Charlotte Personal Injury Attorneys
Civil Trial Lawyers Fighting for Maximum Compensation in Your Case
Being involved in any kind of accident that leads to injuries can be a devastating event. It can be even worse when caused by someone else through carelessness, negligence, or some other type of wrongdoing. You may be stuck with expensive medical bills, be unable to work and support yourself and your family, be subject to physical and emotional pain and suffering, and more. When this happens, you are protected under the law.
Personal injury law gives you the right to seek compensation for your losses and damages through a legal claim. If you or a loved one has suffered negligence-based injuries as described above in or around Charlotte, you will find experienced and dedicated legal help at Wooden Bowers. Our Charlotte personal injury attorneys are well-versed in the laws regarding personal injury and has the know-how, determination, and legal skills to help pursue full and fair compensation.
Our civil litigation lawyers will thoroughly investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding your case to determine all parties who may have caused or contributed to your injuries, gather and document evidence, negotiate for a fair settlement, or seek the compensation you deserve at trial. When you bring your case to us, you will work directly with an attorney who will be accessible to answer your questions and address your concerns.
The Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in North Carolina
The statute of limitations is a law that limits how long injury victims have to file a claim before they lose their legal right to do so. According to the North Carolina General Statutes section 1-52 the statute of limitations in North Carolina is three years from the date the injury occurred.
It’s important to note that exceptions to this law exist which can change the amount of time you have to file your claim. Speak to a Charlotte personal injury attorney today about your case during a free consultation to learn about your rights and options.
Personal Injury Cases in North Carolina
Our legal team represent individuals who have suffered personal injuries through various types of accidents and incidents such as the following:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Trucking accidents
- Bus and other public transportation accidents
- Boating accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Dog bites/attacks
- Assaults and sexual assaults
- Defective or dangerous consumer products
- Premises liability accidents and incidents
- Nursing home abuse
- Workplace accidents caused by third parties
- Wrongful death
These are cases based on negligence, gross negligence, recklessness, or even intentional misconduct, such as being criminally attacked or they may be based on what is referred to as “strict liability.” Under personal injury law, the responsible parties can be held accountable and subject to paying you compensation.
That compensation can include your past and predicted future medical expenses, other out-of-pocket expenses related to the injury, your lost wages or income, pain and suffering, any property damage, mental anguish, and other damages.
Why You Need a Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyer
A personal injury lawyer is a legal professional who has the know-how and experience to represent you effectively at the negotiation table or in court. You will most likely be dealing with an insurance company in these cases and, while you may find their representatives friendly, they are not looking out for your best interests.
These companies want you to settle quickly and for as cheaply as possible. Without representation, you may become vulnerable to their tactics, have no idea what your claim is worth, and settle for much less than you deserve. That is why we recommend that you contact us immediately following your accident to increase your chances of getting full and fair compensation.