Chelsea Drunk Driving Accident Attorneys
The days following an injury that was sustained as a result of a drunk driver's negligence can be confusing, uncertain, and painful. Sustaining an injury through no fault of your own is deeply frustrating, especially when the wanton carelessness of another party causes it.
At Georges Cote Law, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll drunk driving accidents can take on victims and their families. We are dedicated to helping our clients seek justice and compensation for any damages suffered due to negligent driving under the influence (DUI) or another form of impaired driving. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver, call the Chelsea drunk driving accident attorneys at Georges Cote Law.
Our team is knowledgeable about state laws related to DUI offenses and personal injury cases involving drunk drivers. We will work tirelessly to protect your rights throughout every step of your case so that you can focus on healing from your injuries. Contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced attorney who will fight aggressively for the maximum compensation you deserve.
To schedule a free consultation, call us at (617) 229-6720. We look forward to representing you.
What Compensation Am I Entitled To?
An insurance claim will only cover economic damages. Economic damages are meant to compensate people for tangible losses that can be easily quantified, such as medical bills, hospital visits, property damage, doctor visits, etc. If you seek funeral expenses on behalf of a loved one or compensation for lost wages due to the accident, you must file a lawsuit.
Non-economic damages are not covered by insurance. Non-economic losses include intangible, often subjective losses like loss of enjoyment of life, pain and suffering, and emotional distress. You must file a personal injury lawsuit to seek compensation for these damages, which we can help you with.
Additionally, in rare cases, you may be able to cover punitive damages. These damages are considered punishment for the drunk driver and are designed to discourage others from making the same mistake. These are given on a case-by-case basis. If there is a possibility to seek punitive damages, we will do so on your behalf; however, the process may delay the outcome of your lawsuit.
Call Our Team Today
The drunk driving attorneys at Georges Cote Law are here to help you in your time of need. We know how difficult it can be to confront the legal components of your case while healing, so we do our best to handle every aspect of your case and give you as much space as possible. Our team is here to help you through your personal injury case with compassion and fervor.
Georges Cote Law obtained $700,000 on behalf of a client injured in a motorcycle accident.
Georges Cote Law obtained $237,500 on behalf of a client who was injured in a scooter accident.
Georges Cote Law obtained $230,000 on behalf of a client who was injured in a premises accident.
Georges Cote Law obtained $230,000 on behalf of a client injured in a truck accident.
Georges Cote Law obtained $170,000 on behalf of a client who was injured after slipping and falling.
Georges Cote Law obtained $150,000 on behalf of a client who was injured in a motor vehicle accident.
No-Fault States and Liability
In a no-fault state like Massachusetts, if you are injured in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, your own insurance company will pay for your medical expenses and certain other expenses related to your injuries, regardless of who was at fault for the accident. This is because PIP coverage is still applicable, regardless of whether the other driver was intoxicated.
However, if your injuries are severe or your medical expenses exceed the limits of your PIP coverage, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the drunk driver. In this case, you would need to show that the other driver's intoxication was the cause of the accident and your injuries.
Massachusetts law also allows injured parties to seek compensation for additional damages in cases where the driver who caused the accident was operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These damages may include pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and other losses resulting from the accident.
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