If you have been pulled over for a DUI in New Orleans or anywhere in Louisiana, there is a lot that’s going to happen and it will be happening relatively quickly. The criminal justice system in Louisiana doesn’t take drunk or drugged driving lightly, and if you aren’t diligent in protecting your rights, you might… Continue reading Pulled over for a DUI in New Orleans?
After the 4th of July life seems to fly by at lightning speed. The summer disappears before your very eyes and all of a sudden it is time to go back to school. Time to return to the laborious homework, teacher-parent meetings, and endless sports games. Luckily, Labor Day provides that final long weekend before… Continue reading 3 Ways to Leisurely Spend Your NOLA Labor Day Weekend
As you are leaving a friend’s 50th birthday party, your friend runs out to meet you. “Hey, have you been drinking?” he asks. You stop dead in your tracks. You have had a few beers, but you also ate a big dinner. Are you okay to drive? You didn’t accept that free martini. Perhaps you… Continue reading Your Best Friend: The Ignition Interlock
The holidays provide the perfect opportunity for fun with family and friends. There is nothing better than celebrating the day with festive food and drinks. A holiday weekend is certainly not the time to count the calories and watch the intake.Independence day was no exception. When celebrating America’s birthday and watching the fireworks, it is… Continue reading Independence Day Joyriders Include Football Star
On June 22, Alex Sheen could’ve spent his evening at the movies or with friends and family. He could’ve gotten in a workout or taken his dog for a leisurely walk. He could’ve spent the evening watching one of the latest movies on Netflix. Instead, Alex Sheen spent his Saturday night standing outside of a… Continue reading In One Night, This Man Saved People’s Money and Lives
“Some 90 percent of [car] accidents involve human error. What if we can make this go away?” These were the words of Chris Urmson, the director of Google’s self-driving car project. The day when humans no longer drive cars may be sooner than we think and the concept of “driving while impaired” will be no… Continue reading Self-Driving Cars to Eliminate Human Error and Car Accidents?
The legalization of marijuana in multiple states across the U.S. has raised a very difficult question for many drivers and DWI attorneys. Does marijuana use impair one’s ability to drive? Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, LLC
With the legalization of marijuana in the United States on the rise, states cannot agree on the best way to keep our roads safe. Drunk driving is much easier to regulate. Police often rely on the Breathalyzer, which can be administered on the roadside, to accurately determine a driver’s blood alcohol content. Alcohol is also… Continue reading Marijuana Legalization Complicates Road Safety and DWI Laws
Which Louisiana parish has the most DWI arrests each year? New Orleans defense lawyers at Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, LLC give the breakdown below. Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: Harmon, Smith & Vourvoulias, LLC
Parlez-vous français? Well, this is your chance! The French National Holiday is this month and the city of New Orleans is about to come alive with its French-ness and celebrate its roots. On July 14, 1789, an angry mob of Parisians stormed the Bastille, a prison fortress in Paris. The Bastille was a symbol of… Continue reading New Orleans: Vive la France!