I was recently involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, since it was my first accident, I was scatter-brained and anxious. What I did not realize at the time was that the actions you take immediately after the accident can affect a personal injury case and the outcome of that case. I wanted to find a way to share my experiences and mistakes with other. Since the Internet is so popular, I figured this would be a great way to do so. While you likely aren't planning on being in an accident soon, if you are, hopefully you remember some of the tips I share on this website.
A DWI, or driving while intoxicated, is very similar to the more common, DUI, or driving under the influence. Depending upon your state, the terms can be used interchangeably, or they could be used to differentiate between driving drunk and driving under the influence of a drug such as marijuana or pain killers. Many people do not know their rights when being pulled over, or while going through a typical DUI check point. Here is a short list of what to do, and what not to do: