The Law Offices of W. Dan Mahoney, P.C.
Schedule a free consultation
303-225-7396
Personal Injury & Workers' Compensation Finding the right lawyer is not another complication; it's a step toward a better resolution.
In This Section

Compensation in DUI accidents

Car accidents in the United States are very common, especially those involving a drunk driver. Distractions while driving can cause harm to others, but being drunk leaves the driver unable to concentrate on the road. This is why drunk driving is a serious offense.

Law enforcement authorities take drunk driving very seriously and have strict laws in place against people who are caught driving under the influence. Though the penalty for drunk driving depends on blood alcohol levels, there could be severe repercussions for the driver if there is an accident. Though first offenders may get way with a fine, repeating the same offense several times could result in jail time and license revocation. A drunk driver could even be held liable in the case of an accident.

If you have been in an accident with a drunk driver, call the police as soon as possible. Make sure you do not have any serious injuries. Inspect the accident and the behavior of the other driver. You have the right to claim compensation from a drunk driver. Compensation includes damages to your vehicle, any possible medical expenses and in some cases, punitive damages as well.

If you feel that you were a victim in a car crash involving a drunk driver, it is advisable to hire an experienced attorney. The perpetrator may hire a defense attorney as soon as possible to devise a viable defense strategy. Your attorney will assess the situation and counter the defense's attempts to dissolve the situation.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

How Can We Help You?

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Location

The Law Offices of W. Dan Mahoney, P.C.
730 17th St., Suite 340
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-225-7396
Fax: 303-407-2400
Denver Office Location


Review Us