Drunk Driving Accidents

Hit By a Drunk Driver in Santa Rosa; Rohnert Park; Petaluma; Ukiah; Clearlake; or surrounding areas?

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The Warnings Are Everywhere

Billboards.  TV and radio commercials.  Websites.  The warnings against drunk driving are everywhere.  You literally cannot go a day without being warned about the dangers of alcohol behind the wheel, and yet…it still happens.  Every day, people still make the same irresponsible choices.  They still decide to drive drunk.  And each time they make that awful decision, they become a great risk to the welfare and safety of the public.That includes you.

DUI: The Foundation of a Valuable Claim

Everyone knows it’s highly illegal to drive with too much alcohol in their system.  Unfortunately, many people disregard these warnings, and end up causing serious accidents because their convenience was more important to them than the safety of their hapless victims.  There’s no way to put a positive spin on this: getting hit by a drunk driver is a traumatizing event, and recovery from that can take a long time.

Now for the good news: plaintiffs pursuing an action against a drunk driver will normally have an easier time obtaining a fair settlement, given the correct representation.

Why?  Well first, drunk drivers are maligned by society.  Such recklessness is not looked upon favorably by jurors, especially jurors drawn from the honest and hard working communities of Santa Rosa; Rohnert Park; Petaluma; Ukiah; Clearlake; or surrounding areas.  Also, a plaintiff is allowed in California to seek punitive damages against the responsible party.  Those damages are above and beyond what a plaintiff can normally recover for their injuries, and they have proven to be a powerful bargaining tool.

Of course, you need someone who knows how to use those tools for maximum effect.  That’s where we come in.  Max has spent decades prosecuting claims against drunk drivers.  He knows when to push the carrier, and how hard.  Call our Santa Rosa office today, and let him help you get what you deserve.

We Can Help You Get What You Deserve

santa rosa car accident attorneyWe understand this process is new (and scary) for most accident victims. You’re in pain. Your car has been destroyed. Medical bills are piling up. The responsible party’s insurance company won’t even give you the time of day. Faced with such adversity, it’s no wonder injury claimants are often suckered into signing away their claims for pennies on the dollar.

Your injury claim requires the assistance of trained professionals, who know how to anticipate (and avoid) the roadblocks and obstacles the insurance industry will put between you and a fair settlement. We’ve been in the business for over thirty years, and have been helping North Bay residents get fair outcomes since 2000. If you don’t have the time, knowledge, or resources to take on the insurance companies, let us do it for you!

  • Can’t come to our Santa Rosa office? We’ll come to you!
  • In an isolated area? No problem — we can get your information over the phone, and process documents through fax or email.
  • Not in the mood to talk over the phone? We understand. Just use the form below to send us an email, and someone will get back to you quickly!
  • Accident leaving you broke? We advance all costs and fees until your case concludes, at no up-front cost to you.
  • Worried about your insurance rates going up? Don’t be. If you didn’t cause the accident, our experience shows that your rates will not increase.

Would you like to know more? Call us, email us, or stop by our Santa Rosa office to discuss your accident claim today!

(Please be advised that the information contained on this webpage is for general purposes only, and that it is not meant to be legal advice specifically tailored to your case. This site is an advertisement for legal services, and nothing contained therein is meant to create any kind of attorney-client or other legal relationship between The Law Offices of Max G. Arnold and any member of the general public.)