North Carolina Car Accident Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

Whenever a person has a potential civil claim, North Carolina law will provide a time limit within which that claim has to be filed with the Court.  This time limit is called the “statute of limitations.”  Failure to file within the time limit will usually result in the case being dismissed.  For folks injured in […]

Ambulance Service Lien Under North Carolina Law

North Carolina law protects medical care providers who treat personal injury claimants by providing a limited lien against any settlement or verdict. See, N.C.G.S. § 44-49. By its express terms, the statute also protects those providing ambulance services. However, unlike other medical service providers, EMS providers may also file a lien against the real property […]

Valuing Automobile Accident Settlement Offers Pursuant to North Carolina Personal Injury Law

If you have sustained a personal injury in a North Carolina automobile accident, you are entitled to file a third-party liability claim against the responsible driver’s automobile insurance company. The insurance company may then make a monetary settlement offer as compensation for your personal injuries. In many cases, the value of this opening settlement offer […]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Recovery of Car Accident Personal Injury Compensation

Car accident personal injuries are not always physical. It is quite common for victims of automobile collisions to develop psychological and emotional injuries such as Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD). These injuries frequently require a great deal of professional attention which in turn means high medical bills. The Raleigh civil litigation personal injury attorneys of […]

Raleigh Back Contusion Soft Tissue Personal Injury Attorney

A back contusion is a type of soft tissue injury caused by blunt trauma to muscle, tendon, or ligament. If you have sustained a back contusion as a result of a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, you are entitled to fair personal injury compensation. The Raleigh car accident attorneys of Maginnis Law can […]

Recovery of Personal Injury Claim After Not Wearing Seatbelt

Not wearing your seatbelt can lead to life-changing personal injuries if you are involved in a car accident.  Contrary to popular belief, though, failure to wear your seatbelt does not prevent you from recovering personal injury compensation if the automobile accident was caused by another driver.  Automobile insurance adjusters may attempt to persuade you that you […]

Compensation for Lost Wages and Wage Earning Capacity

If you suffer an injury that temporarily prevents you from working, you are entitled to compensation for your period of disability.  This can come in the form of lost wages or wage earning capacity, depending on your situation. In the event that you were employed at the time of your injury, you are entitled to […]

Raleigh Car Accident Attorney and Personal Injury Lawyer

A car accident can be one of the most traumatic experiences in a person’s life.  Dealing with an at-fault driver’s pushy automobile insurance company is often as difficult as the physical recovery itself.  To ease the stress caused by negotiating with the insurance company, and to increase your chances of recovering fair compensation, your first […]