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Car Accident Claims – Why Settle Out of Court? 

Car Accident Claims – Why Settle Out of Court? 

Following a serious car accident, you might envision your case being decided in court, where in reality, most car accident cases are settled out of court. When in your initial consultation with a prospective car accident lawyer, you should not interpret an eagerness...

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Reasons to Avoid Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer or Law Firm

Reasons to Avoid Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer or Law Firm

Hiring the right lawyer for a personal injury claim is a very important matter for all injured victims. Not only do you often have serious injuries to deal with, but you could also have a very difficult attorney to represent your case if the wrong one is selected....

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5 Questions For a Car Accident Lawyer In A Free Consultation

5 Questions For a Car Accident Lawyer In A Free Consultation

Having the right attorney for a car accident is a must when maximum financial compensation is the goal. And in North Carolina, it can be even more important than in other states due to the state's pure contributory negligence law. Pure contributory negligence is the...

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Five Common Car Accident Injuries With Delayed Symptoms 

Five Common Car Accident Injuries With Delayed Symptoms 

Car accidents obviously inflict a wide range of injury types and severities on those involved in the accident, some minor, others far more serious. A car accident is generally considered a minor collision if: – Those involved are able to drive away from the accident...

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Claim Following Accidents Involving Delivery Vehicles

Claim Following Accidents Involving Delivery Vehicles

All auto accidents are not equal when it comes to filing injury claims. Some respondent negligent parties are not solvent and only carry the state minimum in liability protection while some negligent parties are insured extensively. The latter applies in accidents...

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5 Reasons A NC Personal Injury Lawyer May Refuse Your Case

5 Reasons A NC Personal Injury Lawyer May Refuse Your Case

Just because someone is injured does not necessarily mean there is a potential personal injury claim available. All respondents defend against personal injury claims when there is any type of technicality that can be used as a defense. A North Carolina personal injury...

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School Bus Accidents: Keep Your Child Safe 

School Bus Accidents: Keep Your Child Safe 

All parents are concerned for the safety of their children when they head off to school. Each day around 500,000 school buses carry more than 25 million school children back and forth to school and other school-related activities. While school buses are considered to...

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Common Legal Defenses in NC Slip and Fall Injury Cases

Common Legal Defenses in NC Slip and Fall Injury Cases

Lawsuits stemming from slip and fall accidents on any walkway or surface are very common, and they are also typically strongly defended in North Carolina by respondent parties who argue that they have a strong legal defense against liability. Obviously, most property...

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5 Tips for Hiring a Construction Site Accident Lawyer 

5 Tips for Hiring a Construction Site Accident Lawyer 

Construction accident lawyers recover damages for people hurt at building and renovation sites. Construction accidents frequently leave people with serious injuries. Victims can be employees, contractors, or passersby. Oftentimes in construction site accidents fault...

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Reckless Driving Vs. Distracted Driving in North Carolina 

Reckless Driving Vs. Distracted Driving in North Carolina 

Reckless driving and distracted driving are distinct types of dangerous behavior. People accused of reckless driving face the possibility of criminal prosecution. Distracted driving, on the other hand, may result in a traffic ticket under limited circumstances, but...

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Can I Recover Compensation for PTSD After a Car Accident? 

Can I Recover Compensation for PTSD After a Car Accident? 

Post trauma stress disorder, also known as PTSD, can be claimed in some situations following an auto accident in North Carolina. Allowance for general damages such as PTSD are considered a form of compensatory relief for mental anguish for ongoing issues with an...

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Why Use A Motorcycle Accident Lawyer To Pursue Your Claim? 

Why Use A Motorcycle Accident Lawyer To Pursue Your Claim? 

Motorcycle accidents can be far more serious than other types of auto accident claims. Accidents involving motorcycles often result in very serious injuries, or quite commonly even wrongful death cases. Where serious bodily injury has occurred, the potential for a...

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Can I Work Part-time And Receive SS Disability Benefits? 

Can I Work Part-time And Receive SS Disability Benefits? 

Depending on the type of disability program a beneficiary is approved for, recipients of disability benefits can work while receiving benefits. Those who receive Supplemental Security Income are much more restricted, and any money they earn will be used to discount...

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Proof Of Disability For Social Security Claims 

Proof Of Disability For Social Security Claims 

The Social Security Administration is diligent when making disability decisions for applicants who are claiming they can no longer maintain substantive gainful employment due to a medical condition or combination of conditions. Some applicants are approved within the...

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All You Need To Know About Your NC Motorcycle Accident Claim 

All You Need To Know About Your NC Motorcycle Accident Claim 

Motorcycle accidents can be the most difficult claims when cases are being defended by the respondent insurance company, especially in North Carolina. Insurance companies in the state will take full advantage of the state contributory negligence law in denying claims...

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SSDI Benefits To Surviving Family Members 

SSDI Benefits To Surviving Family Members 

Spouses and dependents of individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance can face a drastic life change when they lose a disabled family member, especially if the decedent is the primary family financial support. The Social Security Administration has no...

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NC Personal Injury Settlements – Do I Owe The Government? 

NC Personal Injury Settlements – Do I Owe The Government? 

One of the first questions many people have when receiving a personal injury settlement is whether or not the financial proceeds are taxable or attachable. Just because a settlement is not taxed does not mean that a personal insurance company will not attempt to...

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SSDI Denials Vs Approvals – Which are Most Common? 

SSDI Denials Vs Approvals – Which are Most Common? 

Being approved for Social Security Disability Insurance can be a long and frustrating experience for many individuals who do not have an obvious debilitating medical condition. These applicants must prove to the Social Security Administration that the condition...

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5 Best Questions To Screen A Personal Injury Lawyer 

5 Best Questions To Screen A Personal Injury Lawyer 

Many personal injury victims do not know where to begin when talking to an attorney about their potential injury claim. There are actually many of those who have attempted handling the claim personally only to be denied by the insurance provider based on a legal...

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Facts Behind the Camp Lejeune NC Water Contamination Case

Facts Behind the Camp Lejeune NC Water Contamination Case

The recently discovered water contamination issue at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina has prompted Congress to vote on legislation allowing for compensation for anyone who served in the military (or their families) during the time period between August 1953 and December...

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What To Do After a North Carolina Truck Accident? 

What To Do After a North Carolina Truck Accident? 

Filing a truck accident injury claim can be much more complicated than a standard auto accident in North Carolina. Trucking companies and their insurance providers often defend accident claims strongly in the state because they know that any driver who was even...

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Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

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Kellum Law Firm's corporate headquarters is located in New Bern, NC and has offices around North Carolina, including Raleigh, Greenville, Jacksonville, Wilmington, and more. We provide local residents with legal services focusing on personal injury law including automobile accidents, social security disability, workers' compensation, medical malpractice, and more.