If you were injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you have rights. Our Wilmington, NC, personal injury lawyers at Speaks Law Firm can help ensure those rights are upheld. Backed by years of experience, our legal team has helped injured people in Wilmington, Charlotte, and across North Carolina who are just like you recover their losses and fight for justice. Call us today to discuss your legal options!
Have You Suffered a Serious Injury?
Our lawyers are here to help you fight for every dollar you deserve.
You Deserve Compensation
If you’ve been hurt in an accident, you need a fighter in your corner. Our attorneys will fight for the maximum amount of compensation you deserve for your injuries and other damages.
No Hidden Fees
We work on a contingency-fee basis. This means you never have to worry about hidden fees or upfront costs. In fact, we don’t get paid at all unless we win for you!
We Know What You’re Going Through
When you’re busy with a job, family, and other commitments, an injury can turn your whole world upside down. Suddenly you’re unable to work, take your kids to school, or prepare a meal. When every part of your day that used to be simple is now difficult, or impossible, what can you do?
Our Wilmington, NC, personal injury lawyers are here to help you through this difficult time. We know how devastating it can be to deal with a personal injury. From gathering your medical records to speaking with the insurance company on your behalf, our goal is to make the legal process as easy as possible for you, so you can focus on recovering. Please don’t wait to call us today to find out how we can help you!
What Our Clients Are Saying About Us
I came to Mr. Clarke (Speaks Law Firm) in pain and distress because of a car accident that was not my fault. The insurance company was giving me the run around. Mr. Clarke got me into a specialist the same… View Testimonial- L.M.
Speaks Law Firm was very professional with the representation provided. I was very pleased with the outcome in my case. I would definitely recommend and use this law firm if ever need be. The office staff as very nice and… View Testimonial- L. H.
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Speaks Law Firm and Ashley have been great to deal with. I am very thankful and happy with the money I received. View Testimonial
I would like to comment on the outstanding job done by Speaks Law Firm. Their ability to communicate and attention to detail was first class. The treatment that was shown to me during my hardship was nothing short of first… View Testimonial- A.D.H.
Mr. Speaks and his entire team went above and beyond to help me in settling a claim after my not at fault head-on car crash. The lady that injured me had our state’s minimum coverage and I was very concerned… View Testimonial- W.N.S.
I was very pleased with my services with Speaks Law Firm. From the time I stepped into the office to speak with someone about my auto injury claim, they showed so much compassion for me and my family. They always… View Testimonial- S.W.
They were always available and returned my calls shortly after I placed them. They answered my questions in a way that was easy for me to understand. Everyone was very professional and friendly. I would strongly recommend them at any… View Testimonial- J.L.M.
It was a very helpful experience and I am especially grateful for the way they answered my questions and helped me navigate what would have been a much more difficult situation. I felt that my interests were fought for and… View Testimonial- S.H.
Mr. Speaks and Debbie are excellent. They took a very stressful situation and made it better. Debbie went way beyond what I had expected. She is great. Mr. Speaks and the whole law firm are excellent. I will use them… View Testimonial- T.P.B.
Our Results Speak For Themselves
Injuries Sustained from a Head On Collision
Settlement for Workers Comp Back Injury
Settlement: Client Slipped at Restaurant
Recovered for Mother Injured by Drunk Driver
Injuries in a Truck Accident
Correction Officer with a Knee Injury
Workers Comp For Retail Employee
Injuries to a Pedestrian in a Parking Lot
Dealing With an Injury Is Hard But Getting Help Is Easy!
We know what you’re going through is difficult. That’s why we strive to make getting help as easy as possible!
Were You Hurt in an Accident?
One misstep at work, on the road, or even out shopping can result in a personal injury.
Unfortunately, accidents happen every day and in many different ways. While it’s important to be cautious and try to avoid unwanted injuries, there are some things you simply cannot control.
That’s why at Speaks Law Firm, we handle a variety of personal injury claims. If any of these match your situation, please don’t wait to call us. We may be able to help.
How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit?
The statute of limitations dictates the amount of time an individual has to file a lawsuit against the other party involved in their accident. In North Carolina, the statute of limitations varies between two and three years, according to the North Carolina General Assembly.
In other words, if you were injured due to someone else’s negligence, you have three years from the date of your injury to file a lawsuit. While most personal injury cases are able to be settled before filing a lawsuit becomes necessary, it’s important to keep the statute of limitations in mind in the event that a fair settlement is unable to be reached and you need to take your case to court. If you fail to file before the statute of limitations, your chances of receiving any compensation are little to none.
Our Wilmington, NC, personal injury lawyers know the laws that govern our state. We can make sure your claim is filed correctly and on time in order for you to have the best chance of obtaining the compensation you deserve.
How to Prove Negligence
If you were in an accident due to no fault of your own, you have the right to seek compensation for your losses. In order to have a successful claim, however, you must first prove that the other party involved acted negligently.
To prove negligence, you must have sufficient evidence that the other party acted in a way that showed no care or concern for the safety of others. You will also have to prove it was this reckless behavior that directly caused your accident and consequent injuries.
The process of proving negligence can be complicated. Our Wilmington, NC, personal injury lawyers can help you gather all the documents, bills, and evidence needed to build a strong case, giving you the best chance of maximum compensation.
If you have been injured due to the negligence of someone else, our personal injury attorneys can help you navigate the legal process. We may be able to secure medical opinions that add value to your claim and prepare settlement documentation that correlates with the insurance company’s valuation model. This allows us to anticipate what the adjuster will need in order to pay you fair compensation. Our attorneys can take the stress and hassle of your case off your hands, so you can focus on getting better.
After suffering a serious personal injury, you may be eligible to recover compensation for:
- Past Medical Expenses
- Future Medical Expenses
- Lost Wages
- Lost Earning Potential
- Total or Partial Loss of Use of a Body Part
- Pain and Suffering
- Mental Anguish
- Loss of Companionship
North Carolina law places the cost of accidents and injuries on those who caused them. With this in mind, you may be able to seek compensation for your medical bills from the other party’s insurance company. If you are unsure who was at fault in your accident, our lawyers can go over the event with you to ensure you are seeking damages from the responsible party.
Our attorneys at Speaks Law Firm are proud to work on a contingency-fee basis. This means our payment is dependent on whether we are able to secure compensation for you. We feel this is the best way to serve our clients because it enables them to acquire the full service of an experienced attorney without worrying about upfront costs or hidden fees. Our earnings come from a percentage of the amount we are able to win for you. If we don’t win, we don’t get paid.
While a lawyer isn’t required, having an experienced personal injury law firm on your side will generally result in a substantially greater settlement for your claim. Additionally, an attorney can handle the hassles of your case and make the challenging legal process much easier for you and your family.