Alcohol Related Collisions
Drunk Driving Accidents
Every auto accident causes the victims and family of the victims’ pain, suffering, property damage and a sharp increase of medical bills. Drunk driving accidents leave victims scarred with long lasting effects from the accident. According to the United States Department of Transportation, over six million traffic accidents occur each year, of which nearly 40% are caused by drinking and driving. An average of one alcohol related death occurs every 30 minutes and every two minutes an individual is injured in an alcohol related traffic accident. Alcohol related traffic accidents are defined as any vehicular accident in which alcohol has been, or is believed to have been, consumed by the driver, a passenger, or a pedestrian associated with the accident.
Those suffering from injuries due to others lack of concern for their fellow drivers end up missing work, dealing with lingering pain, having to pay heavy medical bills, losing sleep and dealing with the mental stress of chaos in their lives. It isn’t right or fair that the innocent pay for the actions of the guilty. The following injuries are common due to drunk driving accidents:
- Wrongful Death
- Back and Spinal Cord Injury
- Soft Tissue Injury
- Broken Bones
- Blood Loss
- Brain Injury
A recent study showed an alarming rate of repeat offenders when it comes to causing drunk driving accidents. It is crucial to have an attorney on your side to help get you the money you deserve. If you or someone you know has been the victim of a drunk driving accident, contact Maxwell D. Carter for a drunk driving accident consultation. He will work to understand your situation and fight inside and out of the courtroom.
For strong representation from a lawyer dedicated to maximizing your benefits, call Maxwell D. Carter - Attorney & Counselor at Law now at 205-967-2509. There is no obligation to hire, and we collect no fees unless we make a recovery or settlement on your behalf.