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But there are plenty of indirect consequences of a DWI conviction, such as affecting your ability to work if your job requirements include driving. One such consequence is an increase to your auto insurance premiums.
In New York and all other states, it is illegal to consume alcohol while operating a vehicle or to drive while intoxicated (DWI). To enforce this law and others, most states, New York included, also have open container laws that limit when and where it is legal for opened bottles of alcohol to exist in public spaces—cars included.
Being arrested can feel intimidating, embarrassing, and downright terrifying. But even if you are suspected of a serious crime, you are still entitled to humane treatment and have certain rights that must be honored by police or those arresting you.
Just because you are arrested and charged with a felony or other crime does not mean that your fate is sealed. The term “innocent until proven guilty” is real, and from a legal perspective, it means just that: the law presumes your innocence unless and until a jury rules you guilty or you plead guilty in court.
At times when we are in need of medical care we find ourselves at our most vulnerable. It is in those moments that we put our trust, our health, and even our fate into the hands of doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals.
If you were misdiagnosed or injured because of a healthcare professional’s negligence, you have the right to take legal action and seek compensation for your suffering.
If you were injured in an automobile accident that wasn’t your fault, you expect to receive a fair claim settlement claim from the negligent party’s insurance to compensate you for your injuries, time missed from work and other factors that play a role in a personal injury, such as mental anguish and pain and suffering.
Nobody wants to get injured, especially not because of the negligence of another party. However, if you or a loved one suffered an injury that was the fault of another party, you have the right to file a personal injury claim and be compensated for your injuries.
If you suffer a personal injury as the result of another party’s negligence, you will likely file a personal injury claim with the hopes of being compensated for your suffering.
If you are injured in an automobile accident, then you will have to file a personal injury claim to be compensated for your injuries. There are two types of personal injury claims in New York.