Personal Injury Lawyers
We'll Always Put You First
PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS THAT CARE ABOUT YOU
We Get You The Maximum Compensation
Often, the insurance company for the person who caused the injury will try to settle with you before you have an opportunity to retain an attorney. The reason for this is that the insurance company knows it can probably settle the case for less money if you do not have a lawyer. We will investigate your case and obtain the necessary witness statements, documents, photographs, and other materials to protect your rights.
We Vigorously Investigate Your Situation
There is no charge for your first visit or telephone call. All your questions will be answered, and there is no obligation. We never charge a fee unless we obtain a recovery for you. Our fee is a percentage of your recovery. We will advance all costs for investigators, experts, filing fees, and other expenses associated with trying to obtain the maximum recovery possible. If a recovery is not made, you pay us nothing.
Our team has a combined 150 years of experience
Henson Fuerst is more than just a law firm. We are a family. And like a family, we are here to help you through life’s most challenging moments. With over 150 years of combined experience, our personal injury lawyers have served thousands of clients across North Carolina.
Our law firm is highly rated across multiple platforms
The best compliment we can receive as a personal injury law firm is the recommendation of a client. Below, you can view real client reviews from people just like you that were hurt through no fault of their own and achieved justice thanks to the legal team at Henson Fuerst.
You pay nothing unless we get you compensation
We will cover all costs for investigators, experts, filing fees, and other expenses associated with your case. There is no charge or obligation to call. We never charge a fee unless we obtain a recovery for you. If a recovery is not made, you pay us nothing.
We make it easy
from start to finish
In the event that your injury prevents you from traveling to our office, one of our personal injury lawyers will meet with you at your home, the hospital, or any other place that is most convenient for you. Additionally, our team remains available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
With devotion and unwavering determination, our personal injury lawyers have won tremendous settlements and verdicts for clients for over four decades. As a client and friend, we’ll be here for you throughout the life of your case.
Let Us Put Our
Experience to Work for You.
We hold those who cause injury accountable for their actions and fight to obtain the maximum amount of compensation for our clients.
I was extremely sick with Crohns disease. He helped me get my disability and he did a great job!! I recommend Henson Fuerst.Social Security DisabilityTammy L.
They were so amazing and stuck with me every single step of the way. They put my mind at ease.Workers' CompensationJohn D.
They made the process so much smoother! I am so thankful for the firm’s assistance in winning my claim.Social Security DisabilityJennifer T.
My husband and I are very happy with their professional services and care. I highly recommend Henson Fuerst to anyone who requires assistance with an injury case.Car AccidentCheryl S.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know if I need a personal injury attorney?
If you or a family member becomes injured because of someone else's negligence, you can benefit from speaking to a personal injury lawyer. Often, the insurance company for the person who caused the injury will try to settle with you before you have an opportunity to retain an attorney. The reason for this is that the insurance company knows it can probably settle the case for less money if you do not have a lawyer. We will investigate your case and obtain the necessary witness statements, documents, photographs, and other materials to protect your rights.
How long do I have to file a claim?
You must file your case within the statute of limitations—a fixed period of time dictated by the law. In North Carolina most personal injury cases have a three-year statute of limitations and wrongful death cases have a two-year statute of limitations. There are some exceptions to this, however, so every case must be individually reviewed by an attorney. For an explanation of these time limits, always consult with a lawyer experienced in these matters.
Will I have to go to court?
If the insurance company for the person who caused the injury is willing to offer a fair settlement, you do not have to bring a lawsuit in order to obtain a recovery. We are skilled at negotiating settlements without filing lawsuits. In the event the insurance company is not willing to negotiate fairly, we will then proceed with filing a lawsuit, if you so desire.
Who may bring an action for damages in a personal injury case?
A competent adult, who is age 18 or older and injured, must bring the lawsuit in his or her name. A minor or an incompetent adult must have a lawsuit brought by either his or her parents or a court-appointed guardian.
I was injured but may have been partly at fault. Can I still sue?
Maybe. In many North Carolina cases, the doctrine of contributory negligence may prevent you from being able to make a claim for your injuries. There are exceptions to this rule. We recommend talking with one of our experienced injury lawyers to analyze you particular situation.
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OUR PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS
Behind every case, there’s a family depending upon us for help. We never lose sight of this. If your life has been turned upside down as a result of an accident, you want a personal injury attorney who is confident, empathetic, and dedicated to fighting for the justice you deserve. At Henson Fuerst, our clients are our top priority. We go above and beyond to provide you and your family with the support you need following a life changing event.
Raleigh, NC 27612
P (919) 781-1107
F (919) 781-8048
Rocky Mount Office
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
P (252) 443-2111
F (252) 443-9429
P (828) 295-7469