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Georgia Woman Loses Her Life in DUI Crash

A Gwinnett County woman lost her life after being hit by a driver allegedly under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

These are difficult situations to accept because these are preventable accidents.

Here's a sobering statistic: every two minutes a person is injured in a drunk driving accident.

If someone calls my office because they were injured by a drunk driver, we pursue two things - compensation and punishment.

Compensation would include:

  • Payment for medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Money for pain and suffering.

 

And the punishment we seek is in the form of punitive damages.

These are damages designed to PUNISH a driver for their bad conduct and to DETER them from repeating it.

When we investigate the cases, we ask:

  • Was the drunk driver operating their own vehicle or someone else's?
  • Was the drunk driver known to be habitually reckless and dangerous because of past DUI's or dangerous driving behaviors?
  • Where did the driver consume the alcohol? A bar, restaurant or individual that served the alcohol could also be liable.

 

To learn more about your rights, fill out our FREE CASE EVALUATION.

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