It’s interesting, a question that I’ve been asked several times just recently is are car accident settlements a public record? The answer to that question is a maybe.
A question that I’ve been asked several times just recently is, will I have to pay taxes on my car accident settlement money? The general answer to that is, no. Personal injury cases have a specific exemption through Congress from having to pay income taxes on the recovery.
You can get a settlement for your car accident without a lawyer, but you may not get a fair settlement without a lawyer.
In North Carolina, pain and suffering is an element of damages in a case and you can sue for it in certain circumstances.
If you go into an insurance agent and say, “I need insurance coverage and just give me full coverage and I’m fine,” full coverage is a complete misnomer. It means nothing. So you don’t know what you’re going to get when you say give me “full coverage.”
You’ve been injured in a car accident.You may feel alone.Dealing with insurance companies, lost wages, and mounting medical bills can be overwhelming. You may wonder who will speak for you? After a car accident, before you call the insurance company, call us. At Daggett Shuler, we’ve got your back. We’ll fight to get you the […]
What is the difference between a civil and a criminal case in a drunk driving accident?
The Daggett Shuler lawyers work on what’s called a contingency fee, which means you only pay us when we win your case and recover for you.
It is worth getting a car accident lawyer, particularly if you have bodily injury that you incur, medical expenses and ongoing treatment.
http://www.DaggettShulerLaw.com. In this episode of StateLawTV guest David Daggett talks about what to do if you’re in a minor automobile accident.
According to the National Safety Counsel, in 2016 over 40,000 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes.
What is considered pain and suffering in a car accident case?
In a country with millions of miles of roads and approximately 253 million cars, car accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. In the US alone, over 37,000 people die in road crashes every year. And nearly 2 and a half million Americans are injured or disabled in car accidents annually. The effects of road crashes are often long-term and far-reaching.
Recent brain research shows it doesn’t make any difference when you have a hand held or a no hands system for your cell phone, they both distract the brain from what you’re doing which is driving.
The importance of acting fast after you have been injured in an accident cannot be overstated. Insurance companies and defense lawyers know this and are always looking for an edge over accident victims, and if you don’t beat them to it, you simply won’t get the compensation you deserve.
In North Carolina, hit and run accidents where the driver is never found, fall under uninsured motorist coverage and can be difficult cases.
Experienced accident lawyers know how the system works and can guide you through the process, which can be stressful, confusing and painful.
Find out what happens behind the scenes when a car is hit by a commercial truck.
Contingency fees are one of the most important concepts for victims of personal injury accidents in North Carolina. That’s because, when a negligent defendant harms you or your family, sometimes it’s not just the physical harm and emotional damages that can become overwhelming. Financial damages can be equally as crippling as physical injuries, and can result in drastic life-changing problems for victims and their families.
North Carolina injury laws and accident laws are very complicated and they can be tricky so it can be very good advice to consult with a lawyer so that you don’t make any false steps as your case is progressing.
The most important thing to do after an automobile accident is check to make sure that you’re not injured and to help anybody who is injured. Many people ask if they should move the vehicle and we recommend that you not do that unless it is creating a major hazard.