Car accidents are stressful and traumatic times for everyone involved. If you are ever involved in an accident, you should first seek medical attention for any apparent (or non-apparent) injuries. It is so important that you make sure you are treated before doing anything else. If the accident is not your fault, and your injuries…

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A felony is a crime, typically involving violence, that is seen as more severe than a misdemeanor. In North Carolina, felonies are divided into 10 different classifications, which don’t all have hard set rules for punishments. Sentences for felonies can range from death or life imprisonment to fines, probation, or community service. Beyond sentencing, the impact…

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A question from a potential client: I have had a severe, disabling injury, what are my legal rights to personal injury compensation? Catastrophic injury is a catchphrase that generally refers to a permanent and disabling injury.  Such injuries include spinal cord injuries, burn injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and loss of limbs. During these times, medical…

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Charlotte Trucking Accident

While it is true that a person can be severely injured in both an auto and trucking accident, if you have been involved in an accident with a commercial vehicle it takes an attorney with experience in handling cases against big trucking companies to get the best result for you.   According to the 2017 Federal…

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Traumatic Brain Injury in NC

A traumatic brain injury can be one of the worst injuries a person can have because it changes a person’s life. Symptoms can range from headaches and dizziness to lost memory and cognitive impairment. Other effects may include irritability, change in sleep habits and mood, sensory deficits, communication difficulties, and motor skills complications.   Traumatic…

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for CDL Holders in North Carolina

Those who hold a Commercial Driver’s License (also known as a “Class A” license or “CDL”) are well aware that they are held to higher standards and greater scrutiny on the road. This remains the case even when a CDL holder is off the clock and driving for non-commercial purposes. One of the most impactful…

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Criminal Summons vs Warrants for Arrest in NC

Being served in NC can have a serious impact; in this post, we’re breaking down the difference of criminal summons vs warrants for arrest. North Carolina is a unique state which allows local judicial officials to issue citizen-initiated warrants. This means that a citizen can go down to a local Magistrate for example, explain to them…

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Driving with Revoked License in NC

In most states, having your driver’s license suspended or revoked is a consequence reserved for only the most significant driving misdeeds. DWI and DUI, reckless driving, or racking up multiple speeding tickets in a short period of time are common examples. Drivers in North Carolina may be more likely to find themselves with a suspended…

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Expungement of Dismissed Case in NC

One question we often get from clients after getting their cases dismissed is, how will this affect my record? Will a background check reveal I was arrested? Will the charges show up when I go to rent property? The short answer is usually yes, the arrest and charges would still appear.  The follow up question,…

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North Carolina DWI

If you are visiting North Carolina, you should be aware of the traffic and DWI laws the state upholds. There are consequences to breaking these laws, even if you carry a license from a different state. DWI Laws in North Carolina The legal limit for individuals over the age of 21 is a BAC of…

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