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 an accident in Greenville, you can rely on Lanier Law Group, P.A. in Winterville to provide the dedicated legal assistance you need.
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By putting a heavyweight in your corner, you can assert your rights and possibly obtain the full compensation you deserve.
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 accident attorneys are well-versed in popular defense tactics. We have extensive experience in cases arising from various car crash scenarios, such as:
We take decisive steps to uncover the evidence necessary to prove fault. We consult with accident reconstruction experts who apply scientific methods to determining 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.
Most vehicle accidents only produce 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 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 and suffering and the loss of quality of life?
Since our lawyers draw on more than 25 years of experience with cases of severe personal injuries, we 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 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.
Our skilled accident attorneys at Lanier Law Group, P.A. are ready to help when you need us. We serve the Greenville area from our office at 108 W. Firetower Road, Suite H, in Winterville, a quarter mile west of Paramore Park. Call today at 855-234-7619 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation and case evaluation.
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