Pisgah Forest, North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers

William R. Scherer Jr.
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Brevard, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 46 years experience
(828) 210-1080 147 E. Main Street
Suite 300
Brevard, NC 28712
Personal Injury
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
William R. Scherer co-founded the firm in 1974 with his late partner Rex Conrad. Over the past almost four decades, Mr. Scherer has grown Conrad & Scherer into one of Florida’s leading law firms and has expanded the firm’s presence with offices in New York, New York, Brevard, North Carolina, and Quito, Ecuador.

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® since 1987, Mr. Scherer is a seasoned trial attorney. He has litigated over 100 trials in both jury and non-jury cases before state, appellate, and federal courts. Mr. Scherer’s cases and legal accomplishments have received coverage by major television networks such as...
Brian Elston
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 10 years experience
(828) 575-9700 84 Peachtree Road, Suite 220
Asheville, NC 28803
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Employment and Workers' Comp
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Time spent as an insurance claims adjuster made me realize that people need advocates to fight for them, and to fight for what matters most. Being on both sides of the claims process now as a personal injury attorney has taught me valuable information about how insurance companies will try to get you to settle for less than what you deserve. Whether it’s a personal injury attorney you need, medical malpractice, wrongful death, auto accident, workers compensation, or a matter involving civil litigation, my mission to get you what you are owed under the eyes of the law and...
Michael R. Lee
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 31 years experience
(800) 887-1965 1 Town Square Blvd
#345
Asheville, NC 28803
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Nursing Home and Workers' Comp
University of South Carolina School of Law
Anthony Ryan Morrow
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 9 years experience
(855) 667-7697 28 Schenck Pkwy
Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28803
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
California Western School of Law and North Carolina Central University School of Law
Noe Levi Flores
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Skyland, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(828) 253-5454 1950 Hendersonville Rd. #2091
Skyland, NC 28776
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Consumer, IP and Products Liability
William Fisher II
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(828) 771-2444 50 Deerhaven Ln
Asheville, NC 28803
Personal Injury
Hendersonville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(828) 697-9964 921 Oakland St
Hendersonville, NC 28791
Personal Injury
Hendersonville, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(828) 697-5410 422 N Church St
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Personal Injury, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(828) 274-1223 83 Forest Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Workers' Comp
Hendersonville, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(704) 693-1739 222 3rd Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Personal Injury, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
David Gantt
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 38 years experience
(828) 252-2852 82 Church St
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Campbell Law School
David Gantt is an Asheville-based Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Legal Specialist serving western North Carolina. In addition to Workers’ Compensation, David practices in the areas of Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, and Wrongful Death law.

He holds a BA in Economics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1978, and earned his Juris Doctor from Campbell University Law School in 1981. David was admitted to the bar for North Carolina and U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina in 1981. In 1984, he was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, and U.S. District...
Michael D. Maurer
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(844) 817-8058 37 Haywood St
#200
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationAsheville, 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...
Lakota R. Denton
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 8 years experience
(828) 333-5996 36 Orchard St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Insurance Claims, Nursing Home and Workers' Comp
Western New England University School of Law
Based in Asheville, NC, Lakota R. Denton is a Personal Injury Lawyer that has assisted many clients in North Carolina who have been injured through no fault of their own, or due to someone else’s negligence. He is committed to helping injured persons in his community, and assisting them through the complex legal process, so they can get their lives back on track. Lakota is a Cum Laude graduate of Western New England College of Law. After interning at Pellegrini Seeley Ryan and Blakesley in Massachusetts and the National Labor Relations Board in Hartford, Connecticut during Law School,...
Mr. Douglas A. Petho
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Rutherfordton, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 28 years experience
(800) 737-2160 224 N Main St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
University of North Carolina School of Law
Attorney Douglas A. Petho joined the firm in 1993. He is a graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in the Administration of Criminal Justice in 1988. He earned his law degree from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1991. Mr. Petho is a native of the Charlotte area.

Mr. Petho began his trial career as an Assistant District Attorney for the 1st Judicial District of North Carolina serving under the Hon. H.P. Williams. In that position, Mr. Petho was tasked with the prosecution of both misdemeanor and...
Jessica E. Leaven
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 14 years experience
(800) 533-6845 535 College St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Employment and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina School of Law
Brian A. Buchanan
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 29 years experience
(800) 533-6845 535 College St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Social Security Disability
Wake Forest University School of Law
In the 30 years since I began practicing law, I have gained considerable experience as a trial attorney. The experience I gained early in my career as an insurance defense attorney is extremely beneficial in my representation of people who have been injured or killed because of the negligence of others. I have extensive civil litigation experience in state and federal courts, as well as before the Social Security Administration. I have also presented cases before the North Carolina Supreme Court and the North Carolina Court of Appeals.

