Tampa Drunk Driving Accident Attorney
Have you been injured in a Florida car accident?
Every driver on the roads has the responsibility to act appropriately towards
other vehicles. This means abiding by the laws, keeping their attention
focused on driving, and responsibly operating their car. When a driver
fails to abide by these standards, they place themselves and others at
risk. One of the most common and most destructive actions a driver can
take is getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol.
A person who is driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is far
more likely to become involved in an accident than a sober driver. A drunk
driver will most likely have a delayed reaction time and may not respond
to emergency situations correctly. With impaired physical and mental abilities,
a drunk driver is also less likely to see other motorists, traffic signals,
Protect Yourself After a Car Crash
Any auto accident may be very serious, resulting in
spinal cord injury,
whiplash and even
death. The repercussions of a drunk driving accident may last with a victim
and his or her family for many years or possibly for life.
When you have been injured by a drunk driver, you need an attorney that
knows how to fight for you and hold the negligent party accountable for
- Locate and preserve evidence
- Speak with witnesses
- Examine police reports
- Reconstruct accidents for a comprehensive look
- Examine medical records
- Recover compensation to cover the impact on your life
In addition to the driver themselves, we may be able to hold the bar or
restaurant that served the drunk driver responsible for your injuries.
A bar cannot serve a patron that is visibly intoxicated, and if they did
not stop serving alcohol and you were injured, they may also be held accountable.
Injured by a drunk driver? Contact a Tampa car accident attorney.
At Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law we are experienced personal
injury and auto accident attorneys dedicated to representing our clients'
interests and holding drunk drivers responsible for their actions. Enlist
the support of a
Tampa car accident lawyer to bring the drunk driver to justice while at the same time recovering
the money you need for medical care, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more.
In working with experts in the field of medicine, engineering, accident
reconstruction and forensics, we can work with an accident victim in order
to prove that the drunk driver was
at fault in the accident and that he or she was under the influence of alcohol
or drugs. Every step we take will be toward securing maximum financial
compensation in order to help the victim rebuild his or her life.