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2014 represented another year of growth and development at Dayton DUI. I attended the Drug Recognition Expert training and received a certificate in the DRE protocol. I became a “Founding Member” of the National DUI Trial Lawyers Association and the Premiere DUI Lawyer Association. I was chosen as a “Client’s Choice” and received another 10/10 “Superb” rating from the attorney rating service AVVO. I was again chosen as [Read the full post. . .]
Have you ever heard anyone say that they are “allergic” to alcohol? Well, if the person is of Asian descent, they may have a common reaction to alcohol know as Alcohol Flush Reaction.
of Japanese, Chinese, and Koreans respond to alcohol by turning red.
The reaction is a condition in which an individual develops flushes or blotches associated with erythema on the face, neck, shoulders, and, in some cases, the entire body [Read the full post. . .]
OVI law requires an understanding of how alcohol enters, affects and exits the body. Here is a brief overview of the elimination process.
Alcohol exits the human body by being oxidized by a number of very important enzymes. Foremost among these enzymes are ADH (alcohol dehydrogenase) and ALDH (aldehyde dehydrogenase). Over 90% of the ingested alcohol is oxidized in the liver. The remaining 10% is excreted via the breath (.07%), the urine (.03%) and sweat (.01%). [Master, S., Chapter 23: [Read the full post. . .]
Did you get a prescription drug OVI? Do you have a valid prescription?
Ohio and the Ohio State Highway Patrol have made enforcement of DUI laws against illegal and prescription drugs a priority. Throughout the state, this means that you now face arrest if you are taking many common prescription medications. Given that upwards of 70% of Americans are taking a prescription medication, you need to know your rights.
Ohio provides an affirmative defense to an impaired driving [Read the full post. . .]
Is it a crime to refuse to take a breath test?
Ohio has adopted O.R.C. 4511.19(A)(2) which makes it a crime to refuse to take an evidentiary chemical test if you have a prior OVI (drunk driving) or OVUAC (juvenile/underage drunk driving) conviction any time within the last twenty (20) years. If you refuse and you have a prior within twenty (20) years then the penalties for your OVI offense will be double the mandatory minimum. (See generally the “Penalties” [Read the full post. . .]