My name is Danielle Diaz. One of the things I've learned in life, both inside and outside the courtroom, is that it is important to not see others as your enemy. Even though you may see the prosecutor as your enemy, he or she is just trying to do a job. It may be possible that you can get a prosecutor or the judge to be sympathetic and get him or her on your side. In order to accomplish this, you need to understand the law. I feel that most individuals do not understand the law, which is why I was motivated to create this blog.
22 July 2020
Even though the majority of people charged with DUI are suspected of drinking alcohol, you can also be charged for a DUI while under the influence of certain prescription medications like sleeping pills. Take a look at some of the defenses that your DUI attorney may use. You were driving while asleep and not aware of what you were doing. Some prescription medications are actually linked to a side effect referred to as sleep-driving.
22 June 2020
An arrest for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a serious legal issue that should always be taken seriously. Sometimes, however, defendants in DUI cases fail to hire legal representation because of concerns about the cost of the retainer and fees. The lack of an attorney can place defendants at a serious disadvantage as they attempt to deal with the aftermath of the arrest and the consequences they may face if convicted.
19 May 2020
Every mother wants to have a healthy child, but this doesn't always happen. But when there is a birth defect or injury to a baby, it is sometimes a problem that could have been avoided. This type of situation can sometimes be attributed to negligence, and you may be entitled to compensation. The following are a few things you should know. Not every birth defect or injury is negligence This is important to understand because children can have birth defects due to genetics.
17 April 2020
A slip and fall accident can happen when you least expect it, causing an injury that leaves you with medical bills and a long recovery. Here are some questions to ask yourself if you are the victim of a slip and fall to guide your legal options for taking action. Could The Accident Have Been Prevented? One important thing to ask yourself is if there is anything that could have been done to prevent the accident from happening.
13 March 2020
A core principle of personal injury law in America is the notion of reasonableness. This applies largely to the question of whether a reasonable person in a similar situation would make similar choices to the ones the defendant made. Let's look at how a personal injury attorney representing a plaintiff might look at this issue. Is There a Professional or Regulatory Standard? Generally, when there are professional or regulatory standards that apply to a situation, those standards prevail regardless of what the average person might think is reasonable.