Brenton D. Adams’s Guides

Brenton D. Adams

Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. What to Do After a Car Accident with a Hit-and-Run Driver

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    A car accident hit and run in which a driver hits a vehicle and takes off can be one of the most stressful kinds of accidents. Although this act is illegal, many drivers particularly those without insurance attempt it anyway. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, ...

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  2. When a Person Contracts Hospital-Acquired (Nosocomial) Infections

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    Hospital-acquired, or nosocomial, infections are those acquired by patients who are in the hospital for a reason different than the infection. Those that are preventable and caused by hospital negligence could result in the hospital and staff being held liable in a claim. Hospita...

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  3. Five Major Reasons a Workers’ Comp Attorney Should Be Hired after a Work Injury

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    Hiring a Workers' Comp attorney in Dunn is important when a work injury is serious. This may be the only way for a workers rights to be protected and to ensure that his or her claim is handled fairly. Reasons to Hire an Attorney after a Serious Work Injury Minor injuries at work ...

  4. Requirements for Proving Medical Malpractice

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    Proving medical malpractice can be difficult. Victims have to consider the time and cost of pursuing this type of case. The state of North Carolina is no stranger to malpractice. According to State Health Facts, in 2011 there were 142 claims paid, totaling $44,981,000. Its hard t...

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  5. Leverage Your Workers' Compensation Claim to Speed the Appeal Process

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    The Workers' Compensation claim appeal process sometimes can be complicated. A Workers' Comp attorney in Dunn, NC can walk you through the process, so you know what to expect. Overview of the Workers' Compensation Claim Appeal Process Once the insurer or employer has denied a cla...

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  6. Economic Damages vs. Non-Economic Damages

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    Economic damages may be available if your injuries were caused by the negligence of someone else. You also could be entitled to non-economic damages, which a personal injury attorney in Fayetteville can help determine. Types of Economic Damages Settlements in a personal injury ca...

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  7. An Overview of SSI Survivor Benefits

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    SSI survivor benefits may be available to surviving children and spouses if the wage earner of your home has died. For help understanding your rights, contact a Social Security attorney in Fayetteville. Applying for SSI Survivor Benefits Most benefits are paid from the time you a...

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  8. Work Injuries Caused by Equipment Failure: Not Your Fault

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    A workplace injury from equipment is no laughing matter. Equipment malfunctions and failure can lead to serious injuries, impairments, amputations, permanent disability and even death. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, close to 3 million employees suffered from workpla...

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  9. Liability in a Medical Malpractice Claim

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    Medical malpractice liability may lie with doctors and other medical professionals who fail to provide acceptable care to patients. All doctors have a duty to provide reasonable care when treating patients, and although most doctors provide good care for their patients, there a...

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  10. How Poor Weather May Affect a Car Accident Insurance Claim

    Written by attorney Brenton Adams, over 1 year ago.

    Liability is obviously a major part of your car accident insurance claim. But it may be complicated if the responsible party blames poor weather conditions as the cause of the accident. While this will be considered when evaluating what led to the accident, drivers are still held...

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