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Traveling For The Holidays? Why You May Need a Lawyer After That Vacation


If you’re anything like me, you plan your vacation months in advance. It’s almost half the joy to imagine where you will go, what will you do, what food you’ll eat and how you will relax.

But have you ever considered that during your perfect vacation, things may go wrong and you might end up needing legal assistance? Make sure you have an experienced personal injury attorney in Durham on your side who can help answer any legal questions that arise.

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Things happen, accidents occur, and it’s always best to be prepared for everything. So, here is a list of 4 reasons why you may need a lawyer after your vacation.

  • CAR ACCIDENT – Car crashes are a huge problem in United States. With such dreadful statistics, it isn’t unlikely that people will have an accident while they are on vacation. Afterwards you may need a lawyer to help you with an insurance claim or to prepare a lawsuit against the person who caused the accident.
  • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE – Everyone hopes they won’t need medical assistance while they’re on vacation, but what if you do? And what, if in the worst case scenario, everything goes very bad? You will need a lawyer to assist you with your medical malpractice claim.
  • ACCIDENT INVOLVING A GOVERNMENT VEHICLE – Things get even more complicated if you have an accident involving a government owned vehicle. There are issues of potential immunity of drivers who drive ambulances, police cars or fire trucks. You will need someone experienced enough to guide you through this complex challenge.
  • PROBLEMS WITH THE HOTEL – The hotel you’re staying at may try to scam you or overcharge you. If this happens, you have a legitimate commercial dispute against them and seeking professional legal assistance may be your next step in claiming what is rightfully yours.

Everyone deserves a carefree vacation. It’s that short time of the year when you can put your troubles aside and relax. To fully put your mind at ease, you have to anticipate worse case scenarios.

The smart thing to do is not to worry too much when things do go wrong. Remind your self that you’re prepared for everything and calmly resolve the issue.  Call the Law Offices of GMFM at (919) 683-2135 and ask to speak with Attorney William Mills, a civil litigation attorney who represents the rights of individuals and families.