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

A serious crash sent children to the hospital after a dump truck collided with a school bus in south Charlotte. 14 children who were aboard the school bus were taken to the hospital with various injuries. The bus driver sustained life-threatening injuries in the accident. The bus was carrying students to South Mecklenburg High School, nearby. The crash, which is reported to be caused by the dump truck, involved the school bus as well as another vehicle. The dump truck driver was also taken to the hospital. The children all suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were all released from the hospital the same day.

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

Vehicle safety is of utmost importance. Through the years, many changes have been made to the laws and requirements of vehicles in order to improve performance and safety. It is essential to see as well as possible while driving at night or in inclement conditions. Many improvements to headlights have occurred through the years but only now has the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration approved the use of adaptive beam headlights. These headlights have already been approved for use in other countries but were not allowed in the United States.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does the “one-bite rule” mean in NC dog bite cases?”

Dogs are the most popular pet in the United States. There are more than 90 million dogs as pets, so it is no wonder that you will have an encounter with a dog at some time in your life. Dog bites are not all that uncommon and they happen daily. Most dog bites are minor, but they can be extremely harmful in some cases. A dog bite, like some other types of injuries, can in some cases be prevented. If the dog owner was negligent, they might be responsible for your medical bills and other damages. An experienced personal injury attorney will help you get the compensation you deserve for your damages.

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

A recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has been tied to the North Carolina Mountain State Fair. The findings were in a preliminary report from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) published on October 3. The department investigated the cause of illness among at least 124 reported cases traced back to possible exposure to the bacteria at the fair. At least one person died as a result of the illness. The fair was held September 6 through September 15 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher. The building was temporarily closed following the initial report.

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

A North Carolina woman who was seriously hurt in a crash with a distracted driver will receive $4 million in a mediated settlement. The woman was turning left when her vehicle was hit by a commercial van. The van was allegedly traveling at a high rate of speed and went through a red light. The driver of the van was said to be on his phone and therefore distracted at the time of the crash. The van broadsided the woman’s vehicle, causing severe injuries. Phone records were utilized to help prove that the van driver was indeed using the phone when he failed to stop at the light and hit the woman’s vehicle.

Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage and how may it apply to my case?

When an individual incurs personal injury due to another driver’s negligence, the results can be traumatic and life-changing.  Between medical care and subsequent bills, finding a qualified personal injury attorney, and navigating the world of insurance coverage and claims, the prospect of recovering compensation for a victim’s damages can seem less and less promising with each passing day.

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

If you were injured in a crash and received or are about to receive a personal injury settlement, you may wonder, “Will I have to pay taxes on my settlement?

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

Two North Carolina cities rank among the least safe for drivers in the United States. The findings of a new study by Go Safe Labs show that Charlotte and Raleigh had some of the highest car crash totals in 2019.

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.

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