Category: drunk driving

MADD | INJURED by a DRUNK DRIVER | Car Crash

Mothers Against Drunk Driving began as an idea being tossed around at a kitchen table.  Three decades later, it is one of the country’s most recognized and effective advocacy organizations.  MADD quickly built a broad grassroots network that helped set the minimum drinking age at 21. It then fought alcohol trade groups to impose a…

AUTO ACCIDENT ATTORNEY | Wrongful Death | Attorney G. Alan Tripp, Jr. | DRUNK DRIVING | Highway Deaths Lowest Since 1950

NATIONWIDE – Highway deaths fell to 33,808 in the U.S. for the year 2009, the lowest number since 1950. The decline in traffic fatalities occurred even while estimated vehicle miles traveled in 2009 increased by 0.2 percent over 2008 levels, according to the Department of Transportation. In addition, 2009 saw the lowest fatality and injury…

$330 MILLION DOLLAR VERDICT • Hernando County • involving drunk-driving collision

HERNANDO COUNTY – According to The St. Petersburg Times – “In what local court observers are calling one of the largest verdicts they can recall, a Hernando County [FL] jury on Wednesday awarded more than $330 million in civil damages to Angela Stone, whose 13-year-old daughter, Shelby Taylor Hagman, was killed in 2007 by a…

DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS – Clearwater, Countryside, Dunedin, Gulfport, Largo, Seminole, Pasadena, Pinellas Park, Indian Shores

Victims of drunk driving accidents face a variety of challenges, both physically and emotionally. It seems that when a drunk driver causes an accident, that driver rarely gets hurt and/or never has enough insurance to cover the damages. If you or a loved one has been injured by someone who was driving under the influence…