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September 2014 Archives

Defending yourself against marijuana charges in North Carolina

Drug offenses are serious regardless of your location, but southern states like North Carolina take an especially aggressive approach to drug charges. While each case is unique, the best way to combat such charges is by taking an equally aggressive approach to building a defense, particularly when a case has extenuating circumstances. Since marijuana is one of the most heavily-used substances in the United States, it's important to understand the possible consequences when trying to build a good defense.

Unqualified truck driver may be key factor in trucking accidents

When representatives from the trucking industry recommend better training for its drivers, it's probably safe to assume lack of training is a factor in trucking accidents that occur in North Carolina. According to an online magazine for truckers, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association wants Congress to sign off on a highway bill that would include minimum driver training standards, especially for inexperienced, entry-level drivers.

The importance of a criminal defense attorney for traffic crimes

If you or a loved one has recently been charged with DUI, speeding or another traffic violation, you might think it's not a big deal. However, in the Wilson, North Carolina, area, the law takes a serious approach to curtailing these violations and often their greatest weapon is the courtroom itself. Without adequate representation, those charged with traffic violations often find themselves deep underwater and with no place to turn to for help.

Discover your legal options for brain injuries due to an accident

Receiving a brain injury in an accident is devastating for both the victim and his or her surviving family members. Many times such an injury results in severe debilitation that can last anywhere from a few weeks to a lifetime. Large and heavy commercial trucks in particular can cause painful and catastrophic injuries to those occupying smaller vehicles, including neck and spine injuries as well as brain injuries.

What penalties could result from a DUI charge in North Carolina?

Drivers in North Carolina need to know their rights if they have been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. An important part of this is simply knowing what penalties could come from DUI/DWI charges so that they can make sure that they get a fair sentence.


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