Personal InjuryAttorney

Our lawyers handle the following cases for our clients:

  • Car wreck injury
  • Motorcycle Collisions
  • Bicycle/Pedestrian Wrecks
  • Wrongful Death
  • Boating Collisions
  • Jet Ski Wrecks
  • Trucking Wrecks
  • Premises liability
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Head and spinal cord injuries
  • Animal related accidents/dog attacks

If you have been injured or suffered the death of a loved one due to someone else’s careless actions, Kirk Sanders and his legal team can help evaluate your case and offer successful strategies and advice to prosecute those who caused your suffering. Kirk has tried numerous car wreck jury trials to verdict dating back to 1996.

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What is a car wreck injury?
When another driver breaches their duty to drive reasonably and proximately causes damages to another person, then that person has the basis for a personal injury claim.
What can I recover if I am in Motorcycle wreck?
When another person acts with negligence or reckless disregard and causes a collision that injures a motorcycle driver or their rider, then there is a possible claim to recover for injuries, lost wages, permanent disabilities, pain & suffering, and more.
What is a trucking wreck lawyer?
An attorney who navigates the laws of Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations and state laws to prove liability of a truck driver for injuries to a person and to recover damages for an injured party. Trucking cases tend to have the most significant injuries or death due to the size, weight and speed of the trucks involved in the collision.
What is a premises liability case?
It is when an injury occurs on someone’s property due to an unsafe condition. The elements of a premises liability injury case require: unsafe condition, foreseeable injury would occur, it was preventable, the unsafe condition proximately caused the injury to the victim.
How common are bicycle wrecks? Bicycle/Pedestrian Wrecks
According to the NHTSA, in 2021 there were 966 cyclist deaths (2.2% of all traffic fatalities). There was a 1.9% increase in cycle fatalities in 2021 from 2020. In 2021 – 41,615 cyclists were injured (a 7% increase over 2020). 85% of all cyclist crashes were in urban areas. Crash Stats https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813484
What is a Wrongful Death claim?

This case involves negligence or reckless behavior that proximately causes the death of a person. In North Carolina the damages to be awarded are based primarily on the Wrongful death statutes which an experienced plaintiff’s lawyer can present on behalf of the estate of the victim. According to the NHTSA, there were 42,915 vehicular deaths in 2021 (10.5% increase over 2020)
https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/813283

Can I recover for a Boating Collision?

Yes, if the boat driver was acting improperly (eg. Speeding in a no wake zone, consuming too much alcohol, turning in front of your route, capsizing, failure to use lights after sunset, etc.) and causes an injury to a victim or their property. See also https://www.ncwildlife.org/Boating/Laws-Safety/Boating-Regulations

Are there laws regulating Jet Skis?

Yes, in NC there are laws about operation of personal watercrafts. For a list of rules, see https://www.ncwildlife.org/Boating/Laws-Safety/Personal-Watercraft-Law which limit PWC to operation between sunrise and sunset, no unreasonable weaving through congested areas, no-wake speed operation within 50’ of a moored vessel, dock, swimmer.

What is a Catastrophic Injury?
In NC this is considered an extreme injury like amputation, loss of sight or hearing, nerve damage, paralysis, brain damage.
What is a spinal cord or head injury?
Damage to the vertebrae, ligaments or disks in the spinal column. In wrecks this usually occurs due to sudden, traumatic collisions such as a high speed impact. The 4 areas of the spinal cord include the cervical (neck), thoracic (upper back), lumbar (lower back) and sacral (near the hip).
Who is liable for a Dog bite or Animal Attack?
You may be able to recover from the dog owner. There are complexities to this, including the animal’s history of vicious propensities. One can recover from the dog owner and his homeowners insurance. A lawyer is needed for these cases.

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Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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