The Appellate Law is for the Wrongfully Convicted

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

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Burn Injuries: When to Call a Doctor and a Lawyer

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

Do You Really Need to Hire a Criminal Attorney?

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?

Can You Sue God for Personal Injury?

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?