Domestic assault charges are serious criminal charges that should be carefully considered. In the Edinburgh area, a police chief was recently arrested on domestic violence charges. The South Texas police chief was arrested and jailed on a charge of assault causing bodily injury to a family member. The chief's common-law wife reported that the police chief had assaulted her. According to authorities, the man's wife had minor injuries. The 64-year old police chief had been suspended from work.
Imagine that someone hurt you in an accident 10 years ago, and you decided yesterday that you want to pursue a personal injury claim to collect damages. Unfortunately, in the vast majority of circumstances, you're probably out of luck. You can't pursue a damage claim in civil court after so many years have passed due to Texas statutes of limitation.
There are a variety of catastrophic injuries that can occur in a car accident which can impact victims for some time to come and, in some circumstances, for the rest of their lives. As a result, it is important for victims and their families to be familiar with personal injury legal protections that can help them with the harm and damages they face now and in the future.
This blog recently discussed the severity of distracted driving accidents and the serious danger they pose. Texting while driving can lead to serious car accidents for victims that can result in significant harm to them and their families.
Wrongful death claims are a type of personal injury claim that protects surviving family members of a victim wrongfully killed in a car accident or other types of traumatic accident. A wrongful death legal action can be brought on behalf of the lost loved one's estate for the benefits of surviving family members and damages and legal remedies may be available.