Asheville residents who have been bitten by dogs often don’t know what kind of medical treatment they will need for their injuries. Some dog bite victims aren’t even sure they need treatment. However, even seemingly minor dog bite injuries can be a big problem if left untreated. Here are a few things you can expect when seeking treatment for a dog bite:
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Many Asheville residents find it difficult to keep up with the lawyerspeak involved in their personal injury claim or lawsuit. Learning a few of the most common legal terms you’re likely to see in the legal process can help you to navigate your claim, because knowledge is the best tool you bring to the table when it comes time to negotiate and settle your claim. Here are some terms you’re likely to see in the beginning stages of a lawsuit:
The complaint is a document that an injured person (the plaintiff) or their personal injury lawyer writes and files with the court. The complaint initiates a lawsuit. It lays out each of the injured person’s grievances, describes how the negligent person (the defendant) caused those grievances, and asks the court to make a decision that compensates them for these grievances. Plaintiffs usually ask the court for money.
Drunk driving kills 30 people every single day in the United States.
Law enforcement, education, and punishment are all helpful ways to reduce drunk driving and save lives. However, bars and restaurants also have a responsibility to help prevent drunk driving. How? It is against the law for a bar or restaurant to serve alcohol to someone that they know, or should know is drunk. Bars and restaurants that follow the law help protect us all from drunk drivers on our roads.
Every State in the country has a law that says if you sell alcohol, you cannot sell alcohol to someone that you know or should know is intoxicated. The purpose of these laws is to protect everyone from drunk drivers.