Today, the California Highway Patrol announced that more than 57 people died in crashes over the 2021 Thanksgiving weekend.
1,019 people were arrested for DUI (whether involving alcohol or drugs) over the same time period.
Compared with 2020, these numbers represent 14% more deaths, and 17% more arrests. In 2020, California had 33 DUI-related deaths and 868 DUIs.
The CHP's Thanksgiving “Maximum Enforcement Period” was November 24, 2021 at 6:00 PM to November 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM.
If you were hit by a DUI driver at any time, and got injured, I want to help you. If your loved one was hit by a DUI driver and passed away from their injuries, I am here to help. If you were a passenger in a vehicle driven by a DUI person who had a crash, and you got hurt, let me help you.
People injured and killed by those who are DUI have the right to punitive damages. These are damages beyond bills and pain and suffering, designed to punish the wrongdoer for driving under the influence.
I am Renée Yvonne Gardner, an attorney here to help people harmed by people who drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Reach out to me at (408) 214-5555 or through the Contact form on my website, for a free consultation about your DUI-related personal injury or wrongful death case.
My criminal defense experience cases gives me a unique advantage to represent people hurt by drunk or high drivers. This edge helps accident victims maximize their economic recoveries.