Posts by Doug Petho
Will I Be Deported If I File a Claim for My Car Accident?
North Carolina is an industrious state. We have a great climate and a thriving economy and beautiful views. So it’s not surprising that people from outside our state, and outside our country, move here. If you are an immigrant, either naturalized or undocumented, it is important that you understand your rights when it comes to…Read More
How Do I Read My North Carolina Car Accident Report?
After you’re involved in a car accident here in Charlotte, there’s likely a lot of chaos in the immediate aftermath of the collision. One of the most important pieces of evidence you’ll need later, however, is the accident report. This is the report taken by the responding police officer after the accident. You may hear…Read More
Can I Find Out How Much Insurance the At-Fault Driver Has?
After you’re injured in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, you typically file a claim with their insurance company for your medical expenses and other losses. However, when you file that claim, it’s important to remember that the insurance company does not represent you – it represents the at-fault driver. The insurance adjuster’s job…Read More
Can You Seek Damages If Your Loved One Suffered Before He or She Died?
It is always difficult to deal with the loss of a loved one. But when your loved one’s death was the result of a person’s wrongful actions, there are legal rights that you can exercise. If your loved one suffered before their death, you have the right to sue for their damages, too. Your loved…Read More
Why You Should Always Get Medical Care Immediately After a Car Accident
Getting in a car accident in North Carolina can be a shocking, disorienting experience. However, the best thing you can do after a vehicular accident is to seek medical attention. In addition to receiving the proper treatment you require, getting immediate medical care is important for health, insurance and legal purposes. Vehicular accidents can cause…Read More
Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD in North Carolina?
Workplace injuries are common in every occupation. It is almost expected that a worker will experience some type of physical injury. But very rarely do workers consider workers’ compensation benefits for mental disorders caused by their occupations. There are occupations such as firefighters and construction workers whose dangerous nature can cause workers to experience PTSD.…Read More
How Better Crash Reports Can Help Improve Traffic Safety
Safety researchers have started to study the effects that police reports have on traffic safety. The language used in police reports has been criticized in the past for being harmful and passive against the victims. According to safety researchers, the statements made in police reports are focused on blaming the victims of the accidents and…Read More
FMCSA Cancels Emergency HOS Waiver – Finally
In March of 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an emergency hours-of-service waiver. This waiver followed the national emergency declared by President Trump due to COVID-19. In the last two years that the waiver was introduced, it was modified or extended over 10 times. This year, the agency decided to quietly let…Read More
Why Am I Named in a Lawsuit When I Didn’t Cause the Accident?
When you are involved in an accident that causes injuries, it’s important to discover who the liable party is. Otherwise, you might find yourself receiving a complaint for a lawsuit in the mail. Your first thought is probably, “Why am I getting sued for a car accident I didn’t cause?” One of the points of…Read More
How Can Price, Petho & Associates Help if My Car Is Damaged in a Crash?
One of our first priorities in handling your case is to make sure that your property damage claim is handled properly and as quickly as possible. We know that getting replacement transportation is important so that you may be able to receive both the medical care you need as well as being able to return…Read More