When you are hit by someone while driving, or you hit someone else, the question is always, "Do you sue?" However, there are some certain legal situations that are quite awkward post-car accident, and trying to work through these situations can feel like you are starring in a really bad sitcom. Still, if any of the following happen to you, it helps to know how you can navigate through each of these awkward legal situations.
Finding the love of your life can be really rewarding. There are some things that can make it harder for you and the love of your life to end up together so that you can spend the rest of your lives together. One of those things is if you or your loved one are from another country and want to immigrate to the US so that you can be together. If that is what's happening, there are extra steps that you are going to have to take care of before you can ride off into the sunset together.
If you have recently been arrested for driving while under the influence (DWI), then you have a lengthy and stressful legal battle ahead of you. This charge is given to people that the police believe, with reasonable suspicion, were driving under the influence of alcohol or an impairing drug, including prescription and over the counter drugs that can alter a person's ability to drive. After your charge, you will be given a court date, which you must attend, and, ideally, you should attend this court date with a lawyer who is experienced in DWI cases.
Recently, in the news, a toddler was snatched by an alligator near a Florida theme park resort. The family was on vacation, and they lost their child to the natural dangers of this region. The question that many people might be thinking in this case is: Can the parents sue the resort and theme park for the loss of their child? Here is what a personal injury attorney might say about this situation (if and when it applies to you).
Car accident attorneys have the expertise to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve when you're injured in an accident, but not all collisions involve two automobiles. One area of the law for which car accident attorneys are often solicited involves bicycle collisions.
Often, these are accidents where a cyclist was struck by an oncoming vehicle, and other times, they involve circumstances of out-of-control cyclists colliding with nearby pedestrians. The following article discusses some of the ins and outs regarding bicycle accidents, including general liability, road obstructions, and helmet laws.