Car Accidents

An Analysis of Alcohol-Related Fatal Crashes: Which Days Are Most Dangerous?

At around 10 p.m. on July 4, 2020, a drunk driver struck a teenager on a motorcycle in Cowley County, Kansas, killing him at the scene. Even his helmet could not protect him from the severe impact of the head-on collision. On Christmas Eve 2020 at around 3 a.m., two San Antonio men were killed in separate collisions with the same drunk driver – a 26-year-old who entered Southeast Loop 410 the wrong way. One...
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What to Do If You Are Hit By A Drunk Driver

Impaired driving crashes are a leading cause of roadway injuries and fatalities each year. If you or somebody you care about has been struck by a drunk driver and sustained property damage or injuries, there are various steps that you can take to help both ensure your well-being and secure compensation for your damages. Here, we want to review these steps so that you have an understanding of what to do next in these situations....
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The Costs of Drunk Driving Accidents

Analyzing the costs of drunk driving involves looking at the macroeconomic and microeconomic levels. In other words, how they affect society as a whole as well as the individuals involved. The costs associated with drunk driving extend into how these incidents affect any victims involved in a vehicle accident, both on a physical and emotional level as well as at a financial level. The Human Effects of Drunk Driving Accidents When we examine the information...
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Ways to Help Prevent Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk driving accidents are a leading cause of roadway fatalities each year in California. Preventing these types of incidents is a priority, but individuals can only prevent these accidents so far as it concerns their own actions. Here, we want to discuss the best preventative methods for avoiding drunk driving collisions on the roadways. Calling a Rideshare If you are trying to prevent drunk driving accidents from occurring with you and your family or friends,...
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California’s Dram Shop Law

Commercial establishments that serve alcoholic beverages are potentially liable under California's dram shop law for injuries suffered by victims of drunk driving accidents. The legal theory behind dram shop liability is that the establishment served alcohol to a minor or visibly intoxicated person, and that person's intoxication was a substantial factor in causing the victim's injuries. How To Prove a Dram Shop Liability Case in California To recover damages under the dram shop law, the...
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