Articles Tagged with injury lawsuits

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

For those not in the personal injury world, issues involving jurisdiction (which deals with the place where a legal matter will be heard) may seem unimportant. After all, if you’ve been hurt, what would it matter where you bring the claim? An injury is an injury and the result should be the same wherever you go. Though that may be true in a perfect world, the reality is that the forum your case is heard in can matter a great deal to the ultimate result. It’s for this reason that personal injury cases, especially large class-action cases, tend to geographically cluster.

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

It’s been a rough month for Samsung as the company has felt heat from U.S. government regulatory bodies, consumer groups and even airlines. The issue surrounds the Galaxy Note 7, a new, large display cellphone, and it’s potential to overheat and explode. The problem is serious enough that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall last week, around the same time as many major U.S. carriers refused to allow passengers to pack the phones in their checked luggage.

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

Read the newspaper regularly and it won’t take long to run across another article about a data breach. Whether it’s a health care company, a major retail or restaurant chain, the problem of hackers stealing customer financial data is a serious one and appears to be growing worse at a rapid pace.

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

Immigration has been and still is an incredibly hot button issue in the United States. The issue is politically, legally and even socially charged, with reasonable individuals expressing a wide array of views. Though immigration status frequently comes up in a legal context, it does so usually with regard to deportation or the right to receive certain benefits. One area where immigration status is seldom discussed is in the context of a personal injury claim.

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

Six lawsuits were just filed by former college football players against their universities, conferences, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, claiming negligence over the handling of the players’ head injuries. The named defendants in the filings include Vanderbilt and Penn State and three major football conferences: the Southeastern Conference, the Big Ten, and the Pacific-12.

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

Going under the knife can cause anyone a lengthy list of concerns, but catching on fire is not usually one of them.  However, numerous stories in the news this year have highlighted the disturbing frequency with which operating room fires actually occur.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question ” Is a tractor-trailer accident the same as an automobile accident?”

Everyone knows that working your way through the legal system can be a slow, expensive process. There are rules and procedures to follow, paperwork to complete, motions to respond to, hearings to attend and mountains of discovery to shift through. The intricacies of the legal system can exhaust even the most tireless plaintiffs, causing many to give up without putting up much of a fight.

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “If I am injured in a car accident or at work what should I do?”

When a personal-injury claimant’s case is turned down by a lawyer or law firm because the value of the claim is too low, the claimant has three choices. The claimant can not file a claim at all, can handle the claim on one’s own, or her or she can contract with a so-called “settlement mill” to resolve the claim.

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “I was involved in a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Do I need a lawyer?”

By their nature, lawsuits are expensive, time-consuming and difficult. That means that when attorneys consider taking personal-injury cases on a contingency basis, they must choose their cases wisely, or choose only those cases on which they feel they are likely to receive an adequate return on their investment of time, energy and resources.

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question ” I have been injured on another person’s property. What should I do now?”

Legal bills have made the business of “Punkin Chunkin” uncertain, but Punkin Chunkin president Ricky Nietubicz said he is committed to holding the annual pumpkin-flinging event at Dover Motorsports, Inc. in the State of Delaware’s capital.