Drunk Driving Information
Driving under the influence (DUI) is huge problem in Arizona and the rest of the country, with the majority of DUI and DWI injury cases involving alcohol.
Driving under the influence effects can apply to individuals using prescription drugs, illegal narcotics or alcohol. In all 50 states and the District of Columbia,it is illegal for a driver to have a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10,839 people were killed in alcohol-impaired- driving crashes in 2009.
With this in mind, if you are the victim of a DUI accident that was caused by another motorists negligence, it is very important that you have capable and dependable representation. The DUI attorneys here at the Phillips Law Group can help you with your DUI accident litigation.
For your FREE consultation, simply fill out the form to the right!
Driving Under The Influence Fatality Statistics
Unfortunately, drivers under the influence cause thousands of unnecessary deaths each year. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, there were 5,489 alcohol-related vehicle crashes in 2010.
These accidents killed 223 people.
Families who have lost a loved one in an alcohol-related accident may have legal and financial recourse. It is important for the families of the victims of drunk driving accidents to have a skilled attorney handling their case.
Other financial suffering
Plaintiffs may also seek damages for pain and suffering and the loss of life quality.
The purpose of punitive damages is to punish the reckless driver and to provide some sort of award for the victim who has suffered from the drivers misconduct. Punitive damages are sometimes awarded if the driver had an extremely high blood alcohol content level.
Third Party Damages
When a victim is injured or killed in an alcohol-related collision, the driver may not be the only party held responsible for the wreck. Arizona law allows accident victims to name drinking establishments as a defendant in some cases. This is referred to as a Dram Shop Act. It is meant to hold drinking establishments responsible for serving individuals who have had too much to drink.
What Are The Costs?
Here at the Phillips Law Group, we strongly believe that everyone should be allowed access to comprehensive legal counsel. Keeping that in mind, we proudly work on a contingency basis, which means that we only charge you for our fees and services if we obtain a settlement for you.
If you are unsure if you have a case or not, we also offer a 100% free case review, which allows our lawyers to review your case and then help determine if you have sufficient grounds to file a lawsuit. If so, we will then advise you on the best way to move forward with proceedings.
How To Contact Our Arizona DUI Injury Law Firm
DUI accidents can cause life-altering changes for injury victims.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an Arizona drunk driving crash that was caused by someone else, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical bills, property damages, and pain and suffering.
Contact the Arizona DUI accident lawyer team at Phillips Law Group to discuss your legal options. Our injury attorneys have decades of combined experience and are licensed to practice law over the entire state of Arizona.
To get started, please call us on 1-800-706-3000 and a member of our intake staff will collect some information about our case and then quickly connect you to one of our attorneys - it's that easy!
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