Injuries from an accident or due to the negligence of another can leave you with many new challenges—pain, medical bills, and lost wages, to name a few. All of it is compounded by the anxiety of wondering how to pay for your recovery. You do not have to face these problems alone. Price Petho & Associates is a team of experienced Charlotte personal injury attorneys who will fight for our clients. We are resourceful problem solvers ready to help you seek the compensation you need and deserve.
After you have sustained a serious injury or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, you need a legal team with extensive experience by your side. Price Petho & Associates is ready to get to work on your behalf.
Our firm has extensive experience handling personal injury, wrongful death, and workers’ compensation cases. We handle the below cases regularly in Charlotte, Rockingham, Rutherfordton, Richmond County & Rutherford County.
Vehicle accidents caused by the negligence of other drivers are not uncommon in and around our area. These incidents can lead to severe injuries, but victims are often left going up against aggressive insurance carriers in order to obtain compensation. We handle all types of traffic accidents, including those involving traditional passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, tractor-trailers, Uber and Lyft vehicles, delivery vehicles, and more.
The CDC estimates that more than 800,000 people across the country seek medical treatment due to dog bites each year, and these incidents often occur due to the negligence of a dog’s owner. Any time a pet causes injury to another person, the pet owner may be held liable.
Pedestrians and bicyclists are amongst the most vulnerable groups of people on the roadway. With little protection, these individuals often sustain severe injuries in the event that an accident occurs.
We have extensive experience helping clients who have sustained catastrophic injuries. These are injuries that can lead to permanent disability or disfigurement for victims, including spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, severe burn injuries, and more.
Medical mistakes are a leading cause of death in the United States according to researchers at Johns Hopkins. Our firm regularly helps victims who have sustained injuries due to surgical mistakes, medication errors, nursing home abuse and neglect, birth injuries, misdiagnosis, failure to treat, and more.
If an employee sustains an on-the-job injury, they should be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. However, there are times when injured workers have trouble recovering coverage for their medical bills, lost income, and other disability benefits.
There are times when the careless or negligent actions of a property owner lead those who have a right to be on that property to become injured. Slip and fall incidents are the most common causes of premises liability injuries, but these incidents also occur due to improper inspection and maintenance, unsafe property conditions, improper employee training, and more.
When a person dies as a result of negligence, wrongful action, or the fault of another person, it is vital that family members be able to recover compensation for their losses. These incidents can occur in a wide variety of ways, including any of the types of injuries we mentioned above and more.
At Price Petho & Associates, we recognize those who have been injured due to the negligence of someone else are likely facing a difficult financial situation. One of the main concerns that any injury victim has is how they will be able to afford an attorney to help their case. That is why we are proud to take personal injury and wrongful death cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that injury victims and grieving families will pay no upfront or out-of-pocket costs related to their case. Our clients will only pay legal fees after we secure the compensation they deserve through a favorable settlement or verdict. This ensures that our clients have access to skilled legal representation regardless of their ability to pay upfront.
For nearly four decades, Price Petho & Associates have represented victims in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits, as well as workers’ compensation and medical malpractice claims. Our team is backed by dedicated representation and a track record of success. Our practice is devoted to being advocates for injured individuals and their families. Whether you were hurt because of an overly fatigued truck driver, or you were struck by a texting motorist, you may be entitled to recover compensation for the harm that you have endured.
According to N.C. Gen. Stat. section 1-52 the statute of limitations on personal injury cases is three years. This means you have three years from the date of your injury to file a claim or you may lose your right to obtain compensation. Depending on the specifics of your case, you may qualify for an extension to the statute of limitations. An attorney from our firm can let you know how the statute of limitations can affect your case.
There are three main types of damages available in a personal injury case, economic, non-economic and punitive. The first two are called “compensatory damages” since their main purpose is the compensate the injured party for their losses associated with suffering an injury. Economic damages, as the name suggests compensate the injured party for financial losses related to their injuries such as the inability to work and medical expenses. Non-economic damages, on the other hand, compensate for more intangible losses such as pain and suffering and mental anguish. Punitive damage differs from the first two in that their main purpose is to punish the negligent party. As such punitive damages can be quite severe and are not often awarded.
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If you or a loved one have sustained an injury that was caused by another person, or if you have lost a loved one due to somebody else’s wrongful actions, contact the qualified and experienced team at Price Petho & Associates today. We will get to work investigating every aspect of your case in order to secure the compensation you are entitled to. We are not afraid to take on major insurance carriers and we will take a case all the way to trial if that is what it takes to ensure you were treated fairly. When you need a personal injury lawyer in Charlotte, Rockingham, or Rutherfordton, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 704-372-2160.