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Knowledge. Experience. Results. Since 1979 over $200 million recovered
on behalf of our clients.
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$9 Million Motor Vehicle Collision
$5.2 Million Traumatic Brain Injury
$4.7 Million Anesthesia Error
$4.5 Million Spinal Cord Injury
$2.7 Million Workers' Compensation
$2 Million Truck Accident

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorneys

North Carolina's Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Law Firm Since 1979 Helping People in North Carolina
Price, Petho & Anderson

If you were involved in an accident with injuries, you are facing many challenges right now... pain, medical bills, lost wages and the anxiety of wondering where the money will come from to get you back on your feet.

You don't have to face these problems alone. When you work with Price, Petho & Anderson, you have a team of Charlotte personal injury lawyers who are experienced problem-solvers ready to help you get the compensation you need and deserve.

At Price, Petho & Anderson, we provide representation to victims in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits, as well as workers' compensation claims. 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.

Our practice is devoted exclusively to the representation of injured individuals and their families. We have assisted tens of thousands of clients injured in a wide variety of personal injury actions including motor vehicle collisions, workers’ compensation claims and wrongful death claims. We strive to be “the best rather than the biggest” injury law firm in North Carolina. To that end, we prepare cases carefully and pay close attention to details. As a result, we have developed a strong record of million and multimillion dollar verdicts, and our experience in catastrophic injury cases has made a real difference in the lives of our clients and their loved ones.

Verdicts & Settlements
$9,000,000 Motor Vehicle Collision
(Traumatic Brain Injury):
Recovered for a young woman who sustained a catastrophic brain injury as the result an automobile collision with a large commercial vehicle.
$5,200,000 Motor Vehicle Collision
(Traumatic Brain Injury):
Recovered on behalf of the young woman who sustained catastrophic injuries when she was involved in a motor vehicle accident with a tractor-trailer truck while on the job.
$4,775,000 Medical Malpractice (Anesthesia Error): Recovered for a young woman who was admitted to a small rural hospital in North Carolina for routine childbirth.
"I had a very pleasant experience with this office. They're quick to respond to my calls and Mr. Petho was very efficient with my case. He even gave me great advice on what I should do in the event of another accident. Great attorney, great staff. They handled my case within just a few months and my attorney was very approachable. Would highly recommend!" - Amie C.
I called on behalf of my mother, she was involved in a car accident where her vehicle was totaled by another driver. As soon as I called, I was immediately transferred to Doug Petho, he listened carefully, answered all of my questions in a very professional manner, and gave me informative and useful advise. I am very impressed by the time he took with me, answered all of my questions and put my mind at ease. I highly recommend. Very caring and informative. Anna B.
Attorney Doug Petho is a smart and tenacious attorney who will fight for your rights even when the odds are against you. He continued to fight for me even when it seemed that there was no end in sight and all hope was lost. He never gave up and ultimately won my case! In addition, he is down to earth, easy to talk to and is always empathetic to your situation. The staff is professional and returns phone calls, addressing your needs, in a timely fashion. I wish I could give the practice a 10 star rating for their SUPERIOR SERVICE! Wyiatta S.
Car Accidents

Most car accidents result from the negligence of a driver and possibly other parties. To establish another driver's negligence, you will need to prove that it is more likely than not that the driver owed you a duty of care, they breached this duty, the breach caused your injuries, and you suffered actual damages. If you prevail, you may be able to receive damages for your medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, lost enjoyment of life, and other economic and non-economic damages.

In many instances, however, an at-fault driver tries to shift the responsibility back to the plaintiff, claiming that they were at fault for their own injuries. North Carolina follows the doctrine of contributory negligence, which prohibits recovery by a plaintiff who was even the slightest bit at fault for an accident. For this reason and others, it is important to consult a Charlotte personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after a crash so that your side of the story can be heard.

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Truck Accidents

A truck driver's careless actions may have devastating consequences for a victim. In some cases, a driver's violation of an FMCSA regulation or another safety law causes injuries to people in a smaller vehicle.

