Drunk Driving Accidents
If you have been injured in a car accident as a result of drunk driving by the other driver, you are likely legally entitled to financial compensation. When people drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, their chances of causing an accident that results in serious injury or death increase significantly. Drunk driving accidents result in extensive property damage, but victims of drunk driving accidents may suffer from a number of catastrophic injuries. These include broken or fractured bones, paralysis, permanent disability, spinal cord injury, severe burns, head and brain injury, and crushed limbs and organs.
All accident victims in Massachusetts are entitled to compensation if the negligent actions of another person lead to an accident, injury, or wrongful death. If you have recently been injured in a drunk driving accident in Massachusetts, Matthew Fogelman can help you take legal action. He can provide you with the guidance and tough representation you need throughout the case.
In order to increase your chances of a successful claim, you need to demonstrate that the other driver was driving under the under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and that he/she had a blood alcohol concentration above the legal limit when the accident occurred. If the case resolve successfully, you will be awarded compensation for your pain and suffering, property damage, medical expenses, rehabilitation costs and, lost wages.