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Personal Injury Glossary
We provide a glossary of some key personal injury terms for your convenience.

Preparing to Meet with Your Personal Injury Attorney
Before meeting with your attorney, it is wise to prepare information relating to your case. This checklist provides different types of information you may be asked to bring to an initial meeting with your personal injury attorney.

What to Expect in a Personal Injury Lawsuit
To have a personal injury claim, you (or a loved one) must have been injured due to the negligence of another. Injuries are often physical in nature, but they do not have to be; some injuries are emotional. The type and cause of injury may vary greatly depending on the circumstances of your case. In such a claim, the plaintiff (injured person) must determine who is responsible for the injuries suffered, establish that person’s negligence and show the court the type and amount of losses incurred in order to be awarded compensation for injuries. The following article discusses the elements of a personal injury case and the types of damages you may be able to recover.

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Surgical errors can be costly to the patient’s health

Surgery can be a scary thing. It seems as if there is always someone who has a story regarding their own or a friend’s surgical complications. The truth is, surgical errors are not common, and the majority of North Carolina medical professionals do their best to make...

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Many individuals trust their doctors to take the necessary steps to render an appropriate diagnosis of their condition. They don't stop to think about how doctors are human and make mistakes. They do, though. There are steps that all of us, as patients, can take to...

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Injuries during pregnancy can have a long-lasting effect

There is probably no time that a woman is more aware of her body than during pregnancy. In modern times, pregnancy has also demanded care by one or more physicians throughout the term. Much of this care is making sure the mother is as healthy as possible, as this...

Birth injury lawsuits can help struggling families

It's hard to imagine the possibility of a birth going wrong. After all the care of one's body over nine months of pregnancy, it can seem like a tragedy if the baby appears anything other than perfect. Fortunately, serious injuries during birth are far less likely now...

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