If you or your loved one was the victim of a drunk driving accident in North Carolina, obtain experienced legal help. The injuries involved in drunk driving accidents are worse on average than those sustained in other car accidents. The law in drunk driving accident claims can be complicated, adding to the importance of selecting a skilled drunk driving accident lawyer focused on preserving your rights.
Our drunk driving lawyer works on a contingency basis. A contingency means we do not charge you anything unless we win you a settlement in or out of court. This practice ensures we work hard for your case and that you have no more expenses during a hard time. We also offer a contingency fee for other areas of practice, such as:
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Victims of drunk driving in North Carolina can often go after two types of compensation:
These are the basic compensation awards resulting from a drunk driving accident. These awards are typically (but are not limited to):
North Carolina law allows plaintiffs to recover punitive damages to punish the negligent party for gross negligence and aggravated conduct — over and above the general liability damages. While punitive damages are capped in most cases, they are not capped in drunk driving cases.
Our drunk driving accident lawyer team is highly skilled at investigating accident claims to prove gross negligence intoxication occurred. We begin our work by contacting district attorneys in charge of prosecuting drunk driving criminal cases. Our detailed work can have a significant impact on your case. We also pursue every angle possible to help accident victims and families with fatal claims recover the maximum compensation.
Since 1994, The Law Offices of John M. McCabe, P.A., has helped victims of drunk driving accidents secure the compensation they deserve. Our legal team is committed to holding at-fault drivers and other responsible parties accountable for their negligent actions. Suppose a bar or restaurant served the motorist alcohol when he or she was visibly drunk before the collision. In that case, we could pursue a dram shop liability claim to help you maximize your recovery options.
Our law firm's car accident attorneys have handled numerous DUI/DWI accident claims. We have recovered a high number of six- and seven-figure awards. When you select our law firm, you can feel confident knowing we will take every measure possible to help you obtain full financial compensation.