Injury Lawyer in Rocky Mount Talks About FOIA Requests and Evidence Rocky Mount injury attorney Rick Shapiro discusses the importance of filing FOIA requests with individuals and organizations not directly related to an injury claim. Usually, the defendant in an injury case will drag their feet and delay providing pertinent documents. The same is not true for third parties. Usually, they will provide important information within 30 days. This is a big help in trying to successfully litigate a North Carolina personal injury case.