The crime most frequently committed in the United States on a daily basis is driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, or prescription medications and is responsible for killing one person in the United States every thirty minutes.
Substances that affect coordination, impair and distort vision, and slow normal reaction times when driving like alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, heroin and prescription medications such as sleeping pills, muscle relaxants and other depressants are a major contributing factor in too many car accidents.
Alcohol and drug-impaired drivers, whether illegal or prescribed, destroy the lives of countless people every day in this country. Studies reveal that alcohol and drugs were a factor in the automobile accident-related fatalities of one in five youngsters under the age of fourteen. The choice to drive while under the influence is a bad decision and a crime, not an accident.
Victims of DUI- related car accidents often suffer catastrophic injuries such as spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injuries because the accidents usually occur at high rates of speed and involve head-on collisions. The physical, emotional, and financial costs to victims of DUI are very high and you deserve every opportunity for compensation available to you.
If you have been victimized by an individual driving under the influence, please contact the expert attorneys at The Law Offices Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D. today in Orlando, Florida to hold those responsible for your pain and suffering legally accountable.