Up until a few years ago, the criminal law knowledge only extended as far as what I had seen on courtroom dramas and news coverage. So when I found myself facing criminal charges for a crime I did not commit, I must admit that I was less than optimistic about my ability to prove my innocence. Thankfully, I was able to find a qualified attorney that was willing to take on my case.
After the charges against me were dropped, I was determined to never allow myself to feel so helpless again. So I started dedicating my free time to learning more about criminal law and how I could have handled the situation differently. It is my hope that by starting this site, I will be able to share with the world everything that I have learned so that no one else needs to experience what I did.
Personal injury law is a branch of civil law that deals with situations where one person is harmed by the actions or negligence of another person.
In cases of self-defense, personal injury law can come into play if someone is injured during defending themselves:
Self-defense is the use of force to protect oneself from harm. In some situations, self-defense may be necessary to prevent injury or even death. However, the use of force in self-defense must be reasonable and proportional to the threat faced. [Read More]