DUI and DWI Cases
Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of auto accidents in the United States. Despite these types of accidents being completely preventable, many irresponsible and careless individuals continue to drink and drive.
- According to the CDC, every day in the United States, almost 30 people die in an automobile accident involving an alcohol-impaired driver. This amounts to one death from an alcohol-related vehicle accident every 48 minutes .
- In 2009, 10,839 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving accidents, accounting for nearly one-third of all traffic-related deaths in the United States .
- Georgia law stipulates that anyone driving with blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or higher is presumed to be “DUI” (Driving Under the Influence) .
- Drivers with a BAC of .10 are six to twelve times more likely to get into a fatal or serious-injury crash than drivers with a no alcohol in their bloodstream .
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident involving an intoxicated driver, you almost certainly deserve resolution for this extreme case of recklessness. A driver who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol when involved in an accident in Georgia can be subject to punitive damages in addition to the compensation obtainable for injuries suffered in other types of accidents. Our attorneys are very experienced in DUI cases, and will handle them with the precision and heavy-handedness that they require.
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