Drunk driving is a major threat on the roadways. Nearly 30 people die in drunk driving crashes every day in the U.S., as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved in a collision caused by a drunk driver, contact Brodhead Law right away. Our Atlanta personal injury attorneys have the knowledge, skills, and dedication to fight for the compensation you deserve.
A driver can be in violation of DUI laws in Georgia in either one of two different ways:
Any person injured in a collision caused by a drunk driver is entitled to file a claim to recover compensatory damages from the at-fault drunk driver. These damages are intended to compensate the victim for actual losses incurred, such as:
In addition, state law allows victims of drunk driving to seek punitive damages, designed to punish the defendant for egregious wrongdoing and to deter similar dangerous acts in the future.
Driving under the influence of alcohol puts everyone on the roadways at risk. If you have been badly hurt in a collision caused by a drunk driver, call Brodhead Law as soon as possible. We work on a contingency fee basis, and there is never a fee unless we win your case.