Drunk Driving Injury Lawyer in Albany NY
Albany NY Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers Serving Upstate New York, including, Schenectady, and Troy
In Albany, New York, the penalties for drunk driving are very severe, but it's an unfortunate reality that drunk drivers still put themselves and others in danger every day.
If you or a loved one have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident caused by a drunk driver, it's important to know that you have legal options and you may be entitled to compensation
At Supley Law, our experienced personal injury lawyers have a proven track record of success in drunk driving accident cases. We understand the challenges you're facing and we'll fight tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve.
Can you sue someone for drunk driving?
If you've been hurt in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you may be entitled to compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.
While no amount of money can ever make up for the pain and suffering that comes with being injured in a drunk driving accident, filing a personal injury lawsuit can help hold the responsible parties accountable and ensure that you get the financial resources you need to recover.
Drunk driving laws in New York state are designed to catch and punish drivers who make the reckless choice to drink and drive. If these drivers cause an accident and someone gets hurt or property is damaged, they might be charged with more serious crimes.
The law also provides avenues for victims of drunk drivers to seek compensation for the harm they've suffered.
The experienced personal injury attorneys at Supley Law can help you understand your legal options and guide you through the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit.
What Is the Process of Filing a Drunk Driving Injury Lawsuit?
If you've been injured in a drunk driving accident, you may be concerned about how to proceed. The process of filing a drunk driving injury lawsuit can appear complex, but our experienced personal injury lawyers can guide you through every step.
1. Contact An Experienced Drunk Driving Injury Attorney
The first step is to contact a personal injury lawyer that has experience with drunk driving injury cases. Supley Law provides a free initial consultation so that we may learn about the circumstances of your accident and determine whether you have a case.
2. File A Claim With The Driver's Insurance Company
After you've retained an attorney, your lawyer will contact the drunk driver's insurance company to begin the process of filing a claim. The insurance company will then investigate the accident.
3. Go Through The Information Gathering Process
After the insurance company has finished its investigation, your lawyer will begin the process of gathering evidence to support your claim. This is called the information gathering process and may involve obtaining police reports, medical records, and witness statements.
4. Negotiate A Settlement With The Insurance Company
Once the information gathering process is complete, your lawyer will attempt to negotiate a settlement with the insurance company. If an agreement can't be reached, your lawyer will prepare your case for trial.
5. Take Your Case To Trial If Necessary
If a settlement can't be reached, your case may go to trial. At trial, you'll have the opportunity to present your evidence and argue your case before a judge or jury.
The experienced personal injury attorneys at Supley Law have a proven track record of success in drunk driving accident cases. We'll fight tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve.
What Should I Expect During My Free Consultation?
During our free consultation, one of our experienced personal injury lawyers will review the facts of your injury claim and help you determine whether or not you have a claim. We will also answer any questions about personal injury law and the process of personal injury litigation.
The attorney-client relationship is sacred to us and we consider the free evaluation the beginning of a confidential relationship built around trust.
Our goal is to provide potential clients with the information needed to make an informed decision about whether or not to hire an attorney.