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Durham, North Carolina is a unique city with a diverse population and international recognition as the home of Duke University and Duke University Medical Center. A hub of food and culture, Durham’s foodie scene has been nationally recognized by the likes of The New York Times, Gourmet Magazine, Food & Wine, and Bon Appétit! With over 47 annual open air festivals ranging in theme and focus from arts to music to beer and film, there is something for just about everyone to love in this vibrant southern town. Durham is also known as a progressive city, with a deep heritage in civil rights and is the home of North Carolina Central University. In fact, the largest African-American-owned financial institution is right here in Durham.
Located on the bustling 1-85 corridor, serious injury and fatal automobile accidents frequently occur in Durham and Durham County. Over the last 10 years, there have been an average of 22 fatalities per year as a result of automobile accidents occurring in Durham County. Based on statistical data collected by the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, the City of Durham experienced more than 13,900 accidents in 2017, which resulted in 20 fatalities and more than 3,500 personal injuries. Alcohol was a factor in 245 automobile crashes Durham City limits and alcohol related crashes led to 3 fatalities and 165 personal injuries. In addition, there were at least 111 motorcycle accidents in Durham County during 2017 and at least 133 commercial trucking accidents. Many of these accidents are caused by distracted or intoxicated driving, failing to observe the rules of the road, and other types of inattention. At Burton Law Firm, we strive to hold negligent parties responsible for their conduct while securing fair compensation for our clients.Serving Clients in Durham
At Burton Law Firm, PLLC, we love connecting with and serving clients from Durham, a 20 minute trip from our office in Raleigh, NC. We know the city and want to keep its residents safe and thriving. We’re committed to helping Durham-area personal injury victims obtain the settlements and judgments they need to heal and to continue contributing to our dynamic community. Our personal injury attorneys are local to Durham and are extremely motivated to represent accident victims in Durham. We work to identify and find solutions to our clients’ immediate concerns, such as paying bills, maintaining their jobs, and finding alternate transportation when vehicles are out of commission as a result of an accident.
We have a number of personal injury claims and cases arising out of Durham County accidents and events. We have previously filed lawsuits against a Durham County hotel, where our client suffered a broken arm as a result of a slip and fall. We currently have lawsuits pending on behalf of a Durham City Police Corporal who sustained serious, life threatening injuries as a result of a motorcycle crash with a Durham County Sheriff’s Deputy. We also have a current pending action on behalf of a former Nurse Practitioner at Duke University Hospital who suffered a significant head injury as a result of a negligently installed display wall at a local wireless telephone store. We regularly appear in Durham County Superior Court and are prepared to litigate Durham County personal injury and wrongful death cases to maximize recoverable damages on behalf of our clients.
Have you suffered serious injuries or lost a loved one in a Durham County accident? If so, contact our office today for a free personal injury case consultation and let our experience work for you.