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Asheville Car Accident Lawyers

Heavyweights fighting for your right to compensation

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A serious accident can upend your life. As you undergo medical and surgical treatment, the bills may pile up and your income may stop. Then you may face a long convalescence and an uncertain future. However, if you were the victim of someone’s negligence, you may be entitled to recover full compensation for your losses. Lanier Law Group, P.A. has been helping victims of auto accidents in Asheville and throughout North Carolina for more than 25 years.

We can help you with:

  • property damage and rental car issues
  • medical treatment — finding the right doctor
  • health insurance issues — getting your medical bills paid even if you do not have health insurance.

We take aggressive and decisive steps to secure your rights and deliver results.

Ample experience with a variety of accident scenarios

As the county seat of Buncombe County, Asheville is the largest city in western North Carolina, with a population of more than 85,000 people. With major arteries, such as I-26, US 25, US 70, and US 74 bringing in traffic from four directions, and  I-240 and I-40 looping the city, Asheville has some of the most congested traffic in the state. This leads to aggressive and distracted driving that inevitably causes a variety of accidents, including:

  • Rear-end collisions
  • Side-swipes
  • Head-on collisions
  • Rollovers
  • T-bone crashes

According to the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center, there were 4,340 reported motor vehicle crashes in Asheville in 2015, inflicting 1,109 injuries and resulting in 16 fatalities. In wider Buncombe County, there were a total of 7,157 accidents reported, causing 1,966 injuries and 35 deaths.

Proving liability for Asheville car accidents

Our determined accident attorneys thoroughly investigate your accident to uncover the causes that can settle the liability issue in your favor, such as:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Failure to yield right of way
  • Fatigued driving
  • Improper signaling
  • Running red light or stop sign
  • Speeding
  • Unsafe maneuvering
  • Tailgating

Sometimes municipal, state or federal authorities can be held liable for hazardous road conditions due to poor maintenance, unsafe construction, or faulty design.

How hiring a heavyweight may help your accident claim

Because North Carolina’s contributory negligence law bars your recovery if you share any responsibility for the accident, you must be able to prove that another driver or drivers were fully at fault. Defense attorneys are usually eager to prove injured plaintiffs did something — anything! — that contributed to the accident so they can get their client and the insurance company off the hook. Even when liability is clear, insurance companies use lowball offers and delay tactics to wear you down and may try to get you to settle for less than your case is worth. However, with our heavyweight legal team on your side, you can level the playing field with any large insurance company.

Contact a reliable car accident attorney in Asheville, NC

The determined accident attorneys at Lanier Law Group, P.A. are always here when you need us. Our office is located at 603 Biltmore Avenue, just a stone’s throw from Mission Hospital. Call us today at 855-234-7619 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation and case evaluation.

"This is by far the best set of lawyers i have had the pleasure to deal with they have been a blessing i have been trying for my disability for five years the lawyer i had done nothing i dropped my other lawyer and chose lanier and within six months i had it they were so helpfyl and polite and a great help by far the best lawyers i have ever had thank you to lanier law group" – Brenda W. ★★★★★

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    Raleigh, NC
    207 W. Millbrook Road, Suite 215
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    • 1.(919) 848-2000 Tel
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    Charlotte, NC
    10130 Mallard Creek Road, Suite 110
    Charlotte, NC 28262
    • 1.(704) 341-5558 Tel
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    Jamestown, NC
    4915 Piedmont Pkwy., Suite 104
    Jamestown, NC 27282
    • 1.(336) 855-8554 Tel
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    Greensboro, NC
    222 S. Swing Road, Suite 6
    Greensboro, NC 27409
    • 1.(336) 855-8554 Tel
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    Winston-Salem, NC
    250 Executive Park Boulevard, Suite 107
    Winston-Salem, NC 27103
    • 1.(336) 760-9996 Tel
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    Durham, NC
    1816 Front Street, Suite 320
    Durham, NC 27705
    • 1.(919) 682-2111 Tel
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    Greenville, NC
    108 W. Firetower Road, Suite H
    Greenville, NC 28590
    • 1.(252) 757-7777 Tel
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    Burlington, NC
    2630 Ramada Road
    Burlington, NC 27215
    • 1.(336) 506-1041 Tel
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    Fayetteville, NC
    2929 Breezewood Ave, Suite 203
    Fayetteville, NC 28303
    • 1.(910) 484-3333 Tel
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    Asheville, NC
    603 Biltmore Ave
    Asheville, NC 28801
    • 1.(828) 412-3503 Tel
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    Wilmington, NC
    1213 Culbreth Drive, Suite 120
    Wilmington, NC 28405
    • 1.(910) 256-4445 Tel
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