Drunk Driving Crashes in Jacksonville

A law firm that holds drunk drivers accountable

Every year, drunk driving takes numerous lives in the greater Jacksonville area. While law enforcement increases its efforts to stop drunk drivers in their tracks, far too many of them slip past the police radar. It only takes a small amount of alcohol to cloud one’s judgement and ability to react to avoid a crash. That’s why drunk driving often results in some of the most catastrophic accidents.

The attorneys at Pajcic & Pajcic understand the pain and suffering that can be caused by drunk driving. Responsible drivers shouldn’t have to suffer debilitating injuries and financial hardships because of someone else’s negligence. Our law firm will fight to hold drunk drivers accountable for their actions. Our case results, such as $1.5 million paid to a drunk driving victim, speak for themselves.

Consuming alcohol can result in:

  • Impaired judgment: Alcohol can inhibit a driver’s decision-making abilities. Drunk drivers may fail to obey traffic signs and signals, or they may speed excessively and drive recklessly.
  • Impaired vision: Alcohol can interfere with a driver’s ability to see clearly, often resulting in blurred vision or lack of equilibrium.
  • Slower reaction time: A drunk driver’s brain may not be able to register obstacles on the road that require adequate reaction time to avoid.
  • Loss of coordination: Alcohol can inhibit one’s ability to perform standard functions, such as: coordination between the gas pedal and brakes and basic steering functions.
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Why drunk driving is dangerous

When a driver’s ability to operate a motor vehicle has been impaired, the damage he or she causes can be severe. A drunk driver who fails to react to the road ahead cause a devastating rear-end crash or a high impact T-bone accident. Additionally, the actions of a drunk driver can result in a head-on collision, lane departure crash, or an accident with a pedestrian or bicyclist.

In this day and age, there is no excuse for driving drunk. Those who consume alcohol have plenty of options at their fingertips. Calling a cab or ride-share is a lifesaving alternative to operating a motor vehicle while impaired.

Take your claim seriously from the start

Aside from being a criminal offense, drunk driving can result in some of the most devastating crashes and injuries. While a drunk driver’s negligent behavior is proof that he or she was at fault, insurance companies may still go to great lengths to keep their costs down. They could offer you a quick settlement that may not cover the full cost of your recovery. As the medical bills and loss of wages accumulate, you could be forced to pay out of your own pocket. That’s not right.

In the event of an accident caused by a drunk driver, you need to take your claim seriously from the start. The attorneys at Pajcic & Pajcic will fight to maximize your compensation so you can recover from your losses. We are dedicated to serving crash victims in the Jacksonville area. Contact us today for a free case evaluation or simply call 904-358-8881 and find out how we can help.

Pajcic & Pajcic
1 Independent Dr Suite 1900
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Local: 904-358-8881

Fax: 904-354-1180