Atlanta Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer
Car accident caused by a drunk driver in Sandy Springs?
Did you know that every 10 seconds, someone in the United States gets into
a car accident? Car accidents are one of the leading causes of personal
injury claims throughout the Unites States. Getting behind the wheel while
under the influence, demonstrates a complete disregard of human life and
it not only puts the driver at risk, but also their passengers, other
vehicles and even bystanders and pedestrians. Anyone who negligently operates
a motorized vehicle after they have been drinking may be required to pay
for any damages that they cause to others or to damaged property. If your
car accident injuries were caused by a drunk driver, then take legal action today.
Drunk Driving Statistics
In 2011 alone, there were 9,878 people that were killed in an alcohol-impaired
automobile accident. These fatalities made up over 31% of all U.S. traffic
fatalities that year. That means than a
drunk driving accidents occurred every 53 minutes somewhere in the United States. Many people think, "what's the
harm in driving after a few drinks?"—thinking they can make
it home safely. Drunk driving not only puts their life at risk but everyone
else who crosses their path. Whether people believe it or not, alcohol
affects your reaction time, depth perception, and main motor skills.
According to a national study, there is an average of 12,000 people that
die every year in a DUI related accident. By having alcohol in your blood
stream, you chances of crashing grow substantially. Someone with high
blood alcohol content is actually 385 times more likely to get into an
accident than a sober driver. Drunk driving is against the law in the
United States and the state courts have been cracking down on offenders
who take this risk. If your injuries were caused by a drunk driver, they
may not only be liable to pay the financial damages but they could also
be facing criminal charges. If you or a loved one has fallen victim in
a drunk driving accident, then it is in your best interest to speak with
a personal injury attorney from our firm as soon as possible.
Turning Tragedy to Triumph
At our firm, we are passionate about helping personal injury victims not
only rebuild their life, but make it even better than before.
Our Approach to the Law
Recovering Compensation for Drunk Driving Accident Victims
In the event of a drunk driving accident, emotions can run high and it
can take a toll on the entire family. If you may find that you are not
unable to work you may need ongoing medical treatment or long-term rehabilitation.
Here at Douglas F. Kaleita, P.C., we believe you deserve justice and we
want to help you hold the negligent drunk driver responsible for any damages
they may have caused.
We have over two decades of experience with
personal injury law and we have handled countless of
car accident cases including drunk driving and distracted driving claims. If you or
a loved one has been hit by a drunk driver, then speak with an Atlanta
injury lawyer from our firm without delay.
Do you need an attorney for a drunk driving accident case?
Our goal is to help you get your life back on track. We can handle your
case and pursue financial recovery while you focus on recovery. Our injury
attorney can investigate your case, analyze the events leading up to your
injury, interview key witnesses, and gather supporting evidence. Let us
help you maximize your claim so that you recover the full amount of compensation