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

Golf carts are not something most people think about as being dangerous. They generally move pretty slow, aren’t known for their sporty handling and are generally associated with retirement communities and leisurely activities. Despite their seemingly safe reputation, golf carts are proving to be increasingly dangerous, resulting in thousands of injuries each year. Unlike other dangerous forms of transportation, like passenger vehicles or motorcycles, little if any action is taken to make the golf carts safer. Their speed (or lack thereof) means that regulators and other safety officials largely ignore them, often to the detriment of consumers.

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

There’s a lot of work that goes into preparing a personal injury case for trial. In addition to gathering evidence, talking to witnesses, analyzing medical records and constructing a theory for your case, the lawyer in charge will also need to think through the best way to relay the harm suffered to the judge or jury tasked with awarding damages. All the evidence in the world is of little use if the person deciding your case isn’t able to fully appreciate the extent of the harm suffered. This gap between the pain of the plaintiff and the judge or jury’s ability to understand has long proved problematic in personal injury cases and can make it difficult to secure awards that appropriately value the injuries that occurred.

Personal injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: ” I have been injured on another person’s property. What should I do now?”

Given the recent winter weather across not only North Carolina, but 49 of 50 states (Florida is the only one without any snow on the ground, even Hawaii has something), the potential for slipping and falling has increased rather dramatically. Studies have shown that more accidents happen in the winter and property owners are often especially worried about the possibility of someone hurting themselves, fearing liability for the injuries that result from an unsuspecting accident. How does this work when it comes to snow and ice? Are the property owners always on the hook?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What if a loved one dies from the injuries sustained in a serious accident while the case is pending?”

Everyone has heard stories about how dangerous trampolines can be. You may know a relative or a friend or have a child who has experienced landing on one at the wrong moment and been shot off in the wrong direction. If you’re lucky, these kinds of incidents can end without harm, other times broken bones or fractures result and, in the worst cases, serious spinal or neurological damage can occur. A recent court case in New York demonstrates not only the harm that trampolines can cause, but also the importance of having good homeowner’s insurance if you happen to have a trampoline in your yard.

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

If you’ve joined a gym, especially one that’s part of a national chain, you’ve likely had to sign some kind of contract before being allowed on any of the equipment. In addition to extracting your money on a monthly basis, the contracts have another purpose: to try and protect the company in the event of a personal injury lawsuit. Many such contracts contain language waiving your ability to sue in the event an injury should occur on the gym’s property. These provisions are known as liability waivers and they act as legal shields for gyms, protecting the big companies at the expense of injured members.

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

Snapchat is getting sued again.

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 “If I am injured in a car accident or at work what should I do?”

Seasoned attorneys—or those who were practicing law before the United States Supreme Court’s 1977 decision in Bates v. State Bar of Arizona—grit their teeth at the door that case opened.