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Don Higley
Don Higley
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    Don Higley joined Lanier Law Group, P.A. in 2010. Don is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his J.D. Degree from Campbell University's Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in 1994. He was a Dr. John J. Broderick Law Scholar and was Editor-in-Chief of the Campbell Law Review. Before he served as Editor, the Law Review published his article, “Lujan v. Defendants of Wildlife, Slashing and Burning the Law of Environmental Standing.”

    Don concentrates in the areas of medical malpractice and serious personal injury. He also has significant experience litigating in a wide variety of areas, including specifically complex business litigation and construction litigation. Don also has extensive experience in the North Carolina Appellate Courts, including arguing in the North Carolina Supreme Court. He is also admitted to practice in Federal Court and has extensive litigation experience there, including arguing at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond. Don is also a certified mediator.

    Don is a recognized expert on the subject of automobile insurance coverage. He authored a chapter entitled “Insurance Coverage for Injuries Arising Out of the Use of an Automobile” for the treatise Personal Injury Practice in North Carolina, published by the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. Don is active in the N. C. Advocates for Justice, having served as Chair of the Auto Torts Section, and has lectured in various continuing legal education courses.

    Don has received the “AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating,” the highest peer review rating conferred by Martindale-Hubbell

  • Education
    • B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • J.D. Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
  • Practice Areas

    Medical Malpractice; Serious Personal Injury

  • Awards / Memberships
    • American Association for Justice
    • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
    • American Bar Association
    • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Admissions
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts
    • North Carolina State Bar
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  • Workers' Compensation Claim A worker's compensation claim where client was doing framework and the nail gun that he had on his waist shot misfired and fired into his right knee. Client had to have surgery to remove the nail. Employer is claiming there was no employer/employee relationship.
  • Personal Injury Claim A personal injury claim involving a bus driver who battered and assaulted two minors. One minor has a possible mental health issue caused by the attack. The second minor jumped in to help, and driver struck her as well.
  • Car Accident Claim A car accident claim where our client, a police officer, was struck in the rear while on duty, by a drunk driver.
  • Workers' Compensation Claim A worker's compensation claim where client slipped and fell on ice, injuring his left knee and right hip. Client had to have hip replacement surgery and received a 25 percent rating on his knee.
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