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On the evening of Monday, June 13, a 2000 International truck was driving on NC Highway 98, a little more than a mile north of Rolesville. The driver of the truck, Jessie Sanders Jr. of Wendell, crossed the center line of the highway and ultimately collided with a 2007 Hyundai on Wait Avenue in Wake Continue Reading..Continue Reading "Fatal Highway Truck Accident in Wake Forest
It is possible to sue a municipality for an accident in some cases. In all such cases, you can expect a very difficult process. Let’s say that a police vehicle crashes into you after running through a stop sign without turning on its lights. Or you fell on the hazardous sidewalk in front of a Continue Reading..Continue Reading "Can I Sue a City for My Injuries
In a case involving a car accident caused by a police officer during a pursuit, Attorney Ann Ochsner of Whitley Law Firm argued successfully for the Court of Appeals to overturn the summary judgment and grant her client grounds to claim legal damages for the gross negligence committed by the defendant. In an unfortunate turn Continue Reading..Continue Reading "Whitley Law Firm Wins Appeal Against Negligent Officer
After you have suffered injuries and financial loss as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may want to move on with your life as quickly as possible, and that’s understandable. Sometimes a simple case means that you can swiftly obtain the full compensation you need. But sometimes, fast compensation is not in your best Continue Reading..Continue Reading "Why You May Not Want a Quick Settlement in a Personal Injury Case
Not really. For one thing, there are so many kinds of personal injury claims that how much a plaintiff is able to collect will vary a great deal. If you’ve seen any “average” figures for an injury claim, those are rarely able to give you an idea what your case will actually look like. If Continue Reading..Continue Reading "Is There an Average Personal Injury Settlement Amount?
If you are wondering what a personal injury claim will look like, then you need to understand how personal injury settlements work. Many cases never make it to trial, but end quicker in a negotiated settlement. At this point in your case, you and your attorney are aware of what your case is worth, and how Continue Reading..Continue Reading "Negotiation Insights Into an Injury Claim Settlement
If you are thinking about filing a personal injury claim, chances are, you already have medical expenses you need to pay. While a fair result in your case could mean getting fully compensated for these medical bills, how do you pay for them in the meantime? That will depend on the type of accident you Continue Reading..Continue Reading "Before Your Injury Case Ends: How Can You Pay for Your Medical Bills?
Every personal injury and wrongful death case has an expiration date, and that is the statute of limitations. Each state creates their own deadlines. If someone does not file their claim within that deadline, then they can forfeit any right to compensation from that claim, no matter how strong the claim is. As simple as Continue Reading..Continue Reading "How the Statute of Limitations Can Affect Your Case
Unfortunately, food poisoning is a fairly common occurrence, but just because you get sick after eating out does not necessarily mean that you have a case against the restaurant. However, if you have been stuck with medical bills, time off work, and other physical and monetary losses because of this food poisoning, then you may Continue Reading..Continue Reading "Can a Restaurant Be Sued for Food Poisoning?
Most personal injury claims get resolved in a settlement, not in a trial. If you have filed, or need to file, a personal injury suit, then you need to know how your responses and actions can lead to the success or the demise of your claim. Here are some tips to help you navigate the Continue Reading..Continue Reading "Tips for a Personal Injury Settlement Negotiation