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When you are arrested for a DUI, you face both an administrative suspension action from DMV and a separate criminal case. Each matter is heard independently in separate proceedings with their own sets of rules and procedures....more
On July 1st, 2010, the California legislature implemented an ignition interlock device or IID pilot program to run through December 31st, 2015. The new legislation required all individuals convicted of 1st or repeat offense...more
Washington has a dram shop statute that states, "[n]o person shall sell liquor to any person apparently under the influence of liquor." Statutory violations are "punishable by a fine of not more than $500 as well as separate...more
According to the National Traffic Safety Administration, drunk-driving accidents killed more than 10,000 individuals in 2010, or more than one person per hour. In Colorado, approximately 30,000 drunk drivers are arrested...more
Drunk driving can be a costly mistake for any perpetrator, including celebrities. Take former Fox 5 broadcast anchor Amanda Davis, whose DUI in November ruined her career. Atlanta police arrested Davis on November 11 for DUI,...more
A woman was recently killed at World Center Drive after the car she was in was rear-ended by a drunk driver. The 20-year-old drunk driver slammed into the back of the car, killing her and critically injuring the car’s driver....more
Law enforcement may not always be successful in bringing criminal charges against a drunk driver for an accident. However, any indication of drug or alcohol use while driving points to negligence in a civil case. A lack of...more
Did you know that in 2010 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that one person dies every 51 minutes from alcohol-impaired driving crashes; resulting in the deaths of more than 10,000 people a year and...more
The issue in Johnson v. American United Life Insurance Co., decided last week by the Fourth Circuit. was whether the Plaintiff's husband's death from a car wreck while driving intoxicated was an "accident" under his life...more
A driver speeding excessively at 60 mph over the speed limit crashed into several vehicles hit a man getting out of his truck, lost control and slammed into a group of people in their front yard. The vehicle, determined to be...more
It is common knowledge that drunk driving is illegal and if a driver is found to be over the legal limit and causes an accident, they will face serious consequences including possible jail time. Further, the drunk driver...more
Around 2 a.m. on New Year's Day, several car crashes occurred in the Huntsville, Alabama area. It is more than likely that many of these crashes were caused by negligent drivers following a night of too much celebrating and...more
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