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Hit By Drunk Driver? Insurance Settlement & Drunk Driving Accident Lawsuits

Have you or a loved one been involved in an auto accident that you believe may have been caused by a drunk driver? Countless families are forced to go through this ordeal every year.

During this difficult time, there are certain steps you should consider taking in order to ensure that you’re able to get the full support you need and deserve following your pain and suffering.

Call us to be connected to experienced “hit by drunk driver” lawyers today for a free consultation.

Dram Shop cases are complex and the laws vary from state to state. Having local knowledge is key.
- Paul Anthony – Legal Herald

These local lawyers will assess your legal options and answer any questions, like:

  • Do I have a case against the business that overserved a drunk driver?
  • I got hit by a drunk driver, can I file a lawsuit against the individual?
  • How much can I get if I was rear-ended by a drunk driver?
  • What's the average settlement for drunk driving accident case?

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Your response after being struck by a drunk driver can determine what your recovery period will look like. In many cases, those who have been injured by drunk drivers (and the families of fatal drunk driving accident victims) may be entitled to financial compensation for damages.

Taking the right steps in the aftermath of the crash can help ensure that the victims of a drunk driving accident are able to recover the full financial compensation to which they are entitled.

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Common Questions Our Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers Receive:

I was hit by a drunk driver, I have no insurance, what do I do to cover my medical expenses?

The answer depends on the state where it occurred. This is because each state has specific liquor liability laws known as dram laws.

The general answer is there is likely a way to cover your medical expenses via an insurance drunk driver settlement. However, contact a local drunk driving injury attorney for a more accurate answer specific to your situation.

Do I have an insurance claim against a drunk driver?

In this situation, you may have an insurance claim against the at-fault drunk driver’s insurance policy. Depending on the facts, you may also have a third-party claim against the bar or restaurant that over-served the individual and then allowed them to drive home. It is best to have a local attorney review your facts to apply the correct law and lay out your options.

Will the driver’s insurance company give me a hit-by-drunk driver settlement?

If the case is proven to satisfy the requirements of the insurance policy, then yes, the drunk driver's insurance company will likely agree to settle with you.

Nevertheless, we do recommend you retain an experienced dram shop accident lawyer to assist you in the process. Insurance companies will try many tricks to pay out less than you deserve; an experienced attorney knows this and will fight to get you more than just an average settlement.

How much money do you get if you get hit by a drunk driver?

The settlement or compensation amounts vary greatly depending on the circumstances of the case. In general, recoveries will include amounts for pain and suffering, punitive damages, lost wages, loss of enjoyment of life, funeral expenses, loss of future income, among many others.

Should I get a lawyer if I was hit by a drunk driver?

A dram shop claim is particularly complex and we highly recommend you consult with an attorney who has handled such cases in the past. Claims need the correct investigation, resources and experience to obtain favorable results.

Are drunk drivers always at fault in a car accident?

While the individual will always have some culpability, there are often cases where a third party shares the blame. For example, we have seen cases where a bar or restaurant continued to serve the intoxicated individual to the point where they were responsible for that individual getting into that condition and their omissions are a proximate cause of the injuries sustained.

If you or someone close to you was recently injured or killed in a DUI auto accident, here are ten steps to consider:

What To Do If A Drunk Driver Hits Your Car?

1. Seek Medical Care Immediately

Looking out for your own health should be the top priority following injuries caused by a drunk driver. Emergency medical personnel should be called to the scene as soon as possible so that any injuries can be attended to before the condition of those injured becomes worse.

Even if you don’t think you were injured too badly, it’s still important to seek medical attention. The severity of injuries suffered in a car accident is not always immediately apparent. It’s fairly common for car accident injuries to only begin showing their most severe symptoms in the days or weeks following the crash.

Prompt medical attention can help find potential injuries and reduce the severity of the damage before chronic pain and other conditions develop. Additionally, it’s wise to begin documenting your injuries as soon as possible in order to ensure that you recover the maximum compensation you need and deserve.

When you visit a health professional, they will automatically create a file in your name. In it, they will record initial observations regarding your health condition soon after being in the drunk driving accident. This information, since it is deemed official, can hold a lot of weight when it comes time to settle.

2. Make Sure Police Are Called to the Scene

When you call 911 for medical attention, police officers will most likely respond to the scene as well. This step is key for a number of reasons.

First, it’s important to document the accident as you will need this information when you file an insurance claim or a lawsuit against the other driver’s insurance company.

Additionally, if the driver was under the influence of alcohol, it’s important that they face criminal penalties for their actions. Inebriated drivers endanger everyone who crosses their path on the roads. They must be held accountable for endangering the public with their reckless decision to get behind the wheel while intoxicated.

The police will determine if the driver was indeed intoxicated and will compile an official report detailing the circumstances of the crash. If you’re able to, we advise giving them as much detail as possible about the events leading up to the crash, such as erratic driving which made you suspect that the driver was drunk.

