Many of the cases for which a wrongful death attorney is engaged involve drunk drivers. These drivers kill thousands of people every year and most drivers have had to deal with at least one of them on the roads. Their common patterns are well known. They slide from lane to lane without warning, sometimes they speed and sometimes they drive far too slowly and, in every case, they pose a very real threat to life and limb. Hiring a vehicle accident lawyer* can help you to recover financial compensation after they cause an accident, but you can avoid the accident by dealing with them intelligently beforehand.
Don’t get into a contest to see who has more right to the road with one of these drivers. If they’re moving between lanes and you can’t get around them, hang back and wait for a safe opportunity. If someone is driving in this reckless fashion, there’s obviously a problem of some sort, whether it’s alcohol-related or not. You may want to contact law enforcement if you see this type of behavior on the roads, just to make sure that your fellow drivers are able to navigate the roads safely.
A Dallas car accident caused by a drunk driver will be a legal issue, as it is a crime to drive under the influence. At the scene of the accident, be sure to call your attorney before you call your insurance company and after you’ve spoken with the authorities. Your attorney will know what you need to say to the insurance company and can make sure you don’t say something that makes it sound like the wreck was your fault. If you were injured, call your attorney as soon as you’re able so that they can get to work on your case.
Filing a car accident personal injury claim against a drunk driver may be the best way for you to recover your damages. There’s no guarantee that you’ll win your claim, but you can file the claim without paying legal fees. Hire an attorney who works on contingency. This way, you can pursue your case as far as you need to without paying any fees. These attorneys take their fees from your settlement or jury award and don’t charge you anything unless they manage to win one or other for you. This is a great deal for anyone who needs representation.