Sunday, March 30, 2014

A Raleigh Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help Clean Up a Messy Traffic Accident

Instead of processing claims smoothly, some insurers intentionally make the process laborious and confusing.  Too often they attempt to pressure victims into signing release of liability statements or make modest settlement offers. Good lawyers understand how to deal with insurance companies to protect their client's best interests.

This story is a good example of why personal injury cases are not always s cut and dry as they might first appear. Anyone who has been involved in an automotive injury should contact a trusted Raleigh personal injury attorney to review the case in detail. The attorneys at Kurtz & Blum are experienced in accidents of all kinds.  To schedule an appointment or discuss a particular case, please call us at 919-832-7700.

Friday, March 28, 2014

A Qualified Raleigh Lawyer Can Help Protect Your Rights During a Medical Review Hearing

People with disabilities have enough problems without the additional burdens placed upon them by the state without cause.  Anyone who finds themselves subjected to a DMV Medical Review Hearing should seek the counsel of a capable Raleigh lawyer to ensure that their rights as motorists and citizens are protected.

If you or someone you know finds themselves in this position, you can turn to one of the trusted Raleigh law firms like Kurtz & Blum to represent you and defend your basic rights.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Raleigh DWI Lawyer Questions DWI-style Checkpoints for Impaired Driving Research

Unfortunately, North Carolina is not one of them. If anything, the use of DWI checkpoints in North Carolina seems to be picking up as more tax payer sources are directed to these strategies.

If you are stopped at a DWI checkpoint and charged with DWI, you need to speak with a Raleigh DWI lawyer who has experience defending such cases.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Functions of a Criminal Attorney

Once you decide to engage the services of a criminal attorney, you might want to keep in mind what such a legal professional can do for you other than argue your case in court. A criminal attorney can help you in other respects that may not be apparent at first:

Monday, March 24, 2014

Raleigh Criminal Lawyer Reports on the Guilty Verdict of Amanda Hayes

This case garnered wide spread media attention including being portrayed on NBC's Dateline and covered by the others in the media.  These cases are complicated and tend to evoke a lot of emotion in the public. We understand the verdict based upon the evidence presented.

We believe in our justice system and believe in the right for anyone accused to be presumed not guilty until it can be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.  We believe that is the proper role of any professional Raleigh criminal defense attorney.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The Cost of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

After having to pay medical bills following an accident caused by the negligence of someone else, the thought of having to shoulder legal fees is often the main factor that deters injured individuals from hiring a qualified personal injury lawyer. However, given the possibility of obtaining a favorable settlement, this really should not be an injured person’s sole concern. Fortunately, as far as costs are concerned, personal injury attorneys often have safeguards in place to ease the financial burden on their clients.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

IID: The Law’s Nose in a DUI Offender’s Car

Even after a person charged with DUI has served a full sentence, some conditions can last longer than jail time. One such condition is the installation of an ignition interlock device (IID), which is a must if the offender was found to have a BAC of 0.15 or greater at the time of the offense. 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Are DUI and DWI Essentially the Same?

North Carolina state law categorizes DUI and DWI as one term; this means you can call driving while drunk either DUI or DWI based on preference. However, did you know that a number of state laws consider the two offenses as separate terms? In this case, DUI is the lesser evil compared to DWI, as far as penalties are concerned.