Injured by a Drunk Driver?

Every three hours, one person is either killed or injured by a drunk driver in Wisconsin. The dangers of impaired driving are well known, but that has not stopped people from drinking and driving. In fact, the numbers of fatal accidents have risen in recent years.

Alcohol related crashes are a serious problem nationwide, and account for a staggering 30 percent of all traffic crashes. Drunk drivers endanger the lives of others as they speed, weave from lane to lane, wrong way drive, and perform other unpredictable moves behind the wheel. The other drivers they hit have the misfortune of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Drunk Driving In Wisconsin

In 2012, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation reports that there were 223 people were killed and another 2,907 were injured in car crashes involving a drunk or impaired driver. Law enforcement stops and apprehends a percentage of these negligent drivers, but it is impossible for the police to present on every street, road and highway in the Milwaukee area. Many drunk drivers are not spotted and pulled over in time to save the lives of others on the road.

If you have been in a drunk driving accident in Wisconsin, you are not alone. Did you know Wisconsin has the highest rate of drunken driving in the nation, according to the state Department of Transportation website.  Consider the latest numbers from 2012:

Call Now if Injured by a Drunk Driver

Wisconsin’s criminal penalties for drunken driving are among the toughest in the nation. If you have been harmed by an impaired motorist, you also have a claim for personal injury in civil court.

At Gruber Law Offices, we have a team dedicated to helping injured people seek justice. We will help you explore your legal options and protect your rights. Here’s how:

At Gruber Law Offices, our 16 attorneys and 80 support staff are dedicated to helping people just like you seek justice. Our firm motto is “One Call…That’s All!” We offer compassionate client service and we are committed to our clients’ cause. Remember, you pay no attorney’s fee unless we are successful on your claim.

Contact us now for immediate help. From our office in Milwaukee we serve all of Southeastern Wisconsin, including Kenosha, Madison, Racine, and Waukesha.

 

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