Drunk driving accidents kill; alcohol was involved in more than 1,779 car accidents in Nebraska in 2012. In Nebraska alone 87 people lost their lives last year due to these drunk driving accidents. Over 42% of all fatal crashes are alcohol-related. Sadly, too many people lose their lives over these careless crimes and many more are injured.
Nebraskans know that drunk driving is not acceptable yet too many continue to cross the line. These drunk drivers need to help accountable for the pain and suffering they inflict on their victims and the families.
If you or someone you know has been killed or injured by a drunk driver contact the attorneys at Injury Lawyer Omaha immediately. We are here to help everyone affected by drunk driving accidents anywhere in Nebraska including Omaha, Lincoln, Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings, Norfolk, and North Platte. Call the injury attorneys at Injury Lawyer Omaha toll free at (402) 513-9784 or contact us via email. We are ready to listen and advise with a free initial consultation.
For the injury attorneys as Injury Lawyer Omaha, drunk driving accidents are a priority
Drunk driving causes severe injuries, and if you are hurt by a drunk driver, that motorist will face civil liability for causing your injuries or wrongful death. The drunk driver will also face criminal charges. You have the right to file a claim for the damages you have suffered, including:
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
- Medical costs
- Injuries that resulted in a wrongful death
- Lostearning capacity or wages
Winning a lawsuit against the driver may not cure your injuries, but it will help you to pay for medical treatment and protect your family from the serious financial repercussions that often occur when a severe injury prevents you from working.
If you are involved in an accident with a drunk driver, call 911 to get medical help and file a police report. Than contact the attorneys at Injury Lawyer Omaha to speak with a personal injury attorney about your insurance claim. It is important to contact us soon after your accident so we can get in touch with eye witnesses while their memory of the incident is still intact. Additionally, we will be able to collect and document details about the drunk driving accident to assure proper handling of the insurance claim.
At Injury Lawyer Omaha, our personal injury attorneys have more than 25 years of experience with the court system and insurance claims. We have helped car accident victims throughout Nebraska, including Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Dodge, Otoe, Gage, Washington, and Lancaster Counties – and we are here to help you. Injury Lawyer Omaha offers prospective clients with a FREE case evaluation in person or over the phone. Contact us 24/7 by calling (402) 513-9784 or via email.
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