Benson, North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers

Michael D. Maurer
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Former Insurance Co. Attorney | Putting My Insider Knowledge to Work for You!

I am dedicated to helping accident victims level the playing field against the big insurance companies, who will often do anything to try to defeat or minimize your claim. I would be honored to stand in your corner! Read More »
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Naomi L. Ellis
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Free Consultation! Passionate North Carolina Personal Injury Attorney! Call Now!

I am dedicated to helping those who have been injured by the negligence or wrongdoing of others. I provide skilled and aggressive legal representation! Visit my website for client reviews. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Christian Connolly
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North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyer

Roger Williams University School of LawMassachusetts and North Carolina
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Jerry Parker Jr
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Dunn, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(910) 591-2551 600 W Cumberland St
P. O. Box 971
Dunn, NC 28335
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Animal, Business and Workers' Comp
Campbell University
Jerry D. Parker, Jr., is a co-founding principal partner of Parker & Frey, PLLC. Mr. Parker directs all litigation operations. Mr. Parker is personally involved in every case and insures that each client receives impeccable representation. Mr. Parker's litigation team includes very experienced attorneys and paralegals as well as investigators who have worked as a cohesive unit successfully for over 25 years. Jerry recently received an AV rating from his peers, which means that he was deemed to have very high professional ethics and preeminent legal ability. Only lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability receive a...
Mr. Brent Adams
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Dunn, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 48 years experience
(910) 892-8177 119 South Lucknow Square
Dunn, NC 28334
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability and Social Security Disability
North Carolina personal injury lawyer Brenton D. Adams has represented individuals against insurance companies since 1973. Mr. Adams is board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocacy Forum. He has been selected as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in North Carolina by the American Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Adams has given lectures to trial lawyers at numerous seminars dealing with trial advocacy and trial practice issues. Among the trial lawyer organizations at which Mr. Adams has lectured are the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, The North Carolina Bar Association,...
Robert Adam Frey
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Dunn, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(910) 591-2551 600 W. Cumberland St.
Dunn, NC 28334
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Animal, Business and Workers' Comp
Campbell University
Robert Frey is recognized by his peers and his clients as an expert in Workers' Compensation cases. In his law career, he has helped countless of injured workers and their families obtain the medical care and the compensation they deserve. Known for his accessibility, compassion and tenacious trial preparation, Mr. Frey is one of the leading worker's compensation attorneys in North Carolina. Mr. Frey has litigated complex workers compensation and personal injury cases. He takes pride not only in advocating for victims of workplace and personal injury, but in providing them with the resources and information they...
John Fitzpatrick Jr
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Lillington, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(919) 984-1444 133 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd. Ste E
Lillington, NC 27546
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Nursing Home
University of North Carolina School of Law
The Law Office of John C. Fitzpatrick helps people through the following difficult times: Criminal Law – Our Durham attorney focusing will aggressively defend you from allegations of North Carolina criminal violations, ranging from traffic tickets for speeding or Driving While Impaired (DWI/DUI), to misdemeanors like shoplifting or domestic assault, to drug charges or white collar crime, and serious felonies, including homicide. Personal Injury – If you have been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, pain, and even your time lost from work. An injury from a car accident, trucking accident, bicycle accident...
William J. Vasquez
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Smithfield, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 8 years experience
(919) 989-3000 612 S Bright Leaf Blvd
Smithfield, NC 27577
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Immigration and Workers' Comp
North Carolina Central University
William Vásquez is a native of Queens, NY. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 2000-2007. He is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and received the Joint Service Achievement Medal for his work as a Spanish linguist for the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2005. William graduated from Campbell University in 2007 with a degree in computer science. He earned his J.D. in 2011 from the North Carolina Central University School of Law. His practice areas include immigration law and criminal defense cases. He is licensed and in good standing with the State Bar of North Carolina and...
James Thomas West
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Lillington, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 39 years experience
(800) 936-3133 900 South Main Street
P.O. Box 1118
Lillington, NC 27546
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Workers' Comp
Campbell Law School
J. Thomas West, Attorney at Law, graduated cum laude and ranked second in his graduating class from Campbell University School of Law. While in law school he received the Corpus Juris Secundum Award for outstanding scholastic achievement; Am Jur Book Awards for Contracts, Wills, Trusts, Federal Estate Taxation and Federal Gift Taxation; Campbell School of Law Academic Scholarship; was awarded the J. Shepherd Bryan Scholarship; was a candidate member of the Campbell Law Review, a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He performed his undergraduate studies at Campbell also, where...
Elizabeth West Murphy
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Lillington, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(800) 936-3133 900 South Main Street
P.O. Box 1118
Lillington, NC 27546
Personal Injury, Estate Planning and Workers' Comp
Campbell University
Elizabeth W. Murphy, Attorney at Law, received her Juris Doctor degree from Campbell University School of Law where she received an award for being first in her Workers' Compensation class. She performed her undergraduate studies at Campbell also, where she graduated magna cum laude in 2003 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Trust and Investment Management and a minor in Financial Planning. Her studies in Trust and Investment Management have given her a fuller understanding of the laws and requirements of Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, and the Estate Administration. Her professional memberships include the North Carolina...
Jeremy Tanner
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Clayton, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
10027 Us 70 Business Hwy W
Clayton, NC 27520
Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Jeremy concentrates in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, workers' compensation, social security and medical malpractice. He has tried cases in the Superior and District Courts as well as before the Industrial Commission and Administrative Law Judges. In 2003, Jeremy received the Commonwealth of Kentucky's Highest Civilian Honor. Jeremy received his undergraduate degree from St. Andrews College in Laurinburg, North Carolina and his law degree from Widener University in Delaware. In addition to being licensed as an Attorney, Jeremy also holds a Real Estate Sales License and is certified as both a mediator and arbitrator.
Jason P. Cramer
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Fuquay Varina, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 2 years experience
(919) 925-3330 7636 Purfoy Rd. Ste. 203
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
William H. Bowen School of Law
Joshua Michael Whitaker
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Clayton, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
205 W. Main Street
Clayton, NC 27520
Personal Injury, Business, Entertainment & Sports and Probate
Curtis Osborne
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North Carolina Personal Injury Attorney with 21 years experience

