When you hire an attorney to handle your legal issues, whether you need legal representation for a civil issue or to defend against a potential criminal charge, you entrust your future to the attorney that you hire. You expect your lawyer to understand the law and provide you with accurate and useful guidance about your legal issues.
A driver runs a stop sign and slams into your car. Then you watch in shock as they back up and drive away from the scene. It's a hit-and-run.
You don't have to be involved in a serious collision to suffer an injury as the result of a motor vehicle accident. In fact, a minor fender bender can result in a variety of injuries, all of which require immediate medical care.
Obeying the rules of the road is one of the easiest ways to reduce the chance of an accident. There are many forms of reckless driving, all of which you should avoid if you want to reach your destination safely.
You hire a lawyer and take your case to court. You feel good about it from the very beginning, and your lawyer seems positive. However, you then lose the case, and you get the sense that they did not do all they could to help you. At times, it even seemed like they were working against you or trying to sabotage the case.
Spotting a distracted driver is easier said than done, as you're focusing most your attention on your own personal safety. Even so, you should do your best to keep an eye out for distracted drivers for your safety and that of your passengers.
A man who spent 28 years in prison in Colorado will receive $1.9 million from the state under its exoneration law.