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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What if the accident was my fault?”
Typically, a driver who causes a car crash in Charlotte or elsewhere in North Carolina is held liable for the resulting damages if the victim can prove that the driver was negligent. However, one of the defenses in a car accident injury claim is the “sudden incapacitation” of the motorist.
Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question “What constitutes nursing home negligence?”
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed a law that protects doctors and hospitals from civil liability during the COVID-19 pandemic. The provision to give healthcare facilities, including nursing homes, immunity from lawsuits was part of a $1.6 billion relief package to combat the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.
Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “What is uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage and how may it apply to my case?
A car accident may cause minor injuries that require minimal treatment and result in speedy recovery or severe injuries that require significant treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery. Obviously, the second option may result in overwhelming medical costs, while the loss of income would only worsen the financial situation.
Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: ” If an incident report was filled out, do I have a right to receive a copy?”
If a car pulls out in front of your vehicle, liability may appear clear. “That driver is clearly at fault!” you might think. However, sometimes, things are not always as they seem in car accidents in which a vehicle pulls out in front of another car.
Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “How much does your firm charge to represent me in a personal injury case?”
Every year, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) prepares various reports on car accident statistics all across the United States. Recently, the GHSA has released its findings for 2018. A notable finding from last year is the high rate of pedestrian deaths from car accidents. The report found that the number of pedestrian deaths that occurred in 2018 is at the highest it has been since 1990. There was approximately a 4% increase from the number of deaths that occurred in 2017. Pedestrian deaths were studied from each state across the country to prepare this report. Within the report, there are statistics of increases in deaths in different states. North Carolina is one of the states with the largest amount of pedestrian deaths and a high increase year-over-year of pedestrian deaths from car accidents.