Summer fun means different things to different people. For some people, it means taking a road trip or going camping. To others, it is simply spending the day at the beach or pool. Whatever the occasion, people in Florida will often toast to summer with a drink or two. However, when one drink becomes two and then three or more, a person can easily become drunk. Intoxicated people do not always make responsible decisions, and one of the worst decisions they can make is to try to drive while drunk.
Drunk driving accidents can be more serious than those involving sober drivers. After causing a crash, a drunk driver might be argumentative or might not even be aware of the damage they inflicted on others. It is important that victims of drunk driving accidents do what is necessary to protect their rights as they seek compensation.
At Canan Law, we understand that drunk driving leads to serious accidents that cause victims to suffer both emotionally and physically. We assist our clients by negotiating with insurance companies and filing personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits. When appropriate, we even help our clients seek punitive damages, which go above and beyond what a person’s actual damages are when extreme recklessness is a factor in the crash.
If a person is struck by a drunk driver, it is imperative that they do all they can not only to pursue compensation, but also to hold the drunk driver accountable. By taking legal action, those who have been injured or whose loved one has been killed by a drunk driver can seek compensation for the many losses they suffered. Doing so might even deter such incidents from happening in the future. To learn more about how an attorney can be a valuable asset in a drunk driving case, feel free to visit our website.