AUTOMOBILE accident ATTORNEY
Have you been injured in an automobile accident? According to the National Traffic Administration, someone is injured in an automobile accident every 10 seconds. If you have been injured from an accident, you have certain legal rights. McSpadden Law will protect your legal interests and work to get you the best possible payment for your injuries. Our firm provides aggressive and effective legal representations to those with claims for personal injury or wrongful death as a result of a car accident.
Attorney Malcolm McSpadden is a talented negotiator and skilled litigator who is committed to helping injured clients resolve their claims. He is friendly, knowledgeable, and works hard to assist through the entire process. Malcolm McSpadden is also skilled in complex scientific and engineering principles to figure out exactly how the auto accident occurred. He then uses this information when negotiating with insurance companies and if needed, to present the case to a jury in court. McSpadden Law represents motor vehicle accident victims who are suffering from minor or severe injuries, including but not limited to:
- Back and Spinal Injuries
- Brain Injuries
- Broken Bones
- Head and Neck Injuries
- Herniated Disks
- Internal Injuries
- Wrongful Deaths
Choosing the right law firm is one of the most important choices you will need to make after being in an accident. You need an experienced attorney who will provide sound advice and straight answers in order for you to understand all your options. Attorney Malcolm McSpadden is skilled in auto accident compensation and will work hard to resolve your auto accident claim completely and effectively.
McSpadden Law helps those who have been injured in truck accidents along with car and motorcycle accidents. A trucking accident is when a large trailer (semi-truck, tractor trailer, bus, van, dump truck, garbage truck, fire truck, etc.) collides with other vehicles or pedestrians. According to the U.S. Department of Transportations, approximately 500,000 trucking accidents occur every year. Attorney Malcolm McSpadden understands the emotional and financial trauma that an accident can cause, and he aims to lift some of those burdens.
In order to successfully gain compensation for your injuries, medical bills, rehabilitation expenses, wage losses, and physical pain, we have to identify the cause of the accident and prove that someone else’s carelessness caused the accident. Attorney Malcolm McSpadden may use different investigators, accident reconstruction experts, and other traffic and highway experts to determine the cause of the accident. Malcom McSpadden will do everything he can to make sure you receive compensation for your damage and loss.
Truck accident injury claims are often times more complicated than normal car accidents. The trucking industry has complex rules and regulations that they must follow, therefore it is very important that you hire an experience North Carolina truck accident attorney. If you or someone you care about has been injured in a truck accident, call Attorney Malcolm McSpadden to see how he can assist you.
Have you or someone you care about been hurt in a pedestrian accident? With high volumes of traffic and increased pedestrians, the chances of someone getting seriously hurt increases considerably. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, a total of 12,544 collisions between motor vehicles and pedestrians were reported over a five-year period. In this same study, approximately 168 pedestrians were killed and 187 were seriously injured by a collision each year.
McSpadden Law represents people who are injured in pedestrian and bicycle accidents. Attorney Malcolm McSpadden has years of legal experience and the knowledge, skill, and commitment to achieve positive outcomes for his clients. If you choose McSpadden Law to represent you, your case will be handled with care and compassion. You can rely on McSpadden Law to pursue full financial compensation for the harm you have suffered.
A wrongful death is when someone is killed because of the wrongful and negligent conduct of another person. If this unfortunate situation occurs, the person’s heirs or other beneficiaries may file a wrongful death action against those responsible for their death. Common wrongful death lawsuits include automobile accidents, truck collisions, airplane or train crashes, construction, or other work accidents.
North Carolina General Statutes Section 28A 18 2 says, “When the death of a person is caused by a wrongful act, neglect or default of another, such as would, if the injured person had lived, have entitled the injured person to an action for damages therefore, the person or corporation that would have been so liable, and or her the personal representatives or collectors of the person or corporation that would have been so liable, shall be liable to an action for damages, to be brought by the personal representative or collector of the decedent; and this notwithstanding the death, and although the wrongful act, neglect or default, causing the death, amounts in law to a felony.” Although it may sound complicated, Attorney Malcolm McSpadden can use his years of experience to assist you through this difficult process.
Pursuant to the North Carolina General Statute, heirs or personal representative(s) may be entitled to:
- Compensation for pain and suffering of the decedent
- Expenses for care, treatment and hospitalization incident to the injury resulting in death
- Net income of the decedent
- Nominal damages when the jury so finds
- Reasonable funeral expenses of the decedent
- Services, protection, care and assistance of the decedent, whether voluntary or obligatory, to the persons entitled to the damages recovered
- Society, companionship, comfort, guidance, kindly offices and advice of the decedent to the persons entitled to the damages recovered
- The present monetary value of the decedent to the persons entitled to receive the damages recovered, including but not limited to compensation for the loss of the reasonably expected
People get hurt every day. If you have been injured at a grocery store, restaurant, or other business, it may could have been prevented had the property owner used better judgement in keeping the area safe. Most of these “slip and fall” injuries result from dangerous walking areas, including ramps and stairs. Injuries could also result from poorly maintained steps or handrails, poor lighting, or inadequate warnings for a known dangerous area or condition. These types of cases can be difficult to prove in a court of law; therefore, you need a skilled attorney. If you or someone you care about has been hurt, McSpadden Law can help.
Attorney Malcolm McSpadden will analyze several conditions as he works with you, including but not limited to:
- Whether the injury resulted from a weather-related condition
- Whether the special condition or hazard, such as a construction area, was properly marked with a visible warning sign
- Whether the areas were properly maintained
- Whether the injured person was a customer, invited guest or trespasser
- Whether the premises owner had knowledge of the hazard, but failed to take the necessary action to warn someone