Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyers
Dedicated Representation for Victims of Life-Altering Accidents
When you have suffered a serious injury at the hands of a careless individual,
corporation, or public entity, you have the legal right to pursue compensation
for all damages.
At Lanier Law Group, our Charlotte personal injury attorneys provide personalized
legal advice, guidance, and representation for individuals who are seeking
compensation for damages caused by another person or entity. Our founding
Lisa Lanier, has earned a Distinguished Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
and has achieved outstanding results for North Carolina plaintiffs since 1997.
Contact Our Charlotte Office
5515 Monroe Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28212
Contact our firm today to schedule a free consultation and find out how
we can help you seek fair compensation for your damages: 855-757-4204.
What is the Personal Injury Claims Process in Charlotte?
Every personal injury claim is unique, so the process to start and complete
it will be unique, too. However, there are a few steps that must be taken
in most personal injury cases.
In Charlotte, most personal injury cases will involve these steps or processes:
Contacting a personal injury law firm after an accident to get an understanding of your rights as an injured claimant.
Investigating the accident to understand how it happened and to collect evidence that proves the
Calculating the damages owed to the claimant based on the harm and losses they have suffered due
to the accident.
Sending a demand letter to the liable party or parties to give them a chance to provide the damages
without a legal contest.
Filing a claim for compensation in civil court to begin the legal process officially
if the demand letter is not accepted.
Preparing for litigation in various ways, such as using discovery processes to access evidence
the opposition will use.
Negotiating for a settlement before a trial officially begins; settlement negotiations can happen at
any point in the process, though, including after a trial starts.
Litigating in court if settlement negotiations aren’t successful.
What Compensation Can You Recover in a Charlotte Personal Injury Claim?
The purpose of any personal injury claim is to secure compensation for
the claimant. The compensation should help pay for damages that were suffered
due to the accident and its aftermath. Lanier Law Group is ready to help
you with a personal injury claim or lawsuit that is designed to recover
the damages you need to move on with your life. In North Carolina, recoverable
damages are typically sorted into two types: economic damages and non-economic damages.
Economic and non-economic damages cited in personal injury claims usually involve:
Past and future medical treatment costs
Past lost wages and future unearned income
Pain, suffering, and hardships
Permanent disability complications
Lessened enjoyment of life
Shortened life expectancy for catastrophic injuries
The Charlotte personal injury lawyers at Lanier Law Group, P.A. have recovered
millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for clients just like
you. We can discuss your case in a
free consultation and help determine what damages may be available to you.
Don’t Settle for Less
You may be feeling pressured by a defense attorney or insurance adjuster
to accept a settlement for your claim. Don’t give up your rights
without a full understanding of your situation and the potential value
of your legal claim!
We can develop an effective strategy to maximize your compensation in cases
relating to all types of physical harm, including:
Broken bones and fractures
Muscle and soft tissue damage
Back and spinal cord injuries
Loss of limb
Asserting your legal rights with the assistance of a qualified injury attorney
can help you get back to doing the things you enjoy. If you’ve been
injured, our firm can press the defendant(s) for a resolution that truly
addresses your particular needs.
What Can an Attorney Do for Me?
If you've been injured in an accident or due to someone else’s negligence,
chances are you're already feeling the financial pressure from the costs
associated with your injury. Our Charlotte personal injury attorneys can
show you a path forward toward a fair financial recovery. We can manage
every step of your case from start to finish, so you can focus on yourself
and your family.
However, we are here to do far more than just manage the legal aspects
of your case. Lanier Law Group is proud to be known as the local law firm
that genuinely cares about its clients. Let us deal with the liable party
and any insurance company that represents them. They might try to push
you around, but they won’t get far at all when we are standing up for you.
Benefits of Hiring a Local Charlotte Attorney
You have your choices when hiring a Charlotte personal injury lawyer. Why
should you make sure that you work with one from Lanier Law Group? There
are many reasons to choose us when considering our experience, backgrounds,
case results, and more. Yet we also think we are the right choice because we are Charlotte
locals like you.
As local attorneys, we know how Charlotte courts and judges view injury
cases, evaluate evidence, and decide on rulings. We can use this familiarity
to your case’s advantage. We are also familiar with how local defense
firms often strategize against claimants, so your case can be ready for
their tactics before they even make a move.
Contact an Attorney at Our Charlotte Office
multiple office locations across the state, Lanier Law Group represents injured victims throughout
North Carolina. If you have been hurt due to someone else’s carelessness
or intentional conduct in the Charlotte area, schedule an appointment
at our office, located on Mallard Creek Road, between the Prosperity Church
Road and University City neighborhoods.
Charlotte Personal Injury FAQ
How Do I Know If I Have a Case?
If you suffered an injury that wasn't your fault, you may have a case for
a personal injury claim. The essential elements of a personal injury claim
involve a duty of care being owed to you by the defendant (person who
caused your injury), the violation of that duty, and the damages you sustained
as a direct result of the defendant's actions (or inaction). However,
every personal injury case is unique and we encourage you to schedule
a free case evaluation with our office so that we can fully explain your rights.
How Much is My Case Worth?
The "value" of a personal injury case is usually directly related
to the severity of the injury and extent of damages sustained by the victim.
Someone who sustained a traumatic brain injury will typically suffer more
financial and emotional losses than someone who suffered a broken arm.
However, there are numerous elements that need to be evaluated before
an approximate value can be attributed to your case, so it's crucial that
you speak to an attorney before accepting an offers from the negligent
party or their insurance company.
Will My Personal Injury Case Go to Court?
Your personal injury case could go to court for trial, but it almost might
not. Every case is unique, so it can be difficult to predict which cases
will go to court or not. Historically, most legitimate personal injury
claims are settled out of court, though. During an initial consultation,
we can give you an honest idea if your claim has a good chance of settling,
but our commitment to practice ethics means that we can’t make any
promises one way or the other.
What Information Should I Bring for My Initial Consultation?
Any relevant information that you can bring to an initial consultation
is worth it. From medical records related to your injury to pictures that
you took with your smartphone, it is helpful for our personal injury lawyers
to see it all. Using this information, we can determine early if your
case should be pursued and what to do next if it should.
Who Will I Be Working With?
Lanier Law Group is proud to give each client access to an entire team
of legal professionals. Although paralegals and legal secretaries will
help manage your case, you don’t have to worry about it being handled
just by them. An attorney assigned specifically to your case will work
on it, too, and keep you updated, so you never feel like you’re
left in the dark.