If you are involved in an accident you should consult an attorney prior
to making any statements to any insurance company.
In North Carolina, a meritorious claim can be easily destroyed by even
a minor misstatement. The insurance industry will
aggressively attempt to illicit that statement from you.
Recent legislation prevents any insurance agent from talking
to you if they have notice that you are represented. Most personal
injury attorneys accept meritorious personal injury cases on a contingency
fee basis, typically one-third of the recovery. Therefore, you do not have to pay attorney fees up front.
Please note; if you are involved in an accident involving either personal
injury or more than $500 in property damage, then you
must report this to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Remain
at the scene of the accident until a police officer arrives. Immediately obtain the names and addresses of witnesses. It is particularly
important to protect the evidence immediately. Even
a short delay can destroy your claim.
If you are injured, an attorney experienced in handling personal injury
can assist you in finding competent and reputable medical
To arrange a free initial consultation with Mr. Seibert or for questions
please feel free to call directly at (919) 546- 0606.