What to do When You are Injured in a DWI Accident
If you have been injured in an accident with an intoxicated driver, it may be in your best interest to discuss your situation with Montgomery County MD DWI lawyers. When someone is injured because of someone else’s negligence or recklessness, the victim may be entitled to compensation for expenses that are the result of their injury. There are many reasons to enlist the help of a good lawyer when your injuries have been caused by another person.
Many injured people feel fortunate that they have health and/or car insurance to help pay for their medical bills and for other damages but the reality is, neither the victim nor the victim’s insurance carrier(s) should have to do this when someone else irresponsibly chose to drive after drinking or doing illegal or legal drugs, including prescription and over the counter drugs. Good Montgomery County, MD DWI lawyers may be able to help you hold this person (and their insurance companies) accountable for their irresponsible and dangerous behavior by making sure that they are liable for your financial hardships as well as for your physical and/or emotional suffering.
Driving while under the influence of alcohol or other mind (or body) altering substances is a crime in all 50 states in the U.S. When a person is suspected of driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Maryland it is a less serious offense than driving while under the influence- but it is a crime nonetheless. Regardless of whether the intoxicated driver who caused your injuries has or has not been charged and/or convicted of a DWI, you can still seek monetary compensation from them in a personal injury civil lawsuit. If you are in the unfortunate situation of being in pain on top of having to worry about mounting medical bills and other financial difficulties such as, loss of wages because you have been and/or are unable to work because of your injury, it may be time to call DWI lawyers who are licensed to protect DWI victims in Montgomery County and throughout MD.
Punishable Both Ways
Many people who have been injured by intoxicated drivers feel vindicated when these people are punished for their crime in a criminal case. No matter how a DWI victim feels though, only the government can charge a person and try them for a crime. Private citizens have the repercussion of a civil lawsuit which typically seeks money for damages the intoxicated driver caused. Many people recommend that this be done with the help of good Montgomery County MD, DWI lawyers.
When a DWI victim is suffering and in pain, they should not have to suffer financially as well. Having a team of compassionate and experienced DWI lawyers on your side will not take away your physical pain but we hope that by shouldering your legal burdens, you will be able to focus on healing and trying to get back to the life you had before your accident.
For highly rated Montgomery County, MD DWI lawyers, contact Cohen & Cohen, P.C. for a free case evaluation with no obligations.