“drunk driving accident”

Do To-go Cocktails Increase the Risk of DUI Car Accidents?

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 8, 2022

Last year, Georgia made it legal for commercial establishments to sell to-go alcoholic drinks in sealed containers.  There have been concerns, however, that  to-go alcoholic drinks can increase a motorist’s risk of driving under the influence of alcohol and being involved in an auto accident. The demand for alcoholic drinks which are sold in containers […]

Uber, Lyft Linked to Drop in Drunk Driving Car Accident Deaths, But not Other Deaths

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 3, 2022

Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are very effective in helping reduce the risk of drunk driving auto accidents, but may not be really useful in preventing other types of car accidents.  In fact, the drop in drunk driving car accident wrongful deaths could actually be offset by the deaths in other types of auto […]

Underage Drunk Driver Causes Georgia Wrong-Way Car Crash

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | July 24, 2014

Despite all commercial efforts, underage drinking continues to be a prevalent problem amongst today’s youth. Underage drinking is prohibited nationwide and Georgia law makes it illegal for adult motorists to drive with a blood alcohol level (BAC) of 0.08 or greater and 0.02 or higher, for motorists under the age of 21. Not only is […]

Drunk Driver Goes on Hit-and-Run Spree Ending in Car Accidents and Fatalities: Prevention is Key When it Comes to Drunk Driving Fatalities

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | February 15, 2013

In January of this year, a Georgia motorist allegedly took drunk driving to another level, embarking on what can only be described as a car crash crime spree. According to CBS Atlanta and the Huffington Post, 70-year-old Michael Snider was involved in hit-and-run accidents with as many as 17 vehicles before he was finally apprehended […]

Drivers Sue Deceased Victims for Car Accidents: Georgia Representative Seeks Passing of Bill that would Give DUI Drivers Clean Slate

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | February 8, 2012

Recent years have seen a trend that is especially disturbing to car accident attorneys: at-fault drivers suing their victims or victims’ families. In 2010 a teenager on trial for the vehicular homicide of a pregnant woman and her son sued the victim’s family in civil court. In that case, a failed suicide attempt was the […]

Georgia Supreme Court Rules Store Can Be Held Liable for Wrongful Deaths in Drunk Driving Accident

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | July 18, 2011

The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that a convenience store that sold beer to a motorist, who was later involved in a fatal car accident that killed him and five other people, can be held liable in the auto accident. It’s an important decision, and will give people the right to recover not just from […]