Professional Liability

What To Expect From Your DUI Attorney

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States mandate strict driving under the influence laws. If drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you’re committing a traffic violation. This violation can lead to other criminal charges. If you’re facing a DUI charge, you’ll need an attorney experienced with DUI and other traffic citations. Initial Meeting With Your Lawyer Prepare for your consultation with your attorney by gathering documentation related to your case. This includes police reports, the results of tests you took and witness statements....

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Know Your Rights: DWI

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It’s safe to say that you know it is dangerous to drive while intoxicated; however, you should also know your rights when you are pulled over because the law does not always work in your favor. Here is a list of do’s and don’ts when a cop pulls a traffic stop on you in your vehicle. 1. Pulling Over Ensure that you use your turn signal when pulling over, and make sure you choose a busy section of the highway. If you are in the middle of a deserted area and feel unsafe, you have the right to call 911, give them your location,...

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Suing Someone For A Personal Injury When You’ve Been Previously Hurt

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Can you sue someone for a personal injury if you’ve already had a previous injury to that part of your body? The simple answer: yes, you can sue. Your attorney will have to deal with some special issues as your case proceeds, but having a preexisting injury does not prevent you from seeking damages due to a new personal injury. What Issues Will My Attorney Need To Address? Essentially, what will happen is that the defendant’s attorney will try to use your previous injury or disability to his or her advantage during the case. Your...

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How To Petition For A Family Member To Immigrate To The United States.

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Although most of the procedures for petitioning for family members to immigrate to the US are the same, some family relationships may require additional documentation. The time it will take for the immigration process to be completed will also vary greatly, depending on your relationship with the family member. US citizens can sponsor more family members than permanent residents (green card holders). While permanent residents can only petition for spouses, children under twenty one, and unmarried sons and daughters of any age, US citizens can...

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Estate Planning Tools: 3 Reasons You Should Have A Living Will

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People often make the mistake of believing that estate planning tools are irrelevant in their life simply because they do not have a large estate. However, the truth is, many of these tools are designed to benefit everyone, regardless of what their net worth may be. A living will is a perfect example of this type of estate planning tool. Below you will learn more about how a living will works and why everyone should have one. Life Or Death Decisions Can Burden A Family No one wants to be the person charged with the task of making a life or...

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Legal Advice For When You’ve Been Pulled Over Or In An Accident And You’ve Been Drinking

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Just about everyone should know about the dangers of drinking and driving and most people would never intentionally drive while intoxicated. But with blood alcohol content limits lower than ever, it can sometimes be possible to be arrested for a DUI even if you feel like you haven’t had that much to drink. If you find yourself in a situation where you are being investigated for a possible DUI after getting into an accident or simply pulled over, here are some tips that might help you in your troublesome situation. Remain Silent If a...

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Five Pieces Of Advice For Working With Insurance Companies After An Accident

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Sometimes dealing with an insurance company can be more frustrating than an actual car accident. Here are five pieces of advice to help you get as much money as possible.  1. Keep the first phone call short. All you need to do is let them know you were in an accident and a few minor details. Wait until the police file a report, all witnesses have been interviewed, and all the details are clear before giving any more information.  2. Do not tell them if you were injured or not because you may not know yet. Simply inform them...

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Use Advance Directives To Get The Right Medical Care

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If you are going into the hospital to have surgery, one of the things that you will be asked is if you have a living will, advance directives, or a do not resuscitate order in place. These orders are things which you can use to dictate your medical wishes when you aren’t able to state what you want. If you want to get these things, you should meet with a lawyer who deals with estate law. They can draw up your wishes and have them notarized. Then you can file the papers with your doctors as well as at the hospital. That way everything...

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The Importance Of The Police Report In An Automobile Personal Injury Claim

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If you have been in an accident, and were injured by another party, you have a right to file a personal injury lawsuit against that party. In the event that you file a lawsuit, you will want to obtain any police reports that were filed the day of the accident.  Make Sure You Obtain Your Accident Police Report A common car accident report contains a lot of information. It is important to note that all the information contained in a police report is necessarily correct. There can be misinformation in a police report. Nevertheless, the...

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Drunk Driving Guilt After Causing A Collision: How A DUI Lawyer Can Help

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Causing a collision when you are under the influence of alcohol is a serious offense that can land you behind bars. If the victim of your collision decides to file criminal charges against you, it is in your best interest to hire a lawyer. In this article, you will find out how a DUI lawyer can make your case smoother and how much it will cost to hire one. How Can A DUI Lawyer Help Make A Case Smoother? When you are guilty of causing an injury after driving drunk, the best thing to do is try to get sentenced to the least amount of punishment....

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