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When you have been injured in any accident caused by the negligence of someone else, the success of your claims depend on an understanding of the law behind personal injury liability. Naturally, the Monroe personal injury attorneys at Auger & Auger have a detailed understanding of the North Carolina laws governing Monroe personal injury litigation. But, when you understand the important aspects the law, you can help ensure the best success for your case by providing the details and evidence our attorneys need to pursue Monroe personal injury litigation on your behalf.
The first step in presenting your case is to prove negligence on the part of the individual who caused your injury. This involves proving the following:
The issue of negligence is complex due to the North Carolina contributory negligence law, which may bar you from collecting damages if your negligence contributed to the accident. And, if more than one individual was responsible for the accident, your attorney must prove the degree of negligence for each party because each responsible party pays damages based on the percentage each was negligent.
Monroe personal injury becomes even more potentially complex when an injury is the result of a defective product. In this case, you must prove the product was defective, or that it lacked warnings or instructions to ensure you used the product safely.
The more documentation you can bring to our attorneys, the more compensation you are likely to receive for personal injury lawsuits in Monroe and throughout the state. North Carolina law permits you to collect for many losses, including (but not necessarily limited to) the following:
Call us today at any of our three Charlotte personal injury law offices and we’ll talk about your situation at (704) 364-3361, or contact us via our web form.