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March 2014 Archives

The Lasting Effects of a DUI Collision

An Arizona family that suffered serious injuries after their car was struck by a wrong-way drunk driver serves as a reminder of the lasting effects of a DUI collision.

Chance Molzan and her mother are just now recovering from their injuries one year after the accident. Molzan's hands were severed in the collision and her leg was broken. Her mother is still struggling with her traumatic brain injury, according to Phoenix's KSAZ-TV.

If the Molzan family decide to file a civil lawsuit against the DUI driver, what kind of damages could they recover?

What are Extreme and Super Extreme DUIs?

A Kingman man is facing an extreme DUI charge after his truck hit a gas meter, two fences and two parked cars before slamming into a home, The Associated Press reports.

Though the "extreme" category name sounds hyperbolic and almost comical, the penalties for an extreme or super extreme DUI are anything but amusing -- as busted judges and cops could tell you.

But what exactly are extreme DUIs and super extreme DUIs?