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Over 36 Years of Award-Winning Representation and Proven Results
Durham Personal Injury Attorney
The Law Office of Donald R Strickland Serves North Carolina in a Wide Range of Injury Matters
Donald R Strickland has earned inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, has been selected to Super Lawyers®, and has earned an AV-Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 rating from Martindale- Hubbell®. Clients need lawyers they can trust. Don Strickland’s most important goal is earning and preserving that trust.
For over 36 years, Attorney Strickland has represented accident victims in and around North Carolina by assisting them with personal injury claims. Filing a personal injury claim can be an extremely trying experience for most people—in the midst of dealing with injuries ranging from minor to catastrophic, no one wants to also attempt to navigate the complex legal paperwork and procedures that come with making a personal injury claim. When filing on behalf of a loved one’s tragic injury or wrongful death, the experience can be just as fraught and painful, if not more so.
This is where The Law Office of Donald R Strickland comes in. From car accidents to construction accidents, premises liability to product liability, Attorney Strickland has fought for his clients time and time again, winning them millions of dollars in settlements to cover their medical bills and other expenses. And he’s ready to fight for you, too.
Call Attorney Donald R Strickland at today to schedule your free case evaluation. We look forward to hearing from you!
Don’t Wait to Get Started on Your Case Today
According to the North Carolina General Statutes section, 1-52 the statute of limitations for personal injury cases in North Carolina is three years. This means you have three years to file your personal injury claim or you will lose your right to do so, effectively losing your right to recover compensation. Wondering how the statute of limitations may affect your case? Contact our team of attorneys as soon as possible to learn and get started on your case. Our firm offers free, no-obligation consultations so you have nothing to lose.
How Can an Injury Attorney in Durham Help Me?
After being involved in an accident, our team understands that negotiating with insurance companies is the last thing that you want to be responsible for. When you are hurt as a result of negligence, you are required to file a personal injury claim for your losses. Losses are calculated based on economic and non-economic damages, and insurance companies will do whatever it takes to minimize the amount that you recover from your claim. In order to achieve the amount that you deserve, our team can help you prove the following elements of negligence to ensure a just recovery for your injury claim:
Our Durham personal injury attorney can help you prove that the negligent party of an accident:
- 5Owed you a “duty of care”. This will prove that there was a responsibility to keep you from harm, and that this was not met.
- 5Was in the wrong by failing to act responsibly in the event leading up to your accident.
- 5Actions were a direct cause of your injuries, pain, and suffering.
- 5Is directly liable for this pain, which proves that the responsibility for damages rests on the insurance companies’ shoulders.
Insurance companies will require photographs, witness statements, medical records and several other documents in order to fulfill your injury claim. When you hire our personal injury attorney in Durham, you will receive dedicated defense against these companies, and aggressive support to help you achieve maximum compensation.
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Provide caring and responsive service while building the strongest case possible for every client
Use every available resource to give clients the best possible representation
Stay up-to-date on the laws and all necessary information to remain competitive in the legal field
Provide compassionate and understanding representation, knowing that every client’s situation is unique
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How to Determine the Value of an Injury Claim
When you have been injured due to negligence, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all of the details that are required to file a successful injury claim. Our injury attorney at the Law Office of Donald R. Strickland understands the importance of organizing these details to ensure that you receive maximum compensation for your suffering. Our attorney has the experience you need to battle insurance companies’ negotiations and demands.
Insurance companies use the following types of damages to determine the amount of compensation that you may be owed:
- Special Damages– These types of damages are also known as “economic” losses and they represent the tangible amounts that you have lost as a result of your injury due to negligence. These damages may include hospital bills or repair bills.
- General Damages– These types of damages are also known as “non-economic” losses. They represent the types of damages that are immeasurable after an accident due to negligence. These types of damages may include emotional trauma or pain and suffering.
If you believe that you have grounds to file an injury claim, contact our dedicated attorney for more information on how to receive maximum compensation. You can also take a look at our case results and client reviews to see how we have helped other accident victims in the past.
No matter what your situation, we promise to do our best to fight for you with everything we’ve got, guaranteed.