Assault and battery charges are considered intentional torts. This means they can serve as the basis for a civil lawsuit and demand compensation as monetary damages. However, assault and battery charges are also considered a crime, which
According to the law in Washington D.C., there are five different schedules of drugs. The schedules are created and setup based on two criteria. These are the criteria that determine whether or not a person is charged with a drug crime and include:
1. The possibility of abuse or addiction of a certain drug
2. The existing medical use of the drug (whether
When you are on the road, it often doesn’t matter how careful you are, there is no guarantee you won’t be involved in an accident.
Even if you have never made a mistake while behind the wheel, there is no way to control what other drivers are doing.
A single person running a stop sign or red light, for example, can result in a serious car accident,
In 2010 over 13 million arrests were made in the United States; that is a number that has been dropping since the 1990s, but it is still quite large nonetheless.
And even though not all of those arrests result in criminal charges, millions do. Criminal charges are filed in one of two categories: misdemeanor or felony.
Nursing homes are supposed to be facilities where the elderly can find comfort and security in a caring environment.
And while that is true for many of these facilities, there are still hundreds of nursing home abuse cases that call into question just what is happening throughout the U.S.
The National Center on Elder Abuse