If you have been involved in a car accident with a driver who was under the influence of drugs in Phoenix, AZ, you can—and should—hold the driver liable for your injuries. The legal team at Zanes Law at (602) 999-9999 knows how to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
If you have been injured in an accident with a drug-impaired driver, you may have serious injuries and property damage, and may need the services of a personal injury car accident attorney.
In Arizona, you can hold the driver liable regardless of whether the drugs were legal (e.g., prescription, over the counter) or illegal.
If you are injured in a car accident due to the impaired driving of another, the costs of medical evaluations, treatments, physical therapy, medications, surgical interventions, and vehicle damage can feel insurmountable. The bills can accumulate quickly and trying to heal from your injuries while dealing with all the expenses can be challenging. You do not need to handle it alone.
An injury lawyer for accidents caused by someone driving under the influence of drugs in Phoenix, AZ from Zanes Law at (602) 999-9999 knows what to do to you get the compensation you deserve. We will:
There are several things you can do after an accident that will help your lawyer to handle your case, including:
Trying to represent yourself in a personal injury case may be difficult. Insurance companies may try to do the following to pay you less or deny your claim entirely.
The insurer may offer you an initial settlement for your accident before you have received a medical diagnosis and your prognosis for recovery. For example, your ankle may feel a little bruised after your accident, but you may discover later that your ligaments are torn, and that you require surgery to repair them. You may also learn that your job as a warehouse worker is impacted because you can no longer lift objects above a certain weight.
An injury lawyer for accidents caused by someone driving under the influence of drugs in Phoenix, AZ will advise you to make sure you know your medical status, current and future, before you accept a settlement offer.
The insurer may tell you that you do not need a lawyer since it knows that your lawyer will fight for you and take your case all the way to court, if necessary. Going to court, and losing, will involve paying attorneys’ fees and court costs, and insurance companies do not want to pay out more than they must.
You will likely receive a call from the other driver’s insurance company soon after the accident. The insurance adjuster will likely also ask you to submit to a recorded statement. We recommend you decline this request until you have spoken with us. The insurer can use anything you say during this call against you. This could jeopardize your right to compensation.
We can either:
The insurance company may tell you that it cannot complete your claim until it has your medical records. Giving the insurer access to your medical records can allow them to find a pre-existing condition on which to blame your symptoms.
Insurance companies can question your credibility by looking at all the information about you, including your social media postings. It may use the information it gets to deny your claim.
Insurers engage in some or all of these tactics because they are in the business of making a profit, not paying out money.
If you have been injured in a car accident, and the other driver was impaired by drugs, you want an attorney who will go the extra mile for you. Zanes Law at (602) 999-9999 offers a free case consultation and can come to you. An injury lawyer for accidents caused by someone driving under the influence of drugs in Phoenix, AZ are standing by to help you recover what you deserve before the statute of limitations under Arizona law passes and you can no longer pursue justice.