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We have the privilege of being advocates for those ordinary folks who are faced with tragedies we all hope to avoid. Wives who lose husbands or children to tragic accidents. Breadwinners who are injured so badly that they can no longer provide for their family. We fight for them when they can’t against insurance companies and at-fault parties to make sure they receive justice as well as the maximum amount of compensation they can receive under the law. From auto accidents to nursing home neglect to child related injuries and insurance bad faith, our team of experienced litigators are ready to help.

To learn more about personal injury law in North Carolina, visit our Personal Injury Blog, or review our personal injury articles and forms found on this page.

Personal Injury Articles

What to expect after a car accident

How can I get a copy of my police accident report?

Understanding Automobile Insurance in North Carolina

How do I make a claim with the insurance company?

Why won't the insurance company accept my claim?

How do Lawyers get paid in personal injury cases?

Can a child be negligent in North Carolina?

What is contributory negligence in North Carolina?

Personal Injury Forms

Wage Loss Verification. This form can be completed by your employer and submitted to the insurance company to support your wage loss claim.

Sample Personal Injury Complaint. This is a sample of a typical complaint for a rear-end collision. Additional facts would be added to this as appropriate. This document, as well as a civil summons and civil action cover sheet, are filed with the clerk of court in the appropriate county to begin a lawsuit.

Civil Summons. The civil summons must be signed by the clerk of court in the county in which the lawsuit is filed. It must then be served, together with a copy of the complaint, on the defendants.

Civil Action Cover Sheet. This document is filed with the Complaint and Civil Summons to begin the lawsuit.

Jury instruction – Negligence. This is a sample of the law the trial judge reads to the jury after all evidence has been presented and before the jury begins deliberations. This is the definition of negligence under North Carolina law.

Jury Instruction – Contributory Negligence. This is the definition of contributory negligence under North Carolina law.

Jury Instruction – Last Clear Chance. This is the definition of last clear chance under North Carolina law.

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