Daily Archives April 4, 2015

DWI: Its Dangers And Consequences

DWI: Its Dangers And Consequences

by: Michael Sanford

You’ve heard it all before. Don’t drink and drive. Everyday, hundreds of people get into car accidents resulting from drunk driving. Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) is a crime. DWI laws are strictly enforced various states. DWI penalties include loss of driving privileges, fines and possible jail time. Any amount of drinking will affect your judgment and coordination and will reduce your ability to safely operate a vehicle. The degree of impairment depends on five factors: 1.) the amount you drink; 2.) whether you’ve eaten before or while drinking; 3.) your body weight; 4.) length of time spent drinking and; 5.) your gender. There is no quick way to ‘sober up’, except to wait for your body to metabolize the alcohol...

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Wrongful Death Lawyers Online

Wrongful Death Lawyers Online

by: Mart Gil Abareta

Wrongful death law refers to the law that aims to protect victims who are harmed by the action or inaction of another entity or person. A claim can be filed for injury acquired by an individual either physically or mentally. Wrongful death lawyers seek to win compensation for their clients. If you feel you are a victim and are uncertain what your legal options are, the best thing to do is to speak with wrongful death lawyers who will guide you through the process.
Basically, there are three reasons why you must hire wrongful death lawyers. First, you will need professional help to win against an individual or a large corporation. Second, you must not have to worry about your violated personal injury rights...

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Legal Issues Surrounding Divorce

Legal Issues Surrounding Divorce

by: Maui Reyes

There are two types of divorce: absolute and limited. Absolute, or “divorce a vinculo matu monii”, is the judicial termination of a marriage based on marital misconduct or other statutory causes after the wedding ceremony—such as adultery. After the divorce, both parties are deemed single again. Limited, or “divorce a mensa et thoro” is a separation decree, where the marriage is not fully terminated, and the couple still retain their civil status as married.
There are seven steps in having a divorce. While the process varies from couple to couple, depending on the situation of both parties, there are some essential procedures in filing for a divorce...

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You and the Tort Law: A Guide

You and the Tort Law: A Guide

by: Carla Ballatan

Everyday, we’re always at the risk of falling victim to misfortune whether it is from using defective products or unknowingly falling off into a manhole, or sustaining vast injuries due to serious highway accidents. You may think that accidents that happen everywhere to other people are of nobody’s fault than theirs alone…But, once something happens to you, say you were bit by a dog whose owner was careless enough to let it wander off, you may cry out, indeed – “not my fault!”.
Injuries may range from trivial to critical, depending on how it was obtained physically, mentally or emotionally. If an individual or group has a liability for your accident, you can file for claims under the tort law...

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How To Protect Your Privacy

How To Protect Your Privacy

by: News Canada

(NC)-With the advent of new computer and communications technology, the potential for privacy invasion has never been greater. Easier access to personal and financial information, credit ratings and Social Insurance Numbers, and the unauthorized collection and sale of personal data, are issues that concern many Canadian consumers.
Privacytown is a Web site from Industry Canada’s Office of Consumer Affairs that takes you on a tour of the marketplace – to the drug store, medical office, shopping mall, bank, grocery store and more. At each stop, you can learn about specific privacy concerns and how to deal with them...

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