Did you suffer injuries in a recent drunk driving accident in Boynton Beach, FL? Have your injuries taken a toll on you financially in addition to the injuries and emotional trauma you have endured? If so, it may be time to take legal action against the drunk driver or other parties responsible for causing her injuries.
However, if you are overwhelmed by the insurance claims process, you are not alone. When you have a Boynton Beach drunk driving car accident lawyer at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine working for you, you could seek fair compensation for your damages. You can start with a free consultation where you can review your legal options.
How Our Attorneys Can Help Your Boynton Beach Drunk Driving Accident Case
Our Boynton Beach drunk driving car accident attorney can conduct a thorough investigation to determine and identify all potential at-fault parties. They also can:
- Investigate the accident’s cause
- Identify all potentially liable parties
- Gather evidence to establish your claims
- Speak with witnesses and expert witnesses
- Review your damages and determine your case’s worth
- Communicate with all parties on your behalf
- Manage negotiations with the liable party’s insurer
- File a lawsuit for damages if we don’t settle your case out of court
- Meet all deadlines and file your case on time (four years from the accident date, per Florida Statutes § 95.11(3)(a)
- Give you your attorney’s phone number to keep you updated on your case and answer your questions
Drunk Driving Car Accident Damages And Your Case’s Value
After a drunk driver strikes you, there is no loss that the liable party should not cover. Every single way you have been affected by not only your injuries but the drunk driving accident itself should be considered.
Certain damages are awarded more often in drunk driving accident cases than others. Examples of these losses can include various types of economic damages and non-economic damages, such as:
Current And Future Medical Expenses
When the drunk driver hit you in Boynton Beach, they likely caused injuries. Whether you were diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), a spinal cord injury, whiplash, or broken bones, even a seemingly minor injury can be costly.
Every out-of-pocket, upfront, or other medical expense related to your drunk driving accident injuries should be recouped in your claim against the liable party. Recoverable medical expenses could include:
- Costs of long-term healthcare
- Costs of ongoing medical treatment
- Prescription drug costs
- Costs of medical equipment
- Co-pays and transportation fees
- Diagnostic testing
- Your ambulance bills
- Costs of rehabilitation or therapy
Pain And Suffering And Emotional Distress
Pain and suffering and emotional distress are not fixed damages. They do not have monetary value until a personal injury attorney assigns them one. Since these are subjective losses, calculating their value can be challenging. Our lawyer can go into detail with you about how your injuries have affected you.
Examples of the pain and suffering damages a car accident attorney can recover for you after a drunk driving car accident include:
- Loss of companionship and support
- Impaired quality of life
- Loss of protection and guidance
- Loss of advice
- Loss of society
Drunk driving accidents can affect your life financially in more ways than one. If your injuries are severe enough to keep you out of work, you may need to use your employee benefits, including your sick time, paid time off, and healthcare benefits.
However, if you lose your job because you cannot go back to work or continue to earn a living, you have a right to compensation for this loss. You have a right to compensation for the time you took off work to recover from your injuries as well. Furthermore, you can seek restitution for your loss of employee benefits, including your employer’s contributions to your retirement savings accounts.
Wrongful Death Damages
If your loved one suffered fatal injuries in a Boynton Beach car accident, our wrongful death attorney can lead your case for damages. These damages compensate some family members for losses such as the decedent’s medical and rehabilitation expenses, funerary costs (e.g., funeral and burial fees), lost household income, and more.
We can explain how wrongful death actions work in Florida during a free consultation. The filing deadline for wrongful death lawsuits in Florida is two years from the decedent’s death date, per Florida Statutes § 95.11(4)(d).
Liability For Drunk Driving Accident Damages In Boynton Beach
Drunk driving accidents can be more complex than victims realize. You may have the right to file a lawsuit against the liable party and pursue insurance claims, but there may be more than one party who shares liability for your damages.
Although you may have the right to file an insurance claim against the drunk driver who hit you, you might be surprised to learn that you have grounds for a claim against social hosts or dram shops as well.
Dram Shop Liability Laws Could Apply To Your Boynton Beach Drunk Driving Case
According to Florida social host liability and dram shop liability laws (Florida Statutes § 768.125), you might have a claim against parties who overserved or sold alcohol to someone who was already intoxicated. However, it should be noted that social host liability will only apply if the drunk driver in question is not of lawful drinking age.
The Law Offices Of Anidjar & Levine Testimonials And Client Reviews
When you are not sure who to select as your legal advocate after being involved in a drunk driving accident, it helps to read some of your potential lawyers’ client reviews. With that in mind, here are a few of our most recent testimonials for your consideration as you begin to move forward with your drunk driving accident claim:
“I hired Anidjar and Levine for a car accident case. They won my case and successfully managed to protect my character. These guys are amazing attorneys, they are the BEST!!! If I could give them 100 stars here they would get that and more. Highly recommend this office.”
– Erika C.
“Anidjar &Levine is a great law firm. They gave us a free consultation over the phone and we were able to resolve our case easily. I would highly recommend this law firm to those struggling with finding the right law firm. Keep up the good work guys!”
– Kharmen W.
“Rear-ended in February, 2017. From literally the day after the accident I have been in the extremely capable hands of this law firm. The medical providers I was sent to were top notch, and everyone involved with handling my case did an excellent job as well. Their reputation is well deserved. Thanks guys!”
– Rudy D.
Reach Out To Us Today For Help From A Boynton Beach Drunk Driving Car Accident Attorney
You should not be responsible for dealing with the financial consequences, physical trauma, and emotional distress caused by a drunk driver’s negligence. You can take steps to fully hold them accountable under the law.
Contact the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine for a no-cost, risk-free consultation and learn how a Boynton Beach drunk driving car accident lawyer can help you. You can get started on your insurance and several claims as soon as today by completing our convenient contact form or calling our office.
We Can Help.