Category Archives: Personal Injury

The Raleigh personal injury lawyers at our law firm fight for victims of car wrecks, nursing home abuse and on-the-job accidents in North Carolina.

Four Things To Consider When Choosing An Attorney

For most people, the only time they interact with an attorney is when something bad has happened to them such as an injury or a car accident. While under the emotional or physical pain after an incident, it may not be easy to find an attorney, especially the right attorney, to represent you. You will need an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to support you. How will you know you are employing the best advocate for your legal needs? There are four key things to keep in mind when hiring an attorney. How Much Does a Personal Injury Attorney Cost? Many people are worried about the cost of hiring an aggressive attorney to represent them. However, for personal injury cases such as car accidents, work-related injuries, and slip and fall accidents, most attorneys work on a contingency-fee basis. Contingency-fee means that the attorney charges based on the recovery and often times,…
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How to Get the Most Compensation After an Injury

If you were hurt — physically, emotionally, or financially — due to another person’s negligence, you may qualify for a personal injury lawsuit. Whether someone else can be held responsible is key to determining if you have a case. With enough evidence that someone’s negligence caused your injury, you may be able to reach a settlement or take your case to trial and win a jury award. Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits Common types of personal injury cases include the following: Auto accidents Truck accidents Motorcycle accidents Construction accidents (these could fall under workers’ compensation instead) Slip and fall accidents One example of a car accident case would be if a driver was involved in an accident caused by a distracted driver, leaving the driver with broken bones, vehicle damage, or other types of injuries. In a slip-and-fall case, the owner of a home or business fails to maintain safe…
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Warmer Temperatures Could Mean An Increase In Swimming Pool Accidents

Warmer temperatures are finally moving across North Carolina and several other states in the US. Many families will soon take advantage of this time of the year by gathering around swimming pools. Although swimming can be a relaxing activity for both children and adults, it can also contribute to serious injuries and even death if one is not careful. It’s important that you understand the hazards that swimming pools have and follow all safety rules and common practices while swimming. In the event, you are injured while swimming, you’ll want to seek medical attention immediately. You may also want to consult with an attorney for you could be entitled to compensation if the injury was caused by someone’s negligence. Contact the premise liability attorneys at Riddle & Brantley for a free, no-obligation case evaluation today. Common Swimming Pool Accidents When one mentions swimming accidents, they often think about drowning. However,…
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