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9 Things You Need To Know About Your Personal Injury Case

Successfully resolving your car accident claim can be lengthy, complicated, and frustrating.

personal injury compensationAt our office, our focus is solely on personal injury cases. We have helped thousands of clients navigate the complex landscape of injury claims, settlements and jury trials. We know just how difficult and confusing the process can be for our clients and wanted to offer a relatively simple guide to help people understand the process. Our “9 things you need to know” list outlines what we feel are the most important aspects of your case for you to have an understanding of.  We hope you find this helpful, so you can make the best, most well-informed decisions going forward in the process of successfully resolving your claim.

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Personal Injury Lawyers Asheville NC

Asheville Personal Injury Law

Have you suffered an injury or been involved in a serious accident in the Asheville, North Carolina area?  This article focuses on explaining the different types of personal injury cases that we handle in Asheville, NC. 

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident or been seriously injured, you should contact a top Asheville personal injury lawyer who will provide a free consultation and answer all your personal injury questions.  

Lakota R. Denton is an Asheville, NC personal injury trial attorney who focuses on recovering for injured people.  Lakota was awarded the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers, the 2014 Top 40 Lawyers under 40, and the Avvo clients choice award.  Lakota gets results and has many reviews from satisfied personal injury clients. 

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Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline for Car Accident Case

Asheville Personal Injury Case Timeline

What do you do after an Asheville Car Crash?

Asheville automobile accident attorney Lakota R. Denton has put together a personal injury case timeline for a typical car accident case. 

If you have been involved in a serious car crash, you may have questions about the personal injury lawsuit process and how long a personal injury or car accident case can take.  

Getting a personal injury lawsuit settlement takes time and you need the best personal injury lawyer you can find to help with your auto accident case.

Have you ever wondered what you will do if you get involved in a car accident and get injured?  

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Questions About Asheville Personal Injury Law

Lakota R. Denton is an Asheville Personal Injury Attorney who can help you with any questions you might have related to personal injury law, personal injury settlements and everything else related to personal injury cases in North Carolina.

What is Personal Injury Law?

Personal injury law refers to the legal remedies and defenses involved in civil lawsuits brought as a result of wrongful conduct. In fact, the word “tort” comes from a Latin term meaning twist, wrong, or harm.

In contrast to criminal law, a tort action does not involve the government prosecuting the wrongdoer.

Rather, these legal cases involve a private plaintiff seeking compensation (usually cash) for the harm caused by the defendant’s actions. 

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Why Your Personal Injury Suit is Taking So Long to Settle

How Long Does it Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?

One of the most pressing issues Asheville car accident victims face is how long it takes to settle a personal injury claim. If you’ve been injured in an accident, you probably have a lot of expenses and debt already, especially if your injuries were severe.

There is no specific answer to how long a case will take to resolve, but there are a variety of factors that could extend the amount of time you’ll have to spend on your claim. Here are a few of these factors.

You’re still healing from your injuries

Long recovery periods might be one reason your personal injury suit is taking so long to settle. Some accident victims take years to reach maximum medical improvement (MMI), a term that means that their doctors expect that they’ve recovered from their injury as much as they possibly can. Attorneys generally advise clients to wait until they’ve reached MMI to settle to make sure they’ve received all their bills. Settling before you have a complete picture of all of your bills could leave you high and dry later on if you aren’t finished with your treatment and you owe thousands more to a provider.

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