In some cases, the courts have been enforcing exclusionary clauses wherein the insured is arrested and charged with a DUI involving an accident. This means that the insured/client will not be covered for any damages arising from a DUI involving an accident and all damages caused will have to be paid from the insured's pocket. The following clause has been enforced under California law: "While the insured auto is being used in the commission of a crime."
The policy defined "crime" as any act, which under the laws of California, is a felony. "Crime" shall also include any attempt to elude law enforcement personnel and driving under the influence of alcohol or while intoxicated or under the influence of any controlled substance.
If you are charged with a DUI involving an accident, the Madrid Law Firm can represent you in the underlying DUI case and also determine if any exclusionary clause of your insurance policy applies to your particular case.
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