According the California Highway Patrol, 19,805 people were injured in a collision caused by an impaired driver in 2009. Further, more than 700 people were killed in a crash where the primary collision factor was driving under the influence of alcohol .
Drunk driving accidents are car accidents in which a driver that has a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) over the legal limit of .08 percent or where the driver’s physical or mental abilities were so impaired that he or she was no longer able to drive a vehicle with the caution of a sober person under similar circumstances.
Drunk driving car accidents can result in serious injuries or even death. Typical injuries include, but are not limited to:
- Broken Bones
- Concussion/Brain Injuries
- Cuts & Abrasions
What Types of Damages Can I Recover?
It is important to have a North County San Diego DUI Accident Attorney on your side fighting for your rights. The North County San Diego DUI Accident Lawyers of Mortlock Law Group are familiar with both the criminal and civil sides of DUI accidents and know how to protect your rights and obtain the highest compensation for:
- Medical Bills
- Property Loss
- Lost Wages
- Pain & Suffering
If you or a loved one have been injured (or worse, killed) by a drunk driver, please contact the North County San Diego DUI Accident Attorneys at the Mortlock Law Group for a free consultation. We accept auto accident cases on a contingent fee basis, which means you do not have to pay any money up front and nothing if we do not win your case. For a free consultation, please contact the Mortlock Law Group today.