Articles Posted in Personal Injury

How Much is My Injury Case Worth?
Matt Richardson

This is a common question at the beginning of a personal injury case. Potential clients are deciding whether it is worth it to hire an attorney after they suffer an injury caused by someone else. They are running numbers through their heads, and the customary 33% contingent fee taken by most attorneys in North Carolina…

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Accident Reports in Auto Injury Cases
Matt Richardson

In nearly every motor vehicle collision on a public street in North Carolina, an accident report is filled out by either a law enforcement officer or a civilian crash investigator. The standard form is labelled “DMV-349.” The boxes on the form are completed using a complex numerical code. Who’s At-Fault? I have litigated car accident…

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When the “other person” has no insurance
Matt Richardson

– A guide to Uninsured Motorist (UM) Coverage in N.C. – In North Carolina, every driver of a motor vehicle is required to have liability insurance. This insurance covers: These are the minimal limits required by law. If you are caught driving without this insurance coverage, you could receive a citation. However, as attorneys practicing…

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Federal Traffic Tickets
The Richardson Firm Team

There is often confusion about if receiving a traffic violation on a military installation is serious or not. It is! Traffic tickets on North Carolina military bases like Fort Bragg and Camp Lejune are enforced by federal law. The military police of Fort Bragg and Camp Lejune issue hundreds of citations every year. If you’re…

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What to Do If You’re in a Car Accident
The Richardson Firm Team

The attorneys at The Richardson Firm have assisted victims of automobile collisions across North Carolina for decades. If you’re in a collision, here are some practical tips that will help: Pull Over – If you were involved in a car crash that includes damage, personal injury, or death, North Carolina requires by law that you…

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Understanding Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina
The Richardson Firm Team

It is important to understand the process and how workers’ compensation works as it can be overwhelming. If you have been hurt on the job you may not know exactly what workers’ compensation benefits you may be entitled to. Speaking with a licensed attorney is always going to be your best option to help you…

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Injured on Someone Else’s Property? Do You Know Your Rights?
The Richardson Firm Team

Protect your rights and maximize your payout after an accident or injury. Personal injury claims are complex, and it is wise to have an expert attorney at your side. Most often after an accident or injury, you are experiencing physical and mental stress and need the support of an expert. PREMISES LIABILITY LAWS All property…

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