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Skilled Personal Injury Attorneys in Charlotte, North Carolina
At Dewey, Ramsay, & Hunt, P.A., our Charlotte personal injury attorneys represent clients throughout North Carolina who have been hurt by another person, party, or entity’s negligence, which knows no bounds on our roadways or public or private property and causes thousands of severe injuries and fatalities each day through the Tarheel State.
If you have been injured by negligence in any form, there is no doubt your life has been significantly impacted by the event. You may require lengthy medical care, extended time away from work, and incur expenses that overwhelm any positive outlook that allows you to focus on healing.
That is why we are here.
Your first meeting with our law firm will be with a skilled and experienced personal injury attorney, so you can immediately understand your legal rights and options to pursue the negligent party that caused your harm.
Our Mecklenburg County personal injury lawyers customize each case using both personalized attention and expansive resources to pursue maximum results, so you can get your life back.
Your injury, our fight. How can we help you take a stand?
Experienced Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Practice Areas at Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, P.A.
At Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, P.A., our Charlotte personal injury lawyers fight for each of our new clients just as we have while recovering millions of dollars for injury victims throughout North Carolina in past cases to ensure they can heal efficiently, and that their expenses are covered, and dignity restored.
We know being injured by another’s negligence is a complicated and confusing time and want to provide the legal clarity our clients need to make informed decisions about the direction of their cases.
Our leading personal injury attorneys in Charlotte represent clients throughout North Carolina who have been injured in:
- Auto Accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Boating Accidents
- Bus Accidents
- Commercial Truck Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- Hit & Run Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Orthopedic Injuries
- Passenger Van Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Premises Liability
- Rideshare Accidents
- Slip & Fall Accidents
- Soft Tissue Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- TBI / Traumatic Brain Injury
- Teenage Driver Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists
- Whiplash Injuries
- Wrongful Death
At Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, P.A., our Charlotte personal injury lawyers believe in keeping our caseloads small, so we can handle each with a personalized approach, devoting the time and integrity our clients deserve to produce expedient maximum results.
Dedicated Auto Accident Attorneys in Charlotte, North Carolina
At Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, P.A., our Charlotte car accident lawyers know that North Carolinians are no strangers to traffic collisions.
According to the North Carolina Traffic Crash Facts, there were nearly 286,000 traffic crashes throughout the state last year accounting for 125,232 injuries, and 1,470 fatalities.
Sadly, nearly 26% of all reported crashes throughout the state were the result of speeding, and another 19% were caused by distracted driving.
When our clients are injured by driving behaviors that are completely preventable, including drunk driving, which caused 2,753 accidents throughout the state last year alone, our clients deserve to pursue maximum justice from the negligent party who caused their crash, injuries, or the loss of their loved one.
Even if your collision and injuries were caused during a hit and run accident, or by an uninsured/underinsured motorist, we can help provide legal solutions that will allow you to pursue the financial recovery you deserve.
Contact us today to learn more about your legal rights and options to pursue fair compensation, and more importantly, justice for you.
How Many Bicycle Accidents Occur in North Carolina Each Year?
According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, approximately 1,000 bicyclists are hit by vehicles throughout the state each year, which results in severe injuries and nearly 20 deaths over the same period.
When bicyclists are hit by vehicles, it is often the result of the same types of negligence that cause vehicle collisions, including speeding, impaired, or distracted driving.
Sadly, the bicyclist endures most of the negligent driver’s actions, as the rider has truly little protection against a speeding or recklessly driven two-ton vehicle.
At Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, P.A., our skilled personal injury attorneys provide dedicated legal representation for catastrophically injured clients, including those who have suffered orthopedic, soft tissue, spinal cord, and Traumatic Brain Injuries.
Contact us today to learn more about our investigative resources and legal aptitude for pursuing actual results for our injured North Carolina clients.
How Many Boat Accidents Occur in North Carolina Each Year?
According to the North Carolina Boat Registration Summary, there are approximately 370,780 boats registered in the State of North Carolina, accounting for just over 3% of nationwide registrations.