North Carolina Central University School of Law and The George Washington University Law SchoolNorth Carolina, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, District of Columbia, South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. District Court for the District...
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Dunn, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(910) 892-2178 804 W Broad St
Dunn, NC 28334
Personal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Municipal
Dunn, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(910) 892-2178 804 W Broad St
Dunn, NC 28334
Personal Injury, Criminal and DWI
Dunn, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(910) 892-2178 804 W Broad St
Dunn, NC 28334
Personal Injury, Divorce and Family
Dunn, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(910) 892-4970 111 Commerce Dr
Dunn, NC 28334
Personal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Real Estate
Smithfield, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(919) 934-4634 212 E Church St
Smithfield, NC 27577
Personal Injury, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Lillington, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(910) 893-5111 65 Main St
Lillington, NC 27546
Personal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Medical Malpractice
Lillington, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(910) 893-5111 65 Main St
Lillington, NC 27546
Personal Injury, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Dunn, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(910) 892-4970 111 Commerce Dr
Dunn, NC 28334
Personal Injury, Criminal and DWI
Lillington, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(910) 893-5111 65 Main St
Lillington, NC 27546
Personal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Estate Planning
Lillington, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(910) 893-5111 65 Main St
Lillington, NC 27546
Personal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Melissa Averett
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Chapel Hill, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 21 years experience
(919) 903-9442 50101 Governors Drive
Suite 150
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Personal Injury, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
I love practicing law. Guiding clients through the stress and upheaval of divorce, a custody battle or the aftermath of a death in the family is position of trust that I take seriously. Drafting an amicable separation agreement, or completing an adoption efficiently with as little drama as possible is equally important. I have been a NC Certified Family Law Specialist since 2009. My law firm handles divorce, custody, child support, alimony, property division, grandparents' rights, domestic violence, tort claims and personal injury, prenuptial and separation agreements, estate planning and administration in Chatham, Orange and Durham counties.
Michael D. Maurer
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(844) 817-8058 1511 Sunday Dr
#302
Raleigh, NC 27607
Free ConsultationRaleigh, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 13 years experience
Personal Injury
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law and Florida State University College of Law
Serving All Areas of North Carolina. Offices in Charlotte, Asheville, Raleigh, Greensboro, and Fayetteville.

If there is one thing that helps me maximize the results for clients, it is the valuable experience I gained on the "other" side while working as a defense lawyer for the insurance companies. Defending and going to trial on the very same types of cases I now handle provided unique insight into the thought processes of insurance adjusters, their bosses (the real decision-makers), and the attorneys they hire to try to minimize or defeat your claim.

I handle wrongful death and most types of serious personal injury...
Thomas W. Henson Jr.
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Raleigh, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 31 years experience
(919) 781-1107 3110 Edwards Mill Rd
Suite 210
Raleigh, NC 27612
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Construction and Nursing Home
Thomas Henson Jr. joined Henson Fuerst in 1989. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1986 and his Juris Doctorate in 1989—both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Thomas is the Past Chair of the board of directors of the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina (BIANC), advocating for brain injury victims and their families across North Carolina, and currently serves on its board. He has been a presenter at multiple conferences for victims of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), their caregivers, and brain injury professionals.

