Austin and Central Texas Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers
Drunk driving has reached epidemic levels in Texas. According to data provided from the the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Drunk Driving Accidents comprised 42 percent of the stateâ€™s 2,998 traffic fatalities in 2010, ranking the state the third highest in the nation for alcohol-impaired driving deaths.
In Travis County alone, there were 1,398 DWI / DUI car wrecks in 2011, Texas Department of Transportation data shows, while Hays, Bexar and Williamson counties combined for another 2,422 drunk driving related crashes.
We can help if you’ve been the victim of a drunk driving accident in Central Texas
Victims of drunk drivers are not just those they collide with on the road, but also the passengers in both vehicles and often others. If you have been the victim of a drunk driver, Texas law will usually render that driver negligent per se, which if proven up by competent evidence, can entitle you to recover judgment for the following relief, among other things:
- Reasonable and Necessary Medical expenses
- Physical Impairment and disfigurement
- Lost earnings, both past and future
- Pain and suffering
- Punitive damages
Let Us Help You
If you have been the victim of a Austin, Texas drunk driver, contact us and let us help you. We can pursue the drunk driver for damages to insure you are made whole. Under certain circumstances, we may also assert claims against the persons who may have served the drunk driver alcohol prior to the collision.
For more information about our Texas drunk driving accident victim attorneys, please contact our Austin Drunk Driving Accident law firm by phone at 512-761-8529.