Drunk driving accidents cause an incalculable amount of human pain and suffering each year. They take lives and they destroy families. They inflict physical and emotional injuries that never fully heal — even though the inebriated drivers never meant for any of this to happen. Their negligent act of driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol can lead to devastating injuries.
If you or a family member was injured in a drunk driving accident, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer. At the San Jose, California, Law Office of John J. Garvey III, our drunk driver accident attorney has more than 40 years of experience helping injury victims obtain the monetary compensation they need.
Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of auto accidents in the United States. Despite severe criminal penalties, many people continue to drink and drive. When their actions cause serious injuries, the expenses associated with an accident may be recoverable. Because the accident was caused by an unlawful act, drunk driving accident victims may also be able to obtain punitive damages in addition to payment for medical bills, lost past and future wages, pain and suffering and future earning capacity.
In addition to car crash victims, our law firm has successfully represented people injured in drug or alcohol related accidents such as:
Cases against drunk drivers are significantly more complex and involved than other types of auto accident cases. It is important that your lawyer conduct a thorough investigation of the accident and gather all needed evidence to prove that the driver who injured you was drunk. Our San Jose drunk driver accident attorney works with experts, including toxicologists, accident reconstructionists and medical specialists, to develop a strong case for compensation for your injuries.
People injured in drunk driving accidents typically suffer severe injuries, such as brain injury or spinal injury. Our clients have included passengers, other drivers, children, motorcyclists, recreational boaters, bicyclists and pedestrians, many of whom have suffered catastrophic injuries such as these. To learn how we can help you or a loved one, contact our San Jose car accident lawyer or call us at 408-293-7777 to schedule a free initial consultation . Cases handled on a contingency fee basis (no recovery, no fee).
While this website provides general information, it does not constitute legal advice. The best way to get guidance on your specific legal issue is to contact a lawyer. To schedule a meeting with the attorney, please call at 408-293-7777 or complete the intake form below.