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Drunk Driving Accidents Rasansky Law Firm December 23, 2015
Dram Shop Law in Texas
Jeff Rasansky May 24, 2016

Don’t understand why dram shop laws exist? Confused as to why bars are held partially responsible for a DWI accident? While it’s the responsibility of a driver to ensure that they aren’t intoxicated before getting behind the wheel of a car, alcohol serving establishments (bars, clubs, and restaurants) can also share in this responsibility. Why,…

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Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2014

Mothers Against Drunk Driving releases some drunk driving statistics that revealed that in 2008, 11,773 people died in crashes involving a drunk driver who had an illegal blood alcohol level of .08 or higher. These drunk driving deaths make up almost a third of vehicleaccident fatalities for the year. According to AlcoholAlert.com, all 50 states now include…

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Jeff Rasansky April 9, 2015

Rasansky Law Firm has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Tarrant County state court on behalf of a woman’s family who had the their mother, wife and daughter tragically stolen from them by the reckless, drunken driving of an off-duty Fort Worth police officer. In the early morning of Friday, December 11, 2009, Sonia Baker…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Drunk driving is a leading cause of fatal car accidents in Texas, with one in three fatal vehicle crashes involving alcohol and driving under the influence. In most cases, drivers are breaking the law by getting behind the wheel after drinking. Do you know about Texas drunk driving laws and Texas DUI laws? In Texas, the…

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Jeff Rasansky June 4, 2015

This month in Irving, Texas, a drunk driver lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a FedEx truck, killing the driver. Unfortunately, this tragedy was only one of hundreds of drunk driving accidents take place each year in Texas. Shockingly, over one third of all fatal car accidents in Texas involve alcohol and driving…

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Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2014

Many of the cases for which a wrongful death attorney is engaged involve drunk drivers. These drivers kill thousands of people every year and most drivers have had to deal with at least one of them on the roads. Their common patterns are well known. They slide from lane to lane without warning, sometimes they speed and…

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Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2014

If you are a victim of drunk driving in Texas and you have suffered personal injury due to the negligent driving of the other driver then you are entitled to receive compensation for your injuries and suffering.  You should engage a car wreck lawyer to represent you in a court of law. However, for filing a personal…

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Jeff Rasansky May 4, 2015

The family of Sonia Baker received well deserved justice today when former Fort Worth police officer Jesus Cisneros admitted to killing their daughter while driving intoxicated. Cisneros took the stand this morning and during a 20 minute testimony changed his plea from innocent to guilty of intoxication manslaughter with a deadly weapon.  The jury will…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

This weekend is the best time of the year for football fans – and football fans in the Dallas/Fort Worth area have even more too look forward to as the best in the NFL head to their home town for the Super Bowl. However, Dallas Police warn that the biggest day in football could also…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

The legal limit of blood alcohol concentration in Texas is 0.08, but could drivers be impaired even when they are legally allowed to drive after a drink or two? According to a new study, even a trace amount of alcohol can be tied to slower reactions and a greater risk of traffic accidents. According to University…

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Jeff Rasansky March 26, 2015

Texas takes drunk driving very seriously. Thanks to effective lobbying and public outcry, the law offers grave punishment to those who drink and drive. The criminal law, however, does not give victims the help they need to move forward. In cases where someone is harmed or killed due to a drunk driver being negligent, it’s…

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Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2014

Drunk driving accidents are some of the worst that happen on our roadways. If you’re in a situation where you believe that a driver on the road nearby you is drunk, here are some things to consider. 1: Give Them Room You can be certain that the drunk driver is not able to complete sophisticated…

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Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2014

Drunk driving is one of the most common causes of catastrophic traffic crashes, including fatalities. People who drive drunk are usually on their way home from a bar or nightclub, but there is another type of drunk driver out there who may be even more dangerous: the underage drunken driver. Even though drunken driving does compromise…

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Jeff Rasansky June 11, 2015

If you’ve been hit by a drunk driver, you probably want to know how the law is going to deal with them. You can sue them in civil court with the assistance of a Dallas drunk driving accident attorney. This is up to you and, sometimes, it’s the only way that you’re going to end up…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Generally speaking, most commercial drivers are very good at what they do and take their jobs and responsibilities seriously. There are those, however that do neither. Some commercial drivers operate under the influence and, in some cases, that winds up causing deadly disasters. Most of the car accident articles that you’ve probably read have to…

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Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2014

Some areas are more dangerous than others for drunk drivers. These areas include obvious ones, such as streets nearby nightclubs, bars, and frat houses. Other places are more subtle. For example, if there are festivals or other gatherings going on at a public park, pavilion or other destination, there may be some people on the…

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Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2014

One of the most difficult situations you could possibly find yourself in is one where you have a friend who wants to get behind the wheel when they’ve had too many. People who are intoxicated can be truculent, obstinate and, in some cases, they can become spontaneously violent and lash out when people won’t accept…

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Jeff Rasansky May 15, 2014

Unfortunately, the same holiday during which the United States celebrates its independence is one of the deadliest for traffic crashes. In Dallas, you may have seen a lot more police cruisers prowling the streets during the Fourth of July holiday. The Texas Department of Transportation provided grant money that allowed Dallas police officers to increase…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

In June of 2011, Ryan Dunn, famous for his role on the show “Jackass” was involved in a fatal car crash with a friend. Dunn was driving his vehicle at 132 miles per hour when he struck a tree. The accident occurred in Pennsylvania and ended up taking the life of his friend, as well…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

A man on a bicycle was killed over the weekend of October 13 in Austin after being struck by a drunk driver. According to reporting in Fox News, the intoxicated driver kept going for some distance before finally coming to a stop. The report goes on to detail that this marked the second cyclist/car fatality…

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