Our car accident lawyers in Michigan recently filed a motor vehicle lawsuit for a client in the Macomb County Circuit Court. The case arises out of a drunk driving accident that occurred in the city of Utica. The client was a driver of a vehicle that was rear-ended by a negligent driver who had a blood alcohol content of .20.
The client suffered injuries to his ribs and thumb, as well as, aggravating preexisting conditions. It is more than a year post-accident and the client remains disabled from his employment and continues to receive physical therapy.
The number of car accidents related to alcohol in Michigan is significant and the injuries from those accidents are often severe. The statistics were tailored by Michigan Traffic Crash Facts and are worth noting.
There were a total of 11,068 alcohol related accidents in the year of 2008. Of those traffic crashes, 5,700 people were injured and 317 people were killed. Statistics show that that the largest number of accidents occurred on Saturday's and Sunday's.
Victims of drunk driving accidents do have legal rights and should pursue them immediately after the accident. When choosing your Michigan lawyer, it is key to choose the right lawyer so that you may receive a fair settlement. Your car accident lawyer can also help you receive all of your No-Fault Insurance benefits, including medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care services, and other benefits. Attorney Daniel L. Buckfire lawyers is rated "Superb" by the top lawyer internet rating service and has achieved the utmost possible rating for ability and integrity in the legal profession.