Injured In An Accident Caused By A Drunk Driver?

If you were injured or a loved one died in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you may have legal recourse and be eligible for compensation for your losses and damages.

It is important to speak with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer to learn about filing a lawsuit against the drunk driver. You may be able to obtain compensation for your lost income, medical expenses and other costs related to your accident.

At Elk & Elk Co., Ltd., we have 50+ years of experience developing strong cases for clients injured in accidents caused by drunk drivers. Because of the speed at which many drunk driving accidents occur, victims are often catastrophically injured and disabled for life. In such circumstances, it is important to have knowledgeable representation that can fight for maximum compensation.

If you were injured because of a drunk driver, our lawyers may be able to help. Learn how our experienced Ohio attorneys will work to obtain the compensation you need and deserve. Call us at 1-440-252-0445 or 1-800-ELK-OHIO (1-800-355-6446) or complete our e-mail form.

Information about drunk driving accidents

The impact of drunk driving cannot be understated. A few simple facts tell the story:

  • In 2009, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration predicted that 10,839 people would die as a result of drunk driving crashes — one person every 50 minutes.
  • In 2008, 415 deaths were caused in Ohio by drivers whose blood alcohol content (BAC) was at least .01 percent.
  • Ohio ranked ninth for alcohol-related driving fatalities in 2008.
  • In 2010, drunk driving accidents accounted for more than 30 percent of all traffic fatalities.
  • Seventy-five percent of drivers whose licenses were suspended for DWI continue to drive.
  • Alcohol-related crashes cost the United States $114.3 billion in 2000.

Call for a free consultation today

Call us at 1-800-ELK-OHIO (1-800-355-6446) to schedule your free consultation to learn about your rights and options. At Elk & Elk, we have a no fee promise.