Articles Tagged with Personal Injury Lawyer

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Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is subrogation and how may it factor into my case?”

We’re reminded on a seemingly endless basis just how dangerous personal electronic devices can be when used by drivers behind the wheel. Numbers from federal regulators show that fatal car accidents are increasing across the country and one main reason for the rise appears to be the prevalence of distracted driving. Though we all recognize the harm, at least theoretically, few appear to be willing to take concrete steps to make things better.

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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.

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

Most people think that if they leave a bad review online that’s the end of the story, often believing the person who left the negative comments gets the last word. Though this might be true some of the time, a recent lawsuit in California indicates that the victim of the review can occasionally have the last laugh and, even more surprising, can hold the site where the review was posted accountable.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is the harm of being on social media when trying to settle an injury claim?”

In a ruling that has vendors of alcoholic beverages shifting nervously in their seats, a divided court of appeals ruled this month that a dram shop lawsuit against an Asheville resort for the death of a Charlotte woman can proceed.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”

If you’ve been reading the news recently you may have run across some recent headlines about Hulk Hogan. Though Hulk’s wrestling days are largely behind him, he’s been in the news lately thanks to a personal injury case filed against Gawker, an online tabloid that published a secretly recorded tape of the professional wrestler. Hulk sued Gawker and not only won, but won big.

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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.