Sentences with phrase «drunk driver»

People driving under the influence of alcohol are commonly referred to as drunk drivers, or drink-drivers. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)
For example, the spouse of a person killed in an accident caused by a drunk driver often has a justifiable wrongful death claim against the insurance company of the negligent driver.
LAW
It could be very difficult to distinguish a distracted driver or fatigued driver from a drunk driver.
INSURANCE
«One of the most respected criminal-defense lawyers in Maryland, he has represented everyone from drunk drivers to convicted rapists.»
LAW
Our clients, a mother and her two adult daughters, were struck head on by a drunk driver.
LAW
NHTSA strongly supports the expansion of ignition interlocks as a proven technology that keeps drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel.
LAW
A civil case based on drunk driving is an injury lawsuit filed by the victim or the victim's family in the case of a fatality of a drunk driver.
LAW
In many cases, our clients have experienced a sense of relief in knowing that the drunk driver was held responsible for his or her actions.
LAW
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident that was caused by a drunk driver, you may be able to recover damages.
LAW
(50 false alarms versus 1 actual drunk driver)
ENVIRONMENT
On average, there are about 40 fatal accidents per year for every 100,000, about 20 % of those caused by drunk drivers.
LAW
Drivers who are texting or talking on the phone are twice as likely to get into an accident than drunk drivers.
LAW
We've all heard at least one horror story about a drunk driver careening through a home in the middle of the night.
INSURANCE
«Reducing the BAC limit to 0.05 will do nothing to deter the behavior of repeat and high BAC drivers who represent the vast majority of drunk drivers on the nation's roads.»
HEALTH & FITNESS
When a drunk driver is convicted, «restitution» payments to the injured victim can part of his or her sentence.
LAW
The company's marketing not-so-subtly implies that Uber can help cities reduce the number of drunk drivers on the streets.
LAW
In addition to promoting graduated driver licensing systems, sobriety checkpoints and ignition interlock devices for convicted drunk drivers, the CDC also recommends drivers and their passengers always buckle up.
LAW
Nearly a fourth of drunk drivers are 21-25 years old, and drunk driving costs the U.S. $ 199 billion per year.
INSURANCE
That is when I was rear ended by a drunk driver, whose blood alcohol level was over two times the legal limit.
LAW
«Yet no legal or medical standards exist for identifying over-tired drivers on the road the same way we target drunk drivers
SCIENCE
Even if the impaired driver is not charged with and found guilty of a crime, you might still have the ability to file a claim against the drunk driver if they caused the accident.
LAW
We sue drunk drivers but we never represent them.
LAW
The focus, they say, should be placed on educating drivers about the dangers of drunk drivers and aggressively prosecuting and penalizing those who cause car wrecks, injuries, and deaths while under the influence.
LAW
The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over website has indicated that Indiana will have increased law enforcement on the streets over the New Years holiday in order to try to identify and stop drunk drivers.
LAW
On the legal perspective, the office of the prosecutor will help the family by making sure that the drunk driver will be held responsible for his actions and will provide financial support and other possible services to the victim.
INSURANCE
Sadly, along with Christmas, holiday and New Year's Eve parties comes more drunk drivers on the roads.
LAW
One out of every six fatal car accidents are caused by drowsy drivers and driving when sleepy can make you impaired similar to a drunk driver.
INSURANCE
Whether your accident was caused by a distracted driver, drunk driver, or due to road or product defects, we can help you take proper legal steps and move forward with your life.
LAW
California's plan (Proposition 213) goes further by curtailing lawsuits for drunk drivers as well as for those who are uninsured.
INSURANCE
At Woods and Woods, our Evansville DUI injury attorneys are committed to fighting against drunk drivers and seeking justice on behalf of those who have been injured or lost a loved one in an alcohol-related crash.
LAW
One such accident happened when an assumed drunk driver clipped a local artist who is riding her bike one evening.
LAW
A heavily intoxicated driver causes an accident, Susan Holden wins claims against both the drunk driver and the bar where he had been drinking.
LAW
If you or someone close to you has been injured by a drunk driver, we are here to help you pursue justice and compensation for your losses.
LAW
It's a question author Jerry Sittser has asked himself many times: his mother, wife and young daughter were killed by a drunk driver.
BOOKS
To be fair, there is a chance of a drunk driver crashing through your house.
PETS
However, victims of drunk drivers may also receive punitive damages.
LAW
We were hit by a drunk driver a few weeks ago and were were hit on the passenger side.
PARENTING
Another 2011 study, on the sentencing of drunk drivers, found that harsher terms for first offenders had little bearing on whether they re-offended — a finding critics held to be contrary to the government's agenda of tougher sentencing through mandatory minimums and other measures.»
LAW
If you, as an allegedly drunk driver, were arrested, and would like to discuss a defense strategy with a DUI lawyer, or if you have any other question, please call toll free 877-450-8301 for a free consultation.
LAW
And he proposed further crackdowns on drunk drivers and teenagers who text while driving.
POLITICS
The BLUE HORSE BOUTIQUE in Hernando, MS supported approx. 25 cats and two rescue horses and a dog, until a drunk driver ran her car thru the shop destroying everything, including a momma cat and two kittens... and unfortunately cutting off sales that funded the rescue cats, and other animals...
PETS
Under current laws, many drunk drivers are able to escape conviction and avoid the criminal consequences of their dangerous driving.
LAW
Still, even if the drunk driver who caused your accident or loved one's wrongful death was arrested and convicted, you must still file a civil claim to hold the driver accountable.
LAW
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver, we can help.
LAW
When this happens, the drunk driver not only puts his/her safety at risk, they're also putting the safety of the public at large at risk.
LAW
Being injured by a drunk driver can be one of the most infuriating experiences of a lifetime.
LAW
Victims of car accidents can seek payment for their damages, like their injuries and medical expenses, in a court of law regardless of whether or not a drunk driver was convicted of any criminal charges.
LAW
We also determined that the drunk driver had left the state and tracked him down with a private investigator.
LAW
From 2008-2012, 21 percent of pedestrian fatalities on Halloween night involved a drunk driver.
AUTOMOBILES
If you or a family member has been injured or killed by a drunk driver, feel free to contact John or Chris by email or call (802-RRB - 489-5258 for a free initial consultation and case evaluation.
LAW
Furthermore, we understand how hard it can be for families who have lost a loved one due to the actions of a careless, negligent, or drunk driver.
LAW
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