Drunk Driving Accidents

Monday, January 22, 2018

Understanding the Dram Shop Law and How it Can Affect Your Drunk Driving Case

Car crashes involving drunk drivers are usually associated with more damage than those that involve sober drivers. This is because alcohol impacts the central nervous system, slowing down a person’s reflexes. A drunk driver will not be able to brake quick enough or take action fast enough to avoid a car accident.

Many people involved in road accidents that involve a drunk driver suffer severe physical injuries, property damage and in the worst cases, death. For these persons and their families, the law allows them to claim against the drunk driver for damages caused by drunk driving and also from the bar or club that over served the drunk driver through Texas’ dram shop law.
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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Drunk Drivers Continue to Claim Lives in Texas

What damages could I receive if a drunk driver injures me?

An innocent person was recently killed in a drunk driving accident in downtown Houston.  The accident occurred in the early morning hours.  A suspected drunk driver in an SUV ran a red light at an intersection and collided with a car attempting to cross traffic.
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Friday, November 24, 2017

How Do I Recover Monetary Compensation from a Drunk Driver in Texas?

If you’ve been hit by a drunk driver, the police and district attorney will take care of prosecuting him or her criminally.  And while that’s a necessary step, the fines the driver pays generally go to the State of Texas, so it’s not very helpful to accident victims who have had injuries and setbacks as a result of the collision.  To address those issues, the injured driver needs to seek justice in the civil courts. This is where having a Read more . . .

Monday, March 6, 2017

Can I get punitive damages for injuries sustained in a DUI accident?

The aftermath of a DUI accident can be extremely devastating. Drunk drivers pose a significant risk to themselves and others, and many drunk driving accidents result in severe injuries or even death.  

The law takes DUI cases extremely seriously.

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