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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.
What is a good settlement offer? It is very common for victims of a personal injury caused by other individual’s fault to get a settlement offer before going to court. In fact, around 95% of personal injury cases are settled before court trial. (1) It turns out that...read more
Steps you should take if you are injured at work As the utilization of machinery is increasing in the workplace environment so is the risk of injury. Many organizations are working to make the industry safe to avoid the accidents. They are creating a protected working...read more
Brian Elston Law is pleased to share a decision in favor of his client at the Full Commission. In reversing the deputy commissioner, the Full Commission found the Employee credible and that he was in fact injured on the job. A snippet of the decision is below. If the...read more
Student safety at school should be a priority for both the parents and school administers. In fact, North Carolina case law states "the foremost priority of a school principal is undoubtedly student safety." In re J.D.R., 206 N.C. App. 761, 699 S.E.2d 139 (2010)....read more
You've been injured at work and you want to know: Is my injury covered under workers' comp? You were injured at work. Your Employer is responsible, right? Your injury should be covered under workers' comp. Well, maybe. The answer depends on exactly how you were...read more
Brian Elston selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers Attorney Brian Elston is honored to be named to the 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star List. A "Super Lawyer" is a distinguished group of attorneys from around the state honored each year for their expertise...read more
What are my work place rights? Americans can thank Dr. Martin Luther King for his work and efforts in securing their work place rights. Dr. King raised awareness and put political pressure on members of Congress to protect individuals from discrimination and provide...read more
North Carolina allows a unique class of claims called “Heart-Balm” torts. As the name suggests, these claims deal with injuries of the heart in a spousal relationship – most often where one spouse has committed adultery. No statute defines these claims. They...read more
Who's injured and who's at fault can make a difference Here's an all too familiar situation: someone injured in a motor vehicle accident calls my office. Medical bills are piling up and they aren't getting better. They receive a phone call or letter from the...read more
Brian Elston Law is pleased to announce that it is relocating to the Patton Parker House effective January 1, 2017. The historic house is located at 95 Charlotte Street near downtown Asheville, NC. The Patton Parker House is an ideal fit for...read more