A criminal trial may not always end in favor of the wrongfully accused. Thankfully, if you received a guilty verdict from the jury, despite your innocence, you can still fight for your rights by bringing the legal battle to the appellate courts. In North Carolina, everyone who has been convicted has a right to appeal … Continue reading The Appellate Law is for the Wrongfully Convicted
Burn injuries are classified according to severity. Most common are first-degree burns which are the least serious. Second-degree burns reach deeper into the skin and are characterized by blotchy red, pink, or white patches that cause blisters. Third-degree burns penetrate all layers of skin. It can be hard to determine when to seek medical help … Continue reading Burn Injuries: When to Call a Doctor and a Lawyer
Even if your car isn’t on the road or is parked properly, you can still get arrested for DWI. You might have turned the engine off and are trying to sleep off the effects of a drunken night out, but these won’t exclude you from a DWI charge. How can that be? Most people believe … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Drive to Get a DWI
Working in a typical office setup may not seem to pose any risks, as it generally involves sitting in a chair and using a computer most of the time. According to a study by Yeshiva University, however, major accidents can occur in seemingly safe office environments, and some could lead to serious injuries. Among the … Continue reading How to Deal with Workplace Injuries
If you find yourself at the receiving end of a criminal charge, the answer to that question is ‘yes’. Not only can a criminal lawyer assist you in formulating a defense to present in court, he or she can also represent you at your arraignment, acting as your voice. North Carolina’s criminal process can be … Continue reading Do You Really Need to Hire a Criminal Attorney?
"Q: What happens to my criminal record when it gets expunged? An expunction puts you back in the same place as if you had never been charged with the crime at all – it acts as an eraser that can give you a “clean slate.” Your charge or conviction will not show up on a … Continue reading Raleigh Criminal Lawyer: FAQs on How to Expunge a Criminal Record
Personal injury cases usually occur between men. What happens if Mother Nature becomes a factor in a personal injury case? In general, personal injury is caused by one person's wrongful act or negligence (e.g. car accident, medical malpractice, libel). Now, what if slippery roads caused by non-stop raining made one car skid and slam into … Continue reading Can You Sue God for Personal Injury?