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How a Personal Injury Case is Handled in North Carolina

If you’ve suffered an injury on the job in North Carolina, in addition to recovering from your injuries, you may be feeling anxious about how your employer and the North Carolina legal system will handle your personal injury case. The two most important things to know about personal injury cases In North Carolina are: Employees have three years to file a personal injury claim; North Carolina enforces “shared fault.” How Long Do I Have To File A Personal Injury Lawsuit In North Carolina? If you suffer a personal injury accident, such as a slip and fall on someone else’s dangerous property, you have three years...

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Know Your Rights If You Slip and Fall in North Carolina

When you slip and fall, the conditions may yield more than just a bruised ego. Lingering and severe injuries can happen when you slip and fall on someone's or some place's property, and they were negligent in the property's upkeep. North Carolina law widely protects victims who experience personal injury due to a property owner's negligence, so reaching out to a lawyer right away can help you pay for medical bills and receive compensation. Can I File A Personal Injury Lawsuit For A Slip And Fall Accident In North Carolina? If you slip and fall on someone else's property and get injured, you...

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How Does Premises Liability Work in Personal Injury Lawsuits?

When someone hurts themselves or suffers harm while on private property, premises liability laws will hold the property owner accountable for any personal injuries that occur there. These laws regulate the responsibility a property owner or operator would face for having unsafe conditions in their home or on their property that may cause a personal injury.  What Type Of Accidents Does Premises Liability Laws Cover? Premises liability laws encompass a wide range of accidents, attacks, and personal injuries. If someone slips and falls in a store because there is water on the ground without a caution sign, a property owner may be responsible. In or on a...

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How Could Coronavirus Affect Your Personal Injury Case?

News around the Coronavirus currently dominates the headlines and much of people’s thinking. Businesses, hospitals, and even the court system have taken precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, which is resulting in lost revenue or delayed business.  Despite the pandemic, some people need their personal injury cases to advance during this global pandemic. The Coronavirus may affect your personal injury case in many ways, depending on your injury and where you live. Please don’t feel discouraged, and continue to pursue it, but prepare yourself for what delays may come.  Will The Coronavirus Impact My Personal Injury Case? The Coronavirus may impact your personal injury...

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Can Victims of Coronavirus Sue for Personal Injury?

Sometime in 2019, a new health threat surfaced in China and began to work its way worldwide. The threat was the novel coronavirus, dubbed COVID-19, and it expanded into a global pandemic that affected every human being on the planet at some point. Every process, organization, or system that existed before the surge was caught entirely off guard and even today is playing a game of catch-up. Nothing in recent memory compares to the upheaval this disease has caused. Lawmakers and the judicial system were not immune to the chaos. The pandemic had wide-ranging implications for many laws, not the least...

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What Victims Of Personal Injuries Should Know About Filing A Lawsuit During The Pandemic

Even during a global pandemic, people suffer personal injuries. Your injury might not be because of the novel Coronavirus, but COVID-19 may affect how much money you receive in your personal injury settlement, or victory, as well as how long it takes for the case to be resolved. Understanding how the pandemic can affect your lawsuit can help determine the result of your case. Do I Need To Go To A Doctor During The Pandemic For My Personal Injury Lawsuit? You must receive medical treatment for your personal injury to maximize your case value. Victims need to show they’ve made their maximum medical...

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