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Brian Elston Law is a personal injury attorney in Asheville, NC and is dedicated to fighting for the people who need it most. Our team is ready to take on your case in a variety of matters from personal injury, to workers comp, wrongful death, employment law, civil litigation, and more.

Get To Know Chad Ray Donnahoo

Get To Know Chad Ray Donnahoo

Chad Ray Donnahoo grew up in Western North Carolina and graduated from Mountain Heritage High School in Burnsville. He attend UNC Chapel Hill. His favorite class was education law. Following a short stint as a public school teacher, Chad graduated with his J.D.

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School Bus Accident Lawyers

School Bus Accident Lawyers

School bus crash McDowell County, North Carolina. In our experience as school bus accident lawyers, school bus accidents happen frequently for a variety of reasons: mechanical problems with the school bus; school bus driver’s negligence; or negligence by a third party.

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Personal Injury Claim – Part Two

Personal Injury Claim – Part Two

The legal case must resonate with the claims adjuster or a juror. The attorneys at Brian Elston Law work with each client to put together each component. In doing so, they hope to rock the adjuster or jury in providing each client with the maximum amount of justice.

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Personal Injury Claim

Personal Injury Claim

Someone injured in an accident because of someone’s negligence has the right to know what justice they can expect. The individual’s life has likely been turned upside down. I’ve resolved countless motor vehicle accident, personal injury and workers’ compensation cases.

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Settlement Negotiations

Settlement Negotiations

Engaging in direct settlement negotiations with a claims adjuster can be as intimidating as a sixth-grader going to their first dance. You’ve probably (and hopefully) never had to settle a personal injury claim, so you aren’t sure of what moves to make and what to do.

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The Misapplication Of The Sudden Emergency Doctrine

The Misapplication Of The Sudden Emergency Doctrine

I see “the sudden emergency doctrine” pop up as a defendant’s response. Using the baseball-through-the-windowanalogy, defendant’s try and blame the throw or the bad catch as the emergency. However, that “emergency” wouldn’t have happened if they followed the rules.

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Can I Sue a Teacher

Can I Sue a Teacher

Students get hurt at school for various reasons. Sometimes, those reasons are just an unavoidable accident with no one to blame. Sometimes, those reasons might have something to do with the actions (or inactions) of your child’s teacher. You have legal options.

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Governmental Immunity and Boards of Education

Governmental Immunity and Boards of Education

This “Conversations with Chad” deals with how governmental immunity impacts suing a board of education. Most things involving government are not easy. Trying to get a governmental entity to give you money to compensate you for its wrongdoing is particularly challenging.

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A Good Old Fashioned Welcome

A Good Old Fashioned Welcome

A Good Old Fashioned Welcome Chad Donnahoo and Reed Williams joined Brian Elston Law on April 1, 2019.  To commemorate the event, the Firm invited friends, family, and the local bar to the Patton Parker House. The event was a success.  Jack's 47 offered their...

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Brian Elston Law is a personal injury law office in Asheville, NC, dedicated to fighting for people who need it most. Our practice areas include personal injury, workers compensation, wrongful death, employment law, civil litigation and more.

At Brian Elston Law our success comes from our willingness to serve individuals and families all across North Carolina with our high-quality personal injury and workers' compensation advocacy. We know how difficult it is to suffer a personal injury and / or workplace injury and how hard this must be for you and your family. Our team of attorney’s are here to help you make the process as easy and stress free as possible. To learn more about what our firm can do for you, just give us a call or a text. If you would like to learn more about how our firm can assist with your case, we encourage you to contact us immediately. We are proud to offer 100% free, confidential consultations.

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