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Drug Impaired Driving

By Robert W. Elton |

When a bleary-eyed Tiger Woods was arrested in May 2017 for driving under the influence, the intoxicating stimulus was not alcohol. Prescription medications impaired his driving. Vicodin, Dilaudid, Xanax, and Ambien, along with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, were all detected in a toxicology report. Luckily, Woods was guilty only of reckless driving… Read More »

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DUI Manslaughter

By Robert W. Elton |

Drunk driving is a serious offense, never more so than when it results in the death of an innocent. Although DUI manslaughter carries a minimum 4-year jail term, the sentences can vary greatly based on a number of factors. Confinement is not the only cost to drunk drivers. Victims’ families can sue drunk drivers…. Read More »

Drunk Driving: a Nefarious Problem

By Robert W. Elton |

If you or a loved one has been injured in a DUI-related accident, you are not alone. Consider these recent Florida tragedies: In Fernandina Beach, 33-year-old Tonya Naomi Capallia-Eason had alcohol in her system when she struck a utility pole and overturned her SUV, killing two young boys and injuring five others. In St…. Read More »