Posts Tagged“legal”

DUI punishments in Oregon are some of the toughest in the country. And, while you may be a native to Oregon, and fully aware of this, there is always the chance you have a mishap and get pulled over on suspicion of driving while under the influence. Today we are going to look at just what can happen to you if you are travelling through one of the most popular places in Oregon on a road trip and get pulled over for a DUI.  In particular, we are going to discuss what you are up against should you get pulled…

Uber has proven to be incredibly convenient and often more affordable than a taxi. The popularity of companies Uber and Lyft has grown steadily over the last few years, and more people are downloading the apps than ever before. But too many have treated this opportunity too casually. First, prospective riders have been all too willing to climb into a car with a total stranger and let him drive them around an unfamiliar city, despite the warnings issued by law enforcement agencies. Then there have been insurance issues that created headaches for both drivers and riders. Insurance Gaps in Ridesharing…

If your life is going the way you’d like it to go, it means you are steering clear of any run-ins with the law. That said there are countless individuals out there who seem to have a knack for getting in trouble. Others, meantime, may make that single mistake that lands them on the wrong side of the law. No matter how you ended up on the wrong side of the law, what do you plan on doing to fix things? With that question in mind, go online and see which criminal defense attorneys are where you live. In doing…

There is something impressive about being a lawyer. It has an air of power to it, and everybody knows lawyers make a great deal of money. Even if you have never read a John Grisham novel, you know that lawyers are almost a breed apart. Old-fashioned parents want their sons to become lawyers and their daughters to marry one. But why do people choose to study law? It is a dry subject that takes many years to complete, and once you are ready to sit and pass the Bar (if you pass it), you will have to work very hard…

Statistics with regard to drunk-driving accidents are frightening. It’s one of the largest causes of injuries and fatalities on the road. If you get hit by a drunk driver, you have certain rights you need to make sure you exercise. Use this guide about drunk driving and your personal rights to prepare you in case such a situation occurs. Drunk Driving Statistics  Unfortunately, drunk driving is common. It’s unrealistic to assume you’ll never be the victim of a drunk-driving accident. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one person dies every 51 minutes as the result of a drunk-driving accident.…

All it takes is being in the wrong place at the wrong time or a case of mistaken identity to have felony charges laid against you. This is a very scary situation to find yourself in, as prisons in America are some of the most frightening environments on Earth. If you know you are innocent, immediate action needs to be taken to save yourself and your reputation from being irreparably damaged. Below, we’ll guide you through the steps you’ll need to take if felony charges have been brought against you. 1) Don’t say a word Once you are under arrest,…

It can all happen in a flash. There you are stopped at a red light when a texting addict slams into your back end. Smacking your head hard into your steering wheel, you are jarred into a state of shock – am I hurt? Should I call 911? How do I interact with the driver who just hit me? Don’t wait until this scenario is forced upon you before thinking about the answer to these questions and others. Knowing what to do when an accident happens will allow you to act correctly, increasing the odds this incident will have minimal…

One of the most popular crimes which people who are for the most part ‘law abiding’ commit is that of a DUI or driving under the influence. Sometimes this can be a drunken error made because your judgement is impaired, some times it could be as the result of drinking the night before and driving the next day without realizing that you are still over the limit. Whatever the case, it is important to remember just how serious a DUI is and there are many people sitting in jails across the USA who were those ‘law abiding’ people that made…

The reason why an individual will file medical malpractice lawsuits is that they believe that substandard care was offered by a specific healthcare professional like a dentist or a doctor, with the result being physical or economic damages to family members or to him personally. The problem with the malpractice lawsuits and claims is that the definition of substandard care is often going to be questioned. It normally means that normal medical practices were violated. It is the responsibility of the injured party to prove that medical malpractice happened. There are three factors that should be considered: Direct causal link…