Michigan Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers Proudly Serving Injury Victims
Our Michigan drunk driving accident lawyers know that the dangers of drinking and driving are well-documented, but that doesn't seem to stop some people from engaging in this reckless behavior. Driving while intoxicated (DWI) accidents continue to cause heartache to families in Detroit and throughout the Tri-County area of Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties. The experienced injury lawyers at Fraser & Souweidane know that alcohol-related car crashes are one of the most common causes of car accidents in Michigan and can lead to serious head-on collisions, speeding or rollover accidents, or reckless driving accidents.
A closer look at drunk driving accidents in Michigan
In the state of Michigan, dozens of motorists are arrested for DUI every day, and hundreds of fatalities per year are caused by drivers under the influence of alcohol. There are many ways an intoxicated driver can cause a serious car accident that could seriously injure or kill you or a loved one. Contact us today if you've been injured in an accident or a loved one was injured or killed in a car wreck caused by a driver under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Legal cases resulting from drunk driving accidents can quickly become complex. That’s because, in addition to the drunk driver, you may be able to take legal action against the establishment that served him or her alcohol prior to the accident.
Michigan’s “dram shop” statute (MCL 436.1801) holds liable an establishment that sells alcohol to a minor or to a visibly intoxicated person, so long as the unlawful sale can be shown to be a proximate cause of injury. For example, if a bar served alcohol to the drunk driver who hit you when he or she was already visibly intoxicated, you may be able to name the bar as a defendant in addition to the drunk driver. These actions can allow you to obtain additional compensation for your injuries that would not have been available within the limits of the drunk driver’s personal auto insurance policy.
We're prepared to stand up for your rights. Call us today
At Fraser & Souweidane, our legal professionals understand that the days, weeks and months following an accident can be difficult and confusing. However, the decisions you make immediately following your accident could mean the difference between a successful recovery and years of financial hardship due to costly medical bills, lost wages from missing work, and dealing with insurance companies that offer you a "low ball" settlement that might not cover the full cost of your injuries. When your accident was caused by somebody else's careless or negligent behavior, that isn't fair.
Our legal team has over 45 years of experience working tirelessly to protect the rights of personal injury and accident victims throughout Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties. We know how to collect the evidence that matters, interview the right witnesses, and examine critical medical and police records. We will handle the insurance companies and large corporations for you and strive to get you the compensation you deserve. Contact us today at (866) 465-9095 for a free case consultation and rest assured that you won't owe us a dime until you win your case.