Drunk Driving Accidents
In most car accidents, responsibility is pinned on the driver who caused the collision. Naturally, if someone acted recklessly, such as driving while intoxicated, then they should be the one responsible for paying for any victim’s medical bills and other damages.
Individuals of Irish descent make up Boston’s biggest ethnic population. So it’s no wonder that St. Patrick’s Day in the city is filled with massive celebrations.
Contrary to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Ireland, where pubs shut down and people tend to go to church, the Irish who came to America celebrate their heritage with lots of fun festivities. And those celebrations often include drinking. While having a few pints with your friends can be lots of fun, we at DiBella Law Offices, P.C., want to remind you to stay safe at the same time.
While Uber has claimed that its ride-hailing app reduces the amount of drunk drivers on the road, Lyft has made no such claims. But that doesn’t mean this particular ridesharing company isn’t trying to do something about it.
Recently, Lyft teamed up with Budweiser to help curb drunk driving incidents this holiday season. But it does once again bring up the question: do ride-hail apps really help decrease drunk drivers on the roads?
It’s no secret that New England is home to some of the best Oktoberfest celebrations this time of year. In fact, many New Englanders wouldn’t even consider letting the season pass without hitting up at least one of them. But in these glorious Teutonic celebrations of culture and food, there are often many libations served.
That’s why now is the time to start thinking about who’s going to be your designated driver.
Although Labor Day weekend is seen as a celebratory end cap to summer, it also happens to be one of the most dangerous weekends to be driving. Statistically, Labor Day is among the most fatal holiday weekends – according to the Insurance Information Institute, Labor Day weekend accounts for hundreds of fatal alcohol-related car accidents every year. If you find yourself taking legal action after sustaining injuries in a drunk driving accident over Labor Day Weekend, it’s important that you know and understand your legal options.