Can I Sue a Bar That Overserved the Person Who Hit My Car?

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Now that the holidays are in full swing, many people are traveling to holiday parties and events to celebrate the season. Drinking and partying also occur more often during the holiday season, specifically at bars and restaurants. Texas has a set of laws called dram shop laws that govern what … Read More

REDUCING THE BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT FROM .08 TO .05

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) has found an increase in vehicular deaths — rising to 37,461 in 2016. According to NHTSA, that is a 5.6% increase. NHTSA estimates that there are in excess of 10,000 deaths per year attributed to alcohol impairment. These fatalities have been determined wholly … Read More

I was involved in a motor vehicle accident, but keep putting off doing anything

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It was a busy time.  The holidays, the visitors, the prep, and it was a busy time.  The holidays, the visitors, the prep, and the takedown, all demand so much time.  In the midst of it all, you were involved in a motor vehicle accident.  There was just no time … Read More

Drunk Driving Accidents: Bars and Taverns Must Not Serve Drunk Customers

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This is the third of a three-part series. We are all too familiar with the devastating impacts of drunk driving. DUI collisions expose drunk drivers to lawsuits for victims’ injuries or death. But “dram shop” laws in Pennsylvania also allow drunk driving victims, or their families, to hold bars, taverns, and … Read More

Drunk Driving Accidents: Injured by a Drunk Driver – Can my Insurance Help?

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This is the second of a three-part series. All too often those who are reckless enough to drive drunk are also reckless enough to carry minimal insurance needed to compensate those who are innocently injury by such conduct.  Even worse, we see many drunk drivers who simply break Pennsylvania’s mandatory automobile … Read More

Drunk Driving Accidents: I Think I Was Hit by Drunk Driver

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This is the first of a three-part series. The Situation to the Police Immediately Upon Arrival at the Station. If you are able without putting yourself or others at risk, get the driver’s information, especially the license plate. In this way, if the other driver leaves prior to the arrival … Read More