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Drunk Driving Accidents

The Effects of Blood Alcohol Concentration on Driving

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The Impact of BAC Levels on Drivers Even though it’s common knowledge that drinking and driving is a deadly combination, someone dies in a drunk driving crash every 52 minutes. Drunk driving crashes are avoidable by making a straightforward choice: not to drink and drive. Here’s what you need to know about alcohol consumption and its impact on… Continue reading The Effects of Blood Alcohol Concentration on Driving

Why Do Insurance Companies Try to Protect Their Clients in DUI Accidents?

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We all know that drunk driving accidents are wrong. Driving while intoxicated is an illegal act that can lead to serious consequences for the driver, and anyone he or she may collide with on the road. However, in civil legal matters, insurance companies are quick to combat these types of claims. Knowing they’re wrong, why… Continue reading Why Do Insurance Companies Try to Protect Their Clients in DUI Accidents?

Why Cases Against Drunk Drivers Are About More Than Just Compensation

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When you’re injured in a crash involving a drunk driver, you’re most likely considering what legal options you have to seek compensation for the injuries you have sustained. This means going through the process to hold the negligent party accountable. While most think about compensation as the primary focus, there are other benefits to filing… Continue reading Why Cases Against Drunk Drivers Are About More Than Just Compensation

Dram Shop Laws In Missouri

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Imagine this: You’re driving down the road when suddenly, another car collides with you, crashing into your vehicle. You may be hurt, but when you approach the other driver to exchange information, you smell a heavy presence of alcohol on their breath. Unfortunately, this is a situation that happens to countless individuals each year. Drunk… Continue reading Dram Shop Laws In Missouri

How Does Drinking Cause Impairment: What the Driver Sees

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Countless individuals go to bars or parties at night or on the weekend and drink. While in moderation it may not cause significant problems, even the slightest amount of alcohol can cause small impairments. The more alcohol consumed, the more the individual can become impaired. While it isn’t a problem to simply drink, the decision… Continue reading How Does Drinking Cause Impairment: What the Driver Sees

How Victims Can Protect Themselves After a Drunk Driving Accident

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What happens when individuals on the road are impaired? With so many drivers on the road, the moment that one person is impaired by alcohol, it can lead to serious problems, including potential accidents that result in serious injury. Alcohol can cause the driver’s vision and decision making to be impaired, as well as an increase in… Continue reading How Victims Can Protect Themselves After a Drunk Driving Accident