Common DUI Defenses In The United States

Just because you've been accused of driving while intoxicated does not mean that you have to be convicted of this crime. As soon as you're arrested, one of the first things you should do is contact an experienced DUI attorney. He or she will analyze the scenario that led to your arrest and formulate what is called a defense. Legally speaking, your defense is the argument that you and your lawyer make as to why you should not be found guilty of driving while intoxicated. Read More 

Liability for Slip and Fall Injuries: Who Is Really Responsible, the Landlord or the Tenant?

If you are like most people, you probably assume that if you or your guest slips and falls and sustains an injury on rented property that the landlord can be held liable for the injury. While this may be true in some instances, it isn't always true. Sometimes, the responsibility falls on the renter. Other times, no one is considered at fault. Find out how to tell who (if anyone) is legally responsible and what to do if this situation happens to you. Read More 

Three Medical Conditions That May May Mimic Intoxication and Can Help You Contest A DUI Rap

If you have been accused of DUI for behaviors that indicated you were intoxicated and you know that you are not guilty, you may be suffering from some type of medical condition. Consult a DUI attorney for their advice on how you need to defend your case. They will be able to match you with medical professionals that will work with you to secure the proper testing and diagnosis that will hopefully lead to your acquittal. Read More 

Does A Warning Sign Make Any Difference In A Personal Injury Lawsuit In California?

To successfully file a personal injury lawsuit against somebody, your attorney will attempt to show that the defendant had a duty of care towards you. Your lawyer will also allege that the defendant neglected this duty of care. In turn, the defendant's attorney will normally try to present evidence that shows he or she was not negligent. Find out how warning signs affect personal injury liability, and learn more about the steps a California lawyer would take to counter this type of evidence. Read More 

Prep For Protection: What To Do When You’re Injured In An Auto Accident

Unfortunately, vehicle accidents are a common occurrence – more than 2 million people were injured in 2014 accidents alone. By practicing safe driving skills you can minimize your chances of getting into an accident while you're behind the wheel, but you can't always control the situations you find yourself in or how other drivers perform so it's a good idea to make a plan in case you are ever injured in an accident. Read More