Surf City 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.
Surf City is a beach town in Pender County just north of Topsail Beach, NC. The northern portion of Surf City, NC is located in Onslow County. However, the bulk of Surf City is in Pender County.
If you receive a traffic citation such as a speeding ticket or are charged with a crime in Surf City in the Pender County portion, your court date will be in Burgaw, North Carolina in the Pender County courts. Pender County and New Hanover County make up the 5th judicial district which means they share the same judges and prosecutors.
Collins Law Firm is located in Wilmington, North Carolina, and does not have an office in Surf City, NC. However, attorney David Collins regularly represents people charged with traffic citations and crimes in Surf City, NC when they have their court appearance in the Pender County courts located in Burgaw, North Carolina.
The Pender County Courthouse is located at 100 South Wright St. Burgaw, NC 28425.