North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds Government Immunity Doctrine in Slip and Fall Case Involving a Residential Property

Slip and fall accidents can happen virtually anywhere, leaving you with painful injuries and crushing medical expenses. In general, North Carolina law holds a property owner responsible for any injuries that happen as a result of his or her negligent care of the property. But when the property owner is a government entity, a different …

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North Carolina Appellate Court Upholds Award of $1 Million Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Policy in Car Accident Case

One of the most stressful parts of a car accident unfortunately can be dealing with insurance companies that don’t want to honor the terms of their agreements by providing you with the policy limits. Whether it is your own insurance company or the at-fault driver’s insurance company, it is important to know whether you are …

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North Carolina Appellate Court Discusses the Interlocutory Appeal Rule in Wrongful Death Case

If you are seeking compensation after an accident, there may be times when you disagree with the court’s decision about a dispute in the case and want to file an appeal. There are only a few situations in which the appellate court will hear an appeal before the case has been resolved in a final …

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What are Your Legal Options After Being Injured by a Drunk Driver?

If you have been injured by a drunk driver in North Carolina, there are many factors to consider as you seek legal representation to protect your rights and secure the compensation you deserve. North Carolina is an “at-fault” state, which increases the likelihood of an accident victim being able to sue a drunk driver and …

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Taking the First Steps in a Wrongful Death Case in North Carolina

The deep pain caused by the unforeseen death of a family member is one of the most distressing experiences you could ever face. In the midst of the shock and grief, you will be tasked with managing the financial and legal implications of your loss. Mitigating this process is overwhelming and agonizing, and often raises …

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Jason Burton Selected by AIOPIA as a “10 Best Attorneys in NC for High Verdict & Settlement in Personal Injury Law”

Our client-centered firm is proud to accept the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys’ nomination of Jason Burton as a 10 Best Attorney in North Carolina For High Verdict & Settlement in Personal Injury Law for 2018. From the AIOPIA: The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of North Carolina’s …

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What You Need to Know About Pain & Suffering Damages in Your Personal Injury Case

What is “pain and suffering?” It’s a term you will hear over and over again in relation to personal injury cases. According to Law.com, pain and suffering is: “the physical and mental distress suffered from an injury, including actual broken bones and internal ruptures, but also the aches, pain, temporary and permanent limitations on activity, …

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Distracted Drivers & Your Personal Injury Case

Unfortunately, automobile accidents are happening more and more frequently as a result of drivers distracted by the use of cellular phones and electronic devices. The unsettling truth is that this practice of handling smartphones and other devices while driving is pervasive, but it doesn’t carry the same harsh social stigma of driving under the influence …

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