A great number of Connecticut residents have been injured or lost their lives at the hands of impaired drivers. It is a sad but true reality. Fortunately, following drunk driving accidents, it is possible for victims or, in events resulting in fatalities, victim's surviving family members to seek financial compensation for any damages sustained that are deemed recoverable in accordance with state laws.
Common losses suffered by victims of DUI-related accidents are many and often include medical expenses, lost wages and benefits, and pain and suffering, among a variety of others. Those who are left having to cope with the losses of loved ones often experience similar damages on top of funeral and other costs. All of these can leave victims and/or their families financially and psychologically devastated.
If you have been negatively affected by a drunk driving accident you can seek help in an effort to recoup what has been lost. To learn more about how an experienced drunk driving accident attorney may be able to help you, please visit our firm's website. There you will also find some information about which types of damages may be recoverable.
While more is being done by law enforcement officials in Connecticut to crack down on drunk driving, officers cannot be in all places at all times, and these accidents will only continue to occur. If you or a loved one has the unfortunate experience of being involved in an accident with a drunk driver, it is okay to seek legal help as soon as possible in an effort to seek financial compensation. Through successful litigation, these drivers may be held accountable for the damages caused by their choices, and their victims may receive monetary judgments that are deemed fair for the circumstances.