If the circumstances of the crash are not crystal clear, you can bet the other driver will try to pin the blame on you.
Lawsuits & Litigation
The whole point of punitive damages is to punish drunk drivers and send a powerful message to the community that such irresponsible behavior will not be tolerated.
Intuit settles nationwide tax preparation case.
The Dram Shop law in New Mexico allows you to sue the establishment where the driver got drunk.
In a drunk driving case, you may also get punitive damages, particularly if the drunk driver had a high BAC or several OWI convictions on their record.
An attorney for the family of Danny Santulli, who suffered severe brain damage after being compelled to drink large quantities of alcohol, announced the settlement with all 23 defendants named in the complaint.
In its filing, Verizon Wireless claims that the Pittsfield Board’s allegation that the tower could cause health problems is scientifically unfounded.
For a first offense, there’s a mandatory jail sentence of at least 10 days.