Articles Tagged with accident liability

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “Are the laws or rules applying to a wrongful death claim different from a personal injury not involving death?”

Utility Terrain Vehicles, UTVs, are specially modified vehicles that are mainly used for work situations. UTVs are similar to ATVs. However, there are some differences. Recent changes in North Carolina laws make driving some UTVs on the street legal. That is good news for some people who own UTVs and are prepared to make the changes necessary to drive them around town. UTVs can also be dangerous, so it is important to follow the laws regarding riding them on the street. A driver of a UTV could be held responsible for an accident if his negligence caused the crash.

Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “Should I file the property damage claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company or with my insurance company?”

When most people are involved in an accident they do not spend time thinking about how liability will be apportioned amongst the defendants. Instead, plaintiffs in personal injury accidents are busy thinking about when they will return to work and how they will pay their mounting medical bills. Though it is understandable that personal injury victims have other more important things on their mind, liability apportionment matters a great deal and is crucial to ensuring the accident victim receives the compensation he or she deserves. To learn more about how financial responsibility for an accident is divided among defendants, in North Carolina and elsewhere, keep reading.

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