Although Mexico has long been a source of production and transit for illegal drugs, the country now finds itself embattled with powerful and well-financed drug cartels. An upsurge in drug-related violence can be traced to the end of 2006 when President Felipe Calderón launched an aggressive assault on drug trafficking organizations by deploying tens of thousands of federal police and soldiers to reign them in.
If you have been charged with DWI (Driving While Intoxicated), the law allows you fifteen (15) calendar days to contact the DPS (Department of Public Safety) and request an ALR (Administrative License Revocation) Hearing. This hearing will usually be scheduled to take place sometime between two to three months from your date of arrest.
Historically, class action lawsuits are the stuff that give lawyers a bad name. The senior partner at our firm, Andrew Sullo, likes to say that class action lawyers represent people who don't know they've been harmed.
Most of us would never imagine the word fugitive could apply to us simply because we forgot about a traffic ticket. Unfortunately, this is not the case. A missed court date, even if it is for a minor traffic infraction, can land you in plenty of trouble.
HOUSTON, TX– In August of 2010, Johnson & Johnson issued a recall of its DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Device. The replacement has been used extensively for over six years here in the United States and worldwide for a decade. It is expected that the recall of the ASR will require patients to undergo a painful surgery for removal and replacement of the faulty implant. Although approximately 93,000 of the ASR devices have been implanted worldwide,