Legal Assistance for DUI Victims
You are the victim of these accidents, and you have a right to a settlement award for your losses.
When an intoxicated driver causes an accident the results can be disastrous. You may have been injured and feel like you have no way to recover what you have lost. There are laws in California to protect DUI victims and the attorneys at Kalfayan Merjanian can help you get compensation for your injuries and other damages.
In California, it is illegal to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. When these impaired drivers cause an accident, they are faced with jail time, hefty fines, license suspension and interlock devices in their vehicles. This is not enough! Their reckless and illegal actions and caused you a great deal of unnecessary pain.
The lawyers at KM can help you recover damages lost by a DUI driver. You have a right to file a lawsuit to seek any losses to cover your injuries. You are not alone in this. The attorneys at KM can offer you the legal guidance you need to be compensated for your injuries from an intoxicated driver.
DUI Victim Settlement Damages
You are the victim of these accidents, and you have a right to a settlement award for your losses. You may seek a range of damages that include:
- Medical expenses: You have a right to receive compensation for any medical expenses you have incurred because of a DUI driver. As the victim in a DUI accident, you need compensation for medical treatment to recover from the injuries you sustained as well as for payment of any future medical care you’ll need to treat your injuries later.
- Lost wages: When you miss out on work to recover from your injuries, you’re losing the wages you and your family need. Your settlement award in your DUI victim case will include all lost wages for your injury recovery as well as any future earnings that you will lose out if you sustain any disability or other limiting factors from your injuries.
- Pain and suffering: If you are in an accident with a DUI driver, it can be traumatic and cause you great pain and suffering. These are losses, too. You’re entitled to compensation for pain and suffering and your KM attorney will fight to get you a settlement to cover these ills.
- Loss of consortium: When a DUI accident causes you to lose out on the companionship of your loved one due to death or a physical or mental change, you can receive compensation for these losses. Losing your life partner is traumatic and California law makes sure that you are compensated for this loss.
When you are injured in an accident caused by a DUI driver, you need the support of an attorney that cares about your legal rights. The lawyers at KM can help you win against a DUI driver and get the compensation you need to recover from your injuries. Contact us today to set up a free consultation.