Things To Expect After A DWI Arrest

Driving while intoxicated is a serious offense, and if you are charged with suspicion of DWI it is in your best interest to immediately hire an experienced and reputable DWI attorney. If you are pulled over on suspected DWI, you can expect the following: Being Arrested If a breathalyzer shows that your blood alcohol content is above the legal limit or you fail a field sobriety test, you will be arrested by the officer who pulled you over and taken to the nearest police station. [Read More]

What You Need To Know Before Suing For Assault

If you were involved in a fight and suffered injuries due to another person's aggression, then you may be considering suing the attacker for assault. While there are many individuals who do win assault cases, it's important to know that many others who are attacked have their cases dismissed -- or are told by their attorneys that they don't even have a case at all. So, to save yourself some time, hassle, and anguish, review these factors before you decide to bring a possible assault case to your personal injury lawyer. [Read More]

Why You Can't Believe Drug And Alcohol Test Results In A DUI Case

Some people who get arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol undoubtedly knew they'd had a few too many drinks before they got behind the wheel but decided to gamble they'd get home before they got caught. Others end up shocked that they're being arrested because they were certain that the one glass of wine or beer that they had with dinner wouldn't have put them over the legal limit. [Read More]

Are You Liable For Your Guest? Under Social Host Liability Laws You May Be

Each year over 1 million people are charged with driving under the influence. This number does not even include those who are stopped and not charged, or those who make it home without being caught. While a large number of these people probably have purchased the alcohol they consumed, others were supplied alcohol in the homes of their friends or family during a social event. What many of these hosts may not realize is that by supplying alcohol, and then allowing the intoxicated guests to leave their property, they may be guilty of social hosting. [Read More]