Responsible people in and around Lexington, Kentucky, know it is dangerous to drink and drive. But no matter what precautions you take to have a sober ride home, you cannot predict when a drunk driver might crash into your car. It is an unfortunate fact of life that one person's decision to drink and drive can have lifelong consequences for innocent people on the road.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a drunk driving accident, Herren & Adams LLP knows that you are likely facing thousands of dollars in hospital and doctor's bills, just when you are laid up and unable to work. We do not think that is fair. That is why our firm has spent more than 35 years representing victims of DUI car wrecks. Our clients entrust the legal aspects of their claims to us while they focus on recovering from their injuries.
Driving under the influence greatly impairs a motorist's ability to operate safely. Even just "a couple of drinks" can affect a driver's motor skills, alertness, reaction time and judgment. People who drink and drive violate the legal duty they owe the public to drive safely. This means you can seek compensation from the drunk driver who caused your accident, along with their auto insurance company, for your damages. Among the personal injury damages Kentucky law allows, there are: