All of us have at one time or another decided to head out to spend time with friends or family, and not many of us stop to consider some of the risks involved with such a plan. Most of us are responsible citizens in that we avoid drinking and driving, but we obviously cannot control the actions of others who may not make the same responsible choice.
If you have been in an accident caused by a drunk driver
You may be wondering what kind of punishment the person will face. They may have caused irreparable damage to you, your vehicle, and others in the car. The driver may have even been convicted of drunk driving in the past, but got their license back in the meantime. Irresponsible drivers like this should face justice, which is why there are plenty of punishments in place for DUIs in Alaska.
The penalties for drunk drivers in Alaska vary, depending on whether or not it’s the person’s first offense if the accident impacted others, and how long ago their previous conviction occurred, if they have one.
A recent news report tells of an alarming increase in DUI (driving under the influence) arrests at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. What’s behind the uptick? We’ll talk about it in this issue.
Remember, if someone in a large truck injures you, you need qualified legal representation to secure the justice and compensation you deserve.
Amy Locane, an actress known for her appearances on the 1990s TV hit “Melrose Place,” has received prison time for a drunk driving accident that led to the death of a 60-year-old woman. What’s particularly striking is that this is the second sentencing for the 2010 incident. In this issue, the Alaska personal injury lawyers … Read more
Each year, thousands upon thousands of people lose their lives from car crashes involving drunk drivers. If you spot a driver whom you feel is impaired, you could literally save the life of someone else – or at the very least spare them from injury – by alerting police.
In this issue, we’ll talk about how you can be a hero by anonymously reporting a drunk driver.