Do you need a in Chapel Hill? If so, The Bishop can help. We represent clients in Chapel Hill, NC (Orange County) and surrounding areas. Read on for the cases we handle and how we can help you. Call us today for a free case evaluation, (919) 615-3095 or start your free case review now.
What can you recover from a NC ?
Under NC , if you have been injured through no fault of your own you can recover your -related medical expenses, lost wages, and pain & suffering from the at-fault party. If you are at fault for your (even 1%) you are not allowed to recover on a due to contributory negligence (But see The Last Clear Chance Doctrine). Most NC claims have a three year statute of limitations.
Fault can be difficult to ascertain in certain cases. In car accidents, the driver who received a ticket (citation) is at-fault, but not all at-fault drivers receive tickets. You can try to find a copy of your Chapel Hill Police Department or report through UNC Police.
In addition, in dog attack, hospital negligence, slip and fall or cases, the question of fault can only be answered by a thorough examination of the circumstances.
Medical expenses include bills for medical treatment, medical devices, physical therapy and mileage, etc. An pre-existing conditions. can and will dispute medical treatment if they think it is not necessary for or related to your injuries. This especially holds true if you have
Missed time from work needs to be verified by your employer. Keeping your employer informed about your and any sustained will help you establish a claim for lost wage .
Pain & suffering can be difficult to quantify. It naturally follows that the more expensive your medical treatment, the more pain & suffering you should receive but that is not always true. Pain and suffering attempts to compensate the victim for the mental anguish that they experienced due to the at-fault party’s negligence. The will want to pay as little pain & suffering as possible (which means nothing).
If you were hurt while working you may have a NC case in addition to a . In addition, if your is expected to keep you out of work for a year or more, you should consider filing a claim for . The Bishop handles , and cases in Chapel Hill.
Types of Chapel Hill Cases We Handle
Car Accident – Why hire an after a car crash? Dealing with the is not simple, straightforward, or quick. It is common knowledge that insurance companies want to pay as little as possible, or preferably nothing at all, and will employ various tactics to delay, frustrate, and minimize your claim. At The Bishop , we help our injured clients to understand their rights to under North Carolina .
Slip and Fall – Slips, trips and falls can occur in any environment, on any surface, and under a multitude of circumstances. Most commonly, slips occur when floors or other walking surfaces become slick due to wet or oily substances. Trips and falls occur most frequently where a floor or walking surface is uneven. For example, an injured person can fall into holes, stumble over depressions in the ground, or trip down uneven stairs.
Pedestrian Accident – How can a pedestrian help? Gathering necessary documentation, figuring out how much pain & suffering is adequate, obtaining your medical records/future medical needs from your physician, establishing and paying for liens, as well as negotiating with the at-fault driver’s are all tasks that Pedestrian can help you with.
Motorcycle Accident – How can a help? Our can help you recover the cost of your medical expenses, lost wages, pain & suffering as well as the cost of any future necessary medical treatment while allowing you and your family to focus on your recovery.
Truck Accident – How can a help? Commercial trucking companies often carry multi-million dollar policies to cover accidents, but they will not tell someone without a what their policy limits are. In fact, by , insurance companies do not have to reveal their policy limits unless a lawsuit has been filed. In reality, often insurance companies are willing to reveal their insured’s policy limits to an to avoid the ’s filing suit just to find out the limits.
Dog Bite/Attack – How can a dog bite help? A can help you recover the cost of your medical expenses, pain and suffering damages and any damage to your property (including to your dog) from the attack. In addition, you may need help determining if the homeowner’s insurance policy covers the breed of dog that attacked you.
Hospital Negligence – How can a NC hospital negligence help? There is a difference between hospital negligence and just a bad outcome that is no one’s fault. Unfortunately, our bodies do not always respond appropriately to even the most excellent medical treatment and simply because a loved one passes does not mean that they received negligent hospital care. But, no one should be injured because hospitals are allowed to disregard patient care in favor of profit.
– How can a help? A will be able to help you navigate the stressful and often exhausting process of successfully investigating and bringing a case to court, and can provide a jury with guidance on the true cost to society caused by the loss of your loved one.
*Call us at (919) 615-3095 if your type of personal is not listed to see if we can help.*
- Give us a call at (919) 615-3095 for your free case evaluation!
- We need to know some things from you to get started:
- Date of the and if you have a copy of the report
- How and where the happened
- Hospital visits and any subsequent medical treatment
- Name of the at-fault party and their
- Your employer’s name, job title, etc.
- If you have health insurance, Medicare or Medicaid
- You need to take photos of your injuries, vehicle, passenger’s injuries and the scene (if possible).
- Continue to receive medical treatment for your injuries, if necessary, and follow medical advice!
- If you are missing work, write down the days you are missing and how much your pay was on those days
- AVOID SOCIAL MEDIA
Do you need a Chapel Hill
A can help gather your medical information, missed time from work and calculate your pain & suffering to include in a demand to the insurance adjuster. This demand should include all of your expenses, including past, present and future losses from your . If all your expenses are not included in your demand, you could find yourself with medical bills later and no way to pay for them.
Some adjusters try delay-tactics until the statute of limitations run out, while others rush to pay claims to avoid paying for more medical care that a victim may need. Seeking should be discussed with an experienced to determine which will produce a higher about when to settle is just as important as how much to settle for. The question of whether to accept an insurance adjuster’s offer or pursue
Most importantly, can allow you to focus on your instead of negotiating with the .
The Bishop represents clients in Chapel Hill and surrounding areas of NC. We do not get paid unless you win. Call us today for a free case review, (919) 615-3095.
The owner of The Bishop , Kimberly Bishop, attended school at the at Chapel Hill. GO HEELS!
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