A car accident can be devastating enough without the added issue of the driver who caused the accident being intoxicated. A drunk driving accident can leave innocent motorists and passengers extremely injured when the entire incident could have been prevented.
After being the victim of a drunk driving accident, protect your rights with the help of an experienced lawyer at The Donahey Law Firm in Columbus, Ohio. We are aggressive in our pursuit of justice for those injured by a drunk driver. Our Ohio drunk driver accident attorneys are skilled at seeking the compensation you deserve for the serious injuries, such as spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and broken bones. Contact our office today to schedule a free consultation.
We take all cases, especially drunk driving accidents, very seriously. These types of motor vehicle accidents are very serious and may have criminal repercussions for the drunk driver, in addition to the civil liability that they face for the injuries they have caused. Our lawyers take steps toward seeing that the drunk driver is held civilly and criminally liable for his or her actions.
Unfortunately, an accident with a drunk driver may result in a fatality. If you have lost a loved one in a drunk driving accident, it may be possible for us to file a wrongful death lawsuit on your behalf.
Ohio Dram Shop Laws
One avenue to be explored in a drunk driving accident case is called dram shop. This is a situation where the bar or restaurant that was serving alcohol to the intoxicated individual may be held partially responsible for the accident. A member of our firm can examine your situation and determine if dram shop laws apply to your case. We are highly knowledgeable of Ohio's dram shop laws and are committed to applying these to your case whenever necessary.
Our Columbus, Ohio law firm handles drunk driver accident cases, in addition to all of our personal injury cases, on a "contingent fee" basis. This means that we don't get paid until we are successful in recovering financial compensation on your behalf.
If you have been the victim of a drunk driver, let us help you fight for your rights. Please contact us by e-mail or call us anytime, toll free at 1-866-918-5886. An Ohio drunk driver accident lawyer at our office can assist you in understanding how we may be able to obtain compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.