BRUTAL HONESTY: THE KEY TO BUILDING TRUST
Transparency is the key to building trust in an attorney-client relationship. As an Asheville personal injury lawyer with a reputation for brutal honesty, you can be sure that I will always have your best interests at heart. You can trust me to be very clear about the strengths and weaknesses of your case and to keep you closely informed throughout every step in your matter.
Work with an experienced attorney you can trust. Call Lakota Denton today at (828) 333-5996 to arrange a free consultation.
“I’m leaving a 5-star review for Lakota Denton and his excellent team because of their utmost care and compassion. I came to them drowning in the turbid waters of despondent lawyers and sketchy doctors, and they put me on a plan to physical recovery, while they recovered my case. Lakota is a lawyer with keen awareness, dignity, and most importantly, heart. Thank you, Lakota.” – Ganesh Braymiller
“Excellent in every way. Lakota is easily the best lawyer I have ever worked with. Effective, efficient, honest, compassionate, friendly and fair. Hiring a lawyer can be stressful, but Lakota transforms that stress into confidence. And that confidence is then justified by the results he gets. Thanks for your help Lakota!” – Stephen Barnard
“I couldn’t be happier with the job Lakota Denton and his awesome staff did for me after I had my accident. They all really cared about my outcome and stayed in touch every step of the way. I can’t recommend him enough!! 5 stars all the way. Thank you!” – Peter Estrada
“In an accident? Need Help? This is your turn-key, set-it-and-forget-it solution! Lakota and Jenny are two of the best friends you will meet in Asheville! If anything can go sideways, be atypical or oddball… it seems like it will happen to me. True to form, several legal obstacles cropped up, even though I was not at fault in the accident.” – Christopher McGrath
“Lakota provided me with a free consultation and gave me crucial information on how to handle my accident case with an 18 wheeler. His guidance set me on the right path to maximizing my settlement while feeling confident I understood the process. I cannot recommend his services enough, he was an incredible help to me.” – Amy Fisher
“Lakota Denton is a champion for the people. He worked with me on a car accident case and won the maximum settlement. He has a strong reputation as an experienced trial lawyer so insurance companies know he doesn’t mess around.” – Chalkley Matlack
“Attorney Lakota Denton was super effective at isolating the issue, building a strong case, and achieving immediate results on behalf of clients in a matter that is so key to our constitutional rights. If looking for an attorney, look no further. You need him in your court!” – Zachery Adam
“Incredibly helpful folks- whether you end up utilizing their services or not. They provided me with peace of mind on a terrible day when I had no idea what steps to take. You won’t find a friendlier or better informed personal injury lawyer in Asheville! Even if you’re just not sure of your rights or the steps to take, it’s definitely worth making the call!” – Chessa Budai
TOP-RATED PERSONAL INJURY LEGAL SERVICES
If you’ve been seriously hurt in a negligent accident, you’re probably feeling overwhelmed, anxious and confused about what to do next. When you trust my law firm with your accident case, you’ll get peace of mind in knowing that your matter is being handled with the utmost competence, diligence and care. You can focus on recovering from your injuries and getting some normalcy back to your life, while I focus on pursuing the best possible recovery for your accident. My law firm strives to ensure that clients are appropriately compensated for their injuries, their pain and suffering and the effects of injuries on their work and family life.
I practice exclusively in personal injury law, meaning I’m not distracted by other types of legal cases. All of my time is spent fighting for innocent victims of accidents and other negligent and intentional injury incidents. You can trust that your case will receive the full benefit of my in-depth knowledge of North Carolina personal injury law. With years of experience in this single practice area, I’ve gained strong insight into how insurance companies operate, which helps me maximize the value of clients’ claims.
ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS
HOW A GOOD ASHEVILLE PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER CAN HELP
By bringing a strong reputation as a successful trial attorney. This fact can strongly influence the amount of your settlement. When personal injury lawyers are known as skilled litigators who routinely take their cases in front of juries, that reputation alone can often cause insurance companies to increase their settlement offers. Insurance companies know that when a good trial lawyer is on a case, they may end up spending more money by going to court than they would by settling. Insurance companies know who the personal injury lawyers are who always settle and don’t go to court. You can bet that insurers make lower settlement offers to those lawyers because they aren’t afraid of having to spend even more money at trial.
