Driving under the influence (DUI) occurs more often than you may think. Statistics indicate that a person is injured in an alcohol related crash every two minutes. In fact, in 2013, 28.7 million people admitted to driving under the influence of alcohol – That’s more than the entire population of Texas. (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Driving under the influence can severely impair a drivers judgement and reaction time resulting in serious injuries or even death. If you were involved in an accident with a drunk driver you need to speak with a personal injury attorney immediately. Crucial evidence may be completely lost if you wait too long to start an investigation. Contact the Arsenault Law Firm today. Gary Arsenault can review the facts and help gather and preserve the evidence necessary to determine the type of claim that can be made.
If the reckless actions of another individual or party have caused you injury, you may be entitled to receive compensation by filing a claim against that individual's insurance company. Having skilled legal representation is key to obtaining the rightful justice you deserve.
Texas Department of Transportation 2015 automobile accident crash statistics reflect 1 person was killed every 2 hours 29 minutes; 1 person was injured every 2 minutes 8 seconds and 1 reportable crash occurred every 61 seconds. These statistics include 18 wheeler accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents and pedestrian accidents.