Last year, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission reported 134 boat accidents throughout the state, causing 14 fatalities on our waterways.
Unfortunately, like most crashes, many of the same behaviors that cause vehicle collisions also cause boating accidents, including speeding, drunk, or distracted driving.
Combined with operator inexperience and failing to appoint a proper lookout, boating can be dangerous for anyone on board especially when the vessel is lacking safety equipment and life jackets — as well as other boaters who are operating their vessels safely.
If you have been hurt or tragically lost a loved one in a boating accident in North Carolina, contact our skilled Charlotte personal injury attorneys today to learn how we can help you hold the boat operator, owner, or charter company liable for your full financial recovery.
What are the Chances of Being Hurt in a Bus Accident in North Carolina?
School buses, motor coach buses, including Greyhound and other popular destination shuttles, tour buses, charter buses, and passenger vans used to transport convention guests, and other large groups of people are extremely popular transit options in North Carolina.
Between commercial, activity, school buses, and passenger vans, the North Carolina Department of Transportation reported just under 23,000 crashes involving these large vehicles, accounting for 6,941 injuries and 84 fatalities last year.
If you or someone you love were hurt or killed in a bus or passenger van accident in North Carolina, determining who was at fault for the crash can be overwhelming. Our skilled bus and passenger van accident attorneys in Charlotte will fully investigate the crash, and determine whether it was the driver, bus or van company, another negligent driver, or a combination of each who is responsible for your financial recovery.
We will then pursue each liable party for your full financial recovery, starting with a free consultation.
Dedicated Commercial Truck Accident Attorneys in Charlotte, North Carolina
At Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, P.A., our experienced truck accident attorneys know that when our clients are injured by a large commercial vehicle, their injuries are often much more severe than those who were involved in a collision with a similar-sized passenger vehicle.
Because of the size and weight of commercial trucks, occupants of smaller cars and SUVs have little chance of escaping the collision unharmed especially when the truck driver, trucking company, or another third party’s negligence becomes a factor.
Last year, our North Carolina Crash Facts listed 15,820 collisions that occurred involving commercial vehicles including:
- Delivery Vehicles
- Flatbed Trucks
- Box Trucks
- Dump Trucks
- Concrete Trucks
- Heavy Equipment Vehicles
- Trash Trucks
These collisions resulted in nearly 3,800 injuries and 250 fatalities.
When our North Carolina residents are severely injured or lose a loved one in a commercial truck accident, there may be multiple parties that are liable for their financial recovery. Our Charlotte truck accident attorneys have the experience and skill our clients need to identify and pursue each party for their full financial recovery.
What are the Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents in North Carolina?
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported approximately 150,000 construction site accident injuries throughout the U.S. last year that claimed more than 5,200 lives.
Some of the most common causes of construction accidents in North Carolina included:
- Caught in/between equipment, materials, or structures
- Conveyor accidents
- Defective equipment
- Falling objects
- Fires and explosions
- Hazardous chemicals
- Heavy machinery accidents
- Slips and falls
- Vehicle accidents
Unfortunately, our North Carolina residents do not have to be on the job site or working within the construction project to suffer injuries.
Our clients have included individuals walking past construction sites who were hurt or killed by the negligent actions or inaction of the crew working on the project, including hazardous conditions on public walkways, being hit by an object or a vehicle leaving the area.
If you have been hurt because of negligence on, near, or because of a construction site crew, contact our skilled personal injury lawyers in Charlotte to learn who can be held liable for your full financial recovery.
How Many Motorcycle Accidents Occur in North Carolina Each Year?
Like bicyclists, motorcyclists across the country stand extraordinarily little chance of escaping a crash with a passenger vehicle without severe injuries, even when they are wearing a helmet or protective gear.
That is true in North Carolina, too. Last year, there were 3,516 reported motorcycle accidents throughout the state, causing 2,847 injuries, and 183 fatalities.
For those who survived their injuries, their road to recovery is long and arduous, requiring lengthy medical care, extended time away from work, and rehabilitation needs that can last months, years, or even a lifetime.
