Injured By A Drunk Driver?
Are You Suing A Drunk Driver?
Here’s What You Need To Know…
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What Texas Law Allows When You Sue A Drunk Driver
Have you have been in a crash as a result of a drunk driver’s actions? Let your personal injury lawyer in Texas fight for compensatory and punitive damages from the driver’s insurance company on your behalf.
Compensatory damages allow you to pay medical bills and make up for lost wages, while also repaying you for emotional trauma.
Punitive damages are something your personal injury attorney can also fight for. They are designed to punish the drunk driver for being at fault for your injuries, while also making an example out of someone who has done something wrong.
In Texas, you can sue for:
- Counseling services (including grief counseling)
- Funeral expenses
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Lost earning capacity
- Lost wages
- Medical expenses, including long-term or ongoing care and future medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Permanent scarring or disfigurement
What Is Dram Shop Liability?
In the right circumstances, and with the right DWI accident lawyer, you may be able to sue the business who sold alcohol to the drunk driver that caused your accident. Bars, liquor stores, restaurants, and other businesses, can all be held liable for injuries and wrongful death.
Talk to your personal injury lawyer about dram shop liability. The establishment may be liable if they: