Common Workplace Injuries FAQ Worksites are supposed to be safe, but thousands of people nationwide still sustain injuries when doing work tasks. Regardless of how an injury happened or whether an employer followed the rules, workers' comp benefits should be available to those hurt on-the-job. A personal injury attorney in Charlotte, NC can help you to determine if your injury is considered work-related, which would mean you are entitled to benefits. Auger & Auger provides representation to clients who sustain all different kinds of workplace injuries. We offer a free evaluation of your case, and can help to ensure you…Read More
What is Diabetic Ketoacidosis? Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication of diabetes that occurs when your body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones. How does someone get Diabetic Ketoacidosis? Diabetic ketoacidosis develops when your body is unable to produce enough insulin. Insulin normally plays a key role in helping sugar (glucose) — a major source of energy for your muscles and other tissues — enter your cells. Without enough insulin, your body begins to break down fat as an alternate fuel. Ketoacidosis caused Invokana® In May 2015 the FDA issued a warning stating that anyone who took type…Read More
How often do your cases end up going to trial? Herb: I’d probably say less than ten percent. Most cases do get resolved. The cases that don’t get resolved are usually problematic where the insurance company thinks there’s a prior condition that the client may have had a long time ago that may really be the problems they’re having right now. It may be unreasonable expectations by the client or the insurance company. But most cases, at some point, do get resolved. A lot of people don’t like to take the risk of a jury, but sometimes you have to.…Read More
The first time clients call in after they’ve had an accident, what are the most common questions they have? Herb: Do I need a lawyer? A lot of people ask, do I need a lawyer? Why do I need an attorney? Or, can I handle this on my own? After we speak with them, give them advice for fifteen minutes, a lot of them are like wow, we didn’t know that. Can you help me? They didn’t know that they could get depreciation on their vehicle and the insurance company never told them that they could file for loss of…Read More
Is settlement money for a personal injury claim taxable? Herb: No, personal injury settlements are not taxable. When people come in for their settlement check, I always tell them keep a copy of your settlement sheet. We always give the client a breakdown at the end of the case showing how much the insurance company paid, our fee, and medical expenses we paid on the client’s behalf from the proceeds. I recommend that they keep this form with their tax records for the year of settlement in case the IRS ever audits them. The IRS may ask where that deposit…Read More
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I want to thank Josh and the team at Auger & Auger for all of their help with the questions I had. From the first time I called them they were all about helping me. They went out of their way to makes sure that all of my questions were answered and that I was in the know. They are prompt and also very good at responding to emails and phone calls. I know they are very busy with a lot of other clients, but I never felt that way when I spoke to them. Thank you so much, I definitely will recommend you and your law firm to my friends and family that may need help with a car accident or other personal injury problem.
Great law firm! They specialize in personal injury and car accident law, so if you are injured and it was not your fault – give them a call. When I first called I was offered a free accident report, free consultation and there was not any upfront cost to hire them. The way their contracts are set up is that they only get paid if they are successful. That made it a lot easier and I really had a very good experience dealing with them. Thanks to Josh and all of the staff and lawyers.
The people at Auger & Auger were very friendly when I spoke with them. They offer to help find car accident reports for free and they are not pushy. Their website also has a ton of information about car accident law, dog bite injuries and work accidents. They are definitely a great resource for anyone needing help with a car accident claim or other personal injury case.
The experience I’ve had with Josh has been most incredible. There’s no doubt that this firm has an incredible team and integrity beyond reproach. Will recommend Josh and this firm to any friends who may need incredible legal representation.