As a partner at Grimes Teich Anderson LLP, I...
Scott M. Anderson
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Asheville , NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 30 years experience
(800) 533-6845 535 College St.
Asheville , NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Appeals and Workers' Comp
Attorney Scott Anderson has a passion for helping the injured and protecting their interests against insurance companies. Mr. Anderson has extensive trial, and strategic negotiation experience is personal injury, wrongful death, and workers compensation matters in North Carolina and South Carolina. He is licensed in both states and has handled matters in both states over the past 29 years. He is managing partner of Grimes Teich Anderson LLP, a North Carolina and South Carolina personal injury law firm with 8 offices in both states. Before becoming a personal injury attorney, he was an insurance defense lawyer, which gives...
Henry E. Teich
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 41 years experience
(800) 533-6845 535 College St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Workers' Comp
Henry Teich is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation, who has for over 40 years successfully represented workers with serious work injuries.

He is one of the founding partners of Grimes Teich Anderson LLP, a North Carolina and South Carolina Injury and Disability Firm with 8 offices in the two states. His goal is to make sure that his clients get the best medical treatment available under the circumstances and to protect them from insurance companies which may use oppressive tactics to limit or deny benefits that the injured worker is entitled to under the law.

He...
William E. Cannon Jr.
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Waynesville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 42 years experience
(828) 456-4800 370 N. Main St.
Suite 300
Waynesville, NC 28786
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Appeals, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
The University of Georgia School of Law
Bill Cannon is a native of Leesburg, Georgia and has been practicing law for more than 30 years. He focuses his practice in the area of civil litigation and has extensive experience in complex litigation. Bill enjoys working closely with his clients in finding innovative solutions to the challenges they face. He has a keen interest in professionalism and has been a speaker for orientations on professionalism at law schools. Bill is an author of a variety of professional articles and has made many presentations on professionalism in the practice of law and the importance of the justice system.
Joseph Ferikes
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 45 years experience
(828) 251-1588 48 Patton
Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28801
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Municipal
University of Alabama School of Law
Joe Ferikes began his practice in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia, representing such entities as the County of Dekalb. In 1983, Joe and his wife moved back to their hometown of Asheville to continue his law practice and raise their family. He has been a private practice trial lawyer since 1981, and was a solo practitioner until forming Ferikes & Bleynat in 2001.

Joe’s representative clients include the Towns of Woodfin and Fletcher, North Carolina, as well as the ABC Boards for Fletcher, Woodfin and Black Mountain. Joe has been actively involved in the Greek community and has coached youth sports for...
Corey James MacKinnon
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Marion, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 9 years experience
(828) 559-2567 93 S Main St
Marion, NC 28752
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Products Liability and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
Corey founded MacKinnon Law with the idea of providing McDowell County residents with legal representation and customer service normally only available in bigger markets. Corey served nearly 10 years as a police officer with the UNC Charlotte Police Department and Mooresville Police Department prior to and during law school. As a police officer, Corey was a road officer, a field training officer, a SWAT/SERT Member, and then a Detective. During law school Corey took internships with the Recording Industry Association of America, the Iredell County District Attorney's Office, and the United...
Senta F. Rhodes
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 533-6845 535 College St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Wisconsin Law School and The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Brian F Davis
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 28 years experience
1 North Pack Square
Suite 412
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Legal Malpractice and Products Liability
Wake Forest University School of Law
Brian is a Western North Carolina native, having been born and raised in Asheville. He attended Enka High School and then UNC-Chapel Hill for college. Brian attended Wake Forest University School of Law. After passing the Bar Exam, Brian practiced law in the Raleigh area, focusing his practice on serious personal injury, catastrophic injury cases, and wrongful death cases, for almost 20 years. He then moved his family and his law practice back to Asheville. Brian is an aggressive litigator who enjoys trying cases in the courtroom. He is very direct with his clients and with opposing counsel, does not...
Mark Nelson Morris
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Rutherfordton, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 14 years experience
(828) 286-3866 187 North Washington Street
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, Family and Traffic Tickets
Mark Morris was voted Best Attorney of Rutherford County, North Carolina by the Rutherford County Daily Courier Readers Poll for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. He practices family law, automobile accidents, criminal law and civil litigation in Rutherford, Polk, Cleveland, and McDowell Counties of North Carolina. Mark has also won the Clients Choice Award through Avvo. He fights for his clients' rights to obtain the best results possible.
Bradford Searson
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 33 years experience
(828) 252-5555 21 Battery Park Avenue, Suite 201
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Products Liability
Emory University School of Law
My practice focuses on the representation of individuals and families dealing with the aftermath of severe injury and loss, including death. I have extensive experience with complex medical issues in personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Our firm consists of four experienced trial lawyers and a remarkably talented and devoted support staff.
Bruce A. Elmore
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 43 years experience
(828) 253-1492 53 North Market St., Suite 100
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Attorney Bruce A. Elmore Jr. brings more than three decades of legal experience to his clients. His record includes record setting recoveries in counties throughout Western North Carolina.. Learn more about his firm’s commitment to pursuing a maximum recovery for you and your family.
David Douglas Moore
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Sylva, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 19 years experience
(828) 339-1010 559 W Main St
Sylva, NC 28779
Personal Injury, Family and Municipal
University of Memphis School of Law
David is a founding partner and a trial lawyer with a focus on Misdemeanor Crimes, Traffic Matters, DWI, DSS Parent Representation, General Civil Litigation, Family Law, Elder Law, Child Custody, Divorce and Separation, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability. He is a native of Jackson County, NC where he attended Cullowhee and Smoky Mountain High Schools. David is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He received his law degree from the University of Memphis. He passed the Tennessee Bar in 2000, initially concentrating his practice in medical malpractice and nursing home negligence...
Edward Bleynat Jr
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 30 years experience
(828) 251-1588 48 Patton Avenue, Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28801
Personal Injury, Business, Construction and Real Estate
University of North Carolina School of Law
Edward L. Bleynat, Jr. began his legal career by clerking for James G. Exum, Jr., then the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. He later went to work with a major Greensboro law firm in a general litigation practice, focusing on business litigation and tort law.

