Tag: wrongful death

Drowsy Driving Dangers

Driving while drowsy can be just as dangerous as getting behind the wheel after you’ve had too much to drink. The National Sleep Foundation tells us a driver who has been awake for 18 hours has the same driving impairment as someone with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08%. That means just as bad …

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Drunk Drivers Cause More Deaths And Injuries Than Commonly Reported

We all know that drinking and driving can be deadly, but recent evidence suggests alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents are significantly under reported. A study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs  reviewed the death certificates for people  killed in motor vehicle accidents. Researchers found that a large number of …

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Accidents Involving Impaired Drivers

A night out on the town can take a tragic turn if you come into contact with someone driving under the influence. The CDC reports that impaired drivers are involved in about 30 percent of all collisions, with one person dying every 48 minutes in a crash caused by someone driving under the influence. If …

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Wrongful Death Claims In Idaho

When a person is killed because of another person’s neglect or a company’s recklessness, Idaho law allows a lawsuit to be brought for wrongful death. Until Idaho Code section 5-311 was passed, a negligent person had no responsibility if they caused an injury so severe it led to a death.  That statute now allows a person’s …

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