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Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is the value of my case?”

Snapchat is getting sued again.

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

An infamous former administrative law judge in Washington, D.C. is back in the news recently after having legal ethics charges filed against him for his charades in a truly epic personal injury case years before.

Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “Do I have to pay taxes on a settlement or jury award in a personal injury case?”

If you fall in a store or a restaurant or a friend’s house, does that automatically entitle you to compensation? Some people think that anything bad that happens on the property of another person is worthy of compensation. Though sometimes that may be true, there are a number of complicated factors that determine whether a personal injury premises liability claim is possible. If a property owner knew about a dangerous condition and did nothing to fix it, you might stand a good chance at collecting some money. If the property owner took reasonable care of the premises and your accident occurred seemingly out of the blue, you might find yourself on your own when the medical bills arrive. To find out more, keep reading.

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

The leadership at New Red Mountain Missionary Baptist Church in Durham may have ignored, humiliated and laughed at their treasurer Norman Glenn when he pushed them to undergo an audit, but they didn’t spit in his food. And according to the North Carolina Court of Appeal’s recent ruling, this fact is the reason Glenn’s claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress against the church fails.

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

Although high-speed chases might be fun to watch on the news or reality shows, in reality they can have devastating consequences that call into question the blanket discretionary power police have to pursue suspects at dangerous speeds. A Pennsylvania woman is suing her local police departments for negligence after a suspect being hotly pursued by officers in a high-speed chase erratically accelerated through an intersection during rush-hour traffic caused a three-car pile-up and multiple injuries.

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

A Texas mother and her two sons who were injured when a Sanderson Farms employee slammed into the back of their car almost three years ago just settled their lawsuit with the poultry processing giant for $27.5 million.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is the harm of being on social media when trying to settle an injury claim?”

In certain cases, personal injury victims are allowed to bring a lawsuit against not only the person who directly caused their injuries, but also others who played some part in causing the eventual harm. These lawsuits are aimed at showing that the third party was negligent in some way and failed to uphold an obligation to the victim. These kinds of cases can be very beneficial to the victim because they ensure that someone else is liable for the damages you’ve incurred as a result of your injuries. This is doubly true when the third party is a company, an entity with deep pockets that can actually afford to pay what may amount to serious money.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I wait a few months to pursue a personal injury claim?”

Even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention get the math wrong sometimes, but with drastic implications for potential personal injury plaintiffs. The health regulatory agency acknowledged this [week] that they had failed to convert some feet to meters in calculating the amount of formaldehyde emitted by some of a lumber retailer giant’s laminate floor products.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What exactly is a wrongful death claim?”

Johnson & Johnson made the headlines this past week over a claim that its popular baby powder was responsible for causing cancer and, ultimately, the death of a woman who used the product. The suit led to a massive $72 million verdict against the company, $10 million in actual damages and $62 million in punitive damages, and resulted in alarm among many given how popular the product is. Unfortunately, despite the potential importance of the claim, many newspaper articles failed to provide much detail, offering only the sensational tidbits.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I wait a few months to pursue a personal injury claim?”

Apparently U.S. Senator Bill Nelson is calling for federal investigations into the Royal Caribbean cruise ship that steered into a forecast storm in the Atlantic Ocean this February.

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