Who defends personal injury cases?

Who defends personal injury cases?

General Victims Law

Informs about the law that modified the penalties for drivers who in a state of drunkenness or under the influence of narcotic or psychotropic substances cause death, mutilation or very serious injuries and for those who after causing an accident do not report to the Carabineros.

In any traffic accident in which injuries or death of any person are caused, the driver who participates in the facts shall be obliged to stop, render such assistance as may be possible and report to any officer of the Carabineros who is near the place of the fact, for the purposes of the judicial report.

If a driver refuses without justification to submit to respiratory tests or other scientific examinations intended to establish the presence of alcohol or narcotic or psychotropic substances in the body, he shall be punished with a fine of three to ten monthly tax units and with the suspension of his license for up to one month.

In both cases, the penalties of a fine of eight to twenty monthly tax units, perpetual disqualification to drive mechanical traction vehicles and confiscation of the vehicle with which the crime has been committed, without prejudice to the rights of the owner if it is another person, shall also be applied.

Who defends the victim?

The Executive Commission for Attention to Victims (CEAV) arose from the struggle of crime victims who demanded justice, attention and reparations from the Mexican State.

Who defends the victim in a trial?

The Public Prosecutor’s Office must guarantee your protection as a victim of the crime, the offended parties, witnesses and in general all parties involved in the process.

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Which rights are threatened or violated?

These rights are: the right to life, personal liberty, personal integrity and recognition of personality. But it has also developed the scope of the violations of rights that occur with respect to the relatives of the disappeared detainees.

Fundamental Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power

3. The provisions of this Declaration shall apply to all persons without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, age, age, language, religion, nationality, political or other opinion, cultural belief or practice, property, birth or family status, ethnic or social origin, or physical disability.

5. Judicial and administrative mechanisms shall be established and strengthened, where necessary, to enable victims to obtain redress through formal or informal procedures that are expeditious, fair, inexpensive and accessible. Victims shall be informed of their rights to obtain redress through such mechanisms.

(a) Informing victims of their role and the scope, timing and progress of the proceedings and the disposition of their cases, especially where serious crimes are involved and where they have requested such information;

(b) Allowing the views and concerns of victims to be presented and considered at appropriate stages of the proceedings whenever their interests are at stake, without prejudice to the accused and in accordance with the relevant national criminal justice system;

Where to file a personal injury claim?

The complaint is filed at the prosecutor’s office to which you have access and can be made verbally or in writing, leaving a record of the day and time of filing and must contain a detailed description of the facts known to the complainant (how, when, where the facts occurred).

What is victim protection?


What is revictimizing the victim?

Re-victimization causes the person to relive the traumatic situation and to reassume the role of victim. This time he is not only the victim of a crime, but also of the incomprehension of the system.

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Victim assistance institutions in Mexico

The crimes of personal injury cover different minor criminal acts that have not surpassed to major situations, since when the case ascends to serious consequences, it is constituted as another type of offenses, that is to say, the crimes of personal injury become attempted homicide or homicide when the victim dies. In this type of case, the offense ceases to be a personal injury and the perpetrator will be tried for committing a homicide offense. For this, the resolution of personal injury cases requires the necessary documentation, procedures and formalities to corroborate the veracity of the facts carried out.

Currently, personal injury crimes are punishable under the Code of Criminal Procedure and the penalty will depend on the degree of injury caused by the person to the victim. However, these are the penalties stipulated for each case:

Who is the defense counsel in a criminal proceeding?

The defender in strict sense is the one who formally and materially accepts the legal representation of a defendant in the criminal process in any of its stages and/or procedures, the mere designation of defender does not make the miracle of advocating for the defendant, the defender as established in the National Code of …

How does the State care for and protect victims?

Victims have the right to an adequate and effective judicial remedy, before independent, impartial and competent authorities, which guarantees them the exercise of their right to know the truth, to have an immediate and thorough investigation of the crime or violations of human rights carried out with due diligence, and to have the right to a prompt and thorough investigation of the crime or violations of human rights.

Who is the victim in a homicide?

– “Victims shall mean persons who, individually or collectively, have suffered harm, including injury, physical or mental, emotional suffering, financial loss, or substantial impairment of their fundamental rights, through acts or omissions that do not amount to violations of …

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Personal injury examples

Lawyer. PhD in Law and Bioethics, University of Barcelona. Deputy Director of Human Rights at the S. C. of Mendoza. Director of the Bioethics and Biolaw program at the University of Mendoza.

Introduction. The right to an image is the right to prevent that by any means (photography, engraving, drawing, etc.) our person is captured, reproduced, disseminated or published in a way that allows us to identify it without our consent or that of the law.

It is a right that deals with an interior object of the person without prejudice of its projection on the exterior of the same one, that configures its spiritual integrity and that is innate, vital, extra-patrimonial.

Image and voice. Forms of registration. The cited article, unlike article 31 of Law 11.723 which speaks of “photographic portrait”, contemplates “the image or voice of a person in any way it is made”, including any form of recording (visual, auditory or audiovisual) including recordings, filming, portraits, caricatures or sculptures. The guardianship is thus aimed at any form of recording or reproduction that serves to identify the person.

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