How To Deal With The Aftermath Of A Drunk Driving Injury
Road crashes are unprecedented unless it is caused by alcohol, according to NHTSA, there are estimated 28 people in the United States die daily in drunk-driving road accidents though, these deaths were all preventable and went only overboard and unprecedented. Given the fact previously, it states that it is unexpected and can happen to all of road users at any moment. And if ever you are/were a victim of a car accident where the offender driver was drunk or lab-proven under the influence of alcohol, victim/s can file legal claims against the driver for compensation, inconvenience and jeopardizing one's life. Though, drunk driving personal injury claims are very complex. Here are some things to consider what to do after recuperating from a road accident against a drunk driver.
● Plan on getting an attorney specializing in this area actively involved and participating in the civil litigation process for your benefits and rights as a victim as soon as possible.
● Victims of drunk driving accidents may be entitled to compensation for injuries, lost wages and emotional distress. To find out if you qualify, you will need to pursue a case against the drunk drivers insurance company, or against another insurance policy such as an uninsured/underinsured insurance motorist policy coverage.
● Track down any witnesses in the area to collect their information. One of our most important actions is to contact and interview all possible eye-witnesses who may have seen or heard anything from the incident, as it could provide more context about what occurred during that time. A witness might not feel comfortable coming forward for fear of retaliation, but by working together with police they can still be encouraged. The additional testimony will strengthen victim's claims
Ryan LLP have built their reputation representing individuals and small businesses against large insurance corporations, government agencies, and financial institutions. The firm handles cases including personal injury, wrongful death, or catastrophic injurines caused by drunk drivers. But we can't help if you don't call, so call us today for a free case evaluation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 833-RYAN-LLP or 216-363-6040.