Drunk Driving

If you have been hit by a drunk driver, you have a good chance of winning a lawsuit.

An injury lawsuit based on drunk driving is filed by the victim of a drunk driver, or in the case of a fatality, filed by the victim’s next of kin, to recover damages.


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You can also get answers about injury from vehicles from our Drunk Driving FAQ below.

Frequently Asked Questions About Drunk Driving

Yes, you can sue a drunk driver even if there was no DUI conviction. No conviction means the prosecution could not prove their case beyond and to the exclusion of all reasonable doubt. The standard in a civil case is less. Evidence that the drunk driver was intoxicated or impaired will be a decision for …
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Whether or not you settle a case with a drunk driver or settle with the insurance company depends on how much money is on the table. If the other side is putting up enough money to fully compensate you for losses than it makes sense to resolve the case. If they are low-balling you into …
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If an insurance company is pressuring you to settle with a drunk driver you should ABSOLUTELY speak to a lawyer first. The insurance company isn’t your friend. They want to pay you as little as possible to resolve the claim. A personal injury lawyer can hold their feet to the fire and have them pay …
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A driver being convicted of DUI in Kentucky is a bit different than just getting a settlement. There are two aspects to a DUI case: criminal and civil. The criminal case is wherer the Commonwealth prosecutes the defendant. When the defendant takes a plea or goes to trial and loses there will be punishments. The …
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You sue an uninsured drunk driver by filing a Complaint at the courthouse. If you have uninsured motorist coverage that is easier to pursue than the uninsued drunk driver. Normally, people without insurance do not have assets. If you sue someone without assets you won’t see any money at the end of the day because …
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If you were involved in a car crash with someone that was just under the legal BAC you can still file a lawsuit if the other driver is at fault (or partially at fault). The lawsuit will be the same as a normal car crash case. It is also possible the judge allows punitive damages. …
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