District Heights DUI Lawyers
If you or someone close to you has been injured in an accident in Maryland that was caused by a driver who was under the influence of alcohol or drugs, it may be in your best interest to discuss your situation with DUI lawyers District Heights, MD accident victims recommend. Depending on the circumstances of the accident, injuries, and property damage, you may be entitled to compensation.
If you are in the horrible situation of grieving over the unexpected death of a family member because of an accident caused by a driver that was under the influence, you and other surviving family members may be entitled to compensation for your loss as well as for expenses that are the result of your loved one’s horrific accident and untimely death.
If you were injured in District Heights or anyplace in MD, lawyers who are licensed to protect injury victims throughout the state of Maryland may be able to help you.
Maryland DUI & DWI
It is illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol and other sensory altering substances, including some prescription and over the counter medications. If the police and other law enforcement officers find someone who is doing this, they will typically charge and arrest them for driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI).
It is a crime to have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) also referred to as a blood alcohol content (BAC) above a certain level in all states and while many states have similar DUI/DWI laws, each state has their own unique set of laws and standards.
If you were injured in District Heights by the negligence of a driver who was under the influence, it does not matter whether or not they were charged and/or convicted of a DUI or DWI, a team of Maryland lawyers may be able to help you seek compensation in a civil claim.
Both, DUIs and DWIs are crimes in Maryland but a DWI is a slightly less serious charge compared to a DUI. Some states use the terms interchangeably and some states use only one or the other.
In Maryland, it does not matter whether or not a person was charged with a DUI or DWI, if they injured someone and/or damaged property, District Heights, MD lawyers may be able to help the victim(s) seek compensation for damages the negligent driver caused.
Lawyers who are licensed to help victims of DUI accidents in District Heights are licensed to practice law and to help people throughout Maryland. If you have been injured in an accident in a District Heights DUI accident, lawyers anyplace in MD may be able to help you but ones that are familiar with District Heights streets, courts and law enforcement, might make you feel more comfortable knowing they have this familiarity.
For highly-rated DUI lawyers District Heights, MD accident victims are fortunate to have in their midst, contact Cohen & Cohen for a free case evaluation with no obligations, any time of the day or night, any day of the year.