The natural first response when someone is seriously injured is to seek immediate medical attention. If the injury was caused by someone else's negligence, the injured party may be able to initiate a personal injury lawsuit.
Adopting a new family member is cause for celebration, but the legal path can often seem confusing and stressful. Learning a bit about what to expect can help you relax and prepare for welcoming a new member into your family.
We were raised to be respectful of authority. Cops have a hard job; there is no doubt about that. But the United States Constitution guarantees you don't have to make their job any easier. You know the words by heart: You have the right to remain silent. But do you actually follow that rule when you are talking to an officer?