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Beware Of Quick Settlement Offers After Drunk Driving Accidents

Drunk driving accidents often have a high level of stigma attached to them in South Georgia. When individuals are injured in these types of accidents, insurance companies are often quick to offer a settlement — long before the victims have a chance to ascertain their true injuries or even speak with an attorney.

This is a tactic used to mitigate paying out large damages in a future lawsuit. Along with medical and other expenses, victims of drunk driving accidents are entitled to seek punitive damages as well. Punitive damages are meant to punish and deter such reprehensible behavior, and insurance companies are understandably quite fearful of them. This is what insