According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatalities associated with big trucks increased by 12 percent between 2008 and 2017. In 2017 alone, 4,761 people lost their lives during an accident with a truck or similarly large vehicle. Unfortunately, even when trucking accidents do not result in a fatality, they commonly result in extreme injuries, lifelong disabilities, and massive bills for ongoing medical care. If you have been involved in an automobile accident that involved a semitruck, it is imperative that you seek legal counsel.
Finding a document hanging on your front door that states that there is a warrant for your arrest is probably not the type of letter you ever hope to receive, yet it happens. If you just found a letter like this or if you were notified in a different manner that there is a warrant for your arrest, here are some tips to help you know how to handle it.
When you've been injured by a careless driver and are suffering from discomfort and misery, there is more than one way to be paid for your losses. Once you speak to a personal injury lawyer, one of their first moves is to send the other driver's insurer a demand letter (or letter of demand). Read on to find out what goes into a demand letter that can prompt payment from the other side.
The above phrase is right there in each and every Miranda Warning recited to those about to arrested for driving under the influence (DUI)—or for anything else. If you cannot afford private legal representation, you still have the right to be represented by professional legal counsel. To find out more about this right and how it could affect a DUI arrest, read on. The Role of the Public Defender The government ensures everyone is duly represented by paying the salary of public defenders.
It is common for those involved in a car accident to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder due to shock. A car accident can have a negative impact on children, in particular, with the actual accident and injury, the noise, the bright lights, and seeing others in distress. PTSD is not uncommon in kids in these situations. If your child was involved in a car accident and is dealing with symptoms of PTSD, you can potentially collect damages with a personal injury lawsuit.