Millions of people are affected by drunk driving every year. In fact, in 2008, more than 11,500 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents involving drunk driving. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a motor vehicle accident involving a drunk driver, contact Gacovino, Lake & Associates for aggressive representation.
At Gacovino, Lake & Associates, we recognize the devastation caused when a person is seriously injured or killed in an accident of any kind, especially if it could have been prevented. As a result, we strive to provide aggressive representation to those who are injured as a result of another person’s negligence or recklessness.
Accidents Involving Drunk Driving
According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) someone is killed by a drunk driver every 45 minutes. If your loved one was killed by a drunk driver, you have our deepest condolences. In addition to the emotional loss you will endure, we recognize that you may also face financial challenges stemming from hospital bills, funeral costs and lost financial support. The damages will likely be significant and can last a lifetime.
At Gacovino, Lake & Associates, we serve as advocates for victims of drunk driving and will fight aggressively to ensure you and your family receive the full amount of compensation you are entitled to. If you hire Gacovino, Lake & Associates, you can be confident that we will fight zealously to ensure the person responsible for your loss is held accountable.
Drunk Driving Statistics
Following are some statistics compiled by MADD:
- Every 45 minutes one person is killed by a drunk driver
- Approximately three in every ten Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents at some point in their lives
- Nearly 1.5 million Americans were arrested for drunk driving in 2006
Fight Back Against Drunk Driving
If you’ve been injured by a drunk driver, or if you loved one was killed by a drunk driver, you should know you have rights. To find out if you qualify to file an injury or wrongful death lawsuit, contact Gacovino, Lake & Associates. Our lawyers are experts at investigating motor vehicle accidents involving alcohol, and will fight zealously to ensure you recover the compensation you need and deserve.