When you go to the doctor, you have the expectation to receive adequate treatment for whatever ails you. Unfortunately, things happen that may or may not have been in the doctor's control, which resulted in a major injury. Some instances can even cause the loss of life. When a doctor or medical professional makes an error, purposely or not, he or she can be sued for medical malpractice. Here are some things you should know. [Read More]
Personal Injuries In Conjunction With A Citizen's Arrest Incident
Many may not know that an average citizen is empowered with detaining another by what is known as a citizen's arrest. Citizen's arrests can be helpful to law enforcement and they may be legal in some cases. This type of situation might also mean that another person's Constitutional rights have been placed in jeopardy and that an unlawful detainment took place. To help you sort out this confusing issue that combines criminal law with personal injury issues, read on. [Read More]
Testing The Sweat Of DUI Defendants
If you are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), the forms of punishment to expect can truly boggle the mind. For example, take a look at just some common forms of punishment for those arrested for DUI: Jail time or prison time Loss of driving privileges Probation or parole Ignition interlock devices Classes and counseling Community service and more. A relatively new way to keep tabs on those arrested for a DUI and those out on bail is the use of a sweat ankle monitor. [Read More]
How Have You Been Damaged By Your Car Accident?
The pain and misery that results from a car accident can only be alleviated by healing and time. The driver who hit you, however, is legally responsible for your injuries and the resulting damages. Many people are unsure about the meaning of the term damages when dealing with personal injury cases. To help you understand what car accident damages can be for many victims, read on. Medical Treatment Expenses Even if you don't file a personal injury case, you are very like to be paid for your medical expenses in relation to the accident. [Read More]