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Nevada driver suspected to be impaired at time of deadly crash

Of the car accidents that are seemingly senseless, those involving intoxicated or drunk driving are particularly cringe-worthy. All other factors aside, it would appear that any car accident, and the resulting injuries, could have been prevented had the driver chosen to get behind the wheel sober. Because your physical and mental state is affected by alcohol, this is a legitimate claim. The legal way to state this claim is by filing a personal injury suit after you or loved one suffers injury or fatality due to a drunk driving accident.

Tragic deaths on Mill Street attributed to suspected drunk driver

As we know, car accidents happen. But, it is the car accidents that are preventable, the ones that seem so avoidable, that are the hardest to witness. A true tragedy occurred in Reno a few weeks ago when two Nevada residents from the next town over sadly lost their lives in a car crash.

What to prove after you or loved one is hit by a drunk driver?

We have all heard the awful stories about the average law-abiding citizen who was hit by a drunk driver. Drunk drivers are dangerous on the roadways because both their mental reasoning and physical reaction time are delayed due to the affects that alcohol has on the body and mind. Depending on a driver's BAC or blood-alcohol concentration, it can make them unable to see or react appropriately, which can cause a car accident. Car accidents, invariably, can cause serious injuries amounting to life-long changes and insurmountable medical expenses.

If injured by a Reno drunk driver, get compensation

Few car accidents are as preventable as those where intoxicated driving is a factor. It is simple: if the operator of a motor vehicle does not consume alcohol, it will not be a factor in causing a car accident. Unfortunately, too many Reno residents do not heed caution when it comes to drinking and driving behaviors. They can, have and will cause unnecessary car accidents and serious injuries to innocent drivers.

How can DUI effect the pursuit of damages after accident injury?

The phone rings. A person answers only to discover that a loved one has been involved in a serious car accident. Hopefully, the injured makes it out alive. Sometimes, when a person is on the wrong-end of a car accident with a suspected drunk driver, they aren't so lucky. For those fortunate enough to escape with their life, there are often questions of how a DUI conviction will affect a personal injury suit.

Making a case after Reno drunk driving accident causes injuries

It is hard to imagine that anyone would make the mistake of getting behind the wheel while impaired by alcohol. However, this is a decision and an action that happens every day out on Reno roads. Driving drunk puts the driver and other drivers and pedestrians at risk every moment that a person operates that vehicle. After an accident injury caused by a drunk driver, there is certain evidence that victims can use to to prove that drunk driving was a cause in the accident.

Devastating effects follow after car accident with drunk driver

With all the stress that normal life responsibilities such as a job, family and other issues put on a person's life, it is almost unimaginable to add "car accident victim" to that list. Some of the stress-inducing issues that can follow after a car accident include health problems, medical costs and lost wages. Obviously, this can become unmanageable and overwhelming for a car accident victim and their family. To add insult to injury, it can be shocking to hear that the driver that hit you was intoxicated at the time of the crash.

Reno man found guilty on charges of DUI and hit-and-run

You can never be too careful these days. This is becoming even more evident after details of an alleged DUI hit-and-run that occurred in Reno came to light in a criminal trial that was decided last week. The details of the crash were presented in criminal court and a guilty verdict was reached. This is helpful to the man who was severely injured in the drunk driving accident because it proves that the actions of the driver were criminal and therefore likely negligent as well.

NV man seriously injured in car accident caused by drunk driver

When it comes to operating a motor vehicle, it requires utmost attention and care in order to best prevent car accidents and the injuries related to them. This is why it is so crucial that Reno drivers today do not engage in intoxicated driving behaviors. This is because impaired drivers are at an awareness disadvantage due to the physical and mental effects of alcohol on the brain. Unfortunately, a Nevada driver did not heed the warnings both social and legal that should deter intoxicated drivers from getting behind the wheel.

Reno workers can become victim of drunk driving accident injuries

As a manual laborer, Reno workers may operate trucks, work construction or some other labor-intensive occupation. With this type of job, most take orders as to what to do and when to do it. That's why it makes car accident injuries due to a drunk driver so tough to swallow. For those hurt in a car accident with a drunk driver during a work job or work hours, there may be compensation available.

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