Our skilled personal injury lawyers in Charlotte can help those who were injured and the families of those who lost their loved ones to negligence pursue the liable person or parties for the financial recovery our clients deserve. Call us now to learn more. There is never a fee to talk to an attorney.
North Carolina Pedestrian Accidents are Catastrophic and Often Fatal
Most North Carolina residents are pedestrians at some point throughout the day, every day.
Whether you are going to work, grocery shopping, or grabbing lunch, walking is something we all do without worry, especially when the safety provided by sidewalks, crosswalks, and intersections are easily accessible along our routes.
Even with safe infrastructures prevailing throughout North Carolina cities, 2,350 pedestrian accidents occurred throughout the state last year, injuring nearly every person who was hit — 2,074 pedestrians — and killing 239, or just over 10% of pedestrians involved in motor vehicle crashes.
If you or your loved one’s life was impacted by driver negligence, our experienced pedestrian accident attorneys in Charlotte want to hear your story, so we can help you pursue the negligent party who changed your life for the financial recovery you deserve. Call us now to schedule a free consultation.
Premises Liability and Slip & Fall Accidents Can Happen Anywhere in North Carolina
At Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, P.A., our personal injury attorneys in Charlotte know that premises liability accidents and injuries can happen anywhere including on private, public, and government property.
Wet floors, loose floor mats, uneven sidewalks, broken stairs, and poorly lit areas can cause catastrophic accidents and injuries without notice, leaving our clients unable to participate in day-to-day activities, diminishing their overall quality of life.
While slip and fall accidents are the most common type of premises liability incidents, dog bites, lack of security, drownings, and near-drownings also occur because of property owner negligence. If you or someone you love has been hurt on other premises because of their negligent actions or inaction, contact our dedicated personal injury attorneys in Charlotte today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.
Who Can Be Held Liable for Rideshare Accidents in North Carolina?
If you are involved in an accident with a negligent Uber, Lyft, or another rideshare driver in North Carolina, there may be several liable parties that can pursue your financial recovery.
When a driver is behind the wheel of a vehicle that operates as a rideshare car, truck, or SUV, and he or she is not in “driver” mode — meaning not logged on to the ridesharing app and physically working during the time of the collision — their personal car insurance coverage will be responsible for all claims arising from the crash.
When drivers are logged into the app but have yet to accept a rider, Uber and Lyft provide limited liability coverage that is extraordinarily complex with multiple layers.
When the Lyft or Uber driver is physically working, which means they have accepted the rider’s request — even if the driver has not picked the individual or party up yet — the rideshare employer’s insurance will apply during a collision — up to $1 million in coverage.
If you have been involved in a rideshare accident in North Carolina, whether you were a passenger or another driver, contact our skilled personal injury lawyers in Charlotte today to discuss the details of your case during a free consultation.
Have You lost a Loved One to Negligence in North Carolina?
Our wrongful death attorneys in Charlotte know how difficult it is to lose a loved one under any circumstances, but when your loved one’s life is taken away by a drunk driver, negligent property owner, or during a reckless commercial vehicle collision, the loss can be overwhelming.
Unfortunately, grieving families are also forced to come to terms with the financial turmoil their loss has caused while they are still grieving, leaving little time for self-care and healing.
We can help give you and your family the time you need to fully heal by pursuing the negligent party for your full financial recovery during a wrongful death claim.
The only eligible party who may file a wrongful death claim in North Carolina is the personal representative, who is often the executor outlined in the will of the deceased person’s estate.
If no will exists, the court will appoint a representative, which is often the spouse, parents, or adult children of the deceased. We can help you determine your eligibility to file a wrongful death claim during a free consultation today.
Contact Our Accomplished Personal Injury Attorneys in Charlotte, North Carolina Today
At Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, P.A., our leading personal injury lawyers in Charlotte represent injured clients throughout North Carolina to help them get their lives back on track after an injury or personal loss has disrupted their quality of life.
We provide free consultations for all North Carolina residents by calling 704-377-3737, or contacting us online, and never charge any legal fees unless we deliver a positive outcome for your unique case.