Even though the law applies to us all, the legal system is notoriously complicated and difficult to navigate. Sadly, this means that people are often unaware of their rights, even after they’ve been charged with a crime.

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Understanding the difference between a felony and misdemeanor is essential, particularly if you’ve been arrested. Although both misdemeanors and felonies are crimes, there are significant differences between the two.

What is a Felony?

A felony is considered to be a very serious crime and is usually reserved for charges like murder, extreme violence or sexual offences. However, your criminal history can mean that other types of offences are elevated to a felony charge. If you’ve been charged with a first degree DWI offence, for example, this can be a felony charge and typically occurs when an individual has received three prior misdemeanor DWIs within the last 10 years. 

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Truck accident lawsuits are extremely challenging. If you or a member of your family was in a collision with a commercial truck, pursuing the compensation you deserve will likely be an uphill battle. Recent changes in Texas law make it more difficult for plaintiffs to seek maximum damages for their injuries and losses.

House Bill 19 (HB 19) went into effect September 1, 2021. The law amends the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code to change the trial proceedings for legal actions involving commercial trucks and other vehicles used for commercial purposes.

Patrick Daniel Law has extensive experience handling truck accident lawsuits, and we can help you understand what may happen if your case goes to trial. For a FREE case review, please call (713) 999-6666 today.

Do I Need to File a Truck Accident Lawsuit?

Not all truck accident cases go to trial. It may be possible to

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If you’re interested in owning and operating a business in the restaurant, bar or nightclub scene, you’ll likely need to get a liquor license. When dealing in an industry that sells alcohol to consumers, you can benefit from a liquor law consultant Texas to help you navigate the process of applying for a liquor license and making sure you understand all the liquor laws in the state. The last thing you want is to get into trouble because you were selling alcohol incorrectly. Here are some of the main things you’ll need to do when applying for a liquor license.

Figure out State Alcohol Laws

Whether you live in Texas or any other state, you’ll need to make sure you seek out and understand all of the state’s rules in regards to the sale, consumption and distribution of alcohol. Every state is different, so it’s not a one-size-fits-all set of …

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