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What is the Average Payout for a Head Injury?

What is the Average Payout for a Head Injury?

Head injuries can vary from minor concussions to catastrophic penetrating injuries. All head injuries, even minor concussions, could cause issues immediately or later in life. An accident victim could suffer from a closed or open head injury. Types of closed injuries include concussions, bruising...

How Do You Determine Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident?

How Do You Determine Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident?

After you suffer injuries in a crash, determining who is at fault for the car accident will play a key role in whether you can file a personal injury lawsuit. In North Carolina, you must prove that the other driver’s actions were the sole cause of in order to have a successful claim.

Who Can Be Held Liable for a Truck Accident?

Who Can Be Held Liable for a Truck Accident?

When you have been involved in a truck accident, it is normal to feel confused and overwhelmed. Most truck accident victims are unsure about what steps to take following a collision, and they might wonder, “Who can be held liable for a truck accident?”

Commercial trucking accidents ...

Who Gets the Money in a Wrongful Death Settlement?

Who Gets the Money in a Wrongful Death Settlement?

When a person behaves recklessly or negligently, and causes a fatal accident, the potential for filing a wrongful death lawsuit exists. Who gets the money in a wrongful death settlement? Certain family members of the decedent have the legal right to receive this payment under North Carolina state...

What Happens After I Reach MMI Under NC Law?

What Happens After I Reach MMI Under NC Law?

Our Charlotte Workers’ Comp Lawyer Can Help You Get a Maximum Settlement After You Reach MMI

North Carolina workers’ comp insurance is intended to provide medical, rehabilitation and income benefits for workplace-related injuries and illnesses, but confusion often occurs as to what ...

Announcing Sumwalt Anderson Law Firm

Announcing Sumwalt Anderson Law Firm

Mark T. Sumwalt and Richard L. Anderson are pleased to announce the formation of the Sumwalt Anderson Law Firm effective September 1, 2020.

Mark is a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law with extensive experience before the North Carolina In...