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Hagerstown Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers

Britt-Reed Law Offices Can Help You With Your Case

Drunk driving accidents are some of the most devastating and preventable accidents in Maryland. Our state has strict laws against drunk driving, but that doesn't stop people from getting behind the wheel after drinking. When these irresponsible individuals get into an accident, innocent people are often hurt or killed. These victims deserve justice, and that's where we come in.

At Britt-Reed Law Offices, we believe that victims should be fairly compensated for their injuries. We also believe that drunk drivers should be held accountable for their actions. If you were injured in a drunk driving accident, our Hagerstown drunk driving accident attorneys can help you fight for your rights.

Call (301) 905-9901 or contact us online today.

How Our Attorneys Can Assist You

If you or a loved one has been a victim of a drunk driving accident, Britt-Reed Law Offices in Hagerstown, MD, is here to provide dedicated legal support. Our experienced attorneys understand the challenges you face, and we are committed to helping you navigate the legal complexities involved in seeking compensation.

Our Services

  • Legal Expertise and Representation: Our skilled attorneys offer expert guidance, ensuring you understand your rights and legal options.
  • Thorough Investigation: We conduct comprehensive investigations, gathering critical evidence to build a strong case on your behalf.
  • Negotiation and Litigation: Whether through negotiation or litigation, we vigorously pursue fair compensation for your injuries, damages, and losses.
  • Comprehensive Support: We connect you with medical professionals and rehabilitation services to support your physical and emotional recovery.

Injuries Often Suffered in Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk driving accidents can result in severe injuries with long-lasting consequences, including:

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs): Impacting cognitive function and quality of life.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Leading to paralysis or other debilitating conditions.
  • Fractures and Broken Bones: Caused by the force of the collision.
  • Internal Injuries: Resulting in serious health complications.
  • Emotional Distress: Contributing to anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

These injuries can lead to substantial medical bills, lost wages, and a diminished quality of life.

What Damages Can I Get in a Drunk Driving Accident Case?

Drunk driving accidents often lead to severe injuries or even death. In such tragic circumstances, the victim's family may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the drunk driver's estate. If the victim survives but is seriously injured, they can pursue a personal injury claim to recover damages.

As victims of drunk driving accidents, you are entitled to seek compensation for a variety of damages, including:

  • Medical Expenses: This includes immediate emergency care, hospitalization costs, ongoing treatments, rehabilitation services, and any future medical bills related to your injuries.
  • Lost Wages: If your injuries prevent you from working, either temporarily or permanently, you can claim compensation for lost income during your recovery period and potential future earnings.
  • Property Damage: You can seek reimbursement for the repair or replacement of your vehicle and any other damaged property.
  • Pain and Suffering: This refers to the physical pain and emotional distress you've endured as a result of the accident, which can be more challenging to quantify but are equally significant.

The amount of compensation you can receive depends on the severity of your injuries and the specific circumstances surrounding the accident. While the drunk driver is typically held responsible for these damages, their insurance company may attempt to downplay your claim. Our seasoned team of lawyers knows how to counter these tactics and advocate fiercely on your behalf, ensuring you receive the maximum compensation you deserve.

Determining Liability According to Maryland Law

In Maryland, multiple parties could be held liable for your injuries. These may include:

  • The Impaired Driver: Typically the primary party at fault; their insurance may be pursued for compensation.
  • Establishments Serving Alcohol: In cases of overserving, bars or restaurants may share liability for accidents caused by intoxicated patrons.
  • Social Hosts: Individuals hosting private events may be held accountable if they provide alcohol to a guest who subsequently causes an accident.

Our lawyers will help identify all potential defendants to maximize your potential compensation.

Why Choose Britt-Reed Law Offices?

At Britt-Reed Law Offices, we believe in providing compassionate, personalized service to our clients. We understand the devastating effects of a drunk driving accident, and we're here to shoulder the legal burdens so you can focus on recovery. With our extensive experience and proven track record in drunk driving cases, we're the right choice to represent you after a drunk driving accident.

Contact us today for a free consultation with our Hagerstown drunk driving accident lawyers. Let us fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.

Commonly Asked Questions

What should I do immediately after a drunk driving accident in Hagerstown?

If you are involved in a drunk driving accident in Hagerstown, the first step is to ensure your safety and the safety of others. Call 911 to report the accident and seek medical attention for any injuries. Document the scene by taking photos and gathering contact information from witnesses. Avoid discussing fault with the other driver. Once you are safe, contact Britt-Reed Law Offices to discuss your legal options and begin the process of seeking compensation for your injuries and damages.

How can Britt-Reed Law Offices help me with my drunk driving accident claim?

Britt-Reed Law Offices can assist you in multiple ways if you have been involved in a drunk driving accident. Our attorneys will provide you with legal guidance, ensuring you understand your rights and options. We will conduct a thorough investigation to gather evidence and build a strong case. Our team will handle negotiations with insurance companies and, if necessary, represent you in court to secure fair compensation for your injuries, lost wages, and other damages. We also connect you with medical professionals to support your recovery.

Why You Should Hire An Injury Attorney

Britt-Reed Law Offices is here to help you get the results you need with a team you can trust.

  • Exceptional Track Record Of Success
  • You Don't Pay Unless We Win
  • Extensively Experienced Legal Team
  • Flexible Appointment Availability