This insures that the injured person is only paying an attorney fee on the money he actually received and the insurance company pays a fee on the medical bills the attorney recovers for it. The other driver and his passenger claimed that Brian was driving without headlights and couldn’t be seen. Without that information, it was Brian’s word against the other two, and the case went nowhere. She spent that day working from a chair with her foot elevated; when she made it home, she lay down on the couch.Read More
Accident Injury Claim in Charlotte
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
As soon as you contact a qualified lawyer the better. We will be delighted to help you, so call us or schedule a call back to set up a free consultation today!
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Top Lawyers Pick
- Justin C. Olsinski
- Paige L. Pahlke
- Mathew E. Flatow
- Raboteau Wilder, Jr.
- Bill Powers
- Eric C. Trosch
- Chris M. Kallianos
- C. Jeff Warren
- F. William DeVore, IV
- William R. Elam
- Ryan T. Smith
- Derek P. Adler
Justin C. Olsinski
A partner at the Olsinski Law Firm, Justin C. Olsinski has developed a well-earned reputation as a leading criminal defense attorney. From the firms offices in Charlotte and Concord, North Carolina, he provides dedicated representation to clients throughout the area who have been charged by the state with misdemeanor or felony offenses. Mr. Olsinski places a particular emphasis on defending people who are facing charges of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and he has been successful on many occasions in challenging the initial traffic stops themselves as being made without the required reasonable suspicion. In other cases, he has mounted challenges to the administration of breath or blood tests.Other matters that Mr. Olsinski has handled on behalf of his defense clients have included drug possession and distribution, disorderly conduct, robbery, assault and sexual abuse. His successful track record in all of these endeavors as well as his ethical approach to his cases have earned him the recognition of his colleagues, as evidenced by his receipt of a 10.0 Superb peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Olsinski has been named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.Majoring in criminal justice and history, Mr. Olsinski attended Indiana University Bloomington as an undergraduate, and he received a Bachelor of Arts in 2005. Determined to become an attorney, he then enrolled at the Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2009. Admitted to practice before all North Carolina state courts, he founded his firm in 2010, and his professional memberships include the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.
Paige L. Pahlke
Paige Pahlke focuses her practice in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice and has successfully represented clients throughout all stages of litigation. Paige is a 2010 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law where she was a Student Writer and Contributing Editor for the ,Iowa Law Review, and a judicial extern for the Honorable Robert W. Pratt.Paige is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in North Carolina and all state courts in South Carolina.
Mathew E. Flatow
In 2011, Mathew E. Flatow founded SeiferFlatow, PLLC along with partner Adam M. Seifer with the mission of helping individuals by combining a high level of customer service with aggressive advocacy. After previously representing businesses, Mathew now uses his experience and knowledge to help individuals with claims against insurance companies and corporations in the fields of workers compensation, personal injury, employment law and general civil litigation. Mathew was named to the North Carolina ,Rising Stars, list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in North Carolina for 2012. Mathew was also named to the National Trial Lawyers list of the top 40 litigators in the State of North Carolina under the age of 40.
Raboteau Wilder, Jr.
Raboteau Rob Wilder, Jr. is a partner at Wilder Pantazis Law Group handling cases involving business litigation, civil litigation, personal injury and health care law. For the past forty years, Rob has represented clients throughout NC. Whether he is handling business disputes for a large corporation or helping an individual who has been injured in a car accident, Rob applies the same level of compassion, dedication and commitment to every case.Rob graduated from Duke University School of Law and began practicing law in 1973. During that time, he earned a reputation as a knowledgeable, experienced attorney prepared to take a case through every stage to obtain a successful result. Whether through settlement or trial, he works to create solutions to complex problems facing both businesses and individuals.
