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What to Do If You Were a Passenger in a Car Accident

If you were injured as a passenger in a car accident, there are certain things you must do in order to receive compensation for your injuries. It can be somewhat complicated, but a Charlotte auto accident attorney at Campbell & Associates can help. Your attorney will obtain the police and investigative reports and obtain statements Read More What to Do If You Were a Passenger in a Car Accident

5 Myths About Car Accidents

Being in any type of car accident is daunting. You are concerned about whether you or anyone else is hurt. You hope you can at least drive your car home and wonder if it can ever be fixed. Your immediate plans are disrupted. You thought it couldn’t happen to you, but it did. Now, it Read More 5 Myths About Car Accidents

What Should You Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer During Your Free Consultation?

Almost all personal injury lawyers offer a free consultation. They say they will review the circumstances of your particular situation and determine if you have a viable case. You should view this consultation as a two-way exchange and use the opportunity to ask some questions of the Charlotte personal injury lawyer who will be handling Read More What Should You Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer During Your Free Consultation?

Why You Shouldn’t Represent Yourself in a Personal Injury Case

If you were injured in a car crash, bicycle or motorcycle accident, bitten by a dog or suffered any other type of personal injury, you may be tempted to act as your own attorney. There are many reasons why, in most cases, this is not a good idea. Many studies have shown that pro se Read More Why You Shouldn’t Represent Yourself in a Personal Injury Case

Overlooked Faults in Cars That Lead to Accidents

According to the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles, in 2014, there were 226,552 vehicle crashes reported with 1,277 people killed and another 110,525 folks injured, some so seriously their lives will never again be the same. Many car accidents are caused by driver negligence. Statistics show the number of accidents attributable to drinking alcohol, Read More Overlooked Faults in Cars That Lead to Accidents

Your Liability as a Homeowner With a Swimming Pool

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that every day in the United States, two children under the age of 14 die by drowning. Another 10 are treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to nonfatal drowning incidents. More than six of those will suffer long-term consequences ranging from victims suffering from learning Read More Your Liability as a Homeowner With a Swimming Pool

Talcum Powder Cancer Claims: What You Should Know

In May 2016, a Missouri jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a South Dakota ovarian cancer survivor $55 million in damages. A few months earlier, another Missouri jury awarded $72 million to the survivors of an Alabama woman who died of ovarian cancer. There are hundreds of similar lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson pending Read More Talcum Powder Cancer Claims: What You Should Know

Just How Dangerous is Texting and Driving?

Recently in Wake County, a man was cited for texting while driving and is expected to face criminal charges based on the death he caused when he took his attention off the road and onto his phone. While he was texting, he ran into the back of another vehicle on U.S. Highway 64. The car Read More Just How Dangerous is Texting and Driving?

Taking the First Steps in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workers’ Compensation is designed to provide benefits to those who suffer a work-related injury or disease without the need for litigation. The injured worker does not need to prove the employer was negligent and the employer cannot avoid paying benefits by claiming the injury was the fault of the employee. But, there are steps that Read More Taking the First Steps in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Most Common Workers’ Compensation Questions

Workers’ compensation is designed for workers who suffer from job-related injuries to receive medical care and other benefits without having to prove their employer was negligent. In exchange, employers may not claim the injury was the fault of the worker. It sounds simple enough, but it can be a complicated issue and many questions often Read More Most Common Workers’ Compensation Questions