Injuries Caused by Drunk Driving Accidents
Have You Been Injured? Call 434.738.2300.
Have you or a loved one suffered serious personal injury in an
auto accident involving a drunk driver? Individuals who elect to operate a motor vehicle
under the influence of alcohol are an extremely dangerous threat to other
vehicles and drivers on the road.
Many times, drunk drivers who are involved in accidents have driven under
the influence before, and simply assume that they will not be caught or
end up causing any harm. However, when they do cause injury and death
to other people, our Lynchburg drunk driving accident lawyers at the office
of Randall J. Trost, P.C. believe that they should be held fully responsible
for their actions.
In order to recover punitive damages, it is necessary to prove that the driver:
- Had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.15 or more at the time of
- Either knew or should have known that his or her ability to operate a motor
vehicle would be impaired if they became intoxicated
- Had a level of intoxication that proximately caused injury or death to
Collecting Detailed Evidence to Strengthen Your Case
The standard of proof for recovering punitive damages in drunk driving
accident cases is high, and it can be difficult to provide an adequate
level of evidence in your favor without the assistance of an experienced
team of Lynchburg drunk driving accident attorneys.
Our team has an in-depth knowledge of the law surrounding these cases,
can help you determine if you have sufficient cause to take legal action,
and can put together a detailed claim on your behalf through depositions,
production of documents, subpoenas, and more. Even if the drunk driver
in the accident had a BAC below 0.15, you still may be able to recover
compensatory damages, such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and
To schedule your
free consultation, contact our firm at 434.738.2300!