Four Surprising Number About Drink Driving Incidents in the US
Drunk driving is one of the most common and serious traffic violations today, and these statistics will help you understand why:
33%: The amount of drivers arrested and convicted for driving while intoxicated who are repeat-offenders and have received a DWI conviction before. In other words, although some people are just a little too careless when it comes to being safe behind the wheel, the majority of DWI arrests affect first-time offenders who simply made a mistake.
10.3 million: The number of people in one year who reported that they had driven under the influence of illicit drugs at least once in the past year. Although it can be much more difficult for cops to tell if some is driving under the Continue Reading
6 Tips for Filing Workers’ Comp Cases
Have you ever heard commercials on television or the radio that were advertising workers compensation attorneys and found yourself wondering, “why hire a workers compensation lawyer?” If so, this is definitely a good question and one that you should find out the answer to in case you ever find yourself needing services from a lawyer. Workers’ comp regulations were originally enacted in order to provide every employee with benefits that would sustain him or her through highly stressful and troubled times associated with on the job injuries or disabilities.
Today, the rules and laws specify that a work Continue Reading
What to Say (and What Not to) After a Car Accident
One of the difficulties of getting in a car accident — besides any injuries and property damage — is having to navigate all of the legal details that come after it. If you’ve suffered an injury in an accident and are planning to file a personal injury claim, the time immediately following an accident is absolutely crucial for the success or failure of your case. Just as important as what you do after and accident is what you say. Remember that only half of plaintiffs win in personal injury lawsuits, so what you say or don’t say after an accident can have serious consequences.
What to Say Right After an Accident
Right after a Continue Reading
A Three Part Guide on How to Handle an Accident
Getting into any sort of accident can be a really stressful and unpleasant experience. The biggest problem is that the time right after an accident is really important for getting compensated for your injuries and damages, which can be really tough to handle in such an anxiety-producing situation. Here’s a short, three-part guide to help you through in the case that you do get into an accident.
1. What to Say Right After an Accident
One thing you need to know if you’ve gotten into an accident is what to say. Here it is: nothing. Don’t say anything to anyone besides the authorities. Be polite, but never apologize or admit fault for anything. This could damage your case in the future if you claim any sort of liability in the accident.
2. What to Do After an A Continue Reading