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Woodmere, New York - 2 Men Injured in Suspected Drunk Driving Crash with 20-Year-Old Deywin Gonzalez Sovalbarro

945 Broadway in Woodmere, NY
Published: April 14, 2020
By: Joe LaFrance
Last Updated on November 20, 2020

Deywin Gonzalez Sovalbarro Charged with DWI After Car Crashes Into Building, Injuring 2 Others

Last Updated: 7/13/2020

Lawyer Comments: In the second part of this article, lawyer Laurence Banville discusses filing a lawsuit after you’ve been hit by a drunk driver.

Two men were injured and a third was charged with driving while intoxicated after a vehicle crashed into a building in the 900 block of Broadway in Woodmere early Tuesday morning.

Police responded to reports of a crash near the intersection of Broadway and Neptune Avenue at around 1:24 a.m. on Tuesday. Officers found 20-year-old Deywin Gonzalez Sovalbarro sitting on the curb with “glassy bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath.”

Two other men, both 21 years old, were passengers in the vehicle and were injured in the crash. All three occupants of the vehicle were hospitalized for injuries suffered in the crash.

Sovalbarro has been charged with driving while intoxicated and has a court date scheduled for July 15.

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Financial Compensation For People Injured in DWI Crashes in New Jersey

Attorney contributor Laurence Banville recovers financial compensation for people who have been injured in crashes with drunk drivers. Laurence has offered to share some info on the types of lawsuits available to DWI crash victims in New Jersey:

If you’ve recently been injured in a crash caused by a drunk driver, you may be wondering about your legal rights and how you’ll deal with the financial and personal difficulties you face. Fortunately, DWI crash victims often have grounds for one or more types of lawsuits, which can help provide financial support.

A personal injury lawsuit can be filed against a drunk driver for injuries they’ve caused. Additionally, New Jersey and most other states have dram shop laws that allow alcohol vendors to be held liable for injuries caused by customers, depending on the circumstances.

In New Jersey, a dram shop lawsuit can be filed against an alcohol vendor for injuries caused by a customer if the customer was either under 21 years old or visibly intoxicated when the vendor served him or her alcohol.

You can learn more about your legal options after being injured in a New York DWI crash by calling our experienced drunk driving injury lawyers for a free consultation.


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