Can You Get A DUI For Taking Prescription Drugs?
9 November 2018
When most people think about DUI, they think of someone driving under the influence of alcohol. But the term "driving under the influence" is quite vague for a reason. A person can be charged with driving under the influence not only when they're under the influence of alcohol, but also when they are under the influence of drugs. And no, this does not just mean strictly illegal drugs like heroin and cocaine.
Personal Injury Legal Preparations For Trial
10 October 2018
Your personal injury trial might come months after your accident, and it can never be a moment too soon. The time it takes to get to the courtroom can seem puzzling to many victims, but there are events occurring even when it seems to you that time is standing still. The period of time before a trial begins is more important than many people know, and its importance rivals that of the actual trial.
Three Good Things About Being Prescribed Medication After An Injury
9 September 2018
The specific nature and the severity of any type of injury will dictate whether you need prescription medication to help you through the recovery process. While prescription medication is usually unnecessary following a minor injury, the likelihood that your physician will prescribe you something increases in the case of more serious injuries. Even if you're not a huge proponent of taking medication, you should appreciate that there are several potential advantages to doing so if you've been injured due to another party's negligence and you've hired a personal injury attorney to represent you.
Fetus/Baby Wrongful Deaths: How These Lawsuits Work
28 July 2018
Defining what is and is not a baby is at the heart of every abortion. It is also at the heart of many wrongful death cases, as state law makes that determination, not federal law. Even though Roe v. Wade gave women the permission to terminate pregnancies, there was nothing in place that helped determine when, exactly, a life was a life. So when a fetus dies late in a pregnancy or the infant takes breath after leaving the womb and then dies, state law determines whether or not mothers can sue for wrongful death.