By preparing your case as if it is going to trial. I prepare every case as if it is going to trial. If the insurance company in your case refuses to offer a fair and reasonable settlement, your case will have to be ready to go to court and be argued before a jury. As an experienced personal injury trial lawyer, I understand the way insurance companies think. Personal injury lawyers who don’t try cases aren’t taken seriously by insurers or their high-priced attorneys. A good personal injury lawyer will always be thinking about how to try your case, even at your first meeting. Everything the lawyer does should be to prepare for a jury trial, even if it seems unlikely. Never hire an Asheville personal injury lawyer who does not consistently try cases before a jury.
By communicating with your doctors. A good personal injury lawyer will talk to your doctors to learn specific information about your injury, how you were injured, what your future looks like, and whether your injury is permanent. In my personal injury practice, I always reach out to doctors of my injured clients to find out exact details of their injuries and what types of expensive medical treatments they will need now and in the future. This information is an effective way to show insurance companies, or jurors, exactly how a person’s injuries caused by a negligent accident have negatively affected their life, which can greatly increase a case’s value.
By articulating the impact of your injuries on your life. It’s important to have someone else speak for how your injury has affected you. When you have to speak for yourself, it can be harder to open up about exactly how difficult things are for you since your accident. You may be uncomfortable talking about your pain. A good personal injury lawyer will find people in your life who have seen how your injuries have affected your day-to-day life and your overall lifestyle. While insurance companies who think in dollar signs may not be sympathetic to the negative impacts of injuries on a person’s life, jurors most likely will identify and have empathy. When other people in your life talk about what they have observed about you since your injury accident, it can have a real impact on a jury and a potential jury award. A good Asheville personal injury lawyer will identity people in your life who can speak about your injuries and prepare them to testify.
By investigating the at-fault party. The reality is that juries and insurance companies will value your case higher when the at-fault party has acted particularly poorly in causing your injury. For example, a drunk driver causing a crash is a different case than that of a person who simply took his eyes off the road for a moment. A thorough investigation of the at-fault party is essential to increasing the value of a case. Was the at-fault person texting on their phone at the time of the car crash? Did the corporation hire someone they shouldn’t have? Did the other driver have a suspended license but drive anyway? All of these examples would increase the value of your claim. A good personal injury lawyer will thoroughly investigate all possible ways that the at-fault person or other party may have acted egregiously when they caused your injury accident.
By effectively standing up for you in the courtroom. Should insurance negotiations be unsuccessful, a good Asheville personal injury attorney will stand up for you in the courtroom. As an experienced trial attorney, I understand what it takes to articulate clients’ cases before juries in order to obtain successful outcomes.
GET TO KNOW ASHEVILLE PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER LAKOTA DENTON
In my work helping negligently injured people, I’ve witnessed firsthand the debilitating physical and emotional harm they suffer. My commitment as a personal injury attorney is to get fair compensation for clients to relieve the crushing financial impacts of an injury accident and to hold responsible parties accountable for their careless actions. As a practicing attorney in Asheville since 2011, and a resident of the city, I am proud to deliver trustworthy and knowledgeable legal services to the community.
ASHEVILLE HAS GIVEN MUCH TO ME AND MY FAMILY, BOTH PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY. AS A PROUD MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY, I AM FOCUSED ON HELPING AREA CLIENTS GET THE COMPENSATION THEY NEED TO BEGIN REBUILDING THEIR LIVES.
CONTACT A COMMITTED ASHEVILLE PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY
If you’ve been hurt in a car crash, slipped and fallen at a store or other property or experienced another dangerous accident, call Asheville personal injury attorney Lakota Denton, P.A. for assistance. As an experienced attorney practicing exclusively in personal injury law, I will fight hard to get you fair and just compensation when you have been harmed due to the negligent actions of another person or party. My legal team is standing by to learn how we can help you. Call (828) 333-5996 today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation about your personal injury case. You can rely on my law firm for honest, approachable and skillful legal representation.REQUEST FREE CONSULTATION