likes drunk drivers, not judges, not juries, not insurance
companies, and certainly not the victims of their
two minutes, a drunk driver injures someone. Every 30 minutes,
a drunk driver kills someone. Forty percent of
all fatal accidents are caused by drunk driving.
law provides that a driver who recklessly causes an
accident because he or she is drunk may be required to pay
twice or three times the value of the case.
automobile insurance companies usually do not cover
accidents caused by reckless driving, including drunk
driving. Insurance policies
generally cover accidents caused by negligence,
which is the word that lawyers and judges use to describe
carelessness. Insurance companies try to avoid paying for accidents caused
by intoxicated drivers.
times it is hard to tell whether an accident involving a
drunk driver happened because of driving and drinking or was
simply caused by carelessness. It may also be
true that even though a driver is intoxicated, he or she
is not the cause of an accident — if a sober
driver runs a red light and collides with a drunk driver,
the sober driver most likely will be found at fault.
victim of a drunk driver, you are also the victim of a
crime. As a courtesy to clients who have been injured by intoxicated
drivers, we monitor the criminal case of the drunk driver to make
sure that the prosecutor and judge know how the accident
has affected our client and to make sure that our client’s
opinion is heard if the drunk driver is trying to get favorable
treatment from the court.
have been hurt by a drunk driver, you can rest assured
that we will use our experience and our knowledge of the
law to help you obtain the compensation you deserve and to
make your voice heard.
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