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.
Speak with a North Georgia injury attorney at Douglas F. Kaleita, P.C.!
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.
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 atKaleita Law Firm, LLC 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 three 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 you deserve.
Contact a North Georgia personal injury lawyer from our firm today to schedule a free case evaluation and discuss your case today!
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