Driving under the influence of alcohol is known to be extremely dangerous. Drunk drivers are responsible for thousands of serious or deadly collisions in which innocent people are seriously or fatally injured. An injured victim is left with the financial burden of extensive medical bills, loss of income due to the inability to work, or facing life with permanent disabilities. If a drunk driver has seriously injured you or a loved one, please contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC for a free case evaluation.
The recovery period after an accident is a difficult time. We understand that you need to get back on your feet, so we will do everything we can to help you get your life back on track.
The costs of medical treatment after a drunk driving accident may range into the hundreds of thousands of dollars within weeks, may render you unable to work and earn a living, or facing a future full of challenges due to permanent impairments. Our experienced Brooklyn drunk driving accidents lawyers can assist you to pursue the maximum possible compensation, whether in negotiating a fair settlement, or by filing a lawsuit to seek justice and full compensation for all damages.
Under state law, the alcohol limits are as follows:
Drunk drivers are a danger to the Brooklyn community. Negligent driving conduct such as speeding, wrong-way driving, weaving in and out of traffic, drifting into other lanes, or missing traffic lights or stop signs are common with impaired drivers. Some of the common types of auto accidents caused by drunk drivers in Brooklyn include:
In a recent year, about 7,500 alcohol-related crashes were reported in the state of New York as reported by the Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research. Of these drunk driving accidents, 158 were fatal and more than 7,200 accidents led to personal injury.
Typically, the drunk driver is commonly held liable for any injuries or damages sustained in a drunk driving accident. However, there may be other circumstances that contribute to the liability of other parties involved. At The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, we have the resources to help determine who is liable for your damages and pursue them for the maximum possible compensation.
The compensatory damages pursued in a drunk driving accident case include but are not limited to:
If a drunk driver has seriously injured you or a loved one, contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC for a free case consultation from an experienced drunk driving accident attorney in Brooklyn.