If you are pulled over by the police, and they suspect you are under the influence of alcohol, the officer may ask you to perform what is commonly known as a field sobriety test. Most people agree to do what the officer asks, either because they do not believe they are legally drunk or because they are afraid to refuse the officer's request.
Smart phones - most people have one now, and most people use them - a lot. To the point where they have been blamed for everything from obesity to kids not talking to their parents. If you have a smart phone, it can be your best friend and your worst enemy in terms of staying alive and uninjured...and in terms of dealing with the aftermath of an accident.
Topics: Car Accident
As an attorney, drunk driving is nothing I can condone. It's illegal, unwise, and puts yourself and others on the road in great danger. However, with the coming holiday season also comes more spiked eggnog and an influx of celebratory, holiday drinking. As a result, more people are getting behind the wheel and, subsequently, being pulled over by police.
We lawyers get a bad rap. Sometimes when I tell people I'm a criminal defense attorney, I can just see them making snap judgements about me.
Medical malpractice is a troubling concept for everyone. As a patient, naturally, you trust your doctors to know what's best and to take expertly good care of you, especially when you're sick or injured. When this somehow backfires and your time in medical care leaves you worse off than where you started, something has gone terribly wrong. It's normal to feel betrayed and confused when you realize that the medical professionals you trusted have hurt you instead, and it never helps when the clinic or hospital denies anything could possibly have been done wrong.