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Hit by a Drunk Driver?

A Voice for Drunk Driving Accident Victims

Carolyn, a car accident client of the firm.

A drunk driving accident can happen anytime - weekends, holidays, middle of the night. Surprisingly, many of our clients who were hit by a drunk driver were headed to work in the morning when they were struck. With the easy availability of Uber and Lyft, one would expect a reduction in the number of drunk drivers on the road. Unfortunately, we have not seen that to be the case. If you or a loved one has been injured by a drunk driver, it is vital that you seek assistance from a Long Beach personal injury attorney.

Car Accident Lawyer in Long Beach

A drunk driver's perceptions are impaired. He or she doesn't have the same instincts that a sober driver has, or the normal reaction time. Due to the impairment, an accident caused by a drunk driver can be much worse than that of a regular car accident. The drunk driver may ram your car from behind or run a red light and T-bone your car accident, or swerve into your lane on the freeway. These unfortunate collisions can result in severe and life-threatening injuries or fatalities. Head-on collisions, which are most likely to cause fatalities, can happen when an impaired driver crosses the center line into on-coming traffic. Often the impaired driver is young and sometimes even underage, but adults are also guilty of this criminally negligent driving behavior. When an alcohol impaired driver causes injury to another, it is only fair that the driver take financial responsibility for all damages. A drunk driver can be forced to pay punitive damages as well. A drunk driving accident lawyer with our firm is fully experienced in preparing a comprehensive claim for compensation based upon the circumstances and degree of injury in your case.

Drunk driving accident victims are entitled to be paid for all harms they have suffered, including medical bills, lost wages, a disrupted life, pain and suffering, disability and other directly related losses. Our legal team takes steps to ensure a client is relieved of stress and worries as much as possible, while we pursue a a claim for full compensation. Call McGee, Lerer & Associates to discuss your case with a Long Beach car accident lawyer who can give you the powerful representation which you need and deserve.

Contact a Long Beach Drunk Driving Accident Attorney at our firm for aggressive and skilled representation.