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As defined by the US government, medical malpractice is any omission or activities carried out during the course of treating a patient that fails to meet current healthcare standards and generates a patient-related injury. Medical malpractice laws encompass negligence and acts of malice caused by any doctor or healthcare service provider. The four elements of medical malpractice are failing to provide a proper duty to the patient, a breach of care standards, the production of a patient injury, and the damages awarded to the patient because of these failures.  How Did the Injuries Happen The first obstacle when starting a…

An estate planning attorney is a person who provides legal advice and services to clients who need help in creating a will to manage and distribute their assets after they have passed away. The attorney will help you decide which assets should be part of your estate and then draft the necessary documents to make this happen. This is where most people make their first mistake. After a loved one’s death, people can quickly become overwhelmed by all of the decisions that need consideration. At such a time, people often become too hasty in their actions and sign documents that…

Many of us remember learning the DARE song in elementary or middle school that swept the nation in the 1980s and early 1990s, teaching Drug Abuse Resistance Education and how to resist the negative impact of drugs and violence.  “D. I won’t do drugs. A. Won’t have an attitude. R. I will respect myself. E. I will educate me.” Though the program was a byproduct of Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign and America’s “War on Drugs,” a study conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA) found that the DARE program was deemed a failure. What does cease to fail…

There are several reasons why someone would need a lawyer. They’re going through a nasty divorce, got into a car accident, have a domestic violence situation, experience the wrongful death of a loved one, or even suffer dog bites. There are several things people need to know before they meet with their lawyer for the first time. The Type of Lawyer Needed The first thing people need to know is the type of lawyer they need. At Uvalle Law Firm, the attorneys help people going through all kinds of injuries. They have lawyers in each area of expertise. Knowing the kind…

A drug crime conviction in Tennessee drug crimes carries many penalties and fines. Even if you face a minor charge like simple possession of a small weapon, the penalties and fines can be shocking. The charges for drug crimes in Tennessee can result in going to jail or an extended prison time. However, it all depends on the charge’s severity and specifics. Before going into details, it is essential to learn the types of drug charges. There are five types of drug charges you can face in Tennessee: Simple possession Possession with intent Sale of a controlled substance Drug trafficking…

Losing a loved one is devastating, but realizing that their death could have been prevented if not for someone else’s negligence is even more so. Accidental death can be both emotionally and financially draining. Amid your grief, you may also face funeral costs, accrued medical bills, and loss of income. This is why you need to hire a wrongful death attorney to improve your situation.  With a good wrongful death attorney by your side, you can seek restitution for your losses. To improve the chances of winning your claim, you need to know how to select a suitable legal representative.…

Consequences of DUI’s DUI is a serious and costly offense that can land you in jail, and the case can also go on for a very long time. This means that a lot of money will have to be spent on legal procedures. If you are being held for DUI, you need a legal attorney to present you in court. You must always trust your lawyer and share all the basic incident details to ensure you are presented in the best capacity.  Degrees of DUI There are some degrees of DUI, and the charges and consequences are also according to…

When it comes to assault and its charges, they differ according to each state. An aggravated assault is when a person causes serious harm or disfigurement to another person with the intention to cause harm. If a person is physically restrained or entering another person’s private property to cause harm also falls under aggravated assault. Legal Defenses for Assault Charges Having been detained for assault, narrating your side of the story won’t help. Rather explain to your attorney the events that led to your arrest. Here are a few defense methods that qualified assault defense lawyers can expect to utilize…

If you are injured in an accident, the insurance company will offer a settlement. How you reply to the offer has significant legal implications. You should never react to the offer in haste without contacting your attorney. Your lawyer will carefully analyze the situation, your injuries, their extent, and many other factors before telling you how to proceed. The settlement offered initially might not be enough to compensate you fully, which is why you should never accept a settlement without legal representation. Accepting a settlement will end your chances of getting greater compensation. Please do not agree to a settlement…

When you first got married, you likely did so under the assumption that you and your partner would stay together forever. And while that’s obviously the goal with any legal union, it’s crucial to recognize that it’s more important to be happy and in a healthy environment than it is to remain married. If you’re considering whether divorce is the right move for you, chances are that there are already some warning signs in your relationship. Understanding the difference between the average, solvable disagreement and tensions that simply can’t be fixed is the key to ensuring a peaceful and happy…