In Santa Ana, California, Jury convicts drunk driver of killing three individuals in a car accident. This particular case got a lot of media attention, because one of the victims was a major league baseball pitcher. However, unfortunately everyday drunk drivers cause serious injuries and even deaths on the roads of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, and Riverside counties.
Although, the case mentioned involved a criminal prosecution of a drunk driver, many individuals who have been injured in accidents involving drunk drivers, seek justice by suing for damages in civil court.
In a civil suit, the injured party can seek a variety of remedies against the responsible party. The type of damages that an injured party is entitled to can include reimbursement of medical expenses, loss of earnings, loss of earning potential, pain and suffering, cost of future medical care and also punitive damages.
Many of these types of serious injury cases that result from auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, bus or trucking accidents, involve dealing with the insurance companies, defense attorneys and the court system.
It is always a good idea to consult with an experienced and aggressive personal injury attorney to learn about one’s rights when involved in a legal case.
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