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Personal Injury

What to do after an Automobile Accident in NC

Mistakes that can jeopardize a case for injury compensation A single statement, action, or inaction can weaken a compensation claim.  Without advice from an automobile accident attorney in NC, you may say or do something that keeps you from collecting the damages you deserve. DeMent Askew & Johnson, LLP provides general advice on how to…

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What to do if you’ve been in an accident.

Car accidents occur every day.  While the majority of North Carolina car accidents do not result in serious, long lasting injuries, a single collision has the power to change your life.  The Raleigh car accident lawyers of DeMent Askew have a reputation for getting clients the compensation they deserve. Would you know how to handle an…

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What to Do if You’ve Been Attacked By a Dog in North Carolina

Criminal Lawyer, DWI Lawyer, Personal Injury Lawyer.

Each year across the United States, over 4 million dog bites occur, and 1 in 5 of those become infected. Whether through the negligence of the owner or a dog escaping a fenced area, a dog bite or attack can result in serious injury and ramifications for the dog’s handler. Younger children are at a…

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Know Your Rights for Dog Bites

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Dog bites can cause serious injuries and leave lasting psychological effects that may haunt a victim for years to come. It has been estimated that there are approximately 4.5 million victims of dog bites every year. In 2014, alone, 42 dog bite related fatalities occurred across the nation. Know Your Rights When It Comes to…

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Compensation For a Brain Injury

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A brain injury can vary in severity, from a little bruising to concussion or even a fractured skull. Even a fairly minor head injury can have serious implications on your long-term health. The more serious injuries can affect your quality of life and cause permanent disability or death. A brain injury can be caused by…

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I’ve Had a Car Accident. Will My Car Be Considered Totaled?

Criminal Lawyer, DWI Lawyer, Personal Injury Lawyer.

Probably one of the most frustrating and confusing issues that come up with a car accident is whether or not the car is going to be considered a complete write-off, or “totaled.” At some point you’ve probably heard some shocking stories from family and friends about their vehicle being considered totaled when the driver felt…

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How A Personal Injury Claim Can Turn into Criminal Charges

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If you file a fraudulent personal injury claim, you could face criminal charges. You may also be liable to the insurance company for any monies paid to you and for costs used to investigate the fraud. How Can Fraud Occur in a Personal Injury Claim? Insurance fraud in a personal injury case usually occurs when…

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Texting and Driving: What Are the Risks?

Criminal Lawyer, DWI Lawyer, Personal Injury Lawyer.

Underestimating the risks of texting and driving can be deadly. In fact, an estimated 421,000 people in the United States along were injured and 3,328 killed in accidents while being distracted when driving in 2012. You can avoid becoming a victim of a phone-related vehicle accident by knowing the risks of texting and driving. Driving…

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Extreme Distracted Driving Video Goes Viral

Criminal Lawyer, DWI Lawyer, Personal Injury Lawyer.

In Raleigh, distracted driving is sadly commonplace. People talk on their phones, fiddle with the radio, and are still texting despite the fact that it’s illegal. It really only takes a moment for a collision to happen, especially when traveling at a high rate of speed. One driver recently took the ride of his life…

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