DWI Accidents

Driving while intoxicated puts the driver, passengers, and other motorists at risk. If you have been injured in an accident caused by an alcohol-impaired driver, contact Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. P.C. Our Manhattan personal injury attorneys can help you hold the negligent driver accountable and pursue compensation for your injuries.

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Alcohol-Impaired Driving Statistics

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 10,497 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities in 2016.

Criminal and Civil DWI Cases

When a drunk driver causes an accident and injuries, criminal and civil cases may overlap. Evidence collected in the criminal prosecution of a drunk driver can help establish fault in a civil claim for compensation, including:

What Makes Driving Under the Influence So Dangerous?

Alcohol affects the ability of the brain to process information, to make judgments, and to rapidly control the muscles needed in a response to various driving situations. All the above abilities are essential to the safe operation of a motor vehicle. It is illegal to drive in New York with BAC of:

Recovering Compensation after a DWI Accident

New York is a no-fault state. If you have been hurt in a crash caused by a drunk driver, you may file a claim with your own insurance company for economic losses caused by the accident, including medical expenses and lost wages, without showing that anyone else was at fault.

You may seek recovery from the negligent driver’s insurance company if your economic losses exceed $50,000 (minimum liability coverage required in New York). You may also seek noneconomic damages, such as pain and suffering, if you suffered a serious injury, including:

Contact Us after a DWI Accident

If you have been seriously hurt or lost a loved one in a traffic crash caused by a drunk driver, call Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. P.C. for the experienced legal representation you need. We serve Manhattan and NYC, representing people injured in DWI accidents. Our personal injury attorneys are committed to aggressively pursuing fair compensation for your injuries.