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Phoenix Drunk Driving Accident Attorney

Drunk drivers put everyone on the road at risk. Their impaired judgment and slowed reaction times make them a danger to everyone else on the road. Sadly, it is too common for innocent victims to be injured or killed by drunk drivers. If you or a loved one has been injured in a drunk driving accident, you deserve to be compensated for your injuries, pain, and suffering. At Rack Law Group, we believe that drunk drivers should be held accountable for their actions. We also believe that you should be fairly compensated for your losses. Our team is dedicated to holding negligent drivers accountable and obtaining the justice you deserve.

Call (602) 661-6300 to talk to an experienced drunk driving accident lawyer in Scottsdale.

What Is Considered "Drunk Driving" in Arizona?

In Arizona, any driver with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or higher is considered to be driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. This level is even lower for truck drivers at .04% and if the individual is under 21 years of age, it is 0%. This is true whether or not the driver is actually impaired. This means that the driver's ability to drive is automatically questioned by the police and the court.

It is also possible to be charged with a DUI in Arizona if you are under the influence of any other substance, including medications. If you are pulled over and the police officer thinks you are under the influence of a substance, they will ask you to submit to a chemical test.

Seeking Compensation for Drunk Driving Accident Victims

If you or a loved one has been injured in a drunk driving accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. At Rack Law Group, our experienced Phoenix drunk driving accident attorneys are dedicated to helping victims of these devastating accidents seek the justice and financial recovery they deserve.

When pursuing a personal injury claim for a drunk driving accident, it is important to understand that you may be able to recover compensation for:

  • Medical expenses, including hospital bills, surgeries, and ongoing treatment
  • Lost wages and future earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering, including physical and emotional distress
  • Property damage, such as vehicle repairs or replacement
  • Wrongful death damages, if you have lost a loved one in the accident

Our skilled attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case, gather evidence, and work with accident reconstruction experts and medical professionals to build a strong claim on your behalf. We will negotiate with insurance companies and, if necessary, take your case to court to fight for the maximum compensation you deserve.

What to Do If the Drunk Driver Fled the Scene of an Accident

If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation where a drunk driver has caused an accident and fled the scene, it's crucial to take immediate and decisive action. Here are the steps you should follow to protect yourself and your legal rights:

  • Ensure Safety First: Before anything else, check yourself and any passengers for injuries. If medical attention is needed, call emergency services immediately. Additionally, assess the safety of the accident scene and move to a safe location if necessary.
  • Gather Information: While it may be challenging, try to gather as much information about the fleeing driver and the accident scene as possible. This includes the make, model, color, and license plate number of the vehicle, as well as any identifying features of the driver. Witness statements and any available surveillance footage can also be invaluable.
  • Contact Law Enforcement: Report the accident to the police as soon as possible. Provide them with all the details you've gathered, including any evidence of the other driver's intoxication. A police report will document the incident and serve as essential evidence in any legal proceedings.
  • Seek Medical Attention: Even if you don't believe you're seriously injured, it's crucial to seek medical attention after an accident. Some injuries may not be immediately apparent, and having a medical record can strengthen any future claims for compensation.
  • Consult with a Lawyer: Reach out to a qualified personal injury lawyer with experience in hit-and-run cases involving drunk drivers. They can provide invaluable guidance on navigating the legal process, including filing insurance claims and pursuing compensation for damages.
  • Protect Your Rights: Finally, refrain from discussing the details of the accident with anyone other than your lawyer and the authorities. Avoid posting about the incident on social media, as anything you say could potentially be used against you.

How Our Phoenix Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers Can Help

Our attorneys at Rack Law Group can be instrumental after sustaining injuries in a drunk driving accident. Our legal team can offer critical support by advocating for your rights, negotiating with insurance companies, and striving for fair compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional trauma. Additionally, we can bring to bear our experience in accident reconstruction, gathering evidence, and understanding the complex interplay of laws related to drunk driving. In short, we provide a comprehensive approach with the goal of securing the most favorable outcome in your case.

To schedule a free consultation, call our firm at (602) 661-6300 today.

Why Choose Rack Law Group?

  • We Focus Only On Personal Injury Cases
  • Free Consultations & Bilingual Staff
  • Available 24/7/365 & Can Even Travel To You
  • We Handle Property Damage and Rental Cars
  • We Accept Cases On A Contingency Fee Basis
  • We Collect All Medical Records & Bills
Listen to Our Past Clients
  • Thank you Anthony and Adam for all you do and did for my family!

    My wife and I got in an accident in March 2022 and we called Rack Law Group to help us with the medical bills and guide us through the process of filing the claim to make sure it got done right!

    - Miguel R.
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    When my husband and I were in a car accident in March, our first call was to Anthony & Adam at Rack Law Group & it was the best decision we made. Anthony & Adam go above and beyond for their clients.

    - Mireya R.
  • THE best care and most compensation for your injuries and suffering.

    Adam and Anthony were compassionate, caring, and intent on getting me the care that I needed for my injuries after being rear ended by a dump truck.

    - Kim B.