Accidents caused by drunk drivers are responsible for nearly 1/3 of all motor vehicle related deaths in the United States. What’s worse, many of the drivers responsible for these fatal accidents are repeat DUI offenders. Although 1.4 million drivers are arrested each year for driving under the influence, 30-35% of all traffic deaths can be linked to a motorist operating their vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
Drivers under the influence of alcohol pose a great threat because they can potentially inflict catastrophic injuries upon other motorists and pedestrians on or near the road. As experienced drunk driving accident attorneys, we are committed to helping those who have suffered devastating injuries caused by drunk drivers seek the compensation they deserve. We understand the many difficulties that come with recovering fromaccident injuries, which is why we will fight to make sure the reckless party is held accountable for their actions and reimburses you for your damages.
Common injuries sustained in drunk driving accidents include:
If you have been injured by a drunk driver, you have the right to seek financial compensation for the damages you sustained. You can be compensated for your:
Depending on the circumstances of your case, our lawyers might even be able to pursue punitive damages under your injury claim. These types of damages can substantially increase the amount of compensation you are eligible for and makes an example of the drunk driver who injured you.
At Saint & Watzke, PLLP, we are dedicated to helping clients in Tulsa and surrounding areas pursue legal action against reckless drunk drivers. Our skilled legal team is familiar with these types of cases and we are here to provide you with legal advice and solutions so that you can get through this difficult time. If you or a loved one has been injured in a drunk driving accident, you should immediately consult with our legal professionals.
Contact our team of Tulsa drunk driving accident lawyersto set up your free case consultation today.