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

As a child, there is arguably no greater feeling of accomplishment and freedom than the moment you learn to ride a bike. From that moment, the world seems infinitely more accessible, and the desire to explore our communities on a larger scale is born. For many of us, this feeling stays with us into adulthood, at which time we are required to share the roads with cars and obey the rules of the road just like drivers. When either party acts in a negligent manner, the risk for personal injury goes up drastically.

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: “What is partial versus total disability, and temporary versus permanent disability?”

When the average American gets up and goes to work, they want to focus on the positives of the experience, such as the income they will receive, the value they provide to their employer, and the camaraderie they enjoy with their coworkers and colleagues.  People rarely if ever want to focus on the risk for personal injury at their jobsite.

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

One of the universal laws of nature is that of cause and effect. When we make a choice or do a certain behavior, these actions have consequences. Sometimes we can predict what those consequences will be, while other times the results are not what we expect.

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: “What does the “one-bite rule” mean in NC dog bite cases?”

Dogs have always been called “man’s best friend,” thanks to their loyalty, usefulness and kindness toward their owners. However, if they are not treated properly they can develop aggressive behaviors that may lead to serious injuries or death. Each year in the United States alone, there are more than 4 million incidents involving dog bites.

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 Brad Smith answers the question: ” Do I have to pay a fee to meet with an attorney about my personal injury case?”

If you or your loved one has been injured in a car crash caused by a teenage driver, you may wonder whether the teen’s parents can be held liable for your damages.

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