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Articles Tagged with premises liability

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

After the killing of George Floyd by police, protests erupted all across the United States. The protests resulted in injuries, store break-ins, damage to businesses, and arrests nationwide.

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?”

Shootings at public places have been on the rise in North Carolina lately, but do victims have the right to recover damages through civil litigation by bringing a lawsuit against the owner of the business or property where the shooting occurred?

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

Since a sinkhole is a natural occurrence, many people tend to think that there is nothing they can do if they sustain injuries or their property is damaged in a sinkhole incident. However, depending on the facts surrounding your particular incident, you may be able to sue the local government or other entities.

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

A recent hotel shooting in North Carolina highlighted the question of property owners’ liability for the criminal attacks of other guests. When your injury is caused by a third party during your stay at a hotel in North Carolina, can you sue the hotel?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “Are the laws or rules applying to a wrongful death claim different from a personal injury not involving death?”

The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, a potentially fatal lung illness, continues to spread across North Carolina, with public health officials confirming at least one death. The outbreak has been linked to a hot tub display at a Fletcher fair held from September 6 through September 15.

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?”

Premises liability is a legal practice of personal injury law. These types of cases typically involve an accident that leads to injuries and financial losses on someone else’s property. A common thread among most cases is that the property owner acted negligently.

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?”

A popular magician, David Copperfield, was found to be not liable by a Nevada judge for injuries an audience member sustained at one of his shows, according to The Washington Post. In an illusion knows as the “Lucky 13,” 13 audience members volunteer to be picked to go onstage and be ushered into a cage. After the audience members are in the cage, the cage is hoisted into the air while Copperfield engages in banter with the now dangling audience members.

Charlotte Injury Lawyer Matt Arnold answers the question: “Do I have to pay taxes on a settlement or jury award in a personal injury case?”

If you fall in a store or a restaurant or a friend’s house, does that automatically entitle you to compensation? Some people think that anything bad that happens on the property of another person is worthy of compensation. Though sometimes that may be true, there are a number of complicated factors that determine whether a personal injury premises liability claim is possible. If a property owner knew about a dangerous condition and did nothing to fix it, you might stand a good chance at collecting some money. If the property owner took reasonable care of the premises and your accident occurred seemingly out of the blue, you might find yourself on your own when the medical bills arrive. To find out more, keep reading.

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I wait a few months to pursue a personal injury claim?”

Last year, Canadian-born tennis player Eugenie Bouchard was the sport’s next big star.  The 21-year-old reached the final of Wimbledon and the semifinals of the Australian Open and the French Open.  Her ranking peaked at No. 5 in the world.  Today, however, Bouchard can’t step foot on a tennis court, and a recent suit suggests that negligence on behalf of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) is to blame.

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

A recent slip-and-fall case out of New Jersey managed to grab the attention of the state Supreme Court. The New Jersey High Court ruled unanimously on Monday that instructions to the jury in a lower court personal injury case were flawed and that this prejudiced the result, leading the Court to order a new trial.

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