In September, Dunkin’ Donuts settled a personal injury claim for $522,000. A customer allegedly tripped over a spike in the parking lot and spilled hot coffee on herself, sustaining injuries that required surgery in January of 2012. Last March, we wrote an article about a similar parking lot incident at a McDonald’s. A lot of … Continue reading Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer discusses how “hot coffee” can get a business in “hot water”!
Both DUI (Driving Under the Influence) and DWI (Driving While Intoxicated or Impaired) are criminal charges that apply to a person operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs. Laws regarding these offenses are known to vary from state to state. Some states consider DUI a lesser charge than DWI. … Continue reading Raleigh DWI attorney says a DWI conviction can happen to anyone
When Joanna Roberta Madonna was tried in Wake County in September, she admitted that she was the one who killed her husband. The crime allegedly happened in June 14, 2013 and resulted in the death of Madonna’s husband, Jose Manual Perez. The prosecution argued that it was a case of murder, or premeditated killing, but … Continue reading Murder or Self-Defense? A Raleigh Criminal lawyer thinks we should wait before making any judgments
Although the nation's viewpoint on the use of marijuana is starting to lean toward acceptance, that doesn't mean it's accepted everywhere. In North Carolina, the possession of marijuana is still illegal and could lead to misdemeanor or felony charges. Below are the different penalties that could occur if a person is arrested and convicted. Less … Continue reading Learn About The Penalties for Marijuana Possession in North Carolina
When a DWI arrest and conviction has occurred, an individual is usually concerned about obtaining driving privileges to travel back and forth to work. In other cases, they may need driving privileges to get to necessary medical appointments or to travel to appointments outlined by the court. A Raleigh DUI attorney can assist an individual … Continue reading Obtaining Limited Driving Privileges Following A DWI Conviction Is Important
If you are thinking about divorce, there are a number of factors that should be considered. Sometimes one spouse has been involved in an affair or there has been some type of emotional or physical abuse. But more often than not, both parties simply agree to split up for no specific reason, known as a … Continue reading You Need a Good Divorce Attorney During This Difficult Time
Most people don't need a lawyer very often during their lives, but when they do, it's usually a very important matter and money is almost always a concern. While most people expect legal advice to be expensive, when it's time to discuss legal fees, many prospective clients don't really know what questions to ask or … Continue reading Explaining The Mystery Of Legal Fees