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Were You Injured By A Drunk Driver?

Our Georgia law firm fights for compensation for drunk driving injury victims

The dangers of drinking and driving are well-known. But drunk drivers in Georgia still cause some of the state's most catastrophic car accidents. At Gary Martin Hays & Associates, we take a hard line against drunk driving in Atlanta and throughout Georgia. We've seen first-hand the devastating effects of drinking and driving. That's why our lawyers in Georgia work tirelessly to hold drunk drivers accountable for their actions.

From I-75 to midtown Atlanta, drunk driving accidents can happen anywhere - now you have somewhere to turn. There's no excuse for drunk driving car accidents. The experienced attorneys at Gary Martin Hays & Associates can help you sort through the insurance company's red tape and get the compensation you deserve. Contact 1-800-898-HAYS right now.

Atlanta accident attorney Gary Martin Hays is ready to protect your rights

Injuries sustained in drunk driving accidents can range from broken bones to traumatic brain injury, spinal cord trauma and even fatal injuries. The recklessness exhibited by a drunk driver may entitle victims to punitive damages (designed to punish the driver) as well as compensation for medical care and other treatment. A drunk driving accident frequently becomes a fatal car accident. Even when the victims survive, they may suffer any of the following types of injuries:

  • Broken bones
  • Blindness
  • Injury requiring amputation
  • Paralysis
  • An injury that may require surgery

Have You Been Involved in a Car Wreck?

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Any person who served alcohol to a visibly intoxicated person can also be held accountable under Georgia law for the damage caused by a drunk driving accident.

Who is at fault for a drunk driving accident?

This might seem obvious, but it’s more nuanced than you might think.

In a drunk driving accident, the driver under the influence of alcohol is typically considered at fault. Driving while intoxicated impairs judgment, reaction time, and coordination, making it a significant factor in causing accidents.

However, it's important to note that the intoxicated driver is not automatically at fault in all cases. If another driver acted recklessly or negligently and contributed to causing the accident, they could also share fault.

In addition, there are cases where establishments, such as bars or restaurants, could potentially be held liable (legally responsible) if they served alcohol to a visibly intoxicated person who later caused an accident. These cases are known as “dram shop” claims.

In short, drunk driving claims can be surprisingly complex. It’s essential to consult with a lawyer to understand what legal options are best suited for your case.

Supporting anti-drunk driving initiatives

Gary Martin Hays & Associates actively supports Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), encouraging the Georgia legislature to take a tough stance against drinking and driving.

It is important to pursue full compensation from all sources by filing certain claims and notices in a timely manner. It is also imperative that a thorough investigation be undertaken as soon as possible to fully document the contributing factors.

The drunk driver put you in a tough position. We can help you recover. Call today.

Every victim of drunk driving deserves to be treated with respect. Don't let the insurance companies push you around. Fight back.

If you were hit by a drunk driver, contact Gary Martin Hays & Associates. We provide aggressive legal representation for personal injury victims. Contact us today for a free and confidential consultation. Call 1-800-898-HAYS.

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