Getting arrested and accused of drunk driving can have instant and severe consequences on your life -- even before a conviction occurs. You could be suspended from your job or suffer other job consequences, you could suffer from a smeared reputation amongst your friends and you might experience difficulties in your family relationships.
Just because you are part of a car crash does not necessarily mean you are able to receive compensation. However, if the other party was at fault, you need to learn more about your legal rights.
Soft-tissue injuries may not seem like they're life-changing, but many can be, at least in the short term. Soft-tissue injuries range from strains and sprains to bruises.
If you were injured because of someone else’s negligence, you know how difficult the aftermath of an accident can be. A traumatic injury changes your life. You can no longer get up and go to work in the morning like you used to. If you had a physical job, you may never be able to perform your job duties again. The healing process is often paired with exorbitant medical costs. Finding happiness may now be a challenge. All of this can take its toll on your family as well.
You were driving when the police pulled you over. The officer explains that he'd like you to take a field-sobriety test, because your vehicle was weaving in the lane. You know you haven't been drinking.
Getting charged with a DUI can change your life in a matter of minutes. One moment, you're headed home from work or a social gathering and the next, you're on your way to spend the night in jail. The whole experience can be traumatic, especially if you weren't breaking the law. There are a number of reasons why people could be falsely arrested with driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) in Oregon. Untreated diabetes or other medical conditions could result in a failed field sobriety test and breath test. Mistakes or uncalibrated breath tests could also cause serious legal issues for someone.
When you get sick or are hurt, do you ever think twice about going to the doctor? Does it have anything to do with how costly the bill could be?
Imagine that you are driving home after a night out watching the game with friends. Your night suddenly goes from great to worrisome when you see the lights of a police car in your rearview mirror. You pull over to the shoulder and wonder if maybe you had one too many drinks. If the officer asks you to take a breath test, will you agree?