Drunk driving is a very huge problem facing the United States today. 30 people die every day in the United States due to drunk drivers, and in 2014, 20% of deaths amongst children aging from 0-14 were due to drunk driving. With this many people dealing with drunk driving incidents, one would think the law would have the victim in mind, but sadly, this isn’t always true.
If you find yourself the victim of a drunk driving incident, you’re going to need top-notch legal representation. Look no further than BJE Law, P.A. We have a team of highly qualified and experienced attorneys that can help guide you through the legal process and get the justice you deserve.
Any auto accident can be rather traumatic, but there are steps you should always take when you find yourself the victim of an accident. Remain calm, and get your vehicle to a safe location if possible. Your first priority in the event of a crash is your safety and the safety of those around you. Once your vehicle is in a safe location, call 911. If you aren’t hurt too badly, exit the vehicle and note the details of the crash such as how many vehicles were involved, weather conditions, visibility, and any details that may help determine who is at fault. If the other driver is intoxicated, use your best judgment and keep yourself safe. Drunk drivers can be very confrontational following a crash and may threaten your safety and the safety of those around you. One the police arrive, let them handle the talking and exchange of legal information. Once you’re home and safe, call BJE Law, P.A., and we can work through your case and get the compensation you deserve.
Victims of drunk drivers can often suffer serious physical and emotional trauma, severely impacting their ability to work and maintain a social life. BJE Law, P.A. will make sure you’re adequately compensated for all lost wages, medical bills, therapy, and any other expenses that come up due to your accident. Don’t let a careless drunk driver walk away without paying. You deserve to be compensated for your physical and emotional trauma, and BJE Law P.A. can you that compensation. Call us today for more information regarding Florida law surrounding drunk driving.