A personal injury blog containing useful information for anyone in Charlotte looking for information about personal injury or looking for a Charlotte personal injury attorney.

Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Accidents And Your Rights

In North Carolina, bicycle accidents are treated much like vehicle accidents. In fact, bicycles are treated as vehicles for the purpose of interpreting the state law. See N.C.G.S. Ch. 20-4.01. Some special rules apply to bicyclists regarding…
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Passenger Accident Claims And Insurance

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Passenger Accident Claims And Insurance If you are a passenger in a car accident, you will potentially have numerous options available to compensate you for your personal injury claim. Except for in limited circumstances, passengers are not…
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Are My Workers' Compensation Payments Taxable?

Are My Workers’ Compensation Payments Taxable? Workers’ Compensation payments are generally not taxable. If you are injured at work and receive compensation under the North Carolina Workers' Compensation Act, those payments will be tax…
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Personal Injury and Medicare Liens

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Personal Injury And Medicare Your personal injury claim may have a lien against it owed to Medicare. Your attorney will contact Medicare and receive a Conditional Payments Letter from CMS, which will tell you exactly how much of your personal…
How to choose a personal injury attorney

3 Steps: How To Choose A Personal Injury attorney

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3 Steps: How To Choose A Personal Injury Attorney The process of choosing a personal injury attorney can be a challenging one; however, we believe if you follow these 3 simple steps, you will end up with the right attorney. It’s important…
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What Do Personal Injury Lawyers Charge?

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What Do Personal Injury Lawyers Charge? In determining what personal injury lawyers charge, you have to look to the specific engagement letter or contract for each personal injury lawyer or law firm. Most personal injury lawyers charge a fee…
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How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out?

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How Are Personal Injury Settlements Paid Out? Personal injury settlements are paid out in accordance with the North Carolina statutory requirements regarding personal injury liens, together with the Federal rules surrounding ERISA and Medicare…
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Can I Sue Someone For Damaging My Property?

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Can I Sue Someone For Damaging My Property? Whether you can sue someone for damaging your property depends upon the circumstances. In North Carolina, If the property damage is to a vehicle-- from a Car Accident-- there are well established…
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Friendly Charlotte Personal Injury Firm

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Friendly Charlotte Personal Injury Firm It may seem counter-intuitive to desire a friendly Charlotte personal injury firm, but in our opinion that is exactly what you need for your Charlotte personal injury. We all often forget that working…
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What To Do If You’re A Passenger In A Car Accident

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What To Do If You’re A Passenger In A Car Accident We are happy to speak to you over the phone if you have questions about being a passenger in a car accident. We get phone calls every week from people who are still at the scene of an accident,…