The 2019 North Carolina ,Top Lawyers Magazine ,includes Bill Powers on the:,TOP 100 North CarolinaTop Lawyers, List,TOP 25 in CharlotteTop LawyersList,13 YEARS Selected to, Top LawyersBill Powers is listed individually within theThe 2017 Best Lawyers in America©publication for his work in Criminal Defense, being named:,Lawyer of the Year - Criminal Defense: General Practice,Charlotte, NC 2017 Best Lawyers®,Powers Landreth PLLC also included in the 2018U.S. News – Best Lawyers, ®Best Law Firms,publication. The firm has been named a Charlotte Tier 1 ,Best Law Firms,for the area of DUI / DWI Defense. Bill Powers is also listed individually within theThe Best Lawyers in America, 2018 publication for his work in DUI / DWI Defense and Criminal Defense: General Practice.Bill is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy / National Board of Legal Specialty Certification.Bill Powers is the founding partner of the Powers Law Firm PA in Charlotte, North Carolina.Bill Powers helps clients with:,Criminal Defense: Serious Felonies and General Misdemeanors,DWI DUI Impaired Driving Defense,Traffic Offenses / Traffic Court: Speeding, Reckless Driving, DMV and Moving Violations,Family Law - Separation, Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Child Custody and Support LitigationComplex Wrongful Death Claims - Alcohol Related Injuries, Wrecks and FatalitiesMartindale-Hubbell lists Bill Powers as an ,AV Preeminent Lawyer, 2010 - 2019,The National Trial Lawyers has included Bill Powers in ,Top 100 Trial Lawyers, in North Carolina in 2018.www.nationaltriallawyers.org/profile-view/Bill/Powers/5071/,Bill is a Past President of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. Attorney Powers has also been listed in Business North Carolina Magazine, ,Legal Elite 2019.Bill was admitted to practice in North Carolina in 1992.AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.For more information regarding membership information and criterion for inclusion to Best Lawyers in America / US NEWS & WORLD REPORT see: https://www.bestlawyers.com/lawyers/bill-powers/78562/,MORE INFO on BestLawyers.com,MORE INFO: NBTA Criminal Law Specialist Bill Powers,MORE INFO: The National Trial Lawyers - TOP 100 TRIAL LAWYERS - Bill Powers
Eric C. Trosch
Eric C. Trosch has been certified as a specialist in family law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the North Carolina State Bar. A partner at Conrad Trosch & Kemmy, P.A. he focuses his practice exclusively on that area of the law. Mr. Trosch provides representation to residents of the Charlotte metropolitan area whose marriages are coming to an end and who are facing decisions on child custody and visitation, alimony, property division, and other divorce-related issues. A skilled litigator and negotiator, he also has experience in helping to resolve these matters through mediation and collaborative law when appropriate. In addition to his matrimonial practice, Mr. Trosch prepares and reviews prenuptial agreements and assists clients who are seeking to expand their family through adoptions. He also helps victims of domestic violence to obtain appropriate protective orders. Mr. Trosch attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, majoring in English and German and receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1996. He then studied at Wake Forest University School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor in 2002. While he was in law school, Mr. Trosch assisted one of his professors who was writing a treatise on North Carolina family law. For his efforts, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers North Carolina Chapter gave him an award for his outstanding contribution to the advancement of matrimonial law. Mr. Trosch joined his current firm in June 2005. Admitted to practice before all North Carolina state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. He is an active participant in the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.
1001 Cameron Brown Building, 301 South McDowell Street,, Charlotte NC 28204
Chris M. Kallianos
Chris M. Kallianos is a member/manager at the personal injury law firm of Warren & Kallianos, PLLC in Charlotte, North Carolina. Throughout his 30-year career, Chris has been committed to providing each of his clients with quality, personalized legal service and outstanding results. His record of success in these cases includes over 75 six- and seven-figure verdicts and settlements of claims involving motor vehicle accidents, medical negligence, nursing home neglect, construction accidents, catastrophic injuries (severe burns, traumatic brain injuries, etc.), workplace accidents including workers compensation claims, and fatal accidents.That success has been no accident. Drawing from prior experience working at one of the states largest defense firms and as in-house counsel for one of the nations largest financial institutions where he oversaw personal injury and risk management cases for the company, Chris uses this experience and knowledge to maximize his clients compensation in each case.Chris is a member of the Presidents Club and a Sustaining Patron of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) and previously served on the NCAJ Board of Governors. His skill and accomplishments have earned him recognition as one of North Carolinas Top 100 Trial Lawyers from The National Trial Lawyers Association from 2009-2018 and Top Lawyers from 2012-2018.
610 Cameron Brown Bldg., 301 S. McDowell St.,, Charlotte NC 28204
C. Jeff Warren
C. Jeff Warren is the senior partner at Warren & Kallianos, a Charlotte, North Carolina, personal injury law firm with a statewide practice. For over 20 years, Jeff has been an aggressive advocate for North Carolinians who have been seriously injured or who have lost loved ones due to incidents at work, in hospitals or nursing homes, on the highway, or in other contexts. His hard-earned track record of success on behalf of the firms clients reflects skill, dedication and conviction, and includes over 20 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million.Jeff is a former newspaper reporter, U.S. Air Force officer and aviator, and an honors graduate of the University of North Carolinas School of Law. After graduating from law school, Jeff worked at one of the states largest law firms, representing large corporations and insurance companies in litigation matters. That experience has given Jeff a unique and valuable perspective in his representation of clients against corporations and insurance companies today.Jeff also has served in leadership positions with various legal organizations, including serving on the Board of Governors for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, an organization, like him, dedicated to protecting peoples rights, and as a Trustee for its Political Action Committee.
