Jason Lyle “Bone” Schuyleman’s was riding his Honda motorcycle on December 5, 2014, when he was hit by a Chevy Suburban.  He died later that evening.  The Defendant’s alcohol level was 0.05 when his blood was taken; four hours after the crash.  That did not stop the Whatcom County Superior Court jury from coming back with a guilty verdict for one count of vehicular homicide and one count of obstructing law enforcement.  You are legally drunk at .08 or over in Washington State.  The burn off rate for alcohol is usually 0.015 percent per hour.  We can all do the math.  The defendant stated he had only one beer.  Personal Injury Attorney Bill Coats is not involved in this case but has handled many victims of drunk drivers for civil cases.  He is standing by to offer critical insight into your case, if you have been the victim of a drunk driver. Call or email him today to find out more about your case, and learn about your options for financial recovery after such a devastating experience. He is well experienced in helping victims of drunk drivers recover. If you have been injured, or if someone you love has been hurt or killed, it’s critical to contact a skilled, experienced attorney who can be your advocate during the often-confusing, complex process of financial recovery. He offers free consultations, so you have nothing to lose.The above was a criminal case, but like OJ Simpson’s case, the estate can also file a civil suit regardless of whether the defendant is found not guilty.  To read more about this case, click here: Bellingham Herald November 23, 2016

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