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Impaired or Intoxicated Driver

Protect Your Rights After an Impaired or Intoxicated Truck Accident

Huge semi-trucks are potentially dangerous, even when operated properly and under ideal roadway and weather conditions. Add an impaired or intoxicated driver into the mix, and a catastrophic brew is created. Every year, impaired and intoxicated big rig drivers cause accidents that take the lives of, and seriously injury, innocent victims.

If you have been injured in an impaired driver truck accident, you are entitled to justice. You have the right to seek full compensation, money for the losses that were caused by the reckless, negligent conduct of an intoxicated semi-truck driver.

The sad, stark reality is that your injuries may be profound. Your life may never be the same. You need to fighter in your corner that is ready to take on the insurance company, the commercial truck driver, and the motor carriage company to protect your crucial rights. An impaired driver truck accident injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm has the depth of experience, the tenacity, and the commitment you need to get justice in your case. Our firm is dedicated to the goal of getting your life back on course after being harmed because of the inexcusable misconduct of a big rig operator. We stand ready to begin fighting for your rights today and can be reached right now at (800) 349-0000.

Intoxicated Truck Drivers Game the System and Threaten Your Safety

A truly horrifying situation that plays out time and again when it comes to impaired and intoxicated commercial truck drivers causing accidents is the manner in which big rig operators game the system. A prime example involves random substance tests drivers are to submit to in order to remain in compliance with legal requirements.

The reality is that if a driver fails a test and loses his or her position with a cartage company, that driver will obtain employment elsewhere and not disclose the drug test failure. Time and again, trucking companies do not undertake due diligence and never discover a driver's substance use, or even abuse and addiction, issues.

Justice and Compensation in Your Truck Accident Injury Case

Compensation in your truck accident injury case depends on the facts and circumstances of the matter, including the nature and extent of your injuries. With that said, an impaired operator truck accident injury lawyer from our firm will fight to ensure you get full compensation for losses that include:

  • pain and suffering
  • medical bills and expenses
  • mental anguish and emotional distress
  • permanent disability
  • permanent disfigurement
  • lost income
  • property damage

A member of our legal team will also fight to ensure that you obtain appropriate compensation for losses that you can be expected in incur in the future as well. For example, in the aftermath of your impaired operator truck accident, you may require medical care and treatment for an extended period of time. You are entitled to compensation for these future medical expenses.

The facts of your case may also warrant punitive damages. Punitive damages are extra compensation when the conduct of the parties causing the accident is deemed particularly reckless or egregious.

Holding All Truck Accident Injury Parties Responsible

A member of our legal team will work tirelessly to bring all parties responsible for causing the accident and your injuries to justice. This is likely to include not only the driver but the owner of the trucking company itself.

Intoxicated Truck Driver Accident Injury Lawyer Fees

The Doan Law Firm has a fee guarantee when it comes to an intoxicated truck driver accident injury case. Our firm never charges a fee until we obtain justice and compensation in your case.

Retain and Experienced Truck Accident Injury Lawyer to Get Justice in Your Case

If an impaired or intoxicated commercial truck driver caused an accident that resulted in your injuries, call The Doan Law Firm today at (800) 349-0000. Our truck accident injury hotline is staffed around-the-clock, 365 days a year, including major holidays.

A truck accident injury lawyer from our firm can arrange an initial consultation with you at a time and place convenient for you. This includes at any one of our offices across the United States. Depending on your situation and circumstances, we can also schedule an initial consultation with you in your home or at the hospital. We can schedule a virtual appointment with you via the Internet as well.

At an initial consultation we will provide a case evaluation for you. We will also provide you the answers you need to your questions. There is no fee charged for an initial consultation with a truck accident injury lawyer from our firm.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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