610 Cameron Brown Bldg., 301 S. McDowell St.,, Charlotte NC 28204
F. William DeVore, IV
F. William DeVore, IV is an attorney at DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A. in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. DeVore dedicates his practice to areas of law, including condemnation, construction law, estate planning, premises liability, personal injury, real estate, wrongful death and more. He represents a diverse range of clients throughout the Charlotte area, also assisting clients in traffic ticket cases in Gaston, Mecklenburg and Union counties.Mr. DeVore is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned a bachelors degree in journalism. He went on to obtain his law degree from Elon University School of Law, located in Greensboro, North Carolina. Before joining his fathers practice at DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A. he gained valuable legal experience by working for two other private firms.Throughout his career, Mr. DeVores dedication to the issues of his clients has led to verdicts and settlements of million- and multimillion-dollar figures. His ability to navigate such large cases stems from his experience at both the state court and appellate levels, and is admitted to practice in all North Carolina state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.Outside of his law practice, Mr. DeVore enjoys being actively involved in his local legal and professional communities. He is involved with several organizations including the North Carolina-based Mecklenburg County Bar and the North Carolina State Bar and the American Bar Association. He is also a member of The Chief Justice William H. Bobbitt American Inn of Court.
William R. Elam
William R. Elam is an attorney at Elam & Elam, PLLC, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Elam practices medical malpractice and personal injury law and serves clients throughout the Charlotte metropolitan region. He has experience with a wide range of cases involving automobile accidents, bicycle accidents, drunk driving accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, trucking accidents, wrongful death and other types of catastrophic or fatal accidents.The son of the firms founder, William H. Elam, Mr. Elam grew up in the Charlotte area. He spent a great deal of his childhood watching his father litigating personal injury cases, which increased his own desire to become an attorney. He attended college at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated with distinction and honors in history with bachelors degrees in history and political science.Following undergraduate school, Mr. Elam attended and received his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. He became a licensed attorney in 2006 and has more than 10 years of experience representing North Carolina residents who are the victims of medical malpractice or an injury caused by negligence. Possessing an abundance of knowledge and experience, he has recovered significant settlements and verdicts for his clients over the course of his career.Mr. Elam is admitted to practice in both North Carolina and South Carolina, and handles matters in both states. In addition to running his personal injury practice, he is active in his legal community and belongs to the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.
Ryan T. Smith
Defending people against criminal charges and advocating for them in personal injury matters is what Ryan T. Smith does best. He is the managing attorney at RTS Law Group in Charlotte, North Carolina. Since being licensed to practice in the state, he has repeatedly helped clients reach their goals through effective and efficient representation.In his criminal law practice, especially in DUI cases, Mr. Smith is known for securing case dismissals and not-guilty verdicts. As a member of groups such as the North Carolina Bar Association and the Mecklenburg County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, he has access to invaluable tools and resources. He knows how to pick apart the prosecution and illustrate items such as procedural mistakes and illegal searches.For his outstanding track record, Mr. Smith has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40; he holds an Avvo Superbrating; and Business North Carolina named him a Legal Elite.Even more important than the recognition from the legal community is the praise he garners from clients and peers. Mr. Smith is highly regarded for his professionalism, discretion and compassion for whatever situation clients find themselves in. He believes that everyone deserves quality representation, and he works with people to find solutions that are mindful of their time and money.After earning a Bachelor of Business Administration and graduating magna cum laude from Marshall University in 2003, Mr. Smith received a Juris Doctor in 2007 from the West Virginia University College of Law. While there, he was a member of the schools law review.When he is not with clients, Mr. Smith shares his knowledge with others both through speaking engagements and in published articles.
Derek P. Adler
Derek P. Adler is an attorney with the law firm of DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A. located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Serving clients throughout the Charlotte metro region and across Mecklenburg County and the surrounding areas, Mr. Adler focuses his practice primarily on catastrophic personal injury claims, wrongful death cases, contract disputes, bad faith insurance claims, construction issues and property disputes. He also represents clients charged with traffic violations and other minor offenses as well as those seeking to have their criminal records expunged.A highly rated attorney known for his dedication to his clients needs and astute legal acumen, Mr. Adler has helped secure substantial, multimillion-dollar settlements and awards on behalf of personal injury victims and victims of insurance bad faith. In addition, he has led a successful appeals practice, where he has obtained reversals on court rulings that initially denied innocent personal injury victims their rightful compensation.In 2006, Mr. Adler graduated magna cum laude from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, and he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He then returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from The University of North Carolina School of Law in 2009.That same year, the North Carolina State Bar admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.Fully committed to his practice, Mr. Adler once served as president for The Chief Justice William H. Bobbitt American Inn of Court. He is also a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar and the American Bar Association in addition to his involvement with the North Carolina State Bar.