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If you or someone close to you has been injured in an accident, you need an Oak Island personal injury lawyer to represent you and protect your rights. At Auger & Auger, we represent injured individuals and their family members in Oak Island and the surrounding areas.
Legal responsibility for an accident is called “liability” in personal injury cases. When someone is found liable by the courts it simply means that they are legally responsible for the accident in question and are also responsible for the injuries caused by the accident. In order to hold someone legally responsible for an accident, you need to file a claim with their insurance (if they have any) and/or file a lawsuit against them.
In Oak Island personal injury cases you typically have three years to bring a lawsuit against the person responsible for the accident. This time limit is called the “statute of limitations”. If you don’t file a lawsuit before the statute of limitations expires, you will not be able to recover any financial compensation from the person responsible for your accident and injuries.
Depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident, the person who caused your accident may be required to compensate you for a variety of expenses including:
Call Auger & Auger today to learn about how we can help you get the compensation you are entitled to after an accident. We offer free consultations and are here to help.