Drunk driving on Long Island is a huge problem, and our law firm gets lots of calls from accident victims who say they’ve been hit by a driver who was drunk. As lawyers experienced with drunk driving cases, we have seen the horrors that can result when someone chooses to get behind the wheel drunk. It’s usually not the drinker that is harmed, but innocent drivers and passengers on the road.
Many times, these drunk drivers do not have sufficient insurance policies to cover the injuries as well as pain and suffering endured by the victim. But our firm is prepared to do everything we can to see that drunk driving victims get the compensation they deserve. Our firm is prepared to go after the drunk driver personally as well as through the insurance company so we can collect additional compensation for our client. In addition, we are prepared to investigate and possibly go after a third party in certain situations. We were recently able to obtain a very high 6-figure settlement for a client from a third party-in this case it was a well-known Long Island seafood restaurant that served the defendant drinks even after he was noticeably drunk. The key that helped us win the maximum compensation for our client was that we found out that surveillance cameras had captured the driver at the bar being served too many drinks.
This case shows how important it is to thoroughly investigate and review the entire case. Thanks to our expert investigators, we were able to determine where the defendant had been and discover that there was video evidence of him being served drinks after being intoxicated.
If you or someone you know was in a car accident with a drunk driver, contact our firm for a free consultation. We’ll sit down with you to discuss your case, let you know what to expect from the legal process, and answer all your questions. We have three offices conveniently located on Long Island and in New York City.