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Beware of the Counterclaim

Beware of the Counterclaim Filing a lawsuit is not just as simple as serving a complaint on the at fault party and there are many things that need to be anticipated from the start.  The party sued, also known as the “Defendant”, must file an Answer to your suit.  In some instances, especially when liability Read More Beware of the Counterclaim

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Mind and Body – Emotional Distress

Mind and Body – Personal Injury Is Not Just Physical Though it is easier to see injury when it is manifested in a broken arm or severe neck pain, but some injuries are much more complex than broken bones and soft tissue complaints. In many cases, injuries sustained from accidents include some form of emotional Read More Mind and Body – Emotional Distress

What is Subrogation?

What Is Subrogation? Subrogation refers to the process an insurance company uses to seek reimbursement from the responsible party for a claim it has already paid. Subrogation matters to you if: You have a covered loss, and you submit a claim to your insurance company, but another party is actually responsible for all or part Read More What is Subrogation?

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Settling Your Workers’ Compensation Case

Whether or not to settle your North Carolina worker’s compensation case is a decision that involves multiple considerations and dimensions. Settling your case has its benefits and detriments, so before deciding whether you want to settle your case, you need to speak with a qualified workers’ compensation lawyer so that you are fully informed of the Read More Settling Your Workers’ Compensation Case

Medical Providers

Medical Providers. Who Are All These Companies? In the world of personal injury claims, the partnerships between a hospital and their speciality practices seems to change quite a bit. It’s often more economical for many medical providers to sub out smaller trades around the hospital to allow them to focus medical attention on other areas Read More Medical Providers

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Workers’ Comp for Carpal Tunnel Requires Clear Evidence According to Campbell & Associates

Not all injuries are sudden or catastrophic. Some injuries are built up over time through continuous strenuous activity. Along the way, the progress of an injury may be so nominal that you do not even notice it for years until one day all of the build-up manifests in a full-blown injury. Carpal tunnel is an injury that gradually Read More Workers’ Comp for Carpal Tunnel Requires Clear Evidence According to Campbell & Associates

Personal Injury Medical Bills

What Type of Bills Are You Receiving? There often is confusion when it comes to the types of bills that are included in what we call a “demand package”.  With a “typical” personal injury accident, most of our clients are transported by ambulance to the respective emergency room.  Inside the emergency room, you are triaged, evaluated, Read More Personal Injury Medical Bills

Property Damage 101

Property Damage 101 Below you will find the basics for what to expect when you’ve been in an accident and have to handle your property damage.   Do I have to allow the insurance company to move my vehicle? YES.  You as a vehicle owner have a duty to mitigate damages & allowing the insurance Read More Property Damage 101

What Is Personal Injury Case Management?

WHAT IS PERSONAL INJURY CASE MANAGEMENT? When you’ve been involved in an auto accident and are injured by the negligence or carelessness of someone else, we hope you will call Campbell & Associates and allow us to assist you with your claim against the at-fault party.  If you do allow us to assist you, you Read More What Is Personal Injury Case Management?

Punitive Damages in North Carolina (Part 2)

Punitive Damages in North Carolina Personal Injury Claims (Part 2) Part 1 of this article discussed what a plaintiff needs to prove to pursue punitive damages under North Carolina law.  This part of the article will discuss the types of acts that have been deemed egregious under North Carolina law and explore how punitive damages Read More Punitive Damages in North Carolina (Part 2)