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Category: DUI Accidents

An ABC Guide to Understanding BAC

February 10, 2021 | Category: DUI Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says more than a quarter of all traffic-related deaths are the direct result of alcohol impairment. About 800 people per day are injured, and 30 people die in a drunk-driving crash.

Healing From the Effects of a Drunk Driving Accident: Steps You Can Take to Heal Physically, Emotionally and Financially

November 5, 2020 | Category: DUI Accidents

Every day, nearly 30 people across the United States die in a drunk-driving accident. That is approximately one preventable death every 50 minutes. In Florida, where drunk drivers cause 25% of car accidents, the death toll is nearly one person per day. Despite the emotional toll, drunk driving also takes a huge financial toll on injured individuals and their families. Our Fort Myers accident lawyer knows that drunk driving accidents cost tens of billions of dollars a year; however, it is...

How Victim Panels Combat the Incidence of DUI Accidents

October 20, 2020 | Category: DUI Accidents

Victim impact panels are designed to hold drunk drivers accountable and help them realize the seriousness of their actions. Also known as a VIP, a victim impact panel is a meeting where a person convicted of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is ordered to listen to DUI victims (typically three or four people) about how the accident has affected their lives or the lives of their loved ones. Many DUI offenders are required to attend a victim impact panel to help ensure that their...

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