Holding Drunk Drivers Accountable For Causing Injuries
Everyone in Georgia should be aware of the extreme dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs by now. While some statistical progress has been made through public education and increased DUI/DWI penalties, the horrific decision to get behind the wheel when drunk is still far too common. In a typical year, deaths caused by alcohol-impaired drivers in Georgia alone number well into the hundreds.
We Seek Every Dollar Of Compensation Available For DUI Accident Victims
Mr. Hays co-authored a chapter in the Best-Selling book Consumer’s Advocate. The chapter is entitled, “The Mourning After: Helping Families Cope After A Drunk Driving Wreck.” This chapter was honored with an Editor’s Choice Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Book”. The book is a compilation of chapters written by legal experts from all over the U.S. in many different categories. His knowledge and experience with personal injury and wrongful death claims involving drunk drivers is well known by the insurance companies throughout Georgia.
If you have been injured by an intoxicated driver — or if you have tragically lost a family member in a fatal crash caused by an intoxicated driver — we are here to help every way we can. Attorney Derek M. Hays has successfully handled numerous personal injury claims against drunk drivers and their insurers, including cases involving intoxicated drivers of huge commercial trucks.
Even if the drunk driver is charged and convicted, you may still face an uphill battle in getting complete compensation. You may also have additional claims against parties other than the actual driver that require the experience necessary to identify them. These other claims may include:
- The intoxicated driver’s insurance company
- A bar owner, restaurant owner, liquor store proprietor, or social host whom we believe violated Georgia’s Dram Shop Act by serving someone underage or already noticeably intoxicated
- The owner of the vehicle that entrusted the drunk driver with the vehicle involved in the wreck
Turn To The Law Office Of Derek M. Hays: 404-777-HURT (4878)
Our mission after any drunk driving wreck is to help the victim and victimized family put their lives back together. Insurance companies know Derek Hays’ track record as a trial lawyer and his commitment to taking cases the distance when they fail to offer a fair settlement.
Once you contact us at the Law Offices of Derek M. Hays, we can get to work building your case. We will be glad to provide a free case evaluation and answer your questions. You will owe no attorney fees unless we pursue your case and recover compensation that benefits you. Contact our offices in Lawrenceville or Watkinsville today.