Author: Hardison & Cochran

Distracted driving involves any action that takes a motorist’s attention away from the primary task. It includes diverting the driver’s eyes from the road, disrupting mental focus on the task of operating a motor vehicle or taking hands off the wheel. More than 3,100 people died in car collisions caused…

Hardison & Cochran is proud to partner with the Autism Society of North Carolina and Carolina Athletics  Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law, is conducting a giveaway of four tickets to the 2023 Autism Awareness Game in Chapel Hill. The college football game will feature a matchup of high-powered offenses…

personal injury law case

Most personal injury cases — claims by victims of car accidents, truck accidents, defective products, slip and fall accidents — are settled out of court. Plaintiffs can save time and money when they can settle their cases without having to go to trial. When you’re represented by a Hardison &…

Social security disability benefits

If you’ve suffered a permanent disability that prevents you from working, you may have the right to receive disability benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance program. Although this program provides monthly financial payments to qualifying applicants, SSDI recipients may also qualify for other state and federal benefits. SSDI Defined…

effects of traumatic brain injury

People who suffer serious traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) often experience lifelong health complications. TBIs are often caused by a forceful blow or jolt to the head and are common in car accidents, falls, and other hard impacts to the head. A TBI can permanently alter a person’s cognitive and physical…

personal injury law case

You may have a personal injury claim if you suffered injuries in an accident or incident caused by someone else’s carelessness or misconduct. If you sustained a significant injury, you may have a right to pursue compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you believe…

personal injury intake form, steps to follow

Accidental injuries are a serious problem in North Carolina. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reports that injury-related deaths spiked 23 percent over a recent five-year period. Hospitalizations increased 10 percent during that time, with more than 746,500 emergency room visits in a single year alone. That data…

how settlements are paid by North Carolina

Severe accidents can generate thousands of dollars of medical bills. It’s no wonder that people who have sustained major injuries often experience financial stress and hope for a quick settlement. However, the desire to reach a quick settlement sometimes backfires and leaves injury victims financially liable for thousands of dollars…