importance of developing a close relationship with our children, and we sometimes feel it is easier to communicate with them face to face. However, statistics reveal that several states are considering legislation that will make it...
September 02, 2015
Have you been injured on the job? Have you been injured on the job and wonder if you need a worker’s compensation attorney? Charlotte is a bustling, growing city with a large population of construction workers, independent contractors, high-rise window cleaners, and road workers. You can be injured on the job in any industry, but this large population of workers operate in an environment that is fraught with dangerous and risky activity. It is most often that independent contractors are caught in the web of complexity that is spun in worker’s compensation laws. The system is designed to make...
September 01, 2015
The danger of IVC filters You have probably seen interviews on television with healthcare experts and product liability attorneys discussing the issues with IVC filters. Before we get to the issue, we want to explain what an IVC filter is, in the simplest terms. “IVC” is an acronym for Inferior Vena Cava, a large vein that carries deoxygenated blood into the heart. There are two vena cava in humans, the inferior vena cava carries blood from the lower body and the superior vena cava carries blood from the head, arms, and upper body. IVC filters are small, expandable metal screens that are...
August 26, 2015
Seek the best for your family Hiring an injury attorney can be just as important as your choice of occupation. Although that statement may seem a little arrogant, it is by no means meant to be. We are simply reminding you that when you are seriously injured, especially to the extent that you may not have the same earning capacity, you are hiring an attorney to help secure the future for you and your family. The gravity of the situation dictates that you settle for nothing less than the best for your family. Personal injury cases are complicated and your attorney must be experienced at...
August 25, 2015
Motorcyclists and intersections With everyone going back to school and the summer vacation ending, car accident attorney remind motorcyclists to be extra attentive at intersections. Statistics reveal that nearly one in every three motorcycle crashes occur at intersections. The most common collision at an intersection involves a vehicle making a left hand turn into the motorcyclist. Even though the motorcyclist may have the right to go through the intersection on a green light, this does not mean that the drivers of the vehicles are looking or can see you. Safety guidelines Intersections are...
August 19, 2015
Slip and Fall injury? Call an accident attorney If you have experienced a slip and fall injury in a grocery store, you should contact a personal injury attorney for a free consultation. Grocery stores, department stores, and other retailers generally have policies and procedures intended to keep their customers safe. These policies are usually created by the company’s headquarters. Unfortunately, managers and store employees and either do not know how to, or intentionally do not follow corporate safety policies. This is evident because of the thousands of people who are injured in grocery...
August 18, 2015
The benefits of contingent fees Nearly every personal injury and wrongful death case in the United States is handled on a contingent fee basis. A contingent fee means that the lawyer is paid a percentage of the amount recovered for the client, and reimbursement of the out of pocket expenses incurred by the attorney. On the other hand, if there is no recovery, the lawyer is not paid. Three advantages of contingent fees The contingent fee gives injured people who do not have a lot money, a fighting chance in the courtroom against giant corporations and insurance companies. Personal injury cases...
August 12, 2015
School bound drivers in Charlotte injured in an accident There is no doubt that driving distracted is a sure fire way to have an accident or be injured in an accident. Every school year, there are scores of new drivers on the road, many of them driving to school. Every parent must deal with the anxiety of sending their teenager off in the car alone, hoping that they will be safe and attentive drivers. Their anxiety is justified. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately seven teen drivers die in an auto accident every day. This is why it is so important to impress upon...
August 11, 2015
Hit and run accidents Car accident attorneys know that getting involved in an auto accident can be traumatic. However, when you are been involved in a hit and run accident, you can add tremendous stress and frustration to the situation. For the sake of clarification, a hit and run accident is any accident in which a driver intentionally leaves the scene without providing contact information. For example, if someone sideswipes your car while it is parked on the street and then they drive off without leaving contact information, that is one example of a hit and run. If you are driving in your...
August 04, 2015
Swimming pool liability Personal injury attorney are all too familiar with the fact that Labor Day weekend is one of the biggest pool and hot tub weekends of the year. Every year lawsuits are filed against pool owners who are believed to be negligent, or who fail to keep their backyard pool safe. Safety and security is the primary responsibility of pool owners. This include other publicly or privately owned bodies of water such as Swimming pools, ponds, hot tubs, and water slides. Water is a natural enticement for children of all ages. Pool owners need to respond with increased awareness...
August 04, 2015
Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net Especially skilled attorneys Here is an astounding number; nearly 5 million people in this country are victims of dog bite every year. Seventeen percent of those bitten are injured seriously enough to require medical attention. North Carolina law allows that a dog bite victim can recover compensation on the ground of negligence. If you suffered injuries after a dog bite or from a dog or animal attack, it is important to know your legal rights. You will want to contact the best personal injury lawyers in North Carolina. Dog bite cases can be complex...
July 29, 2015
Distracted driving and bicycle accident Personal injury attorneys know that if you are a cyclist that has been injured in an accident, you are part of a disturbing trend. The combination of school returning, and shorter daylight hours means that drivers must be increasingly aware of cyclists on the road. A community that integrates cycling as a practical means of transportation offers a better quality life. Bicycling is good for the environment, the economy, and provides a practical alternative to congested streets. Alternatively, it is an effective way to improve the physical health of...
July 28, 2015
Hard to understand brain injury If you have been injured in a Charlotte car accident, and you are still suffering from headache and memory loss when you thought you would feel better, see a doctor and consult with a Charlotte injury attorney. Brain injuries that result from car accidents are extremely common. Until recently, medical science and healthcare professionals did not consider the symptoms of head injury to be among the more severe types of injury that people sustain in a crash. The conventional wisdom was that the symptoms of a concussion would dissipate in a few days or weeks,...
July 21, 2015
Automobile recalls at an all-time high Automobile recalls are at their highest rate in over a decade, and you can be sure that product liability attorneys are closely monitoring the situation. There were a record 74.2 million recalls in 2014, and there have already been nearly 64 million recalls in 2015. Ironically, auto sales are on track to hit the highest levels in the last 15 years. Consumer advocate groups are voicing legitimate concerns about how and when automakers should inform consumers about safety issues. For the average car owner, the more pressing question is what to do if their...
July 21, 2015
Danger at railroad crossings Car accident attorney is  alarmed and concerned about the increase in car and pedestrian accidents at railroad crossings. Where you aware that about every 3 hours a car or a pedestrian is hit by a train? There are many facets to this problem but one of the most glaring statistics is that according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), approximately 40% of all public railroad crossings are not protected by lights and safety gates. Unprotected railroad crossings pose a major threat. Urban sprawl and increases in traffic volume can affect the safety...

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