Hurt in a Car Wreck in Charlotte?

The legal team at Lanier Law Group can help you receive maximum compensation for your injuries, lost wages, and damage to your vehicle.

Car Accident Lawyer in Charlotte, NC

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car accident in CharlotteJob growth and low fuel prices in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County have spurred an increase in traffic accidents in recent years. More cars on the road, more vehicle miles traveled, and greater congestion mean that drivers are more likely to be tired, drunk, distracted, or irritated behind the wheel.

If you are injured in any type of traffic accident in the Charlotte area, you face an uphill struggle to recover your health and to recover compensation from the at-fault driver. But, with Lanier Law Group, you can have a heavyweight in your corner fighting for the compensation you deserve.

Contact our car accident lawyer in Charlotte, NC at (704) 270-2985 to learn more about how we can help you find the right doctor, take care of your car repairs, and seek fair compensation for your damages.

Fighting for Your Full Recovery after a Serious Injury

The average weight of a passenger vehicle is around 4,000lbs. Even at low speeds, a collision between two or more of these large vehicles can cause injuries that take months or even years to fully heal. At high speeds, a crash can be permanently disabling and fatal.

A violent car crash can produce catastrophic injuries, such as:

The costs associated with a catastrophic injury can add up quick. The ambulance ride alone can be anywhere from $700 to $1,000, not to mention the cost of a hospital stay and other emergency treatment. To protect your future after an accident, it's essential that you work with an experience car accident attorney in Charlotte. Our firm will fight for the full amount of compensation you are owed.

Should I Work with the Insurance Company?

Unfortunately, the mere fact that you’ve suffered a terrible injury does not guarantee full or even partial compensation. Auto insurance companies are often determined to pay as little as possible for injury claims, and they may use tactics to attempt to settle your case for less than it is worth.

It is not advisable to settle with an insurance company on your own. When you work with an experienced Charlotte car accident lawyer at Lanier Law Group, you put decades of experience on your side. We can evaluate your case at no cost to you. We can also thoroughly investigate the causes of the accident and assemble the evidence necessary to help deliver favorable results. We have a network of experts in accident reconstruction, medicine, rehabilitation, and finance who can help build a compelling case aimed at securing the maximum compensation you are owed.

Common Causes of Car Accidents in North Carolina

At Lanier Law Group, our personal injury attorneys regularly manage cases arising from various types of traffic accidents, including but not limited to:

  • Rear-end collisions, often caused by tailgating/following too closely
  • Side-impact collisions caused by unsafe passing or failing to yield the right-of-way
  • Head-on collisions, often as a result of drifting into the oncoming lane due to drunk, fatigued, or distracted driving
  • Rollover crashes, often due to high speeds on sharp turns or defective auto design
  • T-bone crashes from unlawful entry into an intersection

Often, police will issue a citation to an at-fault driver for a moving violation such as speeding, running a red light or a stop sign, or failing to signal. They might even arrest a driver for DUI. However, a citation is not definitive proof of fault, North Carolina’s strict contributory negligence law can bar your recovery if you bear as little as one percent of the responsibility for the crash.

What If I Share Fault for the Car Accident?

North Carolina has a very strict rule for liability in personal injury cases. If the plaintiff (person injured) is found to be even 1% at fault for their injury, they will be barred from recovering any form of compensation. This rule can make a negligent driver and their insurance company highly motivated to prove that the injury victim holds partial blame. If the person who caused your accident is claiming you share fault, it absolutely essential that you hire a heavy-weight attorney to defend your case.

Why Hire Lanier Law Group?

Lisa Lanier and her team are tough litigators who will fight for every penny you deserve. Our knowledgeable Charlotte car accident attorneys are located at 10130 Mallard Creek Road, Suite 110, four miles northeast of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

We understand what you have been through, as well as the challenges ahead. Our North Carolina personal injury attorneys and staff are prepared to do everything possible to remove some of the burden from your shoulders and ease your stress moving forward.

What sets Lanier Law Group apart?

  • Whenever we build cases and advocate on behalf of our clients, we are aggressive in our pursuit of maximum financial compensation.
  • In addition to obtaining medical records and gathering evidence, our team thoroughly prepares cases for settlement negotiations and/or trial.
  • Our call center is open 24/7, so you can reach us at any time.
  • Compared to our competitors, we file more lawsuits. Among North Carolina law firms, we handle more cases of sexual abuse than anyone else. A trial is not a problem for us.
  • You, our client, will receive consistent and reliable communication from our team. Whether you have questions, concerns, or need guidance from beginning to end, we are here to help.

Call us today at (704) 270-2985 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. Se habla español.

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  • Head-On Collision $4.3 Million

    Personal injury litigation settlement for a client who was involved in a head-on collision with a commercial tractor-trailer.

  • Litigation Settlement $1.8 Million

    Our client was involved in a motor vehicle accident with a meat truck.

  • Pedestrian Accident $1.2 Million

    A settlement against a trucking company who struck pedestrian leading to amputation.

  • Truck Accident $993,135.67

    A trucking company's driver crashed an 18-wheeler into the side of our client’s car as she attempted to make a left turn.

  • T-Bone Accident $650,000

    Our client's vehicle was t-boned and then rolled over several times.

  • Motorcycle Accident $500,000

    Settlement for a client hit from behind by a truck causing him to cross the center line into another vehicle going in the opposite direction.

  • Rear-End Collision $470,000

    Settlement for a client who was driving a box truck and was rear-ended by an RV then pushed into the car in front of him.

  • Head-on Motorcycle Accident $457,963.57

    Settlement of Greenville area head-on motorcycle accident case in which the client had to be airlifted to the hospital.

  • Head-On Collision $400,000

    Settlement for a client who injured his knee when an at-fault crossed the centerline and struck our client's vehicle head-on.

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