Cross Border Injuries

Handle Injuries Abroad with Our Expert Cross Border Lawyers & Claim Services in North Carolina

Trust Us for Clear Guidance and Successful Outcomes in Any  Out of Province Claim

Expert Cross-Border Injury Lawyers: Your Advocates Beyond Boundaries

North Carolina is a favorite destination for Canadian tourists. The Tar Heel State offers beautiful beaches as well as stunning mountain views. Countless activities, national parks and local landmarks make it a promising retreat for individuals and families alike.

Unfortunately, traveling to North Carolina is not without its risks. Accidents can occur without warning and cause serious harm.

In Canada, many physical and mental rehabilitation options fall outside of health insurance. Those included offer insufficient sessions for proper healing.

By initiating legal claims, you can receive financial and medical benefits from your auto insurance and the insurance of the driver who caused the accident.

Recovering compensation for your personal injury is difficult as it is, but getting injured outside of your home province adds new layers of complexity.

Personal injury claims require a lawyer in the area the accident occured. Normally this isn’t a problem as the accident location is the same as where you reside. Having been injured in North Carolina, however, this is no longer the case.

Cross Border Injuries has made its mission securing legal assistance for Canadians injured in America. We have over 100 Attorneys across Canada and the United States. No matter which province you are from or which state you are injured in, we can help.

Cross Border Injury Lawyers for Canadians Hurt in North Carolina

Motor Vehicle Accidents in North Carolina

North Carolina ranks number 5 for American states with the highest number of motor vehicle accidents. When visiting the tourist hubs of Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Charlotte be sure to be extra cautious while driving.

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can cause serious mental and physical impairments – even if not immediately obvious. The law recognizes this and makes insurance companies deliver the necessary benefits for your full recovery. Benefits include.

In addition to benefits through your own insurance, you are entitled to compensation from the at-fault driver’s insurance company as well. This is called a third-party or tort claim.

To receive this full compensation in an out-of-province claim, you require a second attorney. We will provide you with a North Carolina Lawyer who will handle the at-fault party’s insurance company while your provincial lawyer will take care of your own.

This two-pronged approach is what we at Cross Border Injuries are best at. If you choose to initiate a car accident claim in North Carolina keep in mind the state has a 3 year limitation period. Let us work toward the full resolution you deserve – Give Us a Call.

Why Use Two lawyers?

Motor Vehicle Accidents have Two distinct parts.

The first is called Accident Benefits or a first party claim – This part is between you and your own insurance company.

The second is called a Tort or a third party claim – This is between you and the at-fault drivers insurance company.

A Tort or 3rd Party claim must be brought about in the state where the injury occured.

This requires a Lawyer licensed in the State of the accident.

Furthermore, different countries have distinct legal systems and regulations, which can significantly impact the resolution of injury claims. By using Cross Border Injuries, each of your personal injury lawyers is an expert in their geographical region. This means that you have the best chance of success for each of your claims.

North Carolina Specific Laws

North Carolina MVA laws follow the principle of pure contributory negligence. This means that whoever is determined to have caused the car accident will be unable to receive compensation. 

This rarely applies to vehicle passengers*

Slip And Fall Accident Lawyers in North Carolina

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Slip and fall accidents are a common occurrence in North Carolina. A combination of aging infrastructure, spilled liquids and relaxed footwear make North Carolina a state where this type of accident happens all too often.

Some might think Slip and Falls are not a big deal – take it from us, they can be. Trip and falls can cause soft tissue damage, cuts/scrapes, and sprains. In more serious instances they have been known to cause;

Even the “minor” side of these bodily damages can cause significant altering to daily functioning. For example, time off work might be taken to complete the recovery process. In more serious cases medical intervention and rehabilitation may be needed.

Pursuing compensation for pain and suffering is your legal right. The state of North Carolina allows you to bring a legal claim up to 3 years after the accident date.

Slip and fall claims fall under premises liability which state that a property owner is responsible for the safety of visitors. It is your lawyer’s responsibility to prove that the property owner knowingly allowed dangerous conditions that could have caused a fall.

Cross Border Injuries North Carolina Attorneys are experts in slip and falls and will represent you as a Canadian. Contact us today to see if you have a case.

Dog Bites Injuries Lawyers in North Carolina

Dog bites caused by a negligent owner can lead to serious bodily harm. Usually attacking the arms and lower legs, a dogs sharp teeth and saliva can cause a range of injuries, including;

Seek medical attention directly after a dog bite. Bacterial infection can worsen even a small injury.

When it comes to dog bites, North Carolina follows the one bite rule. This means that the owner of a dog who has bitten someone for the first time cannot be held responsible. If the dog has a history of aggression, however, a civil or criminal suit can be filed.

These accidents seem to be straightforward, but this is not always the case. Even as the clear victim of a dog bite it takes an experienced North Carolina lawyer to achieve success. It is imperative that your lawyer knows the ins and outs of the local laws, collects the relevant facts and overcomes the objections of the opposing counsel.

Cross Border Injuries North Carolina Attorneys are experts in achieving fair resolutions for their Canadian dog bite clients. Your ability to initiate a claim ends after 3 years. Reach out now to begin the compensation process.