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Accidents Caused by Drunk Drivers

Tweet One of my new clients was injured in a drunk driving accident. As a lawyer practicing in midtown Atlanta and Fulton County, I hear the question she posed often. Do spouses split the settlement received from a drunk driving accident?  Here’s the answer. Pain and suffering is not shared. A personal injury settlement includes […]

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Tweet In a drunk driver accident, your lawyer will negotiate a settlement. This post addresses common questions regarding payment of the personal injury settlement for a drunk driver accident here in midtown Atlanta and Fulton County.  Here are some quick facts: (1) a personal injury settlement is typically issued in one lump sum payment; (2) […]

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Tweet An alcohol related accident in midtown atlanta requires the lawyer to determine settlement value.  This post addresses “crush damage” (the physical damage sustained by vehicles in an accident; including those involving alcohol related accidents). As discussed in related posts, the value of an alcohol related accident here in midtown atlanta and Fulton County is a […]

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Tweet Drunk driver accidents require lawyers who can provide quality legal help.  Personal Injury lawyers who pursue a drunk driver here in midtown Atlanta and Fulton County are typically paid on what’s referred to as a “contingency fee.”  A contingency fee means that the personal injury lawyer earns his attorney’s fees based on a percentage […]

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Tweet In related posts, I’ve talked about how to select a personal injury lawyer and how much a claim (the value of an accident caused by a driver who was impaired) is worth. This post addresses another common question for someone injured in an accident caused by an impaired driver: Do I have to go […]

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Tweet Selecting a personal injury lawyer after an accident caused by a driver who was drinking can be confusing.  This post will address lawyer selection tips focused on client service for the client injured in an accident caused by a driver who was drinking.  Client service is an important feature for anyone seeking to hire […]

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Tweet The value of an accident caused by driving under the influence (DUI) is a function of several variables, which I’ve discussed in a related post.  A lawyer arriving at a settlement figure for a DUI Case typically considers these factors when resolving an accident caused by driving under the influence. This post will address […]

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Tweet The value of an accident caused by drinking and driving depends on: (1) whether there is bad behavior; (2) witnesses to the accident; (3) history of prior DUI’s; (4) crush damage; (5) whether the client is credible and believable; (6) transport from the scene; (7) legitimate medical treatment; and a host of other variable […]

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Tweet I recently helped a client injured by an accident caused by drinking in Midtown Atlanta.  As a personal injury lawyer, I tell most all friends of my desire to help people injured in accidents caused by drinking and my dedication to personal injury law.  In this case, a drunk driver was going the wrong way on […]

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Tweet For an accident caused by a drinking driver, the time for your personal injury lawyer to obtain a settlement depends on four factors: (1) investigation; (2) time for treatment; (3) time to prepare a demand; (4) time for insurance company review. [If you’ve been injured in an accident caused by a drinking driver and […]

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