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

Foodborne illnesses affect one in six Americans every year, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimating that 48 million people in the U.S. get sick due to one or another of 31 pathogens.

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?”

Road rage and rush hour are practically synonymous, as a high number of vehicles and congested roads during peak hours cause motorists to engage in aggressive driving. A 2016 survey showed that nearly eight of 10 U.S. drivers have engaged in road rage in the previous year.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What if the medical condition improves before the hearing?”

As the national outbreak of severe lung injuries and deaths caused by e-cigarette use and vaping keeps American vapers concerned for their health, North Carolina has seen an increase in cases of lung injury linked to vaping in recent weeks.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I wait a few months to pursue a personal injury claim?”

A recent hotel shooting in North Carolina highlighted the question of property owners’ liability for the criminal attacks of other guests. When your injury is caused by a third party during your stay at a hotel in North Carolina, can you sue the hotel?

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?”

The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, a potentially fatal lung illness, continues to spread across North Carolina, with public health officials confirming at least one death. The outbreak has been linked to a hot tub display at a Fletcher fair held from September 6 through September 15.

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?”

As the Trump administration reportedly prepares a ban on e-cigarettes following at least six deaths from lung diseases related to vaping, two young people have been put on life support at a North Carolina hospital, reportedly due to electronic cigarette use.

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.

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

Back in 2016, the United States Food and Drug Administration (USDA) announced that there was a recall of cheese manufactured by Chapel Hill Creamery. North Carolina residents were asked to turn in any cheese based products after the food manufactured by Chapel Hill Creamery was linked to a Salmonella outbreak. While this recall is no longer in effect, dangerous food products are recalled every day in this state and across the country. To avoid suffering injury due to contaminated and dangerous food products, it is best to stay up-to-date on all USDA food recalls. If you have fallen ill already, get medical assistance, and reach out to a food poisoning attorney in North Carolina’s as soon as possible.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What if my employer doesn’t have workers’ comp insurance or doesn’t file the claim?”

Those who suffer injuries at work in North Carolina are able to seek workers’ compensation benefits under North Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act. However, a  Florida freight broker that contracted with a truck company to ship blueberries has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a North Carolina appeals court decision it argues wrongly decided that the broker was liable for an injury to a truck driver because the truck company did not have workers’ compensation insurance. In its petition, the broker company Owen Thomas Inc. told the Supreme Court that federal transportation law preempts the North Carolina workers’ compensation statute provisions that hold contractors responsible for benefits to the drivers of uninsured motor carriers. According to the North Carolina Court of Appeals, the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act did not preempt enforcement of the state statute because imposing liability for workers’ compensation did not amount to a regulation of price, routes, or services.

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

A report states that early on April 6, 2016, a 52-year-old woman from Raleigh, was walking along I-40 in New Hanover County around 5:30 a.m. A vehicle traveling westbound struck her, and she was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators believe Gillum had been involved in a prior accident, as a vehicle belonging to her was found in a ditch near the scene of the accident.