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  • Charged with Reckless Driving for Speeding? Here's How to Fight It in Court

    11 February 2020

    The exact law in regards to reckless driving varies a bit from state to state, but in general, if you are accused of driving a significant amount over the posted speed limit, the officer issuing the speeding ticket may also consider charging you with reckless driving. But just because you are accused of reckless driving or speeding does not mean you are automatically guilty. You have the legal right to have your day in court and it may be possible to beat the charges or get your case dismissed if you play your cards right.

  • Rights You Have When Accused of a Crime

    11 February 2020

    Getting accused of a crime can land you in jail, but this arrest does not make you guilty of the crime. You are not actually considered guilty until the court finds you guilty. Until that time, you have rights, and you should use the rights you have. Three main amendments provide you with rights when accused of a crime, and it is important to know these because you may need to utilize them if you are facing charges.

  • Things You Should Do To Protect Yourself In A Criminal Case

    10 February 2020

    Are you facing criminal charges that you are trying your best to either get dropped or for you to be found not guilty of? If so, along with retaining a criminal defense lawyer, there are a few things that you will want to do for yourself. These tips can help you protect yourself in regards to the criminal matter that you find yourself faced with. Here are a few things you will want to start with.

  • Probable Cause And DUIs And DWIs: What You Need To Know

    7 February 2020

    In most cases, an officer has to have probable cause in order to pull you over and cite you for a DUI or DWI charge. There is an exception to this when it comes to DUI checkpoints, however; those do not single out any particular driver. If a police officer does not have probable cause to pull you over, a DUI or DWI attorney will work to get the charges against you dismissed.

  • Pursuing A Personal Injury Lawsuit Against An Ex-Partner For A Slap

    5 February 2020

    During breakups, one partner may feel compelled to act angrily towards their partner and slap them. They may then threaten that person, even vaguely, before they leave. These actions do constitute a simple form of assault that can be pursued in a personal injury lawsuit. Slapping is a Type of Assault A slap is not the most harmful of attacks on a person's body. An ex-lover slapping their partner for breaking up with them, therefore, may not think that it would be considered assault.

  • Unsupervised Interns Doing Surgery? Why This Qualifies for Medical Malpractice

    3 February 2020

    Surgical interns are typically not allowed to participate unsupervised in surgeries until their third year of schooling. Even then, they can only do minor surgeries, not complicated procedures involving the expertise of a much more experienced surgeon. If you find out that your surgery was conducted by a first- or second-year surgical intern, it may fall under medical malpractice. This only becomes a case when the following are true.  You Have Proof That the Intern Is Only a First- or Second-Year Intern

  • Understanding What Civil Litigation Is

    31 January 2020

    Civil litigation is a process designed to award compensation for losses and to compel certain actions when people have been wronged. It is different from simply filing a complaint because it entails moving forward with a lawsuit against the parties that are accused of being at fault. This article will take a look at what potential plaintiffs should understand about the civil litigation process. Initiating a Suit The first part of the process is informing the named defendant in the case that you intend to file a suit.

  • Steps To Take If You Are Injured By A Defective Product

    29 January 2020

    When a person purchases a product, they do not expect that product to cause any type of injury. However, defective products are not uncommon, nor are injuries caused by defective products uncommon. By definition, a defective product is one which has issues due to design or manufacturing problems or a lack of warnings or proper directions on how the product is intended to be used. In the majority of cases, the manufacturer of a product is held liable if a defective product is sold and causes an injury.

  • Understanding The Steps Taken In A Personal Injury Case

    27 January 2020

    Personal injury cases encompass a wide variety of issues, such as car accident injuries, slip and fall accidents, dog bites, motorcycle accidents, and defective products that cause injury. One of the keys to all personal injury cases is the fact that an injury was caused by negligence on the behalf of another person or entity. Thus, while the details of a personal injury case can vary greatly from one person to another, the timeline is almost always similar.

  • Documentary Evidence In Auto Accident Cases

    24 January 2020

    Documentary evidence comes in the form of documents as opposed to oral testimony. Below are some forms of documentary evidence you may need for your auto accident claim. Photographs Photographic evidence can boost your case because they show the real thing. In fact, people seem to understand photographs better than descriptive words. Pictures of the accident scene, vehicle damages, and injuries are some of the evidence you need. Do take such pictures as soon as you are able to do before things change.