Drunk driving continues to be a significant problem and a factor in so many accident-related deaths. In fact, based on numbers from 2016, alcohol was determined to be a factor in 38 percent of driver deaths. But an even bigger problem has surfaced in recent years–the involvement of drugs in driver deaths.
Those same numbers show that 44 percent of drivers killed tested positive for drugs, making drug use an even bigger killer than drunk driving.
What Should You Do If Your Loved One Has Been Killed in an Accident by Someone on Drugs?
The pain of losing a loved one is difficult enough to deal with… but when you know that the car accident resulted from someone being impaired by drugs, it can make that loss even worse. No one should ever have to deal with the heartbreak of losing a family member or friend because of an accident that could have–and should have–been avoided if the negligent party had not made the unforgivable decision of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated by drugs or alcohol.
So, what should you do? You should contact the experienced lawyers with The Lapidus Law Firm to help guide you through the often-complicated legal process.
What the Lapidus Law Firm Can Do for Your Family
Absolutely nothing can replace your loved one. But what about the medical bills you’re left with? Or the funeral expenses? Or the emotional pain and suffering you now have to deal with due to the negligence of the drug-impaired driver?
Conversations will need to be had with insurance companies, with attorneys of the negligent party. Your best bet is to get representation from a lawyer who is familiar with cases like yours. How can you be sure? Comb through their websites, look at reviews, ask friends and family for referrals. And then, go with your gut. Sometimes you “just know” when the lawyer you fire is a good fit. And that’s important… you should feel confident and at ease knowing this claim is in the right hands.
When Your Loved One Was Killed by Someone on Drugs
Know that we are so sorry about the loss of your loved one. We know how difficult this is for you. Should you choose to reach out to us for legal guidance and support, know that we will dedicate ourselves to the #1 goal of getting you a fair and reasonable settlement for your terrible loss. You can rely on The Lapidus Law Firm to handle your case with the utmost compassion.
We’ll get started by setting up a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss the details. Call us at (202) 785-5111 or (301) 852-7500 and let us start working to get justice for you and your loved one. Our job is to make justice work for you.