Smithfield Personal Injury Lawyer

Do you need a Smithfield Personal Injury Lawyer? If so, The Bishop Law Firm can help. We represent personal injury clients in Smithfield, NC and surrounding areas. Read on for cases we handle and how we can help you. Call us today for a free case evaluation, (919) 615-3095 or start online now.

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What can you recover under NC Law?

Medical Expenses, Lost Wages and Pain & Suffering are some of the types of recovery that you can receive from your personal injury case. According to NC Law, the at-fault party is responsible for compensating you for your accident-related medical treatment.

If you miss time from work, the at-fault party should also pay for your time including payment for time that would have been paid as overtime.

Having an experienced Smithfield Personal Injury Attorney can help you with valuing pain & suffering as well as negotiating the best terms for your case.

In severe NC injury cases, you may need ongoing medical treatment. The cost of future care and missed wages should be taken into consideration before you settle your case.

Do you need a Smithfield Personal Injury Lawyer?

Hiring an personal injury attorney can seem like a daunting task for victims and many wonder how hiring a Smithfield personal injury attorney can help their case.

Unfortunately, most insurance companies do not want to pay claims or want to pay them for as little as possible. If you find yourself in this situation (as most people do), a personal injury attorney can help you deal with the insurance company, gather evidence regarding your medical treatment, medical expenses and lost wages, as well as ensure that your case is not gathering dust on an adjuster's desk.

Most importantly, an experienced personal injury attorney will know when filing litigation is the right choice for your case.

We help victims on a contingency basis with:

  1. Car Accidents
  2. Truck Accidents
  3. Motorcycle Accidents
  4. Pedestrian vs. Auto Accidents
  5. Dog Bite Cases
  6. Wrongful Death Cases
  7. Work Injury Cases
  8. Premise Liability Cases
  9. Hospital Negligence Cases
  10. Social Security Disability*

*Call us at (919) 615-3095 if your case type is not listed to see if we can help.*

Next Steps

  1. Give us a call at (919) 615-3095 for your free case evaluation or start now online!
    1. We need to know some things from you to get started:
      1. Date of the accident and if you have a copy of the accident report
      2. How and where the accident happened
      3. Hospital visits and any subsequent medical treatment
      4. Name of at-fault party and their insurance company
      5. Your employer's name, job title, etc.
      6. If you have health insurance, Medicare or Medicaid
  2. You need to take photos of your injuries, vehicle, passenger's injuries and the accident scene (if possible).
  3. Continue to receive medical treatment for your injuries if necessary and follow medical advice!
  4. If you are missing work, write down the days you are missing and how much your pay was on those days

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What percentage do most personal injury lawyers take? Our contingent fee law firm charges 33.33% for representing car accident victims. This means that we are paid solely off how much money we recover for our clients. If we do not recover for our clients, we do not get paid.
  2. What if you can't afford a lawyer for a personal injury case? The Bishop Law Firm is a contingent fee law firm which means that we get paid out of your settlement, so there are no retainer fees or upfront costs. If you decide not to hire a lawyer because you don’t want to pay a lawyer, you will have to deal with the insurance company alone.
  3. What are some tips to hire a personal injury lawyer? We would love to tell you that it’s all about experience or diplomas on the wall (we have both), but the real answer is passion. You should choose a personal injury lawyer that is passionate about what they do (helping others). To quote our mentor, “if you love doing it, you just do it better.”
  4. How long will it take to settle your personal injury claim? The length of time that it will take to settle your personal injury claim depends on many factors. Usually, clients with more severe injuries obtain more medical treatment and more medical treatment takes time. You do not want to settle your claim until you have received all appropriate medical treatment or until your doctor has given you an estimate of the future medical treatment you will need. In general, without the need for litigation, it can take 12 months to settle a personal injury claim.

Call us Today at (919) 615-3095

Having a Smithfield Personal Injury Lawyer can help ensure that you receive the most compensation for you or your loved one's case. The Bishop Law Firm is a contingency fee law firm which means that we do not get paid unless we win your case! We are paid a percentage of your recovery so it is in our best interest to get you the highest recovery possible. We look forward to working with you!

Also read North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyer

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