Personal Injury Attorneys in Monroe, NC
Sustaining an injury in a motor vehicle collision, dog attack, or some other accident can be a devastating and life-changing event for you and your family. You may require expensive medical procedures, physical therapy, and ongoing medical costs. Bad accidents can also leave victims with emotional distress, limited mobility, and alter their ability to enjoy life. On top of all this, insurance companies may try to pressure you to settle before making a full recovery and prior to speaking to an attorney. This is how they prevent paying larger claims related to significant or lasting injuries.
The reality is that recovery can take months or even years. At Leitner, Bragg & Griffin, PLLC, the priority of our lawyers is to get you back on your feet by helping you recover damages related to your injuries or those of a loved one. By partnering with us, you’re ensuring that you have someone on your side to guide you through the settlement and insurance claim process. We know that dealing with insurance companies can be complicated and stressful, especially when you’re dealing with an injury. Our lawyers will take that stress off your shoulders so you can focus on getting better. You can feel confident knowing we’ll help you pursue the settlement that you deserve.
Our Monroe personal injury attorneys at Leitner, Bragg & Griffin will fight to recover a just and fair settlement on your behalf. Contact us today to discuss your case.
The Types of Personal Injury Cases We Handle
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Car accidents are a leading cause of personal injury in North Carolina. According to a report by NCDOT, there were 247,214 traffic crashes reported within the state in 2020 alone, resulting in over 105,382 injuries and 1,658 deaths. If you were injured or lost a loved one because of someone speeding, running a red light, failing to yield, texting and driving, or operating a vehicle while impaired, you are entitled to monetary compensation.
Dog bites can result in severe injuries that can require surgery and, in some instances, long-term care. Furthermore, because of the violent nature of these injuries, pain, suffering, and emotional distress are common. Fortunately, North Carolina allows dog-bite victims to hold pet owners liable when their animals cause injuries, regardless of whether the accidents happened on public or private property. Our office helps dog-bite victims evaluate their case options and pursue settlements for any injuries they sustained.
Premises Liability Claims
Premises liability claims hold property owners responsible for accidents that occurred within their residence or business. Property owners have a legal responsibility to maintain an environment that is safe for visitors, which means keeping it free of hazards like slippery or uneven walkways, broken elevators, exposed lead, exposed construction sites, and so forth. If you were hurt on someone else’s property, contact our office for a case evaluation.
In the very worst cases, a serious accident caused by someone else can result in fatal injuries to a family member. This can be one of the most painful life experiences. It can leave you having to pay funerary expenses and outstanding medical bills, all while grieving the loss of someone you love. Although nothing can fix the pain of your loss, North Carolina at least provides a pathway for you to recover monetary damages and make up for lost wages. We help surviving family members or representatives file claims on behalf of their loved ones.
Recovering Damages from Injuries in Union County and Surrounding Areas
People who have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, intentional wrongdoing, or misconduct have the right to pursue financial compensation for their injuries. Our Monroe personal injury lawyers at Leitner, Bragg & Griffin, help residents of Union, Mecklenburg, Anson, Stanley, and Cabarrus counties pursue both economic and non-economic damages via successful claims.
The following are the most common economic damages related to injury and wrongful death claims:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Loss of earning potential
- Loss of financial support (due to wrongful death)
- Funerary costs (due to wrongful death)
- Property expenses (if applicable)
On the other hand, non-economic damages include:
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of life enjoyment
- Punitive damages (in situations of extreme neglect or egregious misconduct)
If you have been injured in an accident, call Leitner, Bragg & Griffin at (704) 447-7473.
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