3. Get Contact Information From Responding Officers

We advise asking the responding officers for their names so that you can follow up with them later. These officers may be valuable witnesses in a civil lawsuit against the impaired driver or a negligent third party, such as an alcohol vendor.

4. Get Names and Contact Information From Witnesses

Did anyone else see the crash happen? If so, it’s important to gather names and contact information from those individuals. If you end up filing a personal injury or dram shop lawsuit, these witnesses can help you prove the guilt of the other driver in a civil courtroom.

We also advise asking the police for the contact and insurance information from the driver who caused the crash.

5. Note Any Nearby Cameras

If you were badly injured, it may not be possible to look for nearby cameras following the crash. But in the days following the crash, we recommend having a family member return to the scene to see if there were any cameras in the area that may have captured the crash on video. You can also contact the police to see if they already took this step themselves and have reviewed the footage.

6. Take Photos and Videos of the Scene

If possible, take your own photos and videos of the scene – including the damage done to both vehicles and your injuries. These photos and footage can be analyzed by experts and used in court should you end up filing a lawsuit that goes to trial. They can also be used as evidence when negotiating the settlement for drunk driving.

7. Write Down Everything You Remember About The Crash

When the time comes to file a lawsuit and insurance claim against intoxicated drivers for an injury, the more information the better.

Try to note everything that you can remember about the crash, including how the other driver was driving and what led to the accident. It is best to do this as soon as you possibly can following the crash, while your memory is still fresh. If there were other people in your vehicle at the time you were hit by a drunk driver, we advise discussing the crash with them to get a more accurate picture of what happened.

8. Note Pain, Suffering, & Other Damages Caused by a Drunk Driving Crash

When seeking financial compensation for injuries suffered in a DUI accident, the amount you recover will be based on the damages you’ve suffered.

These damages may be financial as well as emotional. Take the time to write down all of your struggles after the crash, including:

  • the injuries you’ve suffered
  • the severity of your pain
  • the financial setbacks you’re facing (from medical bills, for example)
  • the emotional costs of the incident
  • life disruptions, such as an inability to return to work
  • and other difficulties you’re facing because of the incident

9. Participate in Criminal Proceedings Against the Drunk Driver

It’s important for criminal courts to take into account the full damage done by drunk drivers. Those who have been injured in these reckless crashes can have a powerful impact if they participate in the criminal proceedings against the driver. In general, judges will be less open to plea deals in such cases that resulted in serious injuries to others.

The results of these criminal proceedings could also be valuable in a civil courtroom if you file a personal injury lawsuit against the intoxicated driver or a dram shop lawsuit against an alcohol vendor who wrongfully served that driver before the crash.

10. Speak With a Lawyer Who Represents People Injured After Being Hit By A Drunk Driver in Your State

In order to ensure that you’re able to recover every dollar you need and deserve, it’s best to seek guidance from an attorney who is experienced in cases involving people who have been hit by drivers that were inebriated.

Like other car accident cases involving negligence, you may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit (or a wrongful death lawsuit for families of fatal accident victims) against the person responsible for causing the crash. However, there are situations where you also may have grounds for further legal action against a third party, such as an alcohol vendor or social host.

An attorney who is experienced in representing the victims of drunk drivers can help you recover the maximum settlement or court verdict that you’re entitled to for damages such as:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical treatment
  • Lost wages from missed time at work
  • Loss of future earning potential
  • Loss of consortium for families of fatal crash victims
  • Punitive damages

Dram Shop Laws – Third Party Liability For Drunk Driving Accidents

Many states have dram shop laws, which are in place to hold alcohol vendors liable for negligently providing alcohol to someone who should not have been served. In most dram shop states, these laws are applied in situations where an alcohol vendor (like a bar or restaurant) served alcohol to one who was either under the legal drinking age or visibly intoxicated at the time the alcohol was served.

43 states and the District of Columbia have some form of a dram shop law on the books. Here is a list of states with such laws:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Washington

Dram shop laws can vary significantly from state to state. This is why it’s important to find a lawyer who specializes in representing victims of drunk drivers in the state where your crash occurred. An attorney who is experienced in this field can help ensure that you recover every cent you need and deserve for the financial and personal setbacks you’re facing.

If you can, we advise finding out where the individual driving under the influence was drinking prior to the crash. An experienced dram shop lawyer can use this information to investigate whether the alcohol vendor was at fault for serving someone who was either underage or already visibly intoxicated at the time the alcohol was provided to them.

What If I Was Hit by a Drunk Driver With No Insurance?

A dram shop claim can be especially helpful if you were hit by a drunk driver with no insurance. While you may struggle to recover financial compensation in a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver with no insurance, you may still have the chance to get the financial support you need by holding the alcohol vendor liable for serving a customer they shouldn’t have.

