Despite having harsh penalties for drunk driving, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation reports around 44,000 OWIs each year, a higher rate than any other state in the nation. Of the many potential dangers that are inherent to driving, a person deciding to operate a vehicle while intoxicated is probably the most dangerous. When people choose to drive under the influence of an intoxicant, they can be held civilly and financially liable for the harm they cause to others as a result of their actions.
If you have been injured by a drunk driver, you may be able to hold them accountable for your losses. Our Milwaukee OWI accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® can work with you to obtain compensation for medical bills and damage to your vehicle that you may deserve. Call us today at (414) 271-0900 to speak with a qualified member of our legal team.
Drivers must remain aware of what they are doing and what is going on around them at all times. Alcohol can impair any person’s ability to drive safely and creates the high risk of severe injuries or even death. Some driving capabilities that intoxication affects include:
These effects could have traumatic repercussions for other unsuspecting drivers. When you’re suffering as a result of a reckless drunk driver, you should not be responsible for paying for the resulting damages.
Our sympathetic Milwaukee OWI accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® are experienced with OWIs and will fight to protect your rights. If you have been in an accident with a drunk driver, don’t hesitate to call our office at (414) 271-0900 to freely discuss your situation with a member of our legal team.