Drunk Driving - Greenville Drunk Driving Accident Attorney
Drunk driving is not something that should be taken lightly. When someone gets behind the wheel while intoxicated, they run a considerably higher chance of causing an accident that can seriously injure or even kill another person. Alcohol impairs a person's ability to make clear and lucid choices as well as their reaction time if something goes wrong, which makes it extremely dangerous to drive after consumption. Unfortunately, many people continue to do it, and it endangers those around them. Drunk driving is a very serious issue that hits close to home for a large number of people. This is why it's important to make sure that you have a lawyer who can help guide you through this difficult time.
Far too many people know someone who was injured or killed in a drunk driving accident. These crashes always seem like even more of a tragedy because they did not have to happen. In today's society, there are so many alternative options to driving drunk. Calling a friend on your cell phone or using an app to get a ride home can happen without even breaking a sweat, so there is never an excuse to get behind the wheel if you've been drinking. This fact just makes accidents that do happen all the worse.
Injuries sustained in drunk driving accidents can range from simple bruising to severe injuries and may even include death. While we obviously never want to hear about someone being hurt or killed, we know that it does occur and want to help. Any time someone is injured due to someone else's negligence, there is a possibility for compensation. Drunk driving accidents are certainly no exception, and pay out higher rates of compensation. We know that money won't solve everything, but it can definitely help with the surprise medical bills and lost wages that you may be experiencing from being out of work while you recover. It may also mean the difference between you being able to fully recover or feeling the need to go back to work too soon and hurting yourself more.
The key to getting the compensation that you deserve after being involved in a drunk driving accident is having a good legal team. Wayne Hardee has decades of experience with these types of cases in the state of North Carolina, and won't give up until you are compensated fairly. If you were hurt because someone was driving drunk, give us a call. See how much of a difference we make in your case!