One person’s poor decision to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after having too much to drink places, everyone, on the roadway in extreme danger. Accidents caused by drunk drivers often result in devastating injuries to those involved. It is maddening to see innocent people suffer lifelong effects because of another person’s poor decision to drive while intoxicated. The criminal justice system is designed to punish those that drink and drive; however, this does not necessarily help the victims of such crimes recover from their injuries. Noteboom – The Law Firm focuses on protecting the victims of drunk driving accidents. Contact our office today if you or someone you love has been injured by a drunk driver. We represent injury victims in Fort Worth and throughout Texas.
If you have been hit by a drunk driver, it is important to seek legal representation immediately. Many car and truck wrecks can legitimately be called “accidents”. However, wrecks caused by drinking and driving involve the defendant engaging in reckless conduct that he or she knew was illegal. Companies such as Uber and Lyft are available to prevent people from making such reckless decisions and placing others in danger, but driving while under the influence of alcohol is still a common problem on our roadways. An arrest is often involved in DWI collisions which helps prove liability, but proving damages and finding sufficient coverage can become complex. This is why it is important to have an attorney experienced in representing victims of these types of accidents. In addition to criminal punishment, the actions of a drunk driver are grossly negligent and can amount to punitive damages in civil litigation. The magnitude of the damage is often very high and insurance companies work hard to diminish their exposure.
Our Texas injury lawyers aggressively protect the victims of drunk driving accidents. We will closely monitor the defendant’s criminal process so we are aware of any impact it will have on your case. Our in-house private investigator will immediately go to work investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident including the defendant’s background, where the defendant became intoxicated, and gathering facts from all witnesses involved. If necessary, we will subpoena the arresting officer in order to gain testimony regarding the state of the defendant driver at the time of the collision. We will retain medical and vocational experts to establish the extent of your injuries and the damage done to your future earning potential as a result of the wreck. We maintain regular contact with our clients throughout the case to answer any questions and to make sure they stay informed. We handle these cases in all Texas counties including Tarrant, Dallas, Johnson, and Wise counties as well as Hurst, Euless, Bedford, Haltom City, Richland Hills, North Richland Hills, Watauga, Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake, Arlington, Keller, Grand Prairie, Dallas, and Fort Worth.
Chuck Noteboom and Brian Butcher are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Chuck founded Noteboom – The Law Firm out of an understanding that people need access to justice. We use our resources to handle cases involving catastrophic injuries and regularly take these types of cases to trial. If you have been the victim of a DUI or DWI in the Fort Worth area or anywhere else in Texas, contact our attorneys today.