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Posted in Uncategorized on December 16, 2016   |  by Gary Burger

Drunk Driving

Holding those who made the decision to drive drunk accountable

Drunk Driving Lawyers St. Louis, Missouri, and Illinois

Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers in St. Louis, Missouri. If you or a loved one has been hurt due to the selfishness and recklessness of a driver who made the decision to get behind the wheel of a vehicle drunk, call Burger Law immediately at (314) 500-HURT or contact us online for a free consultation and to start on the road to recovery.

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Nearly a third of all traffic fatalities in the United States are caused by drunk driving. In every state, it is illegal to drive drunk, yet, on average according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one person is killed in a drunk driving accident every 45 minutes. Locally, the numbers are just as staggering – in Missouri, 26.7 percent of the driving deaths in 2019 were alcohol related while in Greater St. Louis it is 28.4 percent. This needs to stop.

We have seen firsthand the countless St. Louis, Missouri and Illinois residents who sustained severe injuries due to a drunk driving accidents, even some who have unfortunately lost their lives. Drunk drivers face charges for their decision to drive under the influence and may end up paying fines, losing their license, going to jail and having to attend an alcohol treatment program. Individuals who make the decision to drink and drive must be held responsible for their negligent actions and for the damages they have caused. Many are repeat offenders. The St. Louis drunk driving accident lawyers at Burger Law sue drunk drivers to make sure you and your family collect recovery, but also so that drunk drivers face the maximum punishment and think twice about doing that again.

If you are dealing with injuries sustained in an accident caused by a drunk driver, find out how much your claim may be worth by using our personal injury calculator. Call Burger Law as soon as possible at (314) 500-HURT or fill out our online contact form to schedule a no-obligation case review.