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NYC Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer
When a drunk driver hits you, the damage can be devastating. If another driver left you seriously injured , a drunk driving accident lawyer in NYC can help you fight for your compensation.
Car accidents can be devastating. You were injured because someone put your safety at risk, and now you are paying the consequences. If that driver was drunk, the results can be catastrophic. What can you do?
If the driver who hit you was issued a DUI, you have the right to seek compensation for all of the damages you’ve suffered. But, it can be overwhelming to file a civil lawsuit while you’re trying to recover from your injuries. With a NYC drunk driving accident lawyer from Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP on your side, you’ll have the help you need to plan your lawsuit and recover the compensation you deserve.
Criminal Trials and Civil Lawsuits
The person who hit you is likely already on trial for drunk driving, and he or she could face jail time for their actions. This might give you peace of mind, but it certainly doesn’t pay for your medical bills or lost income.
Unfortunately, getting justice and compensation don’t always happen at the same time. You’ll need to wait for the criminal trial to end, and then you’ll need to file a civil lawsuit. This claim will help you get the compensation to pay for your bills and suffering.
But, just because the two courts are separate doesn’t mean that the criminal trial can’t help you. The evidence used there can be used in your case, and a guilty verdict can work to support your claim. Criminal trials require a higher level of evidence than civil suits, and a lawyer will have the knowledge and experience necessary to implement that evidence in your case.
Damages of a Drunk Driving Accident
You could be suffering from severe injuries and high expenses because someone else was criminally careless behind the wheel. You deserve compensation to cover your financial losses as well as the non-economic damages, which are those intangible items that can affect you emotionally and mentally after the accident.
If you’re not sure which losses should be included in a drunk driving accident claim, an attorney can help. One or more of the following damages are typically included:
- Current and future medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Emotional trauma
- Property damage
- Loss of enjoyment of life
Talk to a NYC Drunk Driving Accident Attorney
Dealing with the suffering caused by a drunk driver isn’t easy. They were acting carelessly with your safety, and now you’re the one suffering the consequences for their actions. An experienced lawyer from Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP can help you fight for the full compensation you deserve.
Our attorneys offer free consultations, which means we’ll discuss your claim’s value and how we plan to build your case before you sign anything.
When a drunk driver hits you, you deserve compensation, and that’s what our NYC drunk driving accident lawyer will work for. If you’re struggling with your crash, reach out by calling 1-800-VICTIM2 (842-8462) or fill out the online form below.