North Carolina's statutes of limitations that affect various injury cases are not the only reasons why an accident victim should not postpone their decision to hire a lawyer. (Statutes of limitations vary based on the type of case: Product liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury, etc.) Waiting to hire a lawyer, choosing a lawyer, or deciding whether or not to represent yourself in your North Carolina injury case all involve time. Losing time may negatively impact your case. If you are waiting to hire a lawyer, why? Mr. Adams briefly explains in this video how and why you might want to represent yourself in your case. Keep in mind, if you are unable to settle your case on your own within six months you should learn more about retaining a lawyer.