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Can a car accident victim who works in a hospital - xrays and dr notes actually be a conflict of interest in a dui felony case?
My fiance is currently serving a sentence at the NH State Prison. He injured a woman's toe while dui. Although he was sentenced; the restitution case is currently still pending. The victim just informed the court that she works in the billing dept at the Portsmouth Hospital. On the day of the accident she was sent to the Exeter Hospital but refused xrays because she wanted to have them done in Portsmouth instead (where we just found out that she is employed). She is stating $2200 in lost wages due to a broken toe. Also, she didn't have car insurance although she claims that she has a car loan on a 2009 Honda Civic. Although there's no proof or statements, she claims that she owes over $10,000 on a 5 year loan that she says that she paid nearly 4 years to Santander Bank. The bank representative hasn't appeared to any of the court appearances and without statements, her claims appear false or in the very least, extremely "fishy". Due to her lack of credibility, I am wondering if it's a conflict of interest regarding her working in the hospital and her claim for the high cost of lost wages regarding her broken toe. Is this ok to work in the billing dept and claim high $?
It is unclear whether this is a civil case or whether she submitted this for restitution, but if a civil case, she...
When I turn myself in will I go to court for arraignment and jail or will I be released until trial?
I was in a car accident while driving on a suspended license. I was caught 9 months ago driving without my license and DWI. I believe there is a manditory jail time. I was asked to turn myself in after a warrant was sworn out, will I be notified? Will I go straight to jail?
It's always better to turn yourself in to increase your chance of being released pretrial on bail. If you hire a...
How can I defend myself at the hearing to review the suspension of my driving privileges upon failing the road exam three times?
I used to drive abroad and I have an international driving license. I have been a resident in NH for one year now, and I needed to get the driving license here. I have the language barrier and I feel so much stressed and scared in the exam. So I failed the road test three times. This is the law in NH: if you failed three times, you can't go for a fourth exam and you should go to the hearing to determine your driving abilities. I don't know what to prepare, or how this hearing is going to be. I have no Idea at all. Please help me.
I would consult with a driving school. They would be less costly than an attorney. If you want to get legal advise you...
Can a felony DUI charge be appealed if there's a possibility that he didn't actually injure the "victim"?
My fiance is currently serving a one year minimum to a three year maximum Felony DUI sentence at the NH State Prison for Men. There were a lot of discrepancies in the police report that the attorney didn't state in front of the Judge before the sentencing. Regardless, my fiance was labled a felony instead of a misdemeanor even before the sentencing according to the police and the newspapers. The "victim" broke her toe but the hospital where she first was xrayed at didn't show that she had any broken bones. She later went to a different hospital and they told her that she fractured her metamorsal (toe) bone and needed surgery. I feel that my fiance didn't cause her injury although he obviously caused the accident due to his driving while intoxicated. I believe that the "victim" may have hurt her toe on her own before she reached the other hospital. I didn't realize this until after my fiance was sentenced. Is there anyway that I can hire a new attorney and go to court with the possibility that my fiance didn't injure the victim? Is this possible? I realize that he will still have a misdemeanor due to his drinking but it would be better then his having a felony.
It is highly unlikely that the victim was complaining of toe pain at hospital one, then managed break that same toe...
Why was I arrested for DWI, non alcohol related, when there was no DRE officer there?
I was up all night the evening before due to an insect infestation. I had to turn over a friends apartment in New Castle for some renting guests on the following day. Prior to arriving there, I was exhausted so I decided to pull over and take a nap before I started work. I turned the car off and slept. Two officers arrived and woke me up, telling me I looked dead (im a very heavy sleeper, AND I have fallen asleep at the wheel-totally sober-twice in my life and ALWAYS pull over when I'm tired) In any case they didn't suspect me of drinking, but asked me to do a walk & turn @ eye test-thats it. I was arrested and they brought me to have blood drawn. I thought they had to have a Drug Recognition Expert conduct a 12 step process?
they can arrest you based on removing what they feel is an unsafe driver from the road. Depending on the blood results...
Upcoming charges, is jail time basicallly a definite?
I know someone who has a lengthy list of charges, 1 failure to appear for driving after suspension, 2 driving after after suspension, AND 2 dui (within 2 years of the first one, making a total of 3) They are nervous they are going to jail, is it basically a definite?
Best to get local criminal defense/DUI/DWI counsel involved as circumstances of each charge must be considered.
Need help getting license back
i have done everything asked of me, paid fines, served time, and attended programs. Do to dui i received almost 15 years ago. The state which i received it in wont take me off suspension? I need help getting to the bottom of this.
You need to consult a lawyer in the state where you are suspended. Once you clear that suspension you should be able...