Hampstead NC Dog Bites and Other Injuries Lawyer - Personal Injury Attorney
If you suffer injuries after having been bitten by a dog owned by someone with assets or insurance coverage, you may be entitled to monetary compensation or money damages. Dog bite cases can be complicated and contributory negligence can be an issue. The dog’s previous vicious activity, if significant and known by the owner, in some cases may justify the award of punitive damages. If you are bitten by a dog and the bite breaks the skin, you should immediately seek medical attention and then consult with an attorney. The professionals at Collins Law Firm have handled dog bite cases successfully and will be happy to discuss your case with you if you or a family member have been bitten by a dog and significantly injured.
There are an infinite number of other types of injuries for which you may seek monetary compensation. The facts of each case may vary and whether or not you are entitled to recover can be complicated. Collins Law Firm will be happy to discuss with you the facts of your particular case, the issues involved, and what Collins Law Firm may be able to do to help you recover money damages.
Hampstead, North Carolina is located in Pender County and is an unincorporated but fairly populated area located near the Intracoastal Waterway north of Wilmington, North Carolina. Therefore, there are no Hampstead police officers but there are many other law enforcement agencies which have jurisdiction in Hampstead including North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Pender County Sheriff's Department, North Carolina ALE agents, Wildlife officers and the Marine Patrol. If any law enforcement agency charges you with a crime or issues you a citation for a traffic violation, in or around Hampstead, your court date will be in Burgaw, North Carolina which is the county seat of Pender County. Pender County is part of the 5th judicial district which also includes New Hanover County. Because Pender County and New Hanover County comprise the same judicial district, which means that the same district attorney's office prosecutes cases in both counties and the district court judges which hold court in New Hanover County and Pender County rotate between the two counties.
While Collins Law Firm does not have an office in Hampstead, NC, attorney David Collins regularly practices in Pender County and therefore, if you have been charged with a crime or received a traffic citation in Hampstead, NC or anywhere within Pender County, Collins Law Firm can help.
The Pender County Courthouse is located at 100 South Wright St. Burgaw, NC 28425.