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Portland doctor faces felony charge 2 years after patient's death

Certain criminal charges are obviously more serious than others. The most serious criminal charges are called felonies. A person usually faces a felony charge when they are eligible to receive penalties of more than one year in prison for a single offense.

Southern Oregon woman charged with Measure 11 felony, DUII

You don't have to be an attorney to understand that drunk-driving offenses can result in serious penalties. But seeking out a lawyer is crucial if you're accused of such an offense because there are so many variables in any given case. Not only are there various levels of drunk-driving charges, but you could be hit with additional charges that make your case more complicated and result in higher fines, more jail time and long-term restrictions against you.

Oregon man charged with DUII in fatal Easter morning wreck

Although anyone can expect to face charges if they're accused by police of driving drunk, the penalties are obviously much more severe in cases where someone else has died. Depending on the circumstances of the incident and a judge or jury's response to them, a motorist convicted in Oregon of driving under the influence of intoxicants in connection with a fatal crash could face a significant prison sentence.

Oregon boy faces adult charges after police chase, fatal crash

Teenagers are notorious for making poor decisions. By neurological design, we don't start seriously considering the consequences of our decisions until sometime in our early to mid-20s. Unfortunately, sometimes these poor choices have tragic outcomes.

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