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About Douglas A. Pethoundefined

Highly-Rated Accident Lawyer in Charlotte

Attorney Douglas A. Petho is a native of the Charlotte area who joined the firm in 1993. Since joining the firm in 1993, attorney Petho’s primary focus has been the litigation of plaintiff’s personal injury suits. He has successfully tried hundreds of cases to jury verdict involving automobile accidents, trucking accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and fall accidents, animal attacks, intentional torts, and work-related accidents. He has served as a representative of the plaintiff’s bar on the Mecklenburg County District Court Rules Committee and has served as an arbitrator in numerous insurance disputes.

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Mr. Petho began his trial career as an Assistant District Attorney for the 1st Judicial District of North Carolina serving under the Hon. H.P. Williams, where he was tasked with the prosecution of both misdemeanor and felony charges in a seven-county district in Eastern North Carolina.

Education

  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, B.S. in Administration of Criminal Justice, 1988
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, J.D., 1991

Awards

  • “AV Preeminent” Rating. Martindale Hubbell, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1991

Professional & Bar Associations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
    • Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Division

Consistent Record of Success

  • $9 Million Motor Vehicle Collision
    Traumatic Brain Injury
  • $5 Million Motor Vehicle Collision
    Traumatic Brain Injury
  • $5 Million Medical Malpractice
    Anesthesia Error
  • $5 Million Negligent Highway Construction
    Spinal Cord Injury
  • $3 Million Motor Vehicle Collision
    Tire Defect
  • $3 Million Workers Compensation
    Paraplegia
  • $3 Million Workers Compensation
    Spinal Cord Injury
  • $2 Million Workers Compensation
    Spinal Cord Injury
  • $2 Million Workers Compensation
    Traumatic Brain Injury
  • $2 Million Workers Compensation
    Neck Injury
  • $2 Million Wrongful Death
    Trucking Accident
  • $2 Million Motor Vehicle Collision
    Uninsured Motorist
  • $2 Million Worker's Compensation
    CRPS
  • $2 Million Workers Compensation
    Construction Accident
  • $1 Million Motor Vehicle Accident
    Workers Compensation
  • $1 Million Worker's Compensation
    Brain Injury
  • $1 Million Workers Compensation
    Brain Injury
  • $975 Thousand Medical Malpractice
    Anesthesia Error
  • $950 Thousand Motorcycle Accident
    UIM Claim
  • $900 Thousand Will Caveat
    Breach of Fiduciary Duty/Fraud
  • $750 Thousand Trucking Accident
    Orthopedic Injuries
  • $500 Thousand Medical Malpractice
    Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism

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  • No Fees Unless We Recover Money for You

  • 24/7 Availability for Your Case Consultations

  • Over 1000 Cases Tried
    in the Courtroom

  • Over $200 Million Recovered for Our Clients