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Los Angeles DUI Lawyer

When people make a choice to drive while intoxicated by alcohol, they are placing their lives and the lives of those around them in danger. Despite significant efforts by government officials and private organizations to curb drunk driving in California, alcohol-related crashes remain a leading cause of injuries and death on the roadway each year. At the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg, our qualified team is here to help when you need a Los Angeles drunk driving accident attorney. Let us investigate your case and work to secure full compensation for your losses.

Drunk driving crashes are detrimental on the roadways of California

According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, we can see that alcohol-impaired collisions resulted in 1,069 total fatalities on California roadways during the latest year of data we have available. These fatalities accounted for 30% of the overall traffic collision deaths across the state that year. During that same time frame, drunk driving crashes caused more than 27,000 total injuries. These are simply astounding statistics that show us just how much of a problem drunk driving remains on our roadways.

For those that do survive collisions caused by drunk drivers, it is not uncommon for them to sustain severe injuries. At the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg, our Los Angeles car accident lawyers regularly help clients who have sustained the following:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Open head wounds
  • Spinal cord injuries with paralysis
  • Other severe neck or back injury
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Severe lacerations or puncture wounds
  • Internal organ damage or internal bleeding
  • Amputations or crush injuries

Additionally, victims of drunk driving crash regularly sustain significant emotional and psychological trauma following a crash. This can include feelings of depression, fear, anxiety, sleeplessness, and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Determining liability following a Los Angeles drunk driving accident

You should work with a skilled attorney following a drunk driving crash in order to properly determine liability so you can obtain full compensation for your losses. A personal injury attorney will secure various types of evidence to prove the liability of the other party. This can include the following:

  • Photographs were taken at the scene of the crash in
  • Any video surveillance from nearby buildings, traffic cams, or dash cams
  • Statements from eyewitnesses
  • The police report
  • Statements from any individual who saw the alleged negligent driver consuming alcohol

Additionally, an attorney will work with law enforcement officials and prosecutors to gather the evidence used in any criminal case against the defendant, including the results of field sobriety tests, blood alcohol content tests, and any traffic citations or criminal charges.

Call our Los Angeles drunk driving accident attorney today

If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver in Los Angeles, contact the team at Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg for help with your case today. We pledge to conduct a complete investigation into the incident so we can obtain the compensation you deserve to have and to make a full recovery. This includes coverage of your past and future medical expenses, past and future lost income if you cannot work, out-of-pocket expenses, damages for pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life and other non-economic damages, and more. When you need a Los Angeles drunk driving accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 310-997-0904.

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