Like other motor-vehicle collisions, a person is entitled to certain specific damages or a money award for various items. The following is a list of some of the things that a person may receive a money award for if they are the victim of a negligent driver.
The United States Education Department has issued new guidelines under Title IX that prohibits sex discrimination at educational institutions like Penn State . The schools can lose funding if they use the standard of clear and convincing evidence for investigating alleged sexual assaults. The new standard is a preponderance of the evidence which requires a lower degree of proof.
Recently the United States Supreme Court gave police officers the right to administer warrantless breath tests to anyone they suspect of drunk driving. The case, Birchfield v. North Dakota will affect the laws in eleven states. Some authorities believe that the case will lead to an increase in drunk driving convictions around the country.