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Douglas Blake Chanco

Douglas Chanco’s Legal Cases

63 total


  • $100,000 policy limits paid to client after being hit by DUI driver

    Practice Area:
    Car accident
    Date:
    May 27, 2015
    Outcome:
    $100,000 policy limits paid 30 days after injury
    Description:
    Client was rear ended by a DUI driver. She sustained minor injuries and had some medical bills and damage to her vehicle. After researching to determine the at-fault driver was impaired at almost twice the legal limit, policy limits of $100,000 were paid to client within 30 days of her injury.
  • Policy limits of auto insurance paid to wife beaten by former professional football player

    Practice Area:
    Car accident
    Date:
    May 27, 2015
    Outcome:
    Policy limits of auto insurance paid to wife beaten by former professional football player
    Description:
    Client was attacked by her husband as he drove her to an unknown location, against her will. Client received injuries to her back as a result of her former professional football player husband's actions. Client received payment of husband's auto policy after divorcing him and filing suit for her injuries.
  • Policy Limits Paid to victims of DUI accident

    Practice Area:
    Car accident
    Date:
    May 26, 2015
    Outcome:
    Policy Limits Paid to victim of DUI accident
    Description:
    Client was hit head on by a DUI driver. At fault driver's blood alcohol content was over three times the legal limit at the time of the accident. The insurance company tried to undervalue the case based on client's low medical bills. Upon hiring attorney Chanco, policy limits were paid to client by the at-fault driver's insurance company.
  • $100,000 policy limits paid to client and under insured motorist policy as a result of collision

    Practice Area:
    Car accident
    Date:
    May 25, 2015
    Outcome:
    $100,000 policy limits paid to client and under insured motorist policy as a result of collision
    Description:
    Client was the passenger in a vehicle that was T-Boned. Client appeared to be ok on scene, but then had symptoms requiring treatment. Client's health continued to decline for months as a result these injuries and client ultimately passed. Heirs of the estate collected the full insurance value pre-suit and then collected under insured policy for these injuries.
  • $700,000 settlement for child hit by semi-truck driver

    Practice Area:
    Trucking accident
    Date:
    Sep 23, 2013
    Outcome:
    $700,000 settlement for child hit by semi-truck driver
    Description:
    Client was injured when a semi-truck hit her as she rode her bicycle. At-fault truck driver did not stop to help her. This child required immediate medical attention and multiple surgeries to recover from her injuries. After filing suit, at-fault truck driver's insurance company settled the case for $700,000 pre-trial.
  • Foreign Medical Student DUI Dismissed

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Jun 05, 2013
    Outcome:
    DUI dismissed
    Description:
    Client was charged with DUI after a police officer saw client was driving on a flat tire. Officer determined client was involved in a single car accident, and asked client to perform roadside DUI tests. Client gave a breath test and proved a score of .106. Client was a foreign national and a medical student who would have lost their employment and been forced to leave the country if convicted. After reviewing the evidence, we found conflicts between the breath test and the roadside DUI tests. Based upon this and what the video showed, during pretrial negotiations the State dismissed the DUI, and client paid a fine associated with the charge of reckless driving.
  • State v. N.G.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    May 22, 2013
    Outcome:
    DUI accident reduced to Reckless Driving
    Description:
    Client was charged with DUI after causing a single car accident. No DUI roadside tests were performed. After investigating the officer, we determined he had no formal NHTSA DUI training. State agreed to dismiss the DUI, and client entered a plea to reckless driving.
  • State v. N.G.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    May 13, 2013
    Outcome:
    DUI accident reduced to reckless driving
    Description:
    Client was charged with DUI after causing a single car accident. No DUI roadside tests were performed. After investigating the officer, we determined he had no formal NHTSA DUI training. State agreed to dismiss the DUI, and client entered a plea to reckless driving.
  • State v. J.S.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Sep 27, 2012
    Outcome:
    Felony Drug and DUI Dismissed
    Description:
    Client was arrested for weaving, DUI drugs, possession of drugs, and suspended license. He was a commercially licensed driver. If he were convicted of any of these charges, he would have lost his license and his job. After reviewing the video tape and the police report, we found discrepancies that were presented to the police officer and the State D.A. Client agreed to enter a plea to not having his drivers license on him while driving (this did not suspend his license or impact his job) and he paid a nominal fine. All other charges were dismissed.
  • State v. B.M.

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Nov 14, 2011
    Outcome:
    2nd in Lifetime DUI reduced to Reckless
    Description:
    Client was charged with DUI after driving through a stop sign and not stopping. Field tests were performed and a breath score of .15 was taken. This was his second DUI arrest. After investigating the case and finding several problems with the DUI stop made by the officer, the State agreed to dismiss the DUI in exchange for pleading guilty to the traffic charge of reckless driving. Client was required to pay a fine.