Drunk Driving (DUI) Accident Legal Blog
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Washington State Lawmakers Respond to Rash of Accidents with DUI Crackdown Plan
Following a rash of DUI-related accidents in Western Washington that left several people dead and others with serious injuries, Washington state lawmakers have come up with a proposed plan
Washington Lawmakers Consider Further Strengthening DUI Laws
With several devastating DUI-related motor vehicle accidents taking place in the Puget Sound area over the past couple of months, the conversation about the adequacy of punishment for drunk driving in our state has been growing.
DUI Driver Arrested after Police Chase on Interstate 5 near Des Moines
An incredibly reckless driver was arrested in the Des Moines area Tuesday morning after Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers witnessed him committing a trifecta of moving traffic violations on Interstate 5
A Discussion on Vehicle Safety and Deterring Drunk Drivers
There have been two high-profile drunken driving accidents in the Puget Sound area in the past couple of weeks. The first, an already-highly-publicized crash in the Wedgwood area in which Mark Mullan
Mischelle Davis of Seattle MADD on NPR Today to Discuss Drunk Driving Laws in Washinton State
MADD Volunteer and DLG operations manager Mischelle Davis was on NPR member station KUOW today discussing drunk driving laws in Washington State.
Important Legal Questions That Need Be Answered In The Seattle DUI Pedestrian Incident Which Killed Two And Severely Injured A Mother And Infant
There are a number of legal questions that need to be answered relatively quickly in the criminal and civil cases that will likely be brought against Mark Mullan for the DUI collision which caused the death of Dennis and Judith Schulte and severe injuries to Karina Ulriksen-Schulte and her infant son.
Boy Dies after being Critically Injured in Pierce County DUI Accident
A nine-year-old boy who was critically injured in a DUI accident involving his uncle was taken off of life support Sunday evening and pronounced dead, according to a statement released by the family.
UW Football Player Seferian-Jenkins Injured in DUI Collision
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, star tight end and basketball player at the University of Washington, remains under investigation for driving under the influence
Local DUI Countermeasures Impacted By Federal Budget Cuts
On Friday I was called by KING5 News to comment on how federal budget cuts might impact drinking and driving law enforcment in Washington State.
MADD Monday – February 25, 2013
Here is an idea for you: Post an anti-drinking and driving video from YouTube on your Facebook page. There are tons of great videos available on YouTube. There are PSAs, commercials, news reports…all kinds of informative videos that can help others learn about the drinking and driving problem.
Dram Shop Laws in Washington State
Washington state's Dram shop laws are designed to prevent intoxicated patrons from becoming even more intoxicated and injuring themselves or other innocent drivers on American roadways. They also help accident victims and attorneys hold irresponsible establishments accountable for negligence.
It’s MADD Monday – February 18, 2013
Do you know how big the drunk driving problem is in the US? Do you know how many DUIs you state law enforcement officials issued last year? Do you know how many drunk driving collisions or drunk driving fatalities were in your state last year?