Automobile Accidents: Drunk Driver
Drunk drivers are responsible for taking hundreds of lives in New York every year. The negligent actions of drunk drivers leave people devastated with severe injuries and often causing them to lose their lives. Sever injuries often include permanent disability, brain damage and spinal cord injuries. No matter how careful you are, there are many drunk drivers on the roads. This area of law has been a significant part of our firm's practice for many years.
In New York, claims for medical injuries require meeting certain thresholds, as defined by New York State's No-fault Law. Our firm has the experience in evaluating claims based on the thresholds and presenting your claim in the strongest light possible.
At Rheingold, Giuffra, Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, we help guide you through what can be a difficult time. We will investigate accidents, including obtaining accident reports and talking with police when necessary. We make it a priority to investigate any potential insurance coverage which would pay for your medical bills.
Contact us online or via telephone at (888) 260-0473 to speak with an experienced New York personal injury lawyer.
Dram Shop Laws
New York has Dram Shop laws that are in place to prevent bars and taverns to serve alcohol to individuals who are visibly intoxicated. It is the their duty of care to stop serving alcoholic beverages to individuals who are already intoxicated, leaving bars and other businesses that sell alcohol liable for damages.