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Wrongful Death

Wrongful death cases are different than most other personal injury lawsuits. In a wrongful death case, most commonly, we are seeking compensation for the family of the deceased. The victim’s family is often left with astronomical medical bills, and emotional devastation. If the death was caused by a wrongful act, neglect, or default of another, the family may be entitled to compensation. Some examples of neglect of another resulting in wrongful death include:

  • Drunk driving, or driving under the influence
  • Speeding or reckless driving
  • Aggressive driving
  • Nursing home negligence
  • Defective products, including vehicles, machinery, and pharmaceuticals
  • Faulty safety equipment on construction or industrial sites

If you have lost a loved one due to a wrongful act, neglect, or default of another, you may be entitled to compensation. Some of the damages covered by this compensation may include:

  • Medical bills, including hospital, Doctor and ambulatory expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of wages, current and future

We have attorneys with experience in wrongful death lawsuits. The wrongful death attorneys at Oxner + Permar, pllc will evaluate your case and explain your options at no charge. We recognize this is a painful time, which is why this confidential consultation will allow you to ask questions about your case, and get the answers you need with no pressure or obligation.

Premises Liability

Premises liability is more commonly referred to as a slip or trip and fall accident. Most slip and falls result in minor injuries, but occasionally, they can be severe and life changing. Property owners have a responsibility to ensure their premises are safe. If they do not take the necessary precautions to maintain safe premises, they may be liable. Some the most common places slip and fall accidents occur include:

  • Uneven surfaces without warning signage
  • Wet floors, including recently mopped or unattended spills
  • Broken flooring, covered by rugs or mats
  • Areas in disrepair with poor lighting or no lighting to see obstacles
  • Broken handrails that appear fully functioning

While North Carolina follows contributory negligence laws, depending on the negligence of the property owner, you may be entitled to compensation. These laws are complicated. If you have been involved in a slip and fall accident and have questions about your rights, call one of our experienced attorneys today. The slip or trip and fall attorneys at Oxner + Permar, pllc will evaluate your case confidentially, and at no cost to you.

Car and Truck Accidents

Thousands of car accidents happen every day. Unfortunately, careless drivers cause many of those. At Oxner + Permar, pllc, we have years of experience representing injured individuals involved in car, truck, and motorcycle accidents. If you have been in a car accident, you are most likely dealing with medical treatments, car repairs, and emotional trauma. This can be especially frustrating if your injuries were caused by the carelessness of someone else. Some examples of careless driving, include:

  • Texting and driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Driving under the influence of drugs
  • Distracted driving
  • Disobeying traffic signals
  • Drag racing

At Oxner + Permar, pllc, we will fight for the compensation you deserve. We have experience representing individuals hurt in car, truck, and motorcycle accidents. Call today to schedule a free confidential conversation with an experienced attorney.

Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are most often caused by a trauma to the head causing the brain to be driven into the skull. Most commonly, this blunt force happens during a motor vehicle accident. Sometimes the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury, also called TBI, do not present for days or weeks. If you have any of these symptoms, please seek medical attention immediately.

  • Headaches
  • Loss of memory
  • Nausea
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Behavioral Changes
  • Fatigue

Whether the brain trauma is severe or mild, it can be life changing. Recovery often takes a long time and it is a difficult process. If you have a TBI caused by the negligence of someone else, you may be entitled to compensation. You may incur extensive medical bills, or be unable to return to your prior lifestyle. These circumstances as well as many others may affect your case. Call today to speak confidentially to an attorney about your injuries. One of the experienced brain injury attorneys at Oxner + Permar, pllc can explain your options and help you understand your rights.

Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries typically occur during a traumatic event to the spinal cord or surrounding area. This would include a traumatic event like a car, motorcycle or truck accident. The spinal cord area includes:

  • The vertebrae
  • The neck
  • Upper and lower back
  • Muscles and nerves around the spinal cord

This type of injury can range from minor to severe, but most will require medical treatment. If you have injured your spinal cord due to a motor vehicle accident, or the negligence of another, you may be entitled to compensation.

Call the spinal cord injury attorneys at Oxner + Permar, pllc today to discuss your options. We have experience fighting for clients with spinal cord injuries. We can answer your questions, and explain your rights.