Using Our Expertise To Recover Compensation For Drunk Driving Injuries

Motor vehicle accidents involving drunk drivers are often more serious than those involving non-intoxicated drivers. At the scene of the accident, drunk drivers can often be belligerent and unaware of the damage they have caused. Victims are shaken are understandably upset by the actions of the drunk driver who caused the accident.

And these situations are the best case scenario. Often, the auto accident is so severe that those involved suffer serious injuries, or die at the scene.

When a car accident caused by a drunk driver occurs, it is important to contact a qualified lawyer as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected and your entitlement to compensation is fulfilled.

Over 60 Years Of Combined Experience Helping Victims In Northeast Florida

At Canan Law, we understand the extreme emotional and physical toll of a drunk driving auto accident.

Our attorneys have over 60 years of combined legal experience dealing with complicated auto accident cases in St. Johns County and northeast Florida.

We know what needs to be done, who to talk to get results and how to help you get your life back on track. Our lawyers often:

  • Negotiate with the insurance company: When negotiations fail to produce a satisfactory settlement offer, we can file a claim against the drunk driver's car insurance carrier demanding full compensation for the losses and injuries you sustained as a result of the collision.
  • Leverage the driver's DUI conviction: If the drunk driver is convicted of a crime, this can be used to leverage a better outcome in your civil suit for damages.
  • File a wrongful death suit: If the drunk driving accident resulted in a fatality, we can help you recover and recover on behalf of your loved one.
  • Pursue compensation through your policy: If the drunk driver does not have automobile insurance coverage, we can help you obtain coverage under certain provision of your own policy.
  • Seek punitive or "punishment" damages — for a drunk driver who negligently and recklessly causes an accident resulting in bodily injury.

Don't Be Victimized By A Drunk Driver — Take Legal Action Today

If you or a loved one has been hit by a drunk driver, it is imperative that you take steps to protect your rights now and in the future. We care about our community and its members and take great effort to help our fellow neighbors recover rightful compensation — and deter incidents from happening again.

Call us at 904-217-6209 to set up a consultation, or reach out to us online.