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Articles Tagged with contributory negligence

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?”

If you suffer injuries in a slip and fall incident on someone else’s property in North Carolina, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages and financial losses.

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?”

Traffic tickets and police reports are critical pieces of evidence in any car accident case. Injured victims can use the ticket to prove that the other motorist was at fault for the crash in order to seek compensation in North Carolina.

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

When a motorist fails to yield the right of way and violates a traffic law, he or she may be held liable for the resulting damages and losses in the event of a car crash. A car driver failing to yield to another motorist, bicyclist, motorcyclist, or pedestrians may have devastating consequences.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: ” What should I do if I’m injured as a passenger in a car accident?”

For millions of North Carolinians, ridesharing has become one of the most popular methods of travel. People in North Carolina and elsewhere in the United States rely on ridesharing apps such as Uber and Lyft to commute and get around the city.

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.

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: “How long will it take for my case to be resolved?”

Fatal traffic accidents involving pedestrians have reached the highest level in decades, according to NPR. In 2018, more than 6,200 pedestrians were killed in car crashes across the nation.

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?”

If a car pulls out in front of your vehicle, liability may appear clear. “That driver is clearly at fault!” you might think. However, sometimes, things are not always as they seem in car accidents in which a vehicle pulls out in front of another car.

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?”

A fatal pedestrian accident in Charlotte involving a high school student has highlighted the city’s crosswalk safety concerns. The 16-year-old Garringer High School student sustained critical motor vehicle injuries after being struck by a car near the intersection of Eastway Drive and E. Sugar Creek Rd., according to WBTV.

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

When a large truck performs a quick maneuver such as a lane change or turn, the momentum force may cause the trailer to overturn, resulting in a rollover accident.

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