The Burden of Proof and Persuasion in Civil and Criminal Cases

By | January 24, 2017

In the summer of 2015, a jury awarded over $20 million to a mother whose son was killed in San Bernardino while crossing an uncontrolled five lane highway to reach the only school bus stop near his home. The San Bernardino injury attorneys  representing his family in the wrongful death claim alleged that requiring a young student to… Read More »

Medical Malpractice: Understanding the Notion of Frivolous Claims

By | December 5, 2016

In 1997, Doctor Tad Grenga was called into Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Virginia to attempt to reattach the hand of a construction worker who had severed his own right hand with a power saw. Since the patient had a long history of psychiatric problems, Dr. Grenga asked the second opinion of a psychiatrist to ensure that the… Read More »

What Are Drunk Driving Look Back Periods?

By | November 18, 2016

It’s no secret that the topic of drinking and driving is a point of contention. On one side, there are those who argue that every alcohol affects every individual differently, dui check points are a clear invasion of privacy, and not everyone who drinks and drives once is acting with malicious intent. Others argue that there should be… Read More »