Drunk Driver Accidents

Drunk driver accidents or accidents caused by a drunk driver.

Over the years the lawyers at Kerrigan Estess Rankin McLeod & Thompson have seen very serious injuries and death resulting from accidents caused by a drunk driver. Since 1980, the fatality rate of drunk driving accidents has fallen by half. Still, nearly 10,000 people every year are victims of drivers who drive while intoxicated.

Whenever one of our clients is seriously injured in a drunk driver accident, we take particular interest in all of the facts and circumstances about how a drunk driver hurt our client. In Florida, the state law allows not only compensation for damages caused by a drunk driver, but also what is called punitive damages or punitive compensation. This is monetary compensation designed to punish the drunk driver for getting behind the wheel while drunk and causing bodily injury and damages.

If you or a family member or friend have been injured in a drunk driver accident, please call us at Kerrigan Estess Rankin McLeod & Thompson, anytime, day or night. Let our experience work for you.

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