If you were injured or a loved one died in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you may have legal recourse and be eligible for compensation for your losses and damages.
It is important to speak with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer to learn about filing a lawsuit against the drunk driver. You may be able to obtain compensation for your lost income, medical expenses and other costs related to your accident.
At Elk & Elk we have the experience developing strong cases for clients injured in accidents caused by drunk drivers. Because of the speed at which many drunk driving accidents occur, victims are often catastrophically injured and disabled for life. In such circumstances, it is important to have knowledgeable representation that can fight for maximum compensation.
If you were injured because of a drunk driver, our lawyers may be able to help. Call us at 1-800-ELK-OHIO (1-800-355-6446) or complete our e-mail form.
Information about drunk driving accidents
The impact of drunk driving cannot be understated. A few simple facts tell the story:
- In 2015, according to the CDC, 10,265 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, accounting for nearly 29% of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S.
- In 2016, 430 deaths were caused in Ohio by impaired drivers.
- In 2016, drunk driving accidents accounted for more than 40 percent of all traffic fatalities.
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