What If I'm Intoxicated and Injure Someone in an Accident? Frequently Asked Questions You May Have
19 September 2016
According to the United States Department of Transportation, over four million American adults admitted to driving under the influence in 2010. If you've recently been involved in an automobile accident while you were intoxicated, and the other driver was injured, you may be concerned about what to do next. From making sure you take the correct steps at the scene of the accident to working with your attorney in the weeks and months afterward, here are a few questions you may have if you are intoxicated and injure someone else in an automobile accident:
3 Rules For Filing A Lawsuit Against A City Government
29 July 2016
The legal rules that you have to follow when you're filing a lawsuit are always complex. But you may be familiar with the basics of a personal injury suit if you've been involved with one before or if you frequently follow the details of such cases. However, if you're considering a claim against a government entity – for example, if you sustained an injury on city property that occurred because the property wasn't being maintained properly, and you're considering suing your city government – then the rules will be different from the rules that you may be familiar with.
First-Time Maryland DUI Charges: 4 Benefits Of Choosing A PBJ Agreement
14 June 2016
Getting arrested for a DUI charge can come with many negative aspects on your life. If you're a first-time offender, this can be a really scary time that is filled with a lot of questions, fears, and concerns about the future court proceedings. Instead of going through the traditional process, Maryland has a special condition known as a PBJ. The "Probate Before Judgment" clause gives you the option of agreeing to a guilty plea and quickly ending your case.
Omission, Negligence, And Communicating With Terminally Ill Patients
5 May 2016
If you are a young doctor who has recently started working with cancer patients, then you may not know how to speak with terminallly ill individuals just yet. Even if you think you are an expert when it comes to communication, research suggests that doctors overestimate their ability to speak with patients clearly and effectively. In most cases, poor communication will cause a breakdown in the doctor and patient relationship. However, when a cancer patient is terminal, your lack of communication skills may be seen as negligence on your part.