If you were in an accident with a drunk driver in Gainesville, you could seek several forms of compensation for your losses. You don’t have to be alone in your case. Our Gainesville drunk driving accident lawyers can help you handle an insurance claim or lawsuit.
Let the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine seek the financial recovery you may deserve. We offer free consultations, and we require no upfront fees to get started with a case.
What Are My Legal Options After an Accident with a Drunk Driver in Gainesville?
Our attorneys are prepared to help you proceed with one of two options:
- An insurance claim
- A lawsuit in civil court
Our team will explain which of these options are right for your case. No matter which route we advise, our goal is to help you seek the best possible financial recovery.
The drunk driver who caused your accident may also be facing criminal charges. However, you should know that the criminal case involved with DUI charges are separate from a personal injury case. This means that you can seek compensation from the negligent driver regardless of the status of their criminal case.
Recoverable Damages in a Florida Drunk Driving Accident
Drunk driving accidents can be especially severe. You could be left facing serious medical costs and a challenging outlook for your health.
Depending on the details of your case, you could be eligible to seek many types of compensation that can help you recover from all your losses, including:
All your necessary medical care costs, including past, present, and future bills for:
- Emergency care
- Ambulance services
- Diagnostic testing
- Physical therapy
If you were out of work after your accident or for a longer period of time, we can help you recover losses such as:
- Lost wages
- Reduced earning capacity
These damages can address the ways the accident has changed or challenged your life. We can help you seek compensation for:
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Loss of enjoyment of life
If you lost a loved one to a drunk driving accident, our lawyers can offer compassionate representation in a wrongful death case. We will seek damages for your loved one’s medical care and your family’s expenses.
How Our Injury Lawyers Can Help You with Your Car Accident Case
Our legal team can handle every detail of a claim or lawsuit for you after you are hit by a drunk driver. Let us seek justice and compensation for you while you focus on healing.
Our attorneys will:
Calculate Your Damages and What Your Case May be Worth
Ensuring that you seek the best possible recovery is crucial, not only for your financial wellbeing, but also for your health. If you accept a settlement that is too low, you may have to pay for your necessary medical care out of pocket.
Our team will be sure to accurately determine your case’s value, providing compelling evidence of your damages based on the evidence in the case.
Protect Your Rights and Advocate for Your Best Interests
When you have our team in your corner, you will get protection from unfair and aggressive insurance claims. We’ll counter such claims as:
- You were more responsible for the crash than you were.
- Your injuries aren’t serious.
- The defendant is not liable for your crash and injuries.
If you were hit by a negligent drunk driver, you deserve to have your rights protected and to seek fair compensation.
Advise You on Relevant Florida Laws that Affect Your Case
Florida law can be complicated when it comes to car accident claims and lawsuits. However, we will advise you on all state laws that could affect your case, including:
- Florida Statutes § 95.11(3)(a), which generally gives four years to file a lawsuit
- Florida Statutes § 627.737, which gives a definition of serious injury in Florida car accident cases
- Florida Statutes § 626.9743, which describes your rights as a claimant after a car accident
You don’t have to interpret the law on your own. We can handle everything for you in a personal injury case.
Why Choose the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine for Help After a Car Accident?
Whether you were hit by a drunk driver on University Ave, I-441, or another local roadway in Gainesville, our team is ready to help. Choose our firm if you want a team that:
- Works based on contingency, so you owe nothing unless we win results for you
- Offers free case reviews 24/7
- Will give you your attorney’s phone number so you can get your questions answered
- Helps you make necessary appointments
- Understands the Gainesville area and will use our resources to get the best results for you
Our Attorneys Handle Complex Drunk Driving Accident Cases
Some car accidents are more straightforward than others. Certain drunk driving accidents can involve complicating factors, such as major injuries, multi-party liability, and more.
Our team is prepared to handle the toughest cases for you, including:
- Catastrophic injury cases
- Hit and run accidents
- Uninsured drivers
- Truck accidents
- Rideshare accidents
Our attorneys can handle other types of accidents involving drunk drivers. Call our team to learn more about types of cases we can help you with.
Frequently Asked Questions from Prospective Clients in Gainesville
Recovering after a drunk driving accident can be overwhelming. Our team has answers to your questions.
How Much Is My Case Worth?
Your ultimate settlement amount or award depends on several factors, including:
- How severely you were injured
- How much your medical bills cost
- The identity of the liable party
- How the crash affected your life overall
We will tell you a goal amount for your case after we have conducted our investigation of your accident and injuries.
What Are Contingency Fees?
This is a type of legal fee used by our attorneys, and it allows us to take cases when a victim may be unable to pay for representation up front. With contingency fees, you don’t have to worry about:
- Hourly rates
- Out-of-pocket expenses
We only receive our fees at the conclusion of your case, and these fees are a percentage of any winnings you receive.
When Should I Think About Hiring Legal Representation?
Hiring a lawyer from our firm to help you with a drunk driving case can benefit you no matter the details of your case. Consider these reasons why clients choose to hire us:
- They’ve been badly injured and want the best chance of a fair financial recovery.
- They don’t have time or energy to handle a case while healing.
- They want to ensure the smoothest process possible during a claim or lawsuit.
- They want to be sure they seek the best possible recovery.
Get a Free Case Review to Learn Your Next Steps After a FL Car Accident
Our attorneys are ready to stand up for you. We will fight for your compensation so that you don’t have to be a victim of a drunk driver’s negligence any longer.
The Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine can get started on your case today when you call for free: 1-800-747-3733.
We Can Help.