Drunk Driving Accident
Tragically, thousands of victims die or are injured
in a drunk driving accident in the U.S. each
Drunk driving accidents account for
- 3,500 - 4,000 passenger deaths each year;
- 2,500 - 3,000 non-occupant deaths each year;
- 97,000 - 98,000 passenger injuries
each year; and
- 12,000 - 17,000 non-occupant injuries each
Every life lost to a drunk driver leaves behind a
shattered family. The grief and loss experienced
may last for years as family members struggle to
make sense of an accident that never should have
Of those who survive an accident with a drunk driver,
many suffer severe and permanent injuries.
These injuries include the loss of a limb,
paralysis, quadraplegia, and brain injuries.
The impact encompasses everything from the need
for life-long medical care to the inability to
work. This affects not only the injured individual,
but his or her family as well.
Drunk drivers and those who served them alcohol
may be liable for the devastating effects of
accidents caused by drunk drivers.
If you or someone you care about have been
injured by a drunk driver, you should
immediately contact a competent attorney.
Our law firm, together with the network of other
law firms that we work with, helps victims of
personal injury nationally.
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