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Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “If I am injured in a car accident or at work what should I do?”

In most accidents involving a pedestrian and an automobile, the driver of the motor vehicle is presumed to be at fault for the collision. However, there are pedestrian accidents in which the pedestrian hit by a car can be partially or fully to blame for the crash.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: How does the law of contributory negligence play a role in my case?

Have you ever seen your Uber driver or friend talking on the phone while driving and wondered, “Wait, isn’t that illegal in North Carolina?” While you probably know that North Carolina’s distracted driving law prohibits texting while driving, what does it say about talking on the phone while driving?

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?”

When a tenant sustains an injury at a rental property, the question of the landlord’s liability becomes a central issue. Tenants can sustain serious injuries because of defective equipment, broken steps, missing handrails, or even burglary.

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

Most major construction projects, including road work zones, require the use of large trucks and construction vehicles. Construction companies must hire qualified personnel who are properly trained to operate these vehicles. When construction vehicles are operated negligently, accidents are bound to happen.

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

When Tesla first announced its Autopilot technology, people were thrilled. They thought, “Wouldn’t it be great if my car could drive me around while I am watching a movie or napping on my way to or from work?

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?”

Are you ready to return to work following a workers’ compensation claim, but unsure how to get started? Fortunately, the experienced team at Arnold & Smith, PLLC can help. There are a variety of reasons why you may have filed a workers’ compensation claim, and we want you to know that no matter the reason, you have options and rights when it comes to returning to the workforce after you recover. Whether you had a slip-and-fall incident, were injured in an auto accident, or were the victim of medical malpractice, there are steps available to help you get back to work.

Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What happens if the at-fault driver doesn’t have insurance?”

Hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians rely on the subway and trains to commute to and from work every day. When using light and commuter rail lines, people never expect anything bad to happen to them. However, light rail accidents involving trains and passenger cars are not uncommon.

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: “The insurance adjuster is saying I am partially negligent what does that mean?”

Often, people get injured in auto accidents caused by individuals driving a company car in the scope of their employment. Can injured persons file a personal injury claim against the employer of the driver who caused a crash?

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