Alcohol related accident injury Attorney, Orange County
If you or your loved one has been injured by the negligence of a driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs or both, you may have a claim for negligence and punitive damages. Punitive damages, which are in addition to the money to compensate you for injuries received in the collision, are awarded to punish the person for being intoxicated by alcohol or drugs, driving and causing injury to a person. Proving punitive damages can be very difficult. The sooner Orange County personal injury attorney Scott Hughes can assess your case and preserve the evidence the better the chance of presenting a successful claim.
If you or a family member has been injured by an intoxicated driver, under the influence of either drugs or alcohol, Orange County Accident Attorney Scott Hughes for a free consultation.
Injured in an Accident by a DUI driver in Orange County
We know what experts to hire and when to hire them to go up against the high-powered teams of defense attorneys and experts used by the insurance companies.
We regularly work with well respected accident reconstruction experts and forensic engineers to determine the cause of the collision and to prove the DUI driver was at fault. We retain physicians, nurses, vocational rehabilitation specialists, and forensic economists to prove damages, future medical costs, past and future lost earnings, impairment and disability, and loss of earning capacity.
We also retain toxicologists to present the scientific evidence of impairment necessary to prove entitlement to punitive damages. Orange County accident lawyer Scott Hughes has the experience to deal with insurance coverage and to understand the intricacies of the state and federal insurance laws meant to protect innocent victims.
Contact us today by calling 714-987-2671. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also submit a Case Evaluation online.