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Stay Safe During Holiday Travel

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, more and more Americans will be hitting the roads. Air travel has been expensive and unpredictable, with many flights leaving passengers stranded due to cancellations. This, coupled with stable gas prices, may make it more appealing for people to drive to their holiday destinations. Last year, more than 50 million people traveled by road during the Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving weekend officially begins on Wednesday evening and ends on Sunday night.

What Causes Holiday Accidents?

 Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: ” If an incident report was filled out, do I have a right to receive a copy?”

Accidents are common and can happen in an instant. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), traffic fatalities reached an all-time high in 2021. Chances are great that at some time in your life you will be involved in a traffic accident. Fortunately, most accidents are minor fender-benders. However, sometimes a crash results in severe injuries, lifelong disabilities, or fatalities. When an accident happens that is caused by someone’s negligence, that person is responsible for any damages.

Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “If I am injured in a car accident or at work what should I do?”

If asked to think about the safest mode of transportation available to Americans, what would you say? Despite the pandemic, fatal traffic crashes actually rose in North Carolina in 2020. While that data does not include statistics on the number of accidents that caused personal injury only, one can naturally assume that those figures are dismal, as well.

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?”

When a car accident happens, it can be difficult to determine who is the culprit and who is a blameless victim. This is even more of an issue if the accident involves multiple vehicles. However, in North Carolina, there are certain considerations that can make this task slightly easier.

Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “If I am injured in a car accident or at work what should I do?”

A car accident, in addition to being dangerous, can easily ruin your day. However, if you are involved in a hit-and-run accident, you will most likely feel overwhelmed about the whole experience. After one of these unfortunate and scary events, it is important to know what you should and what you should not do. Any mistake may jeopardize your ability to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What if the medical condition improves before the hearing?”

Being the victim of a car accident can be incredibly devastating, both physically and emotionally. While your car may wind up completely totaled after an accident, it may initially seem that you had surprisingly good luck and somehow managed to walk away from the accident seemingly unscathed.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: How does the law of contributory negligence play a role in my case?

North Carolina is one of few states that still follow the contributory negligence rule when awarding compensation in personal injury cases. Most other states have adopted the comparative negligence doctrine, which allows injured victims to recover damages even if they were partially at fault for their injury.

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?”

Being involved in a car crash can cause physical, emotional, and financial hardships. If you have been involved in a serious car accident, you have most likely incurred significant damage to your vehicle.

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

Animals are responsible for thousands of car accidents every year, especially in the states with more abundant wildlife populations. North Carolina is one of those states where you are likely to encounter deer and other animals while driving a vehicle.

Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “Should I give a recorded statement to the at-fault driver’s insurance company?”

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle crash in North Carolina, you might wonder, “Do I have to report my accident to the police?” It is true that North Carolina law does not require drivers to report all car accidents to law enforcement.

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