Gregory S. Young Co., LPA
Call 24/7 for a FREE Consultation
Click To Call
513-721-1077

Drunk Driving Accidents Archives

What might indicate an impaired driver after a car accident?

You've done all the right things: check your blind spots, maintain your vehicle's brakes and absolutely do not engage in distracted driving behaviors. Then, out of nowhere, you are involved in a car accident with another vehicle and you suspect something may be wrong with the other driver. What might indicate that the driver is intoxicated?

What makes drunk drivers so dangerous on Cincinnati roads?

When we think of our vehicle, we don't really think of it as a weapon. However, if the driver were to get behind the wheel while intoxicated, a vehicle could become a weapon that could hurt or kill. This is because when drivers are intoxicated, they aren't operating their vehicle to the best of their ability, as alcohol is a depressant that slows down the body.

Alcohol-related accident proves fatal for Ohio motorcyclist

We have lots of control over our lives, or so we believe. While the day-to-day decisions may be within a person's realm of control, there are many external factors that can impact not only a person's day, but also the rest of their life. Other people generally are the driving force behind incidences in which a regular day can turn into a nightmare. Recently, a motorcyclist was involved in an accident and Ohio State Patrol released some findings in the suspected alcohol-related accident.

What do I do if I am injured by a drunk driver?

When an Ohio resident has been injured by a negligent driver, such as a drunk driver, a personal injury legal claim for damages may help them recover compensation for their damages. A personal injury claim for damages can involve litigation or settlement and it is important to understand both. When victims realize the extent of their injuries from a drunk driving accident, they may have many questions they need answers to.

Ohio State Patrol reports on drunk driving accidents in the state

Different legal protections are available to victims of drunk driving accidents and their families. The Ohio State Patrol recently reported that the number of car accidents that involved a driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs numbered 39 during 2017 in one Ohio County north of the Hamilton County area. Overall, for District 2, which includes parts of Hamilton County, 807 car accidents were reported that involved a driver that was under the influence. In addition, authorities reported that driving under the influence of drugs and distracted driving were on the rise.

Government report suggests reducing legal blood-alcohol limit

About one-third of all traffic fatalities since 1982 are attributable to alcohol-impaired driving, according to a new report released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report suggests that the number of traffic fatalities may be reduced by changing the legal blood alcohol concentration percentage from .08 percent to .05 percent. Some Ohioans agree with the report's suggestion, while others express concerns.

Drunk driving accidents and the holiday season

The holiday season is now upon us here in Hamilton County. During the holiday season, many people enjoy getting together with friends and celebrating. These get-togethers often involve alcohol and while most people are responsible when it comes to their drinking, occasionally a driver makes a bad decision and drives after they have been drinking.

Drunk driving accidents in Hamilton County

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 3,637 people killed in crashes involving a drunk driver in Ohio from 2003 to 2012. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that car, truck, pedestrian and motorcycle accidents in Hamilton County remain a major public safety concern.

The problem with taking prescription meds and driving

When a Cincinnati resident thinks of an accident involving an impaired driver, they may have in their minds the classic image of someone who has obviously had too much alcohol to drive a vehicle safely yet still chooses to get behind the wheel.

The deadly epidemic of impaired driving in the United States

With the last holiday of the summer, Labor Day, approaching quickly, now is a good time to take a look at the deadly effects of drunk driving in the United States and how it affects millions of Americans each year. A look at statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding impaired driving shows some very disturbing facts about the problem.

  • Avvo Top Contributor 2015 | Car Accident
  • BBB Rating A+ as of 12/22/2017| BBB Accredited Business
Email Us For A Response

Get the legal help you need. Schedule Your Free Case Evaluation.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Main Office

600 Vine Street
Suite 402
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Toll Free: 888-783-1077
Phone: 937-531-7999
Phone: 859-547-3334
Phone: 513-721-1077
Fax: 513-721-1919
Cincinnati Law Office Map

Write A Review

Other Offices