Southport NC Personal Injury Attorney - Personal Injury Lawyer
Personal injury law is the area of law dealing with people who have been injured, physically or otherwise, resulting from the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, or other entity. Personal injury lawyers are generally more knowledgeable and have more experience dealing with the area of law involving torts. A tort (a French word for wrong) is a civil wrong in which a duty (such as the duty of reasonable care) to another is breached, and that breach causes damages to a person. When this occurs, such as in a car wreck where a defendant breaches the duty of care in traffic causing an accident, the plaintiff is entitled to compensation for the injuries sustained in the automobile accident.
Personal injury law includes, but is not limited to: work injuries, automobile accidents, tractor trailer accidents, defective products, medical mistakes, slip and fall accidents, dog bites, and many other types of injuries.
In order to maximize the recovery for plaintiffs, personal injury attorneys should prepare the case in the beginning as if it were going to proceed to trial. This protects the case if a trial is necessary, and shows the insurance company or defense counsel what would be proven at trial.
Collins Law Firm regularly represents people in personal injury cases, and has free consultations for most types of personal injury. If you retain us, we will do our best to help maximize your claim, and reduce the stress and uncertainty involved in the claim process.
Southport, North Carolina is an incorporated municipality located in southeastern Brunswick County. The population of Southport, NC was approximately 2,350 in the year 2000. It is a charming small town with a rich history. Southport does have its own police force but other agencies such as the Brunswick County Sheriff's Department and North Carolina State Highway Patrol have jurisdiction Southport, NC. If you receive a traffic citation or if you are charged with a crime in Southport, NC your court date will be in Bolivia, North Carolina in the Brunswick County courthouse. The Brunswick County courthouse is about 20 minutes from the New Hanover County courthouse in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Collins Law Firm is located in Wilmington, North Carolina, and does not have an office in Southport, NC. However, we regularly represent people charged with traffic citations or with crimes in Southport, NC at their court appearances in Bolivia, NC the county seat of Brunswick County, NC. The Brunswick County Courthouse is located at 310 Government Center Drive, NE, Bolivia, NC 28422.