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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...

Myths and Facts About Driving While Impaired

September 30, 2020 | Category: DUI Accidents

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) says there are many misconceptions and myths about the combination of alcohol, drugs, and driving. Fort Myers Car Accident Attorney Randall Spivey is sharing a few of the MADD myths and facts so that drivers do not feel it is acceptable to drive while impaired.

Florida DUI Accident Victims: Know Your Rights

September 29, 2020 | Category: DUI Accidents

Drunk driving accidents can be major crashes that significantly impact your everyday life. Unfortunately, our Fort Myers accident lawyer knows that collisions that harm numerous individuals occur every day in Florida. Accidents of any kind can be dangerous, but drunk driving accidents are exceptionally serious for various reasons. From having to care for your injuries via hospitalization or constant doctor’s visits, to dealing with the trauma of the accident or having to miss work, drunk...

Alcohol Detectors in All Vehicles? Possibly.

September 1, 2020 | Category: DUI Accidents

Drunk driving remains a significant threat to Florida drivers. Drunk and drugged driving collisions claim hundreds of lives each year. While these figures are fortunately beginning to go down, according to a report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drunk driving caused 814 fatalities in 2018, compared to 841 deaths in 2017. The state is making significant efforts to get these numbers down even further. Each year, thousands of personal injury claims involving drunk...

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