Atlantic Beach, FL asked in Personal Injury for North Carolina

Q: What is the law in NC on personal injury?

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Brian F Davis
Brian F Davis
  • Asheville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: In general, if you have been injured as a direct result of another person's negligence, then you have the right to recover from that person or their insurance company for your medical bills, pain and suffering, including mental anguish, as well as for other things like permanent injury, scars and disfigurement, lost wages, lost earning capacity, and future medical expenses. You have 3 years from the date of your injury in which to either settle your case or file a law suit. If you fail to file suit before the 3rd anniversary of your injury, then your right to recover will be forever barred and you will not be able to pursue your case. Good luck!

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