Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol can make it impossible to follow roadway rules and prevent a car accident. A drunk driver may have slower reflexes and poorer judgment than a sober driver, increasing the odds of a serious collision. Drunk driving is illegal in Texas. It can also lead to civil liability for the drunk driver if he or she causes an accident.
If you are the victim of a Richardson, Texas drunk driving accident, contact our lawyers. You may be eligible for a financial award from the drunk driver, a dram shop and/or other parties. The Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C. can help you discover your rights and take action toward the pursuit of fair recovery.
Navigating a civil drunk driving accident case in Texas takes a firm understanding of the state’s related laws. A civil case differs from a criminal case against a drunk driver. You need to understand your rights, options and the identities of all the parties that may owe you compensation. Hiring a lawyer can answer your questions and give you greater power during claim negotiations. Your DUI accident lawyer in Richardson can take care of complex and tricky legal processes for you while you heal and plan your future.
Drunk driving is a common issue on the streets of Texas. In 2018, the state’s Department of Transportation reported 940 deaths associated with driving under the influence. Drunk driving caused more than one-fourth of all motor vehicle fatalities in Texas in 2018. Although every case and client is unique, the same general set of laws presides over all drunk driving accident claims in Texas. These laws give you a few different potential outlets for financial recovery.
Attorney Aaron A. Herbert has enough experience handling drunk driving accident cases in Texas to understand precisely how to negotiate and litigate these claims on behalf of injured clients. Our lawyers can review your unique case during a free initial consultation, let you know if we think you have grounds for a claim and help you pursue maximum compensation if we decide to take your case. Discuss your specific case in more detail with our lawyers.
Your voice matters in the aftermath of a drunk driving accident that injures you. At the Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C, we help DUI accident victims stand up for their rights. If you are eligible for financial compensation from one or more parties, we can help you obtain a fair amount using proven strategies. Learn more today. Send us a message online or call (214) 200-4878.