When you or a loved one have been injured hurt due to someone else’s negligence or an intentional act, it’s devastating. Fortunately, you have the right to seek justice and fair compensation for what you’ve endured. With an experienced Shelby injury attorney on your side, you could seek compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, damaged property, pain and suffering, and more.
You need an experienced injury attorney on your side, and our team is ready to stand up and fight for you. At Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., we are committed to helping those who were hurt through not fault of their own get back on their feet and move on with their lives.
If you were hurt due to the negligence of another person or party, we can help. If you were injured on the job, we can also help you navigate the complicated steps to successfully file for workers’ comp in North Carolina. Don’t wait until it is too late to get the compensation you deserve. Call us today.
Courage to fight. Will to win.
Being charged with a crime is stressful for the accused and their loved ones. It’s important to remember that an arrest never automatically guarantees a conviction. You have the right to defend yourself against the charges you face, and it is vital to have a skilled criminal defense attorney like those at Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., to help.
We’re experienced, we’re local, and we know exactly how the court systems work in Shelby and across North Carolina. We’ll do everything in our power to help get the charges against you reduced or dropped altogether.
When you need a criminal defense attorney, time is of the essence. It’s crucial that you find a competent, no-nonsense Shelby criminal lawyer to defend you. Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C.’s criminal defense attorneys will be here to discuss the circumstances of your arrest or charge, and determine which defense could give you the best outcome. We’ll listen with respect, and put your goals and needs at the heart of our efforts.
Courage to fight. Will to win.
Any legal matter that involves the most personal part of your life – your family – requires steadfast and compassionate representation. The Shelby family lawyers at Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., are committed to helping you get the best outcome possible for your family legal matter.
If you considering filing for divorce, we can walk you through the entire process. If you need to revisit your divorce settlement, custody decisions, or any other family law matter, we’ll be ready to help find a fair resolution. Trust Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., to put you and what matters to you first.
Courage to fight. Will to win.
You have a mortgage payment to make, bills to pay, mouths to feed. That’s why you work so hard. But when an injury on the job knocks you off your feet and keeps you out of work, even for a relatively short period of time, you can feel like you are drowning. The bills pile up while your bank account balance dwindles. And all the while, you are just trying to heal from your injuries.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a workplace accident, know that you are not alone. Turn to a knowledgeable and compassionate workers’ compensation lawyer to discuss your case and set the path for pursuing compensation.
The loss of a family member is one of life’s most difficult experiences. The loss is even harder to accept if your loved one died in a preventable accident caused by another’s carelessness or misconduct.
North Carolina law defines those types of accidents as wrongful deaths. The law entitles the immediate family of a wrongful death victim to claim compensation for their pain and suffering and other losses.
If your family has suffered a wrongful death, let a lawyer at Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., explain your legal options. We offer the compassionate, personalized attention of a small-town law firm combined with the experience of handling big cases associated with much larger firms.
Whether you are in Shelby, Rutherfordton, Lincolnton, Gastonia, or a nearby county, an accident lawyer at Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., is available to answer your questions free of charge. Use our online contact form or call us to speak with a knowledgeable, compassionate member of our team today.
The lawyers of Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., have many years of experience in truck accident cases. We can represent individuals in North Carolina who were hurt in any type of trucking accident.
Truck Accident Attorney In North Carolina
It’s every motorist’s worse nightmare – being involved in a crash with a large truck. With so many tractor-trailers and other heavy trucks on Interstate 85, U.S. 74, U.S. 321 and other roads around Shelby, it’s a prospect that could easily become reality.
If you’ve been hurt in a truck crash – or if you have lost a loved one in a fatal truck wreck – you need an experienced truck accident attorney to stand up for your rights. Cases over truck crashes are often more complex than accidents that involve only cars. Here are a few reasons why:
- Truck crashes usually cause more serious injuries, particularly for the people in the car.
- Severe injuries often mean more money is at stake.
- Many companies may be held liable for a truck crash, depending on the circumstances.
- The companies and their insurers will likely put up a strong fight to minimize their losses.
- Trucking is heavily regulated. Violations could play a role in who’s at fault.
- Big trucks often have data recorders (black boxes) that could provide crucial data.
A conviction of driving while impaired in North Carolina can have a serious impact on your life, your finances, and your reputation.
A DWI conviction may result in a sizable fine, loss of your driver’s license, and even the loss of your freedom if you have prior convictions.
If you or a loved one has been charged with DWI or driving under the influence (DUI) as it’s often called, you need to speak with one of our knowledgeable Shelby criminal defense lawyers as soon as possible to discuss your legal options.
At Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., attorneys David Teddy and Daniel Talbert are both Board-Certified Specialists in Criminal Law, an elite level of certification recognized by the North Carolina Bar. Less than 4 percent of lawyers in the state are board-certified.
In addition, Mr. Teddy has received special training in the defense of people charged with driving while impaired. He is also the author of “A Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Defending a DWI Case in North Carolina,” which teaches other attorneys how to handle DWI cases.
If you are facing a DWI charge, you need a highly qualified Shelby DWI attorney who will map out a strong defense strategy and fight aggressively for your rights. Contact us today to discuss your options for moving past this stressful incident and on with your life.
Will And Estate Lawyer Shelby, North Carolina
The attorneys at Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., are here to help protect you during your golden years. Whether you need help protecting your finances and your property, or you are in need of a will or estate plan, our team is here to help. Here is a list of services that we can assist you with:
- Estate Administration of a Loved One’s Estate
- Financial Powers of Attorney
- Health Care Power of Attorney/Healthcare Matters
- Healthcare Directives
- Fiduciary Representation
We proudly serve clients throughout Shelby, Gastonia, Kings Mountain, Lincolnton, Rutherfordton, Denver, and more.
Our dedication to providing personalized and professional service is one of the things that sets us apart. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation about your estate planning case.
The defense lawyers at our firm help people with a wide range of different criminal charges and allegations of wrongdoing.
Whether it’s for a DUI in Shelby, a serious felony in Rutherfordton, a misdemeanor assault, or some other criminal accusation, we’d like to help.
“Our system of justice has become pretty complicated. We think it’s a really good idea to have an experienced courtroom lawyer by your side – David Teddy, Criminal Defense Lawyer Cleveland County NC
What should I do if I was arrested?
The first steps after getting arrested should include gathering information and beginning your defense.
You are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
The State of North Carolina carries the Burden of Proof.
Those are part of your Constitutional Rights, which also include things like the Right to Remain Silent, the Right to Legal Counsel, and protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.
Drug Charges Legal Representation
In the presentation of evidence, the ADA (Assistant District Attorney) may call witnesses against you and introduce proof of alleged wrongdoing to the trier of fact.
We very much understand false accusations and mistakes are made every day.
As defense attorneys in Shelby, we often have a lot of questions for clients.
Our goal is to provide sound legal advice predicated on thorough research, investigation, and preparation.
We ask questions not to embarrass you but to provide helpful information about the best-case and worst-case scenarios.
It’s important to consider things like:
- Prior Criminal History, if any
- Nature and Extent of the Evidence
- Witness Statements
- Video Recordings
- Confessions / Admissions of Wrongdoing