Child Drunk Driver Motor Vehicle Accident

Posted by Richard P. Hastings | May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Child Drunk Driver Motor Vehicle Accident

Has your child been seriously injured in a Waterbury, Connecticut drunk driving car accident?  We can help.  Get a copy of our FREE book today "The Crash Course on Child Injury Claims in Connecticut".  Find out what to do and find out how you could be harming your child's case.

One way to establish liability or prove fault in a motor vehicle accident is to establish that the person who caused the accident violated one of the Connecticut General Statutes that deals with the operation of a motor vehicle. One of the more common violations is Connecticut General Statute Section 14-227a which provides:

Operation while under the influence of liquor or drug or while having an elevated blood alcohol content. (a) Operation while under the influence or while having an elevated blood alcohol content. No person shall operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug or both. A person commits the offense of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug or both if such person operates a motor vehicle (1) while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug or both, or (2) while such person has an elevated blood alcohol content. For the purposes of this section, "elevated blood alcohol content" means a ratio of alcohol in the blood of such person that is eight-hundredths of one per cent or more of alcohol, by weight, and "motor vehicle" includes a snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle, as those terms are defined in section 14-379.

People somehow contact us weeks or even months, after their child's car accident case, asking that we represent them. Unfortunately, many times these people have done things to negatively affect their case. They have created great problems for their case that will have a negative impact upon their case because they waited to contact an attorney. Don't wait and potentially harm your case.

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Richard P. Hastings

Attorney Hastings concentrates his practice on personal injury and litigation. Devoted to helping those who have suffered some type of wrong, Richard P. Hastings concentrates his law practice on personal injury law.

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