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California DUI Award to Plaintiffs Just Shy of $21 Million

California DUI Award to Plaintiffs Just Shy of $21 Million August 2, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
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.
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LawyersandSettlements Helps Plaintiff Win Lawsuit

LawyersandSettlements Helps Plaintiff Win Lawsuit October 24, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
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.
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Fatal Springfield Car Crash Under Investigation

Fatal Springfield Car Crash Under Investigation April 21, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
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.
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Canadian Police Officer Arrested for DUI Twice in Two Months

Canadian Police Officer Arrested for DUI Twice in Two Months November 15, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
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.
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DUI in Ohio: Influence Takes on a Whole New Meaning

DUI in Ohio: Influence Takes on a Whole New Meaning December 18, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Mansfield, OH Driving while under the influence is, of course, morally reprehensible and all the clichéd adjectives apply: foolish, stupid, dangerous, irresponsible. However, if you are ever pulled over for drunk driving, just hope that it's in Ohio, where State regulators have adopted, in principle, a machine that is facing lawsuits in several other states as being unreliable. The latter can affect DUI law and a good DUI attorney can certainly use a tester with a dubious reputation to help your case.
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DUI is Not Always Cut-and-Dried

DUI is Not Always Cut-and-Dried September 15, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Feather River Beach, CA It doesn't take long to unearth a news story about drinking and driving. DUI offences happen daily, and some with tragic consequences. However, as cut-and-dried as drunk driving offences can be—and in the eyes of DUI law, if a driver's blood alcohol content is appreciably above 0.08 he is legally drunk—there is still the need to be represented by a qualified DUI lawyer.
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DUI: You Can't Always Believe the Breathalyzer

July 28, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Litchfield, CT No one relishes the possibility of a drunk driving charge, properly referred to as driving under the influence (DUI). The stigma attached to it in this day and age is daunting. The fact remains however, that it does happen. Many respected individuals have a DUI charge, if not a conviction, lurking in their background.
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DUI: The Breathalyzer is not Always Right

DUI: The Breathalyzer is not Always Right June 25, 2008. By Heidi Turner.
Santa Monica, CA People who have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) may think that once the charges are filed there is no point in fighting back. However, Vincent Imhoff, managing partner of Imhoff & Associates, PC, says that is not necessarily the case.
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