Being hit by a drunk driver can have mild to severe consequences. An intoxicated driver can’t make proper sense of the road and will serve often and in a very spazzy motion that you can’t predict. Even if you’re keeping your eyes out and staying in your lane, it just takes one drunk driver to ram straight into your car causing not only serious damage to your car, but also to yourself. Though commonly, when you file a lawsuit of personal injury it can only be against the ones who directly played a role in your trauma.
However, there are some cases where you can also hold the people who contributed to your personal injury indirect, responsible. At least to some extent can you also file a lawsuit against them and even earn some reparations for the damages you suffered. There may an Illinois dram shop act that proclaims that anyone who contributed to the intoxication of another person who went and caused harm to other people or properties, can also be held accountable along with the direct party. To find if this applies to your situation, it’s often best to consult a personal injury attorney of the law to find out what the best next step for you might be.
Filing a lawsuit can be a big thing and intimidating to those who do it rarely. Unsure of what you need to say and what documents you need to fill in order to ensure that you come out on top of the lawsuit is important and an attorney can help you with every step. They’ll likely have already seen many such similar cases to yours and can use that knowledge and experience to build on your case and foresee the highest probably outcome to your situation.