In 2012, Governor Bev Perdue appointed Thomas to the first...
Judith M. Vincent-Pope
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Raleigh, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(866) 921-8805 Vincent-Pope Law Firm, P.A.
3737 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27612
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
With offices in Cary and Raleigh, Vincent-Pope Law Firm focuses its practice on the settlement and trial of major personal injury cases, including injuries and wrongful death from car and truck accidents and professional negligence. We also represent clients in commercial and insurance litigation cases.
Kenneth King Jr
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Raleigh, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 34 years experience
(800) 635-1683 4030 Wake Forest Rd; Ste 210
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Arbitration & Mediation, Medical Malpractice and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina School of Law and Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Ken was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961 and served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps from 1986 through 1990, where he was a member of the JAG Corps. Ken practices law in the following areas: workers’ compensation, personal injury litigation, wrongful death, bankruptcy, and trials in state and federal courts and arbitrations.

He is a Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist through the North Carolina State Bar and was recently appointed to a three-year term on the North Carolina Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section Council. Mr. King is also a member and frequent lecturer at the Workers’ Compensation...
Sonya Tien
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Raleigh, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 8 years experience
(919) 348-7727 5540 Centerview Drive
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27606
Personal Injury, Immigration and Insurance Claims
Columbia Law School
Sonya Tien has personally resolved hundreds of claims and has recovered millions of dollars for her clients. She stands up to the nation's largest insurance companies and fights for her clients. Ms. Tien focuses on providing dedicated, strategic and effective legal representation to her clients.

Jason Michael Burton
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(833) 623-0042 3008 Anderson Dr
#250
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationRaleigh, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 8 years experience
Personal Injury and DWI
Elon University School of Law
Jason Michael Burton is a fifth-generation attorney with broad experience in significant personal injury cases. The son of a career-long insurance defense attorney, he has a detailed understanding of how insurance companies review and handle claims, which he uses to maximize personal injury compensation for his clients.

Since serving as a judicial clerk in the North Carolina court system, Mr. Burton has helped secure more than $40 Million in settlements and verdicts on behalf of individuals harmed by the wrongful conduct of others. He focuses his practice on catastrophic personal injury cases resulting in life-altering injuries, prolonged...
Kimberly Wilson White
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Raleigh, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 25 years experience
(919) 800-0919 434 Fayetteville St.
Suite 2060
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
West Virginia University College of Law
For more than 15 years, Raleigh personal injury attorney Kimberly Wilson White has focused her practice almost exclusively on personal injury. A Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Rated attorney, Ms. White takes the time to understand every unique detail of your case before determining how to proceed. She utilizes her vast experience, relationships with local experts, and extensive resources in order to better prepare for your case and represent your interests. If you were injured in a recent accident—including car accidents, medical malpractice, and dangerous drugs—Ms. White is prepared to fight for justice and fair compensation on your behalf. Call today!
Leto Copeley
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Durham, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 35 years experience
(919) 240-4054 300 Blackwell St.
Suite 101
Durham, NC 27701
Personal Injury, Employment and Workers' Comp
Harvard Law School
Leto has been successfully litigating cases for plaintiffs in the North Carolina state and federal courts for more than 25 years. She handles cases of workplace injury and mistreatment, personal injury and wrongful death, and sexual harassment and sex abuse. For the past ten years, Leto has had the highest rating (AV) for legal ability and ethical standards given by Martindale-Hubbell. She has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America in the area of workers' compensation since 2005. Since 2006, Leto has been included in the list of North Carolina...
Benjamin H. Whitley
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Raleigh, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(919) 785-5000 2424 Glenwood Avenue #201
Raleigh, NC 27608
Personal Injury, Consumer and Workers' Comp
Mississippi College School of Law
Do you need quality legal advice? Then look to Ben Whitely, of Whitley Law Firm. Don’t suffer through your personal injury alone. Contact a Raleigh personal injury lawyer to schedule a meeting today!
Christopher Anglin
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(919) 803-1516 8801 Fast Park Dr.
Ste. 301
Raleigh, NC 27617
Free ConsultationRaleigh, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 8 years experience
Personal Injury, Construction and Nursing Home
Elon University
I have practiced in Raleigh, North Carolina for my entire legal career. I have tried cases in both North Carolina State Superior Court and Federal Court. In 2014, I was selected to the North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy which is a program for young attorneys who wish to hone their leadership skills. I ran for the North Carolina Supreme Court in 2018 and received almost 600,000 votes. I attended Elon University School of Law for law school and Wake Forest University for my undergraduate education. In my spare time, I enjoy going to Wake Forest athletic events and anything...
Rebecca Britton
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Fayetteville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 27 years experience
(888) 811-9738 2850 Village Drive, Suite 206
Fayetteville, NC 28304
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Campbell Law School
Rebecca Britton has fought for injured people across North Carolina for more than 23 years, representing those who have suffered serious harm or the loss of a loved on by another's negligence and helping individuals and families recover the compensation they need to move forward. She is well-known for the respect and care she offers her clients and has earned numerous honors for her professional standing and service to her clients and the Fayetteville Community.
Naomi L. Ellis
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(844) 817-8058 1511 Sunday Dr
#302
Raleigh, NC 27607
Free ConsultationRaleigh, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 6 years experience
Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Nursing Home and Products Liability
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Naomi has been with Maurer Law since 2015 and serves in an "Of Counsel" role at the firm. She practices personal injury law focusing primarily on motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents and slip and falls. After many years of representing injured clients, Naomi has a unique understanding of the difficulties and stresses an accident and injury can place on a person's life. She is very passionate about helping her clients through these difficult times and fights to ensure her clients are fairly compensated for their losses.
Naomi graduated with honors from North Carolina Central University School of Law where...
Kelly Stevens
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Raleigh, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 25 years experience
(919) 277-0161 5540 McNeely Drive, #202
Raleigh, NC 27612
Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Missouri - Columbia
Kelly A. Stevens is a co-founder and managing member of the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, P.L.L.C. and has been practicing as an attorney since 1994. She grew up in the mid-west and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. While in college she was elected President of her pre-law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta. She attended law school at the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated in 1994. While in law school she performed an internship at the Attorney General's Office for the State of Missouri and later clerked for...
Angela Darlene Vandivier-Stanley
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Raleigh, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 20 years experience
(800) 635-1683 4030 Wake Forest Road; Ste 210
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Arbitration & Mediation and Workers' Comp
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Angela was born in Connersville, Indiana in 1970. She was admitted to the North Carolina bar in 2000. Angela practices law in the following areas: workers’ compensation and personal injury. She attended Ball State University (B.S., 1993); Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., 1999) Memberships/Associations: North Carolina State Bar Association; Onslow County Bar Association; North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers and North Carolina Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section.
Heidi Chapman
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Chapel Hill, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 37 years experience
(919) 968-6116 100 Europa Dr.
Suite 560
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina School of Law
Rishona Peace
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Durham, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 10 years experience
(919) 410-8024 2530 Meridian Parkway, Suite 200
Durham, NC 27713
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
North Carolina Central University
Attorney Peace is a managing partner at the Law Office of Peace & Squires, PLLC practicing in the areas of Business, Contracts, and Personal Injury Law. Attorney Peace has worked extensively negotiating North American and International contracts, and has used her notable negotiations skills to effectuate first-rate results for her clients.

