Two felonies were dismissed and the case was expunged for a client who was originally charged with two felonies. Read On
Your results may vary, obviously! This is a small sample of the types of cases the lawyers at Edelstein & Payne have successfully handled, representing just a few of our cases that resulted in published opinions (which is, in turn, a very small percentage of the cases). Please be assured that if you have an issue regarding any of our listed practice areas we can help you!
The Court of Appeals affirmed the Superior Court's order that our client must receive personnel records in a time and manner that would allow him to use them in a grievance, and held that the requirement involved the constitutional right of due process. Read On
After multiple court appearances, misdemeanor larceny charges were dismissed because necessary witnesses failed to appear in court. Frequently these charges, which are fairly serious Class 1 misdemeanors, end up being dismissed if the correct loss prevention officer or other witness does not ap... Read On
In North Carolina, a drivers license may be revoked for many different reasons. Recently, Raleigh Criminal Attorney Sean Cecil obtained dismissal of a DWLR case after helping a client resolve an old infraction for which the client had failed to appear, allowing the client to obtain reinstateme... Read On
Not something I would normally feel the urge to publicize, but there is a need for lawyers to handle traffic matters and I do that. I did so yesterday for a woman who had missed her court date, incurring a $250 FTA fine in addition to the penalties of a 78 in a 55 speeding ticket. She had filed... Read On
IN 2016 we settled a personal injury case for a runner who was run over while jogging down a country road in pre-dawn hours. Our client suffered terrible injuries, and had believed that available insurance coverage was limited to $50,000. However, our investigation revealed that the client's own ... Read On
Case recognizing that a spinal column injury and problem experienced by a security guard at a nuclear plant was caused by the carrying of substantial additional equipment about his upper body, and that those problems constituted an occupational disease. Read On
Workers' compensation case recognizing that the injured worker carried her burden of proof with respect to on-going disability, and rejecting the employer's contention that she unjustifiably refused to come to work. Read On
Workers' Compensation. Court of appeals ruled that injured worker's refusal of an offered job was justified. Recognized that “suitable work” for purposes of an injured worker receiving workers' compensation is work that not only meets the physical restrictions of the worker, but that also all... Read On
Obtained reversal of order dismissing Plaintiff's claims. Recognized claims on behalf of a public employee for state and federal constitutional violations in a discharge from employment, as well as claims for wrongful discharge and tortious interference with economic relations. Also recognized a ... Read On
Firm partner Vanessa Lucas argued the Americans with Disabilities Act case at the Court of Appeals, after the trial court granted summary judgment for the defendants. Vanessa, working with Disability Rights NC, convinced the 4th Circuit panel that her client deserves a trial on the merits of her ... Read On
Edelstein & Payne has been dedicated to individual and workers' rights for over 30 years. Our attorneys have consistently been named on best lawyer and superlawyer lists, and have received numerous awards and recognitions for community contributions.
With nearly 80 years of combined experience serving the working people of North Carolina, the lawyers at Edelstein & Payne have proven their dedication to justice for all people.