It is not uncommon for adults today in the United States to face many dangers to their person, and even common places such as a road, construction site, or factory or even a park may present many hazards to life and limb. Often, drivers on American roads today are impaired, such as if they are driving drunk or distracted with an electronic device, or workers at a construction site or factory may face issues such as a slip and fall case, equipment failure, or negligence on the work site that leads to injury. If someone is injured on American roads or work sites today, due to a driving error, a car crash, or even slip and fall cases, a victim will probably want to, and need to, reach out to an accident lawyer and hire an attorney to represent them in litigation. While 96% of all personal injury cases (including slip and fall) are settled pre-trial, this does not diminish the need for legal representation. A car accident lawyer or construction lawyer can go a long way for their clients in Continue reading
If you have ever been in a vehicle accident or received injuries from an auto accident, then you know that hiring a qualified traffic accident lawyer can make or break your case. However, a common challenge is that most people don’t know where to start the search. Even with common sources such as recommendations from friends and family, you need to put some effort into the search and not entirely rely on hearsay. Apart from some background research, you also need to choose a traffic accident lawyer that you can afford and work with throughout the suit to its entirety. So before you even start the search process, here are some few basics that you should know when you are considering hiring an auto accident attorney.
Why Do I Need an Auto Accident Attorney?
Lawyers are there to use their expertise and represent you in cases that they specialize in. The same is the case with an auto accident attorney. However simple of complex your care might appear, always cho Continue reading
There are a variety of situations where someone may require or otherwise benefit from the services of a criminal defense attorney. One of these pertains to being arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII). Another situation involves prostitution-related offenses. While there are other types of cases criminal defense attorneys handle, these are common ones.
Driving While Distracted
When drivers use their cell phones or manipulate electronic devices, this can contribute to or cause accidents. Throughout the day, about 660,000 American drivers engage in these behaviors when they should be paying attention to the road. While there are other behaviors that would qualify as distracted driving, these two are quite prevalent.
Driving While Drunk or Under the Influence of Illicit Drugs
People drive drunk on a daily basis. Less than 4,000 of the 300,000 individuals that choose to do so are arrested, however. When considering the average drunk dri Continue reading