As of July 1, 2019, people driving below the speed limit in the leftmost lane of a Nevada highway may be cited for going too slow.
Hit and run can be charged as either a California misdemeanor or a felony depending on: the facts of the case, and what Vehicle Code section the offense is charged under.
A person in California can get jail time for not appearing in court. A judge can punish a person with imprisonment if either of the following occur: the party does not appear in court in a criminal matter when ordered by the court to do so, and the person breaks his promise to appear in court following a traffic citation or ticket.
No, Nevada is a "fault state" for car accidents. This means the at-fault party -- and his/her insurance company -- is obligated to pay for the injuries and damages that result from an automobile collision.
Nevada requires people to have a Class M license in order to drive motorcycles. They can get a license either by taking a test or completing a course. Alternatively, they can get a permit to practice driving motorcycles before getting a license.
The elements of a conspiracy under California criminal law are: the defendant agreed with another person, or persons, to commit a crime; one of the parties to the agreement took an overt act to further or advance that agreement; and the overt act was committed in California.
A TPO hearing in Nevada is where a purported victim asks a judge or commissioner to grant a TPO (temporary protective order) against someone else, typically an abusive ex or family member. TPOs usually last 45 days.
Penal Code 29.4 is the California statute that sets forth the legal defense of voluntary intoxication.
Fixed ladders with no cage at the top are accidents waiting to happen. These ladders often go well over 20 feet in the air. When they have no cage, people climbing them have nothing to protect them from a fall.
1) I'm not injured. 2) I'm (partly) to blame. 3) I had right-of-way/the green light/the light was still yellow. 4) The other driver "came out of nowhere" or "must have been speeding." 5) ANYTHING! Let your attorney do the talking.
Short-term “costs” of a DUI charge include both monetary losses because of the charge and hardships imposed due to DUI penalties. The long-term "costs" can haunt you for quite some time...
The most severe skylight injuries happen when someone is on the roof and the skylight breaks underneath them. However, skylights can also break and fall on people below. They can also leak and cause unsuspecting victims to slip and fall. Bringing a personal injury lawsuit can be the best way to recover the compensation you deserve if you have been a victim. If you were on the job at the time of the accident, you may have a workers’ compensation claim.
Bartenders and waiters must be age 21 in order to serve alcohol in bars and restaurants. But children age 16 and older can work in grocery or convenience stores that sell alcohol as long as the alcohol containers remain sealed and the minors are supervised by an adult employee. The minimum required age of this supervising employee varies by locale, and the employees may also be required to secure an "alcohol education card" as a condition of working there.
Here are at least 10 types of E-scooter malfunctions. Each one of these can cause serious injuries that lead to an E-scooter lawsuit. E-scooter sharing companies Bird and Lime are aware of these design defects. However, they have been slow to correct them. The delay has put thousands of E-scooter riders at unnecessary risk.
There are at least 12 reasons why shared E-scooters are so dangerous...
The jail time for a felony probation violation is either: the jail time that was suspended before probation was ordered, or if no suspension, the maximum jail time for the offense the defendant was initially convicted of. Note that a judge does not automatically have to place a party in jail if that person commits a felony probation violation.
If you have ridden a shared electric scooter, or E-scooter, you may have already waived your right to sue. E-scooter sharing companies Lime and Bird have extremely strict user agreements. Several provisions in them require you to waive some of your rights before riding. Overcoming these provisions and waivers can be difficult. Your ability to opt-out of these provisions is very limited. Several E-scooter accident lawsuits are trying to overcome the waivers in court.
There is no NRS section that defines "negligence" in civil cases (though NRS 193.018 does define it in criminal cases). Instead, Nevada's definition of negligence comes from the "common law" as spelled out in various Nevada Supreme Court judicial opinions.
A defendant facing felony charges can waive the right to a preliminary hearing per Penal Code 860. A preliminary hearing is an examination of the evidence in a felony case to determine: whether a crime has been committed; and whether there is “sufficient cause” to believe the accused committed it.
To obtain a Ramey warrant a police officer submits a declaration of probable cause to a magistrate. If the magistrate is satisfied that probable cause to arrest exists, he or she issues a Ramey warrant
You likely have a personal injury case if you were a pedestrian and you were hit and hurt by an electric scooter, or E-scooter. In most E-scooter accidents it is easy to show that the rider was at fault.
Capitation is a set fee paid by an insurance company to a physician for each person he treats, regardless of the exact services provided.
7 important e-scooter laws in California
In Colorado, "general intent crimes" require only that the defendant intended to commit a prohibited act; in contrast, "specific intent crimes" also require that the defendant intended to produce a prohibited result.
A revocation of a deferred sentence is when the court takes back ("revokes") a defendant's opportunity to complete probation ("deferred sentence") as punishment for violating the court's orders. When a defendant's deferred judgment is revoked, he/she is usually remanded to jail and will get a criminal conviction.