On this week’s edition of Friday’s Inside Look by Brooks, our host Steve Brooks, managing partner of the Brooks Law Group, shares a shocking report on the rate of fatal DUIs in our state.

According to a recent study, Lakeland ranks #2 in the state for large cities with the highest rate of fatal DUIs. There are 6.5 deaths caused by DUIs per 100,000 residents in Lakeland.

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Shockingly, Lakeland’s rate increased by 171% in just a few short years.

If you or a loved one has been injured by an alcohol-impaired driver, you need legal guidance from attorneys with experience in DUI accident cases. You need to Look to Brooks!

Steve was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. As was the practice for new doctors his father worked day and night during his medical residency at Charity Hospital there. Steve comes from a long line of doctors. His father, his grandfather, his great grandfather, even two uncles were all specialists and/or surgeons in their chosen medical specialties, including internal medicine specialist, obstetrics / gynecology, neurosurgery and general practice / surgery. His great-great grandfather was the Surgeon General of Ohio during the Civil War.