Drunk Driving Accidents

California drunk driving accidents: bicyclist injured in accident

A car accident involving a drunk driver and a bicyclist occurred recently. The accident occurred in Marin County on a recent Friday in March, California Highway Patrol said. Similarly, when California residents are injured in drunk driving accidents, they are typically entitled to file personal injury suits against the responsible party or parties. The collision… read more

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Drunk driving accidents continue to kill innocents in California

Fatal car wrecks caused by drunk drivers are tragic in any circumstance, but those that claim the life of a child are especially difficult. When anyone in California takes the wheel after imbibing too much alcohol or other substances, they typically do not consider the devastating consequences that may occur. A recent crash in Tulare… read more

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5 Shocking drunk driver statistics

What comes to mind when you think of the “average” drunk driver? While this answer will vary from person to person, there are many stereotypes: college students, people leaving a sporting event, bar patrons at closing time, etc. Alcoholic.org surveyed 2,000 Americans about their drinking and driving habits. The results of the survey are eye-opening…. read more

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Can a victim’s family seek compensation from a drunk driver?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 30 people die every day in the United States in drunk-driving accidents, which equates to one death every 51 minutes. To say that drunk driving is a problem in our country would be an understatement because it's something that oftentimes leaves families and loved ones grieving and in… read more

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Drunk driving accident victim’s family sues driver’s workplace

When a loved one is lost in a tragic car accident, many families seek answers about why the accident happened. In cases involving a drunk driver, families may sue for wrongful death. In one case, a California family is suing the workplace of the driver in question, stating the employer could have prevented the accident…. read more

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Pursuing justice & compensation after a drunk driving accident

You likely need no reminder that Christmas and New Year’s Eve are almost here. While the holidays should be a joyful time, far too many families find themselves grieving. This is because other holiday revelers made the selfish and destructive decision to get behind the wheel after having too much to drink. Drunk driving is… read more

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Alcohol’s effects on driving ability start after just 1 drink

It is a common excuse given by drunk drivers after they cause a serious auto accident that they did not "feel" impaired. They did notice any limitations to their motor skills, senses or judgment, so they got behind the wheel. Many of these drivers were telling the truth, in the sense that they really did… read more

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Employers may share liability when on-duty workers drink & drive

We have previously written about the all-too-frequent hazard of drunk driving. Despite strong laws and public safety campaigns, drunk driving accidents kill approximately 10,000 people each year and injure countless others on U.S. roads and highways. If you or a loved one was involved in an accident with a drunk driver, you may wish to… read more

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Bill would help police test for drugged driving

Driving under the influence of marijuana or other drugs can be very dangerous and increase the chances of getting into a car accident. A California lawmaker is trying to address the serious safety hazard by proposing a bill that would give law enforcement the ability to use a drug breathalyzer on drivers suspected of drugged… read more

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Could this be a solution to drunk driving accidents?

When it comes to solving society's most vexing problems, there are disagreements over the best approaches to take. Many Americans believe that legislators and other elected officials should be responsible for solving problems by passing and enforcing laws. But there are those who believe that technology can solve at least some of the problems that… read more

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