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Phoenix, Arizona - Police: Drunk Driver Zachary Showers Strikes, Kills Pedestrian Thomas Taraba in Hit-and-Run
Lakewood, Colorado - Commercial Truck Driver Arrested After 4 Killed, 10 Injured in 28-Vehicle Crash on I-70
Downers Grove, Illinois - Anjalio Alegria Charged with DUI After Wrong-Way Crash That Injured Pregnant Woman on I-355
Fort Worth, Texas - Suspected Drunk Driver David Eduardo Montufar Rojas Arrested After 5 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on I-30
Williamstown, New York - 3 Seriously Injured in Crash with Suspected Drunk Driver Hunter O. Grass
Dallas, Texas - 5 Injured in 4-Vehicle Crash Involving Suspected Drunk Driver
San Antonio, TX - Bike Shop Owner Tito Bradshaw Fatally Struck by Suspected Drunk Driver
Eureka, Missouri - Man Charged with DWI After Allegedly Crashing Van into Poor Richards Restaurant, Injuring 3
Fort Myers, Florida - 4 Injured, Man Charged with DUI and Hit-and-Run In Crash On Michael G. Rippe Parkway
Lakewood, New Jersey - 2 injured, 1 Charged with DUI in 6-Vehicle Crash on Cedar Bridge Avenue
Prince George, Virginia - Jeffrey Thomas Rose Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, DUI After 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash
Deerfield Beach, FL - Suspected Drunk Driver Raphael C. Vilela Arrested After 1 Killed, 4 Hospitalized in Crash on West Hillsboro Blvd
Crosby, Texas - 19-year-old Charged with Intoxicated Assault with Vehicle After 5 Injured in Suspected Drunk Driving Crash
Houston, Texas - Lyft Passenger Killed, Driver in Coma After Collision with Suspected Drunk Driver Erik Deleon
Plainfield, Indiana - Woman Injured When Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes Into Her Home
Dallas, Texas - Suspected Drunk Driver Arrested After Vehicle Fatally Strikes Man on Dallas North Tollway
Austin, Texas - Jonathan Berry Charged with DWI After Injuring Pedestrian, Other Driver in Northeast Austin Crash
New York City - 2 BMW Drivers Charged with DWI After 8 Injured in 4-Vehicle Crash on I-95 in the Bronx
Oceanside, California - 19-Year-Old Mason R. Fish Pleads Not Guilty to DUI and Manslaughter Charges
Denton, Texas - 1 Driver Killed, 1 Arrested in Fatal Suspected DUI Crash on Fort Worth Drive
Queens, New York City - 1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured in Suspected Drunk Driving Crash on Belt Parkway
Fishers, Indiana - Police Arrest Gayl Adams on Drunk Driving Charges Following Fatal Accident with Motorcyclist
Bethlehem, PA - Alleged Drunk Driver Hector L. Rivera, Jr. Arrested After 3 Injured in Crash
Erie, Pennsylvania - One Driver Injured, Suspected Drunk Driver Kyle Grill Arrested Following Crash on West 12th Street
Chicago, Illinois - 9 Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in the Loop, Driver Jacob Jones Arrested
St. Augustine, Florida - 2 Pedestrians Severely Injured After Being Struck by Suspected Drunk Driver Justin Lee Edwards
Washington, New Jersey - 3-Car Collision Allegedly Caused by Drunk Driver Dennis Guzman Leaves One Person Injured
Houston, Texas - Woman and 5-Year-Old Child Hospitalized After Suspected DUI Crash on Harrisburg Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois - Off-Duty Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Nick Theofanopoulos Killed in Alleged DUI Crash
Murrysville, PA - One Driver Seriously Injured, Lane J. Weiner Arrested Following DUI Head-on Collision
Temple, Texas - 1 Motorcyclist Killed, 1 Injured, Pickup Driver Ian Ruston Arrested For DUI After Accident
Brooklyn, New York - Construction Worker Critically Injured After Being Hit by Drunk Driver on Gowanus Expressway
Lakewood, Colorado - Todd Grudznske Arrested After Fatal 5-Vehicle DUI Accident Results in Death of Angela Wimmer
Avondale, Arizona - Suspected Drunk Driver Tollie Matthews Arrested After 4-Vehicle Crash Kills 1, Injures 3
Phoenix, Arizona - Jacqueline Racquel Sayre Arrested For DUI After Accident Results in 1 Death, 4 Injuries
Greencastle, Pennsylvania - James Miller Arrested For DUI After Injuring Woman in Hit-and-Run
Manorville, New York - 5 Boy Scouts Hospitalized, 1 Dies After Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver Thomas Murphy
Union, New York - Tricia Wooden Arrested For DUI After Collision With Limo on Taft Avenue
