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Articles Posted in Automobile Accident

Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What happens if the at-fault driver doesn’t have insurance?”

In North Carolina, victims of auto accidents caused by drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs can obtain compensation for their losses and damages. While suing a motorist who was under the influence of drugs when your collision occurred may be tricky, it is often the only viable way to recover damages.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “May I choose my own doctor in a personal injury case?”

In recent years, hit-and-run car accidents have been on the rise in Charlotte and other parts of North Carolina. Many victims of hit-and-run crashes realize that the worst thing about the accident is not the fact that they were injured (though this is definitely frustrating), but rather that it is difficult – and, in some cases, even impossible – to seek justice and obtain compensation.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What if the accident was my fault?”

During the summer season, car drivers are more likely to cause collisions on the road, while motorcyclists and bicyclists are at a greater risk of getting struck by a motor vehicle. Why are the summer months more dangerous for driving compared to other seasons?

Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “Why should I hire an attorney to represent me in a personal injury claim instead of handling the claim on my own?”

Police chases are not a rare occurrence on America’s roads. Unfortunately, those high-speed chases often lead to injuries among not only officers and suspected offenders, but also innocent drivers, pedestrians, and bystanders.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “Should I take photographs of the property damage sustained to my car, of the accident scene, or of my visible injuries following an accident?”

While North Carolina’s stay-at-home order has decreased traffic crashes in the state from about 4,500 in the first week of March to fewer than 1,000 in the last week of April, auto accidents still continue to happen in Charlotte and across the state.

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

A new year-long safety study showed that an increasing number of Charlotte pedestrians are dying along Independence Boulevard. There have been at least 26 car crashes involving pedestrians on the highway, which is known for its heavy traffic, since 2016. Of those, eight have resulted in deaths.

Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “I was involved in a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Do I need a lawyer?”

Falling asleep while driving is commonly associated with car accidents in North Carolina and other states. Factors that make motorists doze off behind the wheel include alcohol and drug use, overwork, stress, medical conditions, and long periods of time on the road.

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

School buses are transporting our future generations, which is why it is no wonder that drivers of such buses have a heightened duty of care compared to other motor vehicles. The bus driver is not the only potentially liable party in auto collisions involving school buses, however. Every day, over 25 million children ride on school buses across the United States. Determining fault in a school bus accident is not always straightforward because most school buses in North Carolina are owned and operated by public or governmental agencies.

Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “I was involved in a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Do I need a lawyer?”

You are driving through a highway-rail grade crossing when, all of a sudden, your vehicle gets stuck on railroad tracks. No one is ever prepared for this situation, and it would be difficult not to panic, especially if a train is rushing toward you.

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

Being in a car crash as a passenger is not only scary and frustrating because you have no control over the accident, but also confusing because it may not be immediately clear how to get compensated for your personal injury.

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