When this happens, it may be possible to recover damages under a theory of negligence per se, which applies when there has been a violation of a safety rule that caused the types of injuries that the rule was designed to prevent. Sometimes a trucking company is also responsible for a truck accident because it failed to conduct the appropriate background checks or properly supervise a driver. Truck drivers often require special training from employers so that they can safely operate a heavy commercial truck. When a trucking company puts an unfit driver on the road, you may be able to hold it accountable under a theory of negligent hiring, negligent supervision, or negligent training.

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Motorcycle Accidents

Often, drivers of larger vehicles do not see motorcyclists on the road. As a motorcyclist, if you are injured by a larger vehicle, your injuries may be severe. Unlike with people inside a passenger vehicle, there are no barriers or structures between the force of the collision and you.

Motorcyclists frequently suffer catastrophic injuries. If a motorcycle accident was the fault of another driver, and you establish the other driver's negligence, you may be able to recover the full scope of the damages that you sustained.

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Wrongful Death

In North Carolina, a wrongful death claim may be brought if the death of a loved one is caused by the fault, neglect, or wrongful act of someone else, such that if the victim lived, they would have been able to sue for their injuries.

Damages that may be recovered in a wrongful death case often include hospital and medical care, pain and suffering, reasonable funeral expenses, the victim’s net income, services that the victim provided, loss of society and companionship, and punitive damages.

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Workers' Compensation

There are many different types of workplace accidents and illnesses. If you are working in North Carolina for an employer with more than three employees and suffer a job-related injury, you may bring a workers' compensation claim.

Workers' compensation provides benefits for work-related illnesses and injuries, ranging from carpal tunnel syndrome to traumatic brain injuries. For example, if you cannot work at all due to a serious injury, you will be entitled to two-thirds of your pre-injury weekly salary through the workers' compensation system.

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Medical Malpractice

Careless or incompetent actions by a health care provider may cause serious harm to a patient and their loved ones. For example, a birth injury often leads to a lifelong disability for a child and substantial emotional and financial burdens for their parents.

We understand the devastating impact of an incident of medical malpractice and are here to help you try to hold a doctor or another medical professional liable. This generally involves retaining experts who can explain the applicable standard of care in the defendant’s specialty and discuss what the defendant did that fell short of the standard.

Read MoreSeek Assistance From a Dedicated Personal Injury Lawyer in Charlotte

It may be challenging to deal with the consequences of a major accident. The Charlotte personal injury attorneys at Price, Petho & Anderson are committed to representing North Carolina residents who have been injured or lost loved ones due to the negligence or misconduct of others. For your convenience,, we also have offices located in Rutherfordton, North Carolina and Rockingham, North Carolina. Contact us online or call us at (704) 372-2160 for a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer or a workers’ compensation attorney. We have the knowledge and experience needed to assert your rights.

What our clients know is how hard we work for them:

  • If you cannot come to our office, we will come to you in your hospital, home or nursing home.
  • When you call to speak to your Charlotte personal injury attorney, your call will be put through immediately if your lawyer is in the office. We try to return all calls by the end of the day, at most within 24 hours.
  • You pay no attorney fees unless we recover compensation for you.

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You can have confidence that the law office of Price, Petho & Anderson will be an effective advocate for you. Contact us online or call 704-372-2160 to schedule a free consultation at our Charlotte office or 828-288-3995 for our Rutherfordton office .

What the insurance companies know is that we WILL take our case to a jury if we need to. We believe the best way to achieve a good settlement offer is to prepare a thorough case for trial.

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Douglas A. Petho
Douglas A. Petho
Richard L. Anderson
Richard L. Anderson
Larry E. Price
Larry E. Price
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Charlotte, NC
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1430 Elizabeth Ave
Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: (704) 372-2160
Fax: (704) 372-6516

Rutherfordton, NC
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224 N Main St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Phone: (828) 288-3995
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Rockingham, NC
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801 E Broad Ave #17
Rockingham, NC 28379
Phone: (910) 895-9810

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