The lawyers at West & Smith, LLP, located in Southern Pines, North Carolina, provide experienced and expert representation to those who have suffered serious personal injury and wrongful death, auto accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, burn injuries, boating accidents, pedestrian accidents, back and spinal injuries, brain injuries, dog / animal bites, products liability, slip / trip & fall – premises liability, construction accidents, insurance claims, including workers' compensation and social security disability claims. At a trial in June 2014 in Lenoir, NC, West & Smith, LLP obtained a verdict of 1.25 million dollars in a personal injury case. (Record for Caldwell County).
The lawyers at West & Smith LLP has handled many cases involving will contests ("caveats"), improper transfers of assets, breach of fiduciary duties, misuse of powers of attorney, and other cases in which someone unfairly takes advantage of another person. Those cases often involve claims of incompetency or undue influence, or violations of a relationship of trust (breach of fiduciary duty).
Other Areas of Practice
We also handle other areas of civil litigation, including:
Mr. West and Mr. Smith have been involved in trials / settlements exceeding $1 Million in areas of:
Mr. West and Mr. Smith each have more than 30 years of trial experience, and have handled many jury trials of serious personal injury cases. You need a lawyer who is not automatically going to take an insurance company's offer. Mr. West and Mr. Smith have the highest "AV" rating granted by the Martindale-Hubble ® lawyers peer-review rating service.
The lawyers at our firm handle cases primarily in central and eastern North Carolina, which geographic area includes Moore County (Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Carthage, Vass), Lee County (Sanford), Scotland County (Laurinburg), Richmond County (Rockingham, Hamlet), Hoke County (Raeford), Harnett County (Dunn, Lillington), Cumberland County (Fayetteville), Montgomery County (Troy), Wake County (Raleigh) and the Sandhills; however, our attorneys can also handle major cases statewide.
In a serious injury case, or estate dispute, it is to your advantage to hire an attorney as soon as possible. Our firm offers a free consultation, with no obligation; therefore, you have nothing to lose by consulting us before you accept the insurance company's offer. For a free consultation on how the attorneys of West & Smith can help you, contact us at 910-693-3411. If you are in the Raleigh area, we will meet with you in the office of a firm which associates with us in cases from Wake County.