Palamus, New Jersey - Herbert Reynoso Arrested After Critically Injuring Man in Suspected DUI Crash
Ensley, Florida - Jamie Hamrick Arrested, DeWayne Lewis and Antion Lindsay Killed in Suspected DUI Crash
Portage, Indiana - Man Accused of Killing 2 in DUI Accident Released on Bond
San Antonio, Texas - Hector Lopez Arrested For Intoxication Manslaughter After Fatal Crash With Motorcyclist
Fort Collins, Colorado - Teen Cyclist Injured in Collision with Suspected Drunk Driver
Greeley, Colorado - Narrisia Reyes Arrested For DUI Following 5-Vehicle Crash with 6 Injuries
Royalton, New York - 1 Driver Killed, 1 Arrested Following Fatal Suspected DUI Crash on Chestnut Ridge Road
Bronx, New York - Shakira Price Arrested For DUI After Fatally Striking Pedestrian at Jacobi Medical Center
Warrington, Pennsylvania - Alleged Drunk Driver Hits 2 Cars Head-On, Critically Injures One Person
San Antonio, Texas - Alleged Drunk Driver Strikes and Injures Pedestrian on Blanco Road
Tavares, Florida - Scott A. Haehn Arrested For DUI After Striking 3 Pedestrians
Pensacola, Florida - 2 Injured When Allegedly Drunk Driver Stephen Rigsby Hits Parked Car on Pursley Avenue
Rochester, New York - Michael Salmon Arrested For DUI After Striking and Injuring Pedestrian
Dallas, Texas - Construction Worker Killed on I-35 in Accident with Suspected Drunk Driver
Collinsville, Illinois - 3 Men Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on I-55 Identified by Coroner
Berthoud, Colorado - Jonathan Ballard Arrested For Suspected DUI After 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Accident on Highway 287
Westminster, Colorado - Elliot Hayden Bond Arrested For Alleged DUI After Fatally Striking Pedestrian
Miami, Florida - Lionel Orrego Arrested For DUI Manslaughter After Wreck Kills 4, Injures 7 on I-95
San Antonio, Texas - 3 Pedestrians Injured After Being Hit By Alleged Drunk Driver in Northeast San Antonio
Champaign, Illinois - 3 People Injured In Suspected Drunk Driving Accident on I-74
Waukegan, Illinois - Police Arrest Letisia Delgadillo After Fatal Alleged DUI Accident on August 26
Glen Rock, New Jersey - Police Arrest Carlos L. Trejos After 2 Injured in Suspected DUI Accident
Panama City Beach, Florida - Motorcyclist Eric Mann Critically Injured By Suspected Drunk Driver
Basalt, Colorado - Pedestrian Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver in Alleged Hit-and-Run on Highway 82
College Station, Texas - 3 Injured in Suspected DUI Crash, Driver Angelica Pachuca Arrested
Harborcreek, Pennsylvania - Construction Worker Jacqueline Ohly Fatally Hit By Underage Drunk Driver On I-90
Kaneville Township, Illinois - Police Arrest Gigiola Akin For Suspected DUI After 3 Injured In Accident
Dallas, Texas - 1 Bicyclist Killed, 1 Injured After Being Struck By Suspected Drunk Driver
Harris County, Texas - Rafael Escobar Arrested Following Fatal Alleged Drunk Driving Accident
San Antonio, Texas - Rosalinda Olalde Arrested For DUI After Crash That Killed 1, Injured 4
New York City - Australian Tourist Madison Jane Lyden Killed On Bicycle By Suspected Drunk Garbage Truck Driver
Walnut Creek, California - Driver Ramya Ramey Arrested After 2 Teens Killed, 2 Others Injured In Suspected DUI Crash
Fresno, California - Motorcyclist Struck and Injured By Suspected Drunk Driver Guadalupe Verdugo
Fort Myers, Florida - Suspected Drunk Driver Edgar Harris Arrested After 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Accident
Escambia County, Florida - Blake Shull Arrested For DUI Manslaughter Following Fatal Accident
Vista, California - At Least 6 Injured In Crash Sparked By Underage Suspected Drunk Driver
Gilroy, California - Motorcyclist Dillon Oliver Fatally Struck By Suspected Drunk Driver
Los Angeles, CA - 2 LAPD Officers Injured When Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Squad Car
Riverhead, NY - 5-year-old Boy Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Alleged Drunk Driver William H. Downing
Seminole, Florida - James Wolf Arrested For Suspected Drunk Driving Accident That Killed Father, Son
Texas Teen Faces Criminal Charges For Fatal Drunk Driving Accident In Atascosita
Two Women Hit By Alleged Drunk Driver While Waiting For Bus In Gramercy Park, Manhattan
Retired CFD Paramedic & Wife Killed By Drunk Driver On 103rd Street Bridge In Chicago
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