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Drunk Driver Accident Victim

Q. How many individuals are injured in DUI accidents?

A. There are an astounding number of injuries and death in DUI accidents. It was reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that over 33,000 drivers were killed due to alcohol-related accidents in 2009. What is defined as a crash, according to the NHTSA is when the blood alcohol level is .01 or greater with the legal limit being 0.8 percent.


Q. If I was a traveler in a car operated by a drunken car owner. Can I still take lawful action?

A. It is very possible for a passenger of a drunk driver to get compensation if the passenger did not aid in the driver causing the accident, for example, grabbing the steering wheel and causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. If this was not the case, then the injured passenger does have the ability to file a personal injury claim. A DUI lawyer at the law firm of Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation can decide if the victim is in actuality, entitled to any compensation.


Q. What should I do if I am engaged in a DUI accident?

A. No matter if your injuries seem minor or insubstantial; if you have been a victim of a vehicle collision you should always seek medical attention. By doing this, a medical professional can ascertain if there are any internal injuries because they are not always physically visible. Another thing to be sure to do is contact the local police. Law enforcement can help to keep vital documents and evidence at the scene of the accident and they also gather statements from witnesses as well. Always try and document whatever pertinent information you can. Get as much as possible to help you with your claim when you are trying to prove liability in a personal injury claim


Q. What are the advantages of selecting a DUI incident lawyer?

A. By hiring an attorney that has experience in matters such as these, you are insuring that you get the best help available. They can help you navigate the legal system and make sure that you get the compensation that you are entitled to. They also can explain the policies and procedures so you make informed decisions on your next step. There have even been several studies that have shown that by hiring a qualified attorney, you may receive up to four times compensation for your damages. Doing otherwise could cost you time, money and legal rights.


Q. Can I obtain compensation for my DUI incident injuries?

A. You may be eligible for economical settlement for your accidents and failures. However, it is suggested that you search for the advice of a DUI incident sufferer attorney at Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation to confirm what settlement may be accessible to you. We have acquired large negotiations for severely damaged sufferers like you in all patterns of injuries including a drunk driver. These negotiations have included settlement for medical costs, lost income due to the incapability to work, declined lifestyle, and suffering and pain. Families that have missed a loved one in a DUI accident may be eligible for financial settlement for funeral costs, emotional suffering, loss of consortium, and decrease of predicted wages and advantages.


Q. What are the advantages of selecting a DUI incident lawyer?

A. Hiring an attorney who has experience in DUI accident law can be invaluable. Without the help of a skilled attorney guiding you through the legal process, you could lose the opportunity to secure compensation for your serious injuries. Several studies have found that hiring a qualified attorney can help you recover up to four times more compensation for your damages. Deciding not to hire a DUI accident victim attorney could cost you money, time and your legal rights.


Q. Who is responsible in a DUI accident?

A. Several parties may be financially responsible for DUI accidents. Victims may complain in the court against the intoxicated or drug-impaired car owner who is responsible for the accident. Victims also can go to the court for complaining against the alcohol seller who sold alcohol to the drunken driver. For discussion about your legal alternatives, contact the Harrison Barnes, A Professional Law Corporation law firm. We can easily figure out if you are qualified to go to court and if so, describe the lawful process to you. Our law firm for DUI accidents remains available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day to respond to your concern. There is no need to make an appointment. There are also no legal charges unless you succeed in your case.

We serve clients all of Southern California including Pasadena, Century City, and all of Los Angeles. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident and need legal advice, call our office at (310) 598-1719 today.

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