Victim of DUI


How to Recover From a Car Accident Involving a Drunk Driver

How to Recover From a Car Accident Involving a Drunk Driver

Drunk driving victims suffer some of the most tragic effects after an auto accident. When someone chooses to drink and drive, they make a reckless choice that can harm even the safest of sober drivers. The good news is Arizona is currently attacking the drunk driving problem on many levels, including preventing repeat offenders from taking the wheel under the influence. This article is to...

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Pleading with the Court: Is Plea Bargain A Double Standard?

Pleading with the Court: Is Plea Bargain A Double Standard?

The American court system protects against innocent individuals get crimes that they did not commit which include plea bargain. Throughout history, the system and its laws have changed. So as to take into consideration the needs of society over time. When the courts were in their infancy, it was thought that American courts should strive to make determinations based on evidence, rather than on how...

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Buzzed Driving in Arizona is Drunk Driving

Buzzed Driving in Arizona is Drunk Driving

There are some who are opposite to Arizona’s tough stance on drunk driving and buzzed driving. Typically, the argument is not that there should be no laws against driving under the influence. But that Arizona’s laws are too strict as law enforcement officers got authorization under the law. They charge a driver with a DUI if they show any signs of impairment to the slightest...

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Phoenix Victims of DUI Car Accidents: What Does the BAC Level Tell You?

Phoenix Victims of DUI Car Accidents: What Does the BAC Level Tell You?

Maybe you have seen or you have been a victim of a DUI car accident. A driver, pulled over in the middle of the intersection of possibly, Gilbert, Chandler, even Mesa or Tempe. It is late, maybe near downtown Gilbert and or even Chandler. You see the carnage, the auto accident wreckage. And you see one individual wobbling a straight line while an officer holds...

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Peripheral Injuries: A DUI’s True Toll

Peripheral Injuries: A DUI’s True Toll

When someone talks about someone driving under the influence (DUI) and causing an accident, most people envision a horrific scene involving mangled metal and flaming wreckage. While this is unfortunately sometimes the outcome of a person?s decision to drive drunk, there are also many other possible endings that result in injury to others. What many people may not consider is the ripple of damage that...

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DUI Law: Civil versus Criminal Court

DUI Law: Civil versus Criminal Court

  The aftermath of a car accident is life-changing for all parties involved, but it can be especially difficult for someone who was seriously injured by a drunk driver. There is some level of unfairness that comes into play when a driver; who is following the rules of the road and driving cautiously; is hit by a driver who made the reckless decision to drive...

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Proving Fault: Marijuana and No Tolerance Laws

Proving Fault: Marijuana and No Tolerance Laws

With more and more states enacting laws that are more lenient on possession and personal use of marijuana; there are also laws chang to incorporate more widespread marijuana use. One logical area for change is with regard to DUI laws. There is much that you can never understand about the effects of marijuana on the human body, especially over time. Unlike alcohol, marijuana stays in...

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Drinking: Alternate Transportation Methods and Legal Consequences

Drinking: Alternate Transportation Methods and Legal Consequences

After a night of drinking, the best mode of transportation to arrive safely at home; without harming anyone or being guilty of a DUI is usually a taxi or car driven by a designated (and therefore sober) driver. What about other modes of transportation, however? Is it legal to ride a horse while intoxicated, or a lawnmower, or even a bicycle? The last item is...

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Drugged Driving, A New Frontier in Car Accidents

Drugged Driving, A New Frontier in Car Accidents

DRUGGED DRIVING – A NEW THREAT TO ARIZONA DRIVERS?  Since medical marijuana became legal in Arizona, drugged driving is on the rise. Or is it? Arizona has faced the same challenges as other states that have legalized marijuana for various purposes, recreational use included. However, it is not marijuana that poses the threat as much as it has been prescription drug use that has increased drugged...

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