Victims of Drunk Driving Accidents

CT Car Accident Lawyers Representing Drunk Driving Accident Victims

The Dangers Of Intoxicated Driving

Sadly, drunk driving accounts for a large portion of all car accident fatalities. Each year, thousands of people in the U.S. die in alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes, representing over one-third of all traffic-related deaths in the country. In the vast majority of cases, the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of the impaired driver is .08 percent or higher.

Over 1 million drivers are arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics every year. That’s less than one percent of the 159 million self-reported episodes of alcohol-impaired driving among U.S. adults each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 926 people are injured everyday in drunk driving accidents. Innocent people endure life-altering injuries due to drunk driving instances.  

Who is Responsible for Drunk Driving Accidents?

A numbers of parties may be held liable for drunk driving accidents, including:

 Drivers. A drunk driver is responsible for their own behavior, including getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. 

 Hosts. In the event that a guest causes a drunk driving accident after attending a party where alcohol was served, the host can be held responsible, especially if the host knew the guest was clearly intoxicated when the alcohol was provided.

 Bar/Restaurant Staff & Owners. Bar and restaurant owners and employees can also be at fault for drunk driving accidents. It is their responsibility to stop serving customers who seem to be intoxicated.

You Deserve The Best Legal Representation If Injured In A Drunk Driving Accident

While the Connecticut criminal justice system is equipped to deal with the criminal aspects of a drunk driving accident, it usually fails to address the heavy financial burden that a death or serious personal injury has on innocent victims and families.

If you have been injured in a drunk driving accident and suffered physical and emotional harm, the attorneys at McCoy & McCoy will aggressively represent you and your rights with customized, dedicated advocacy. Drunk driving accident victims deserve justice. Our Connecticut law firm is committed to helping injured victims maximize their compensation in order to pay off medical bills

Please call us at 860-244-9100 to speak with an attorney, or request a free case evaluation through our website.

Our principal lawyer, Frank McCoy Jr., is certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy – a distinction that fewer than 0.5 percent of all Connecticut lawyers have earned.

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Quick Action Is Critical

In all motor vehicle accident cases, it is essential that measures be taken promptly to preserve evidence, investigate the incident in question and to enable physicians or other expert witnesses to thoroughly evaluate any injuries. Failure to take the necessary steps in the wake of any type of accident could greatly deter the outcome of your case, and this is never more true than in cases of drunk driving accidents.

At our firm, we have more than 50 years of experience attending to car accident cases precisely like this, and we are prepared to put our knowledge to work for you.

As you attempt to recover from a drunk driving accident and injuries, there may be nothing better you can do for yourself than to contact an attorney from our firm. With an advocate from our office on your side, you can feel confident that everything possible is being done to secure a positive outcome to a case that began from the negative inaction of another reckless driver on the road. We are here to help in every way possible.

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