Attorney Peace earned her Juris Doctor degree from North Carolina Central University in 2008, her Master of Business Administration, Cum Laude, from North Carolina Central University in 2004, and her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Magna Cum Laude, from North Carolina Central University in 2002. While attending North Carolina...
Nathaniel Coates Smith
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Chapel Hill, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 27 years experience
(919) 401-0062 111 Cloister Ct
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Personal Injury, Appeals and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Nathaniel “Nat” Smith heads up the firm’s civil litigation practice. He handles serious personal injury and workers’ compensation cases in addition to business litigation, trust and estate litigation cases. He also works on civil appeals on behalf of the firm’s clients. Mr. Smith grew up in Raleigh, where he was a member of Broughton High School’s 50th graduating class in 1979. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. He graduated with honors from UNC School of Law in 1993. While in law school, he clerked...
Robert H. Gilmore
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Clinton, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 7 years experience
(910) 490-1250 112 Lisbon Street
Clinton, NC 28328
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Campbell Law School
Robert Gilmore is an experienced trial lawyer and former prosecutor trying crimes ranging from DWI to Rape before juries across North Carolina. Mr. Gilmore was born and raised in Sampson County, and prosecuted for the State for several years, becoming noted for his courtroom skill in closing arguments and cross examination before returning home to practice focusing on DWIs, criminal defense, traffic, personal injury, and divorce. Call Mr. Gilmore today to get an attorney with experience that counts.
David Spencer
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Raleigh, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 26 years experience
(919) 787-9944 2443 Lynn Road
Suite 208
Raleigh, NC 27612
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Workers' Comp
Campbell Law School
A North Carolina native, David was born and raised in a commercial fishing family on the Outer Banks. He decided to attend law school while he was at North Carolina State University earning dual BAs in Economics and Business Management. Even then, he knew that “fighting for the little guy” was his destiny. After 20 years, he and his partners continue to stand for the same principles.

An avid Top Dragster racer (with an IHRA Class B license), David has written articles on the importance of adequate insurance coverage and appropriate legal representation for several racing industry publications.

He spent years dedicated...
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Injured in an accident?

When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.

Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.

Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.


Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.

Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.