Scott David Hughes’s Guides

Scott David Hughes

Newport Beach Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. California Defamation, Slander and Libel

    Written by attorney Scott Hughes, about 2 years ago.

    Private individuals as well as public figures may sue others when there is a substantial danger to his or her reputation as a result of anothers written or spoken defamation. A plaintiff may recover damages for speech that is proved to be defamatory or libelous. The damages ...

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  2. Understanding Domestic Violence and False Accusations

    Written by attorney Scott Hughes, over 2 years ago.

    Domestic violence refers to violence that occurs between two spouses, intimate partners, former partners, family members and people who live together. Domestic violence, otherwise assault and battery that occurs in any of the above relationships takes place in every race, religio...

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  3. What happens if I am in a Car Accident and Someone Sues Me?

    Written by attorney Scott Hughes, over 3 years ago.

    The first thing you should do is to contact your insurance company or insurance agent immediately and forward and documents you received. The insurance company has lawyers that will be assigned to your case and they will defend you against any negligence claims. However, if you ...

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  4. California DUI Blood and Breath Tests

    Written by attorney Scott Hughes, over 3 years ago.

    California Law requires a person who is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol to submit to a blood or a breath test to determine their blood alcohol concentration. Breath tests are less accurate and reliable than directly testing the blood. Breath testing for alc...

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  5. Why Should I Obtain Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

    Written by attorney Scott Hughes, over 3 years ago.

    If you obtain uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage and an uninsured or underinsured motorist hits you causing personal injury, you will be able to obtain coverage for up to the limits that you purchased. Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage can also protect you if you ar...

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