Legal News Articles - DUI
June 22, 2018. By Lori Prapas.
San Jose, CA: On May 20, 2018, an Acura TL driven by a 16-year-old unlicensed driver jumped a curb on Highway 101, and skidded down an embankment before it was struck by another vehicle, killing a teen passenger. One week later, on Memorial Day, a stolen car driven by a 13-year-old was fleeing San Jose police when it collided with another vehicle in a head on crash, critically injuring one passenger and harming four others. California is notorious for its high rate of uninsured drivers, resulting in a large number of California car accidents. Accidents with an uninsured driver can result in the uncertainty of whether one’s injuries and property damage will be compensated, and if so, how?Read [ Unlicensed Drivers Cause Two Recent California Car Accidents in One Week ]
August 2, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ California DUI Award to Plaintiffs Just Shy of $21 Million ]
Palmdale, CA In the days and hours leading up to February 6, 2011, the Cardona family of Palmdale could have no idea that their lives were about to change dramatically, and not for the better. That often happens when a DUI (driving under the influence) incident finds you. As it turns out, almost $21 million dollars has also found the Cardona family, but for reasons that have more to do with justice than good fortune.
February 10, 2014. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Six People Dead in Suspected DUI Collision ]
Los Angeles, CA Six people, including four family members, are dead, killed at the scene of a multi-car collision on the westbound Pomona Freeway in Diamond Bar, CA in which driving under the influence is the suspected cause. According to media reports the two others killed included the sister of the woman driving a Chevy Camaro, who was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and manslaughter.
October 24, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ LawyersandSettlements Helps Plaintiff Win Lawsuit ]
Litchfield, CT Julian Morris says that a LawyersandSettlements article regarding his DUI case in 2008 was used as evidence that he had been harmed. His attorney demonstrated that Morris’ reputation was damaged because the article was viewed nationwide. “The defense argued that my reputation wasn’t damaged because nobody—except locally--knew about my case, but your article proved them wrong,” says Julian.
July 23, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Teenage Girl Killed in Missouri Accident ]
Springfield, MO A teenage girl from Aurora died in a car accident on Wednesday afternoon. Seventeen-year old Shelby Estep was killed when her 2008 Chevrolet HHR collided with a tractor-trailer on US 71 south of Sheldon, MO.
May 21, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Two Dead in Crossover Missouri Car Accident ]
Northland, MO Two people were killed in a dramatic crossover car accident on Missouri 291, south of Kansas City on Saturday, May15.
April 23, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ State Trooper Injured in High Speed Chase ]
Springfield MO An Oklahoma man who was fleeing law enforcement officials from Kansas and Oklahoma, crashed his vehicle into a Missouri State Trooper's car, near the Missouri state line, and was subsequently arrested.
April 21, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Fatal Springfield Car Crash Under Investigation ]
Springfield, MO A fatal car accident that happened March 19, killing a woman from Aurora, is under investigation by the Missouri Highway Patrol, who suspect that alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the crash.
April 16, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Boy Killed in Car Crash, Mother Goes to Court ]
Kansas City, MO A man who stands accused of killing a 12-year old boy and seriously injuring two others in a car crash appeared before a judge in Jackson County circuit court this week.
November 15, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Canadian Police Officer Arrested for DUI Twice in Two Months ]
Vancouver, BC It's bad enough when a DUI occurs, but it's worse when a cop is caught driving under the influence. Even worse—when it happens twice.
- DUI in Ohio: Influence Takes on a Whole New Meaning By Gordon Gibb (Dec-18-08)
- DUI is Not Always Cut-and-Dried By Gordon Gibb (Sep-15-08)
- DUI: You Can't Always Believe the Breathalyzer By Gordon Gibb (Jul-28-08)
- DUI: The Breathalyzer is not Always Right By Heidi Turner (Jun-25-08)