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

Typically, a driver who causes a car crash in Charlotte or elsewhere in North Carolina is held liable for the resulting damages if the victim can prove that the driver was negligent. However, one of the defenses in a car accident injury claim is the “sudden incapacitation” of the motorist.

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

In North Carolina, those who become injured in car accidents or other accidents must prove that another individual or entity was negligent in causing their injury in order to obtain compensation. However, since North Carolina follows the “contributory negligence” doctrine, you may be barred from recovering damages if you were partially at fault for the crash.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does the “one-bite rule” mean in NC dog bite cases?”

A victim of a dog bite can sustain physical injuries and financial losses associated with the injury. How do victims of dog bites obtain compensation for their losses and damages in North Carolina?

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

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

After the killing of George Floyd by police, protests erupted all across the United States. The protests resulted in injuries, store break-ins, damage to businesses, and arrests nationwide.

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

While nearly every North Carolinian knows that their homeowner’s insurance would pay for the repairs if a falling tree damaged their property, can you obtain compensation if you were injured by a tree? That depends on multiple factors:

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question “What constitutes nursing home negligence?”

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed a law that protects doctors and hospitals from civil liability during the COVID-19 pandemic. The provision to give healthcare facilities, including nursing homes, immunity from lawsuits was part of a $1.6 billion relief package to combat the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.

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