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I Am a Visitor Who Suffered a Personal Injury in North Carolina: What Should I Do?

February 14, 2024

At Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, P.A., our Charlotte personal injury attorneys know North Carolina’s mountains, beaches, historic sites, and scenic attractions draw millions of visitors annually. According to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, the state had about 43 million visitors last year, making it the sixth most visited state in the United States.

Unfortunately, visitors suffer injuries while traveling for business and pleasure. Injuries and even fatalities involving tourists can occur during car accidents, while on public or private property — including restaurants or hotels and resorts — or while sightseeing on foot. The question becomes, what do you do next? We can help.

How to Pursue a North Carolina Personal Injury Claim

How to Pursue a North Carolina Personal Injury Claim When You Live in Another State

No matter where an accident with injuries occurs in North Carolina, your health and well-being are the priority. Seek medical care right away. Be sure all your injuries are diagnosed, and a treatment plan is in place. Before returning to your home state, ensure you have medical clearance to drive or fly back.

If you would like to pursue the negligent driver, property owner or operator, or another liable party for your damages, you can do so in several ways.

First, you can contact an experienced Charlotte personal injury law firm like Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt before you leave North Carolina and discuss your accident and injuries during a free consultation. We will assess your claim, investigate the details, and pursue the negligent party for your complete financial recovery. This will allow you to return home and focus on your physical recovery while we handle each claim detail locally.

If you have already returned to your home state and are seeking local counsel in North Carolina, we can still help. We can communicate by phone, Zoom, text, or email to assess your claim, create a partnership, and keep you updated on your claim’s progress while you continue your medical care with local providers in your area.

Have You Been Injured While Visiting North Carolina?

If you were injured by another person or party’s negligence while visiting North Carolina, our personal injury attorneys in Charlotte at Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt want to hear your story during a free consultation by calling (704)-377-3737 or contacting us online.

We provide unique legal services tailored to each client’s needs and do not get paid unless you do.

Your Injury, Our Fight. How can we help you take a stand?

Because every case is different, the description of awards and issues previously managed by our law firm does not guarantee a similar outcome in current or future cases.