It may come as no surprise that Las Vegas has a high number of DUI-related car accidents. For example, in 2007 there were 118 fatalities as a result of Drunk Driving Accidents alone. Since 2007, those numbers have only increased.
What Can You Do To Protect Yourself After An Accident?
Especially in DUI-related accidents, it is important that you call the police. If you suspect a driver may have been drinking call the police and alert the officer who comes to the scene, they will take it from there. As with any other accident, it is then important for you to gather information: Insurance information, witness contact info, and take photos of the vehicles involved. After that make sure you seek proper medical attention.
Drunk Driving Accidents are a Felony
In the State of Nevada, if you get into an accident and you have been drinking, that is a felony and you could be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. However, in the case of being the victim of a Drunk Driver, it could cause serious issues if no pursued correctly from a legal standpoint. Make sure that you contact an experienced Injury Law Firm to help you.
*Kang & Associates d/b/a Ace Law Group has been in operation since 2009 and represents clients in the areas of Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, and Civil Litigation