We know that the last thing you want to think about when you head out in your vehicle each day is that an accident could occur. However, despite how safely you may drive, we know that the negligence of other people on the roadway could cause you harm.
At Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates, we are here when you need a car accident attorney in Fort Lauderdale. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will work to secure the compensation you deserve for all of your crash-related expenses. Today, we want to talk about a recent crash that police suspect was caused by a drunken driver.
The crash we want to talk about happened towards the end of April and involved a total of eight vehicles. A Fort Lauderdale police official said that an alleged drunk driver was driving east near Southeast 17th Street and Miami Road when he began to hit other vehicles.
According to reports, the driver crossed the median and struck several other vehicles. Three people were taken to the hospital, including the alleged impaired driver, who was listed as being in serious condition.
When you hit the roadways each day, you do not like to think about potential accidents. However, we know that they happen. For the latest reporting year in Florida, we know that there were more than 400,000 vehicle crashes. Out of those, there were:
It is not uncommon for us to handle cases for victims who have suffered from severe injuries in vehicle crashes. Consider the following injuries:
Each of these requires immediate medical attention. In many cases, victims need long periods of recovery and rehabilitation time. If they are unable to work, they could lose valuable income needed to support themselves and their families. On top of medical bills, they now have to worry about their financial stability.
This is a busy area, with locals and tourists alike maneuvering the streets. In many cases, drivers are distracted by their phones or other devices. All too often, especially in and around party areas, drivers make the choice to operate while impaired by drugs or alcohol.
Regardless of how a negligent or careless driver causes a crash, they need to be held accountable if their actions cause injuries.
If you or a loved one have been injured due to the negligence of another driver, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates, you can count on a qualified and experienced team to be by your side, working to secure the compensation you deserve. This can include: