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North Carolina Dog Bite Cases: One Free Bite for Dogs Before Consequences

In the State of North Carolina, dogs typically get "one free bite".  This refers to the many statutes regarding North Carolina dog bites.  NCGS Article 1A, Section 67-4.1 defines dangerous dogs as "a dog without provocation that has killed or inflicted severe...

What Comes Next After I Hire You?

You treat, you get better.  Do what the doctor tells you to do.  Make sure that you are going to all of the doctor's visits - you are doing what you need to do, and you get better.  Once you get better, then call us and let us know.  Once you're done treating,...

What is a Minor Settlement in North Carolina?

Whenever a person gets involved in an auto accident and sustains injuries, they will likely try to find out who is at fault for the accident, and file a claim to obtain compensation. However, this process is very different when the injured person is a minor instead...

Can You File a Car Accident Claim in NC if There is No Damage?

Car accidents may not always look as severe as they are.  Relatively serious injuries can occur in near-miss accidents and minor collisions that leave the vehicles undamaged.  Vehicle damage is not a prerequisite for filing car accident claims, and any car accident...

How to Collect Med-Pay After a Car Accident in North Carolina

If you suffered serious injuries in a car accident, you might be wondering how you will afford to pay all of your medical bills. Fortunately, you may be eligible for “Med-Pay” through your own car insurance policy. Med-Pay provides another option for compensation...

Tort Reform: A Rudimentary Look at Summary Judgement

If a law suit is ‘frivolous’ it won’t make it past the judge.  The average American does not understand summary judgment and its significance to American Jurisprudence.  Most individuals attain their legal knowledge from such legal dramas as “Law & Order” or...

What Happens if You Get Hit by an Underinsured or Uninsured Driver in North Carolina?

If you were in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver, you might be wondering if you can be compensated for your medical bills and the damage to your vehicle. Fortunately, North Carolina has laws in place to address accidents that occur with...

Sheyenne’s Law: Operating Boats While Under the Influence Has New Consequences

North Carolina has a very broad boating-under-the-influence law that includes not only motorboats and vessels, but also surfboards, water skis or “similar devices,” while under the influence of an impairing substance[1].  This means that a person operating a...

Can I Sue a Trucking Company After Being Hit in North Carolina?

One of the most common questions that come up when truck accidents occur is: who is legally responsible? The short answer is that yes, you can sue the trucking company in North Carolina. However, there are multiple factors taken into consideration in determining who...

What Qualifies as a Reportable Accident in North Carolina?

Not all accidents are considered equal in North Carolina. The law regarding accident reports is not optional or elective. You need to pay close attention to the repercussions of failing to submit a report even if you don’t want to deal with this type of...

Pedestrian Accident Statistics in North Carolina

There is nothing more relaxing than going out for a nice evening walk or jog. As a pedestrian, you would think drivers would be responsible and diligent on the road. Unfortunately, every year, thousands of walkers are injured or killed by negligent, careless, and...

How Long Does It Take to Receive a Car Accident Settlement in North Carolina?

If you’ve been involved in a car accident in North Carolina, you should be aware of the length of time it takes to receive a car settlement. It’s critical to be conscious of the repercussions a timing mistake can have on your ability to pursue your legal rights....

What is the Statute of Limitations for Auto Accidents in North Carolina?

Statutes of limitations are laws designed to establish time limits on the right to bring a lawsuit. Here, Dewey Ramsay, and Hunt, P.A. explains the intricacies and exceptions to the statute of limitations. It’s crucial for people to understand the statute of...

Not At-Fault Car Accidents Without Insurance in North Carolina

If you find yourself in an accident as you drive through North Carolina without car insurance, don’t make the situation worse by lying, leaving, or hiding at the scene of the crash. You may face fines and potentially jail time because driving without insurance...

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