Drunk Driving Accident Attorneys

Pursue Justice & Compensation with Our Illinois Auto Accident Attorneys

In Illinois, approximately 4,000 people are killed each year due to the negligent actions of drunk drivers. When an intoxicated driver gets behind the wheel, their spatial awareness and focusing ability is severely diminished. Worse, their aptitude for making informed decisions and smart driving choices is equally impaired. This leads to countless accidents and preventable fatalities.

At Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, our Illinois auto accident lawyers provide effective legal representation and services to clients who have been injured by drunk drivers. Our attorneys have over 135 years of collective experience and are uniquely trained to handle a variety of personal injury disciplines. We can help you pursue justice and equitable compensation for your injuries.

We provide a level of service few law firms can match. If you’re ready to file a personal injury claim, contact Sam C. Mitchell & Associates at (618) 505-1660.

Consequences of Drunk Driving

Alcohol affects a person’s driving ability by impairing their overall coordination and cognitive thinking abilities. When a drunk driver is responsible for an accident, it may leave a victim with life-altering injuries that necessitate long-term medical care and physical therapy. Oftentimes, car accidents involving a drunk driver are more severe simply because the intoxicated party has little control over their vehicle.

Common injuries in DUI-related accidents include:

  • Brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Broken bones
  • Whiplash
  • Concussions
  • Neck sprains
  • Dismemberment

Any of these injuries can prevent a victim from being able to perform their job duties. As a result, they may not be able to afford their treatments or provide for their family. To recover lost income and pay for their medical expenses, the accident victim must file a personal injury claim to secure necessary damages.

Pursue Damages with Our Legal Team by Your Side

You don’t have to navigate this complicated legal process alone. At Sam C. Mitchell & Associates, we can help you hold the drunk driver accountable for your injuries and financial losses. Our Illinois auto accident lawyers have a remarkable track record of success and have secured millions in damages for our clients.

We work on a contingency fee basis. Contact our Illinois car accident attorneysat (618) 505-1660 to schedule a consultation.


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