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...
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.
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.
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.
A judge or jury will consider a host of different factors to help calculate the appropriate damage amount for the loss of enjoyment of life. Some of these are: the age of the injured person, the injured party’s educational background and work history, the severity of the injuries, the future consequences of the injury, and the nature of the activity that has been lost.
A judge can deny bail if an offense is punishable by death, if there is a parole hold, or if there is a public safety exception. The "public safety exception" allows preventive detention. It applies to certain classes of felonies and felony sexual assault offenses. If the charge is for any other offense, bail must be set as a matter of right.
A motion to quash a warrant is a request for a court to find a warrant, or part of a warrant, invalid. Quash means to nullify, void or declare invalid. The two most common types of warrants are search warrants and arrest warrants.
You may have to disclose criminal convictions to an employer in Colorado...
If a witness in a criminal case refuses to testify, he or she could be found in contempt of court
Under Federal law, employers are encouraged to reimburse employees for uniforms or required clothes. But the law does not say that they must reimburse their employees for such costs.
Avoiding jail is often a priority for people who have been accused of a crime. Here are 5 common alternatives to jail in Colorado. Each of them can be an attractive option if you get convicted.
Public urination occurs when someone urinates in a public place like a park, alley, or sidewalk. It is considered a public nuisance. A person can be arrested for public urination under both state and local laws.
Some Colorado judges give first-time DUI defendants the opportunity to get their cases dismissed via a deferred judgment in Colorado (C.R.S. 18-1.3.-102), thought their criminal defense attorneys have to fight for it.
California no longer has an “attractive nuisance” doctrine.