In 1995, Ed, his wife and children relocated to Asheville, North Carolina to continue his law practice and to raise their family in Western North Carolina, where Ed grew up. After Ed started his own firm in 1997, he and Joe Ferikes merged their practices into Ferikes & Bleynat, PLLC in 2001.

Ed...
Bradley Shannon Tisdale
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Franklin, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 32 years experience
(828) 349-6400 26 Iotla St
Franklin, NC 28734
Personal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
I am an attorney based in Franklin, Macon County, North Carolina, next to the court house. I have handled criminal law, family law, personal injury, and traffic matters for over 30 years in NC and TN. I have successfully tried almost every kind of criminal case, from capital murder (death penalty) cases, to shoplifting and traffic matters, including hundreds of DWI's. In addition, I handle family law matters such as divorce, child custody and support, separation agreements, and alimony. Please give us a call and schedule an appointment to see how we can best help you!
George W Moore
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 48 years experience
(888) 547-4408 One Oak Plaza, Suite 303
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Employment, Medical Malpractice and Workers' Comp
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
George Moore has been practicing law in Asheville, North Carolina since 1971 with a general practice restricted to family law, child custody, employment discrimination, workers compensation, medical malpractice, social security disability and personal injury. Our office provides individual legal representation centering on your personal case and situation. You are given individual attention and do not get lost in the bureaucracy of a large, impersonal firm. Our office takes pride in being attentive to your needs and in maintaining contact with you during the course of your case. You can contact us by telephone, email and text when you need information...
Michael Jon Macht
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 13 years experience
(828) 252-0002 61 North Market Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law and Catawba College
Christian Connolly
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Lawyer with 8 years experience
(828) 251-0800 535 College St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Roger Williams University School of Law
Ruth C Smith
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 20 years experience
(828) 253-2383 68 North Market Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Ronald Moore
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(828) 285-8877 366 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Workers' Comp
Attorney Ron L. Moore is licensed to practice in all North Carolina State Courts and the US District Court in the Western District of North Carolina. Ron is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association (Workers’ Compensation Section), Buncombe County Bar Association, North Carolina State Bar, and The North Carolina Advocates for Justice. He is also an approved attorney for Lawyers Title of North Carolina, Investors Title Insurance Company, Commonwealth Land Title Company of North Carolina, Stewart Title Company, The Title Insurance Company of North Carolina, and Attorneys Title. Additionally, Mr. Moore is a Certified Mediator in Industrial Commission...
Peter Paul
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Cashiers, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(828) 743-5200 P.O. Box 3049
Cashiers, NC 28717
Personal Injury and Real Estate
Mr. Jody S. Lanier
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney with 6 years experience
53 N.Market Street
Suite 6
Asheville, NC 28801
Personal Injury, Criminal and DWI
Jody Lanier, Asheville DWI/DUI, Drug, and Traffic Ticket Lawyer. Asheville Personal Injury and Car Accident Lawyer.
Peter Kanipe
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Asheville, NC Personal Injury Attorney
(828) 378-0058 One Oak Plaza
Ste. 208
Asheville, NC 28801
Personal Injury, Business and Real Estate
An Asheville native, Peter Kanipe has been practicing law since 2002. Considered a General Practice attorney, Mr. Kanipe has successfully represented his clients in many different areas of law. Please call 828-378-0058 for more information.
Mr. Jeffrey M Cooper JD, CPA
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Rutherfordton, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(888) 364-2949 431 South Main Street
Suite 10
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Personal Injury, Business, Construction and Nursing Home
Scott Armstrong
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Mars Hill, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(828) 333-5209 40 N. Merrimon Avenue, Suite 307
Asheville, NC
Mars Hill, NC 28754
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury, Criminal, DWI and Family
Alicia Gaddy Vega
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Rutherfordton, NC Personal Injury Lawyer
(828) 287-7005 185 N. Main Street, Suite E.
PO Box 1860
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
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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.