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Legal Recourse for Drunk Driving Accident Victims

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More than 10,000 people die every year due to drug and alcohol related accidents. Hundreds of thousands more people are injured every year in DUI accidents. Oftentimes, those injuries are life-changing and cause more pain than the victim had ever experienced. In many cases, survivors of DWI accidents are permanently disabled with spinal cord injuri...
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The Facts on Marijuana and Its Societal Value

The Facts on Marijuana and Its Societal Value
The Role of Marijuana in Society While it has long been considered an illegal drug that should only be used in the rarest of circumstances for medicinal purposes, marijuana is slowly becoming a popular drug of choice for Canadians. Our team at Toronto Defence Lawyers has completed significant research into this topic, and we're now highlighting sev...
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The Most Common DUI Defences

Getting pulled over for a DUI is not something that anyone should take lightly, with a criminal conviction and other hefty potential consequences at hand. Given recent advancements in the law concerning drinking and driving charges and the severity of the penalties served for these offences, a competent impaired driving defence lawyer in Calgary ma...
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Arrested on a DUI in Los Angeles – should you be read your rights?

You have been stopped for a suspected DUI offense in Los Angeles; should the officer who stops you read you your rights. It may surprise you to learn that US law is such that the answer to this question is, not necessarily. The thing about the Miranda warning , which is commonly referred to as Miranda rights is that it applies to people who are in ...
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Arrested on a DUI charge – can your silence be used against you?

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You may think that your silence cannot be used against you in court; this is not entirely true. This is not to say that you should volunteer information if you are pulled over on suspicion of a DUI; doing so is not usually a good idea. But, if you remain silent, this can be considered a sign of guilt; as was the case in People vs Tom . We are going...
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When DUI Charges Turn Into Felonies

DUI (driving under the influence) charges are normally misdemeanors but in many situations they are seen as being gross misdemeanor offenses. In the event you are convicted you can be faced with license suspensions, jail, fines and many other penalties. The big problem with DUI charges is that in many situations they can be upgraded to felonies. Ac...
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