driving while intoxicated
Keith is driving while intoxicated. He swerves into the wrong lane and
causes an accident, seriously injuring Marta. Given these facts, answer the folowing questions:
1. Who is more likely to file a tort lawsuit in this case, Marta or the state? And to succeed in a negligence action, must the plaintiff prove each element? Discuss.
2. Who is more likely to prosecute Keith for drunk driving? Could there be a lawsuit and a prosecution at the same time? Explain.
3. In which case is Keith more likely to be found guilty, a civil suit or a criminal prosecution? Explain.
Case Assignment: Students are required to submit to the Assignment site of the assigned Unit date, an analytic understanding of the legal rule, in response to the issue(s) in question based on the week’s readings.
2 – Students submitted their responses to the issue(s) in question in an analytic understanding with reference to the legal issues which may be reasoned in this case.
1 -Students submitted their responses to the issue(s) in question in an analytic understanding with NO reference to the legal issues which maybe be reasoned in this case. 0 – One sentence responses to the issue(s) in question or NO assignment submitted.