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Atlanta Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer

A car accident with injuries is always a terrifying experience. There’s the trauma of the accident, followed by the distressing aftermath of medical treatments and insurance claims. But when the accident was caused by a drunk driver, there are additional elements of anger and frustration involved. 

If you or a close family member suffered injuries in a drunk driving accident in Atlanta or the surrounding area, the experienced accident attorneys at Piasta Walker Hagenbush, LLC are ready to aggressively advocate on your behalf for accountability, justice, and financial compensation. 

Why Choose Us as Your Drunk Driving Accident Attorneys in Atlanta?

The criminal justice system punishes drunk drivers with prison time, fines, and the loss of their driving privileges, but the civil courts focus on compensating victims for their losses—known as “damages” in a car accident claim or personal injury case. At Piasta Walker Hagenbush, LLC, we have a long history of advocating for car accident victims who suffered injuries due to someone else’s carelessness, recklessness, or wrongdoing. We offer the following advantages to your Atlanta drunk driving accident case:

  • We take a results-oriented approach to every case by preparing as though for trial while negotiating toward the largest possible settlement
  • We are a team of experienced litigators, including renowned lead attorneys, Edward Piasta and Michael Walker, who underwent prestigious training and thrived in previous positions in preeminent law firms before dedicating their careers toward advocating for injury victims
  • We put the sharp legal minds and resources of a team of legal advocates behind your claim as well as the attention of an attorney devoted to your drunk driving accident case

The Atlanta personal injury attorneys at Piasta Walker Hagenbush, LLC, have a track record of success that includes a recent $3 million settlement for a car accident case and a $19 million settlement for a crime victim in an Atlanta mall.

We offer free consultations and contingency-based payment so you pay nothing until we secure your compensation.

What Compensation Can I Get From an Atlanta Drunk Driving Case?

Drunk driving continues to be a leading cause of preventable car accidents with injuries and fatalities, including in Atlanta. There were 13,524 drunk-driving accident deaths in 2022, or an estimated 37 deaths per day. If you were injured due to someone else’s wrongful decision to get behind the wheel after drinking, you deserve compensation for damages such as the following:

  • Property damage to your vehicle
  • Medical expenses
  • Future medical care costs related to the accident
  • Diminished future earning capacity (if the accident caused a disability)
  • Pain and suffering
  • Other non-economic damages that might apply in your case, such as disfigurement compensation, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life compensation
  • The wrongful death of a family member

Some Georgia drunk driving accident lawsuits allow victims to seek punitive damages under O.C.G.A. 51-12-5.1. Punitive damages are available in cases of egregious wrongdoing and serve as a punishment and deterrent to the wrongdoer.

How Can a Georgia Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Help?

It may seem like there is no question of fault and liability when a drunk driver causes a car accident, but insurance companies commonly dispute claims or assign an undue percentage of fault to accident victims to reduce the amount of an insurance claim payout by that percentage under Georgia’s comparison negligence insurance laws. Your Atlanta motor vehicle accident attorney from Piasta Walker Hagenbush, LLC, will investigate all aspects of the accident, document evidence of liability, and negotiate from a position of strength to achieve the maximum settlement. We are also more than prepared to take your case to court in a lawsuit to protect your best interests.

Call the Georgia Drunk Driving Accident Attorneys in Atlanta

If you suffered injuries due to the harmful actions of an intoxicated driver or lost a loved one in a drunk driving accident, contact Piasta Walker Hagenbush today for a free consultation with a compassionate attorney who is ready to help.

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