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Marijuana–Related Car Accidents

Virtually anyone of legal driving age understands that it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, but for some reason, many people do not understand how dangerous it is to drive after having smoked marijuana. Not only is marijuana illegal in the United States, but it can also be extremely dangerous for drivers to operate cars or commercial trucks under the influence of marijuana. Drivers who smoke marijuana or take any other illegal drug are putting innocent lives at risk and must be held accountable for the consequences of their actions.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident caused by a motorist who was under the influence of marijuana, you may be eligible for financial compensation to address related damages. Contact the Sheboygan car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 to schedule a free consultation with an attorney who is passionately committed to ensuring that each client has the vigorous legal representation that they need and deserve.

Marijuana’s Effects on the Body

Many supporters of the legalization of marijuana claim that the drug has no impact on a user’s ability to drive or perform other tasks. However, marijuana does affect the brain and body in the following ways:

  • Causes short-term memory loss
  • Compromises one’s sense of time and distance
  • Causes fatigue
  • Slowed reaction times and an inability to concentrate
  • Hallucinations
  • Feelings of paranoia

There are countless instances in which the above-referenced list of adverse effects might result in an otherwise preventable traffic collision.

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Do not delay seeking the financial compensation that you may be due in the wake of a crash caused by a driver who was under the influence of marijuana. Contact the Sheboygan car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier calling 800-242-2874.

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