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Trial Or Settlement?

Taking a case all the way to trial or receiving an out-of-court settlement is one of the first things tabled by new clients, usually during the initial free consultation that we offer. People come to us with very different hopes and expectations and they’re often emotionally charged following an accident through no fault of their own.

But taking a case to trial in North Carolina carries with it the risk of falling foul of North Carolina’s ‘contributory negligence’ law. Assuming that you, as the plaintiff, have been injured in some way by the defendant in the case, the defendant’s attorney will look to prove that you were in some way responsible for what happened to you – and if the jury agrees, your claim for damages can result in the total loss of any financial compensation.

So consider the options available to you carefully and make sure you heed the advice of your personal injury attorney, as he or she has been there before and can assess the likely outcome of a case going to trial, without being hindered by the raw emotion that you might be feeling. Learn more about your options and what you should consider before making a decision – taking a case to trial versus accepting an out-of-court settlement.

For immediate advice and no-charge no-obligation consultation, schedule an appointment to meet with an attorney today – Contact Us.

 

 

 

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The content on this website is provided for general information only. It should NOT be construed by the reader as LEGAL ADVICE. The LAWS of the Nation and of the State of North Carolina are subject to frequent change and addition. Such changes and additions may periodically render the general information on our website out-of-date, thus, we disclaim any and all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken by the reader based on his or her interaction with the content of this website.

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OUR ADVICE TO YOU:

It’s often the case that the outcome of an accident or injury claim can hinge on the smallest of details. While it may seem appealing to try to handle a case on your own, it’s rare that acting independently of a lawyer will yield the best results for the plaintiff. Therefore, whilst we encourage you to read the useful articles at our website,  we strongly recommend that you seek sound legal advice before attempting to deal with any type of accident or injury claim on your own.

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PUT YOUR TRUST IN OUR TEAM OF LAWYERS AT KELLUM LAW FIRM – WITH TEN OFFICES AROUND NORTH CAROLINA, A FIFTY YEAR HISTORY OF PROVIDING LEGAL ADVICE TO NC RESIDENTS, AND MILLIONS WON IN SETTLEMENTS – ‘WE’RE WITH YOU ALL THE WAY’.

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Our Office Locations

3733 National Drive, Ste. 202,
Raleigh, NC 27612

(919) 803-1908
Fax 919-803-1673
Kellum Law Firm - Raleigh, NC

118 Cardinal Drive
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Directions
(252) 535-4444
Kellum Law Firm - Roanoke Rapids, NC

600 Park Offices Dr
Suite 300-167
Durham, NC 27709
(By appointment only)

(919) 444-8888
Kellum Law Firm Durham NC

445-A Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546

Directions
(910) 455-4546
Kellum Law Firm - Jacksonville, NC

1800 E. Ash Street
Goldsboro, NC 27533

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(919) 722-6955
Kellum Law Firm - Goldsboro, NC

511 N Reilly Road,
Suite A-96
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

(910) 828-2429
Kellum Law Firm - Fayetteville NC

219 Broad Street
New Bern, NC 28560

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(252) 633-2550

 

5178-A Hwy 70 West
Morehead City, NC 28557

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(252) 726-7000

 

501 SE Greenville Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27858

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(252) 353-4100

 

4944 Windy Hill Dr.
Raleigh, NC

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(919) 803-1908
Fax 919-803-1908

 

118 Cardinal Drive
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Directions

(252) 535-4444

 

445-A Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546

Directions

(910) 455-4546

 

1800 E. Ash Street
Goldsboro, NC 27533

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(919) 722-6955

 

1213 Culbreth Dr
Wilmington, NC 28405

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(910) 772-2242

1620 US-17 BUS
Williamston, NC 27892

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(252) 789-4040

3250 Zebulon Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

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(252) 442-3975

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.