Driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol is against the law in Texas if it intoxicates the driver enough to impact his or her driving ability. In Texas, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration level at or above 0.08%. Drunk driving is a reckless driver behavior that was responsible for 25% of all traffic accident deathsin Texas in 2019 (886 deaths). If you lost someone close to you or have serious injuries from a recent DUI accident, contact our San Antonio personal injury lawyers at (210) 435-7968 for a free consultation. We can help you understand your legal rights.
Why Hire The Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C.?
- We know how to hold drunk drivers accountable for their actions in the civil justice system.
- We seek maximum financial compensation for our clients using our trial experience.
- We use custom-tailored solutions to obtain the best possible results for each individual client.
- We have one of Texas’s only Board-Certified Trial Lawyers in Personal Injury Law.
- We handle San Antonio DUI accident and injury claims on a contingency fee basis.
What Are Common DUI Accident Injuries?
Most DUI accidents are catastrophic, meaning they inflict life-changing or fatal personal injuries on victims. This is because a drunk driver is often guilty of reckless acts such as excessive speeding, drifting between lanes, driving the wrong way and running red lights. These dangerous driver behaviors can cause the worst types of accidents, including head-on collisions and T-bone accidents. Our attorneys are prepared to help clients with all types of DUI accident injuries in San Antonio.
- Bone fractures
- Head trauma
- Brain damage
- Spine injuries
- Organ damage
- Permanent injuries
- Fatal injuries
At The Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C., we know what is at stake for a DUI accident victim with serious injuries. We know how much the average family has to pay for the lifetime costs of a permanent injury. We know how important it is for seriously injured victims to recover fair financial compensation. It is our mission to yield the results we know our clients need after drunk driving accidents in Texas.
What Compensation Is Available for a San Antonio DUI Accident?
Working with an attorney can be important after a harmful DUI accident in Texas. Legal representation may be the only way to get the at-fault driver’s insurance company to take your case seriously and offer a fair settlement award. Otherwise, you may end up accepting less than your serious damages are worth. With assistance from The Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C., you may be able to recover compensation for many different damages.
- All crash-related medical costs
- Vehicle damage repairs
- Rental cars and out-of-pocket expenses
- Lost wages and capacity to earn
- Past and future pain and suffering
- Emotional distress or mental anguish
- Attorney’s costs and filing fees
- Wrongful death damages
- Punitive damages
If the drunk driver does not have enough car insurance to fully compensate you for your significant losses, our lawyers will seek other potential outlets for recovery. We will partner with professional investigators to explore other at-fault parties, such as a dram shop. A dram shop liability claim could hold the establishment that furnished the drunk driver with alcohol responsible for the crash. We will explore all possibilities with you as your DUI accident attorneys.
Injured in a DUI Accident in San Antonio? Contact Us Right Away
A drunk driving accident can significantly impact your life. At The Law Firm of Aaron A. Herbert, P.C., our mission is to hold reckless drunk drivers responsible for their actions. We will work with you on every step of your DUI accident case. Start by telling us your story. Schedule a free consultation to speak with one of our attorneys today, either online or by calling (210) 435-7968. We are here for you after a serious DUI accident in San Antonio.