Auto Accidents

Skilled Auto Accident Attorney in Cary, NC – Jonathan Richardson Law

Navigating Auto Accident Claims in Cary, NC

Car accidents can be traumatic experiences, leading to physical injuries, emotional distress, and financial burdens. At Jonathan Richardson Law, we understand the challenges you face following an auto accident and are dedicated to helping you navigate the legal process with ease and expertise. Our goal is to ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries and losses.

About Jonathan Richardson

Jonathan Richardson, a seasoned attorney with roots in Burlington, NC, and an alumnus of UNC-Chapel Hill and The University of Dayton School of Law, brings extensive experience and a personalized approach to each case. Since establishing his practice in Cary in 2004, Jonathan has been a staunch advocate for victims of auto accidents, ensuring their rights are protected and their voices heard.

Understanding Auto Accident Cases

Types of Auto Accidents:

  • Rear-end collisions
  • Side-impact crashes
  • Head-on collisions
  • Hit-and-run incidents
  • Collisions involving commercial vehicles

Common Causes:

  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding and reckless driving
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Poor road conditions
  • Weather-related factors

Your Rights and Compensation After an Auto Accident

As a victim of an auto accident, you have the right to seek compensation for various damages:

  • Medical expenses, including future medical care
  • Lost wages and loss of earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property damage, including vehicle repairs
  • Emotional distress

FAQs about Auto Accident Cases

What should I do immediately after a car accident?

Ensure your safety and seek medical attention. Document the scene and exchange information with the other party. Contact law enforcement to file a report.

How long do I have to file a claim in North Carolina?

North Carolina law typically allows three years from the date of the accident to file a personal injury claim.

Should I talk to the insurance company before speaking with a lawyer?

It’s advisable to consult with an attorney before discussing the accident with insurance companies. Statements made to insurers can impact your claim.

What if the other driver was uninsured?

You may still have options for compensation under your own insurance policy’s uninsured motorist coverage. A consultation with an attorney can clarify your specific situation.

The Importance of Legal Representation

Having a knowledgeable attorney like Jonathan Richardson on your side can make a significant difference in the outcome of your auto accident case. Jonathan’s commitment to his clients includes:

  • Thorough investigation of the accident
  • Handling all communications with insurance companies
  • Fighting for the maximum compensation you deserve

Contact and Consultation

If you’ve been involved in an auto accident in Cary, NC, reach out to Jonathan Richardson Law for legal guidance. Contact us at 919-469-9904 or through our online form to schedule a consultation.

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