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Drunk Driving Car Accidents

Wilson & McQueen March 23, 2023

Drunk driving is a reckless behavior that leads to numerous car accidents across the nation. Lexington drivers are, like others, affected by drunk drivers every year, and many victims suffer serious physical injuries as well as financial burdens. But the attorneys of Wilson & McQueen, PLLC know that while drunk drivers are not only being personally responsible when they’re driving intoxicated, they may be held legally responsible for the injuries and costs they cause.

Causes of Drunk Driving Accidents

Of course we know that drunkenness “causes” drunk driving accidents, but what specifically makes an accident more likely is when a driver is drunk. Drunk driving can lead to any of the following dangerous behaviors:

  • Swerving / changing lanes without warning

  • Veering into oncoming traffic

  • Falling asleep at the wheel

  • Decreased reaction times

  • Inability to properly operate a vehicle

All of these effects of drinking too much can make a car accident so much more likely, but an experienced personal injury attorney might be able to help victims of drunk driving recover compensation in Lexington.

Contact a Personal Injury Attorney in Lexington

If a drunk driver has led to your involvement in a car accident and you’ve suffered physical, emotional, or financial stress, then that drunk driver might owe you financial compensation. The attorneys of Wilson & McQueen, PLLC can help you evaluate your legal options and take appropriate action accordingly. Contact our offices in Lexington today by calling to learn more about how we can help you.