Articles Posted in Personal Injury

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Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “Do I have to pay taxes on a settlement or jury award in a personal injury case?”

If you fall in a store or a restaurant or a friend’s house, does that automatically entitle you to compensation? Some people think that anything bad that happens on the property of another person is worthy of compensation. Though sometimes that may be true, there are a number of complicated factors that determine whether a personal injury premises liability claim is possible. If a property owner knew about a dangerous condition and did nothing to fix it, you might stand a good chance at collecting some money. If the property owner took reasonable care of the premises and your accident occurred seemingly out of the blue, you might find yourself on your own when the medical bills arrive. To find out more, keep reading.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

Most people think that if they leave a bad review online that’s the end of the story, often believing the person who left the negative comments gets the last word. Though this might be true some of the time, a recent lawsuit in California indicates that the victim of the review can occasionally have the last laugh and, even more surprising, can hold the site where the review was posted accountable.

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Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is the value of my case?”

In the aftermath of the Brock Turner rape case this year, in which Turner was sentenced to six (6) months in jail after being convicted of raping an unconscious woman, you may remember hearing about Lang Her’s eerily similar case.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

The leadership at New Red Mountain Missionary Baptist Church in Durham may have ignored, humiliated and laughed at their treasurer Norman Glenn when he pushed them to undergo an audit, but they didn’t spit in his food. And according to the North Carolina Court of Appeal’s recent ruling, this fact is the reason Glenn’s claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress against the church fails.

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Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is the value of my case?”

If you’ve been watching the news recently you may have heard about the recall issued by the Swedish retail giant Ikea. The company, known for its stylish and cheap housewares, has decided to recall an astounding 36 million dressers. The reason for the recall is that the dressers were linked with the deaths of some six children in the U.S. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the dressers have been found to tip over when all the drawers are open, unless the dressers are properly secured against the wall.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

Read the newspaper regularly and it won’t take long to run across another article about a data breach. Whether it’s a health care company, a major retail or restaurant chain, the problem of hackers stealing customer financial data is a serious one and appears to be growing worse at a rapid pace.

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Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What should I do if I have been injured by another party but I can’t afford a lawyer?”

The legal battle against Colorado company Mile-High Skydiving has waged on to the state’s Court of Appeals, and the lawsuit might not involve quite what you expect.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

Immigration has been and still is an incredibly hot button issue in the United States. The issue is politically, legally and even socially charged, with reasonable individuals expressing a wide array of views. Though immigration status frequently comes up in a legal context, it does so usually with regard to deportation or the right to receive certain benefits. One area where immigration status is seldom discussed is in the context of a personal injury claim.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

Six lawsuits were just filed by former college football players against their universities, conferences, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, claiming negligence over the handling of the players’ head injuries. The named defendants in the filings include Vanderbilt and Penn State and three major football conferences: the Southeastern Conference, the Big Ten, and the Pacific-12.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

If you’ve been injured in an accident and have expenses that need to be paid as a result, it may occur to you to file a lawsuit against the person responsible for causing the harm. If you hire a good lawyer and the facts are on your side, you may win a judgment from the court in your favor, requiring the defendant to pay for things like time off work, medical bills and pain and suffering. What you may not realize is that the money you win may not all be yours and that your insurance company has the ability to swoop in and seek reimbursement for money it spent on your behalf.