Car Accident Lawyers in Greenville
Injured in a Crash? Lanier Law Group Can Help.
Like many of the leading cities in North Carolina, Greenville has experienced remarkable growth in the last few decades. Already the seat of Pitt County, Greenville has also become the health, entertainment, and educational center of the Tidewater region. Greenville’s business-friendly reputation has made the town popular with young adults starting out in their careers, and the city’s embrace of non-traditional sports has transformed the unassuming hamlet into BMX Pro Town USA.
In a town like Greenville, it’s hard not to be optimistic, and it’s incongruous—even shocking—to realize that serious traffic accidents happen here with alarming frequency. If you are injured in a car accident in Greenville or the nearby areas, you can rely on Lanier Law Group to provide the dedicated legal assistance you need. By putting a heavyweight in your corner, you can assert your rights and possibly obtain the full compensation you deserve.
Understanding North Carolina’s Contributory Negligence Law
The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center reports there were 5,426 motor vehicle accidents in Pitt County in 2015, which injured 1,636 people, 30 fatally. Most of those accidents—3,504—occurred in Greenville, where 1,038 people were hurt and 11 were killed.
Victims of auto accidents in North Carolina must prove that another party was at fault and that they were not at all to blame. That last part is important, since North Carolina’s strict contributory negligence law bars any recovery of damages for a party who shares as little as one percent of the blame for an accident. Proving someone else was liable—and that you absolutely were not—is a tall order. Defense attorneys may try to use the contributory negligence law to get their negligent clients off the hook.
Fortunately, our experienced personal injury attorneys are well-versed in popular defense tactics. We know how the other side operates, and we know how to build strong cases based on evidence that supports your claim.
Our attorneys have a proven track record of success in navigating complex car accident claims involving:
- Head-on collisions
- Rear-end collisions
- T-bone crashes
We take decisive steps to uncover the evidence necessary to prove fault. We consult with accident reconstruction experts who apply scientific methods to determine whether another driver was speeding or if a defective auto part or poor road maintenance caused the crash. We also investigate your crash independently to determine if a motorist was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, was distracted by a cellphone, or was driving while unreasonably fatigued. Our focused effort to establish liability is indispensable for your recovery.
Proving the Extent of Your Injuries to Pursue Full Compensation
Many vehicle accidents only result in property damage, and insurance companies are usually reasonable in settling those claims under the terms of their policies. However, high-speed crashes on the Martin Luther King Jr. Highway, Memorial Drive, or other major arteries in the Greenville area can inflict catastrophic injuries and even wrongful death. When victims are seriously hurt—sustaining traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, crushed bones, or disfiguring burns—the situation cries out for justice. How much compensation is fair when it comes to pain, suffering, and the loss of quality of life?
Drawing on decades of experience with cases involving catastrophic injuries, our Greenville car accident lawyers know what is fair and appropriate. We call on experts in the medical field to testify about your prognosis for recovery, and we engage experts in psychology, rehabilitation, and finance to offer their professional opinions about the impact your injuries have had and will likely have on your life. Often, it is helpful for family and friends to testify about your life before and after the accident. Our comprehensive strategy to prove the extent of our clients’ injuries has helped us achieve consistently positive results on their behalf.
Contact Us for a Free Consultation
Lanier Law Group is here to provide the caring, supportive, and aggressive legal representation you need. We serve the Greenville area from our office at 108 W. Firetower Road, Suite H in Winterville, a quarter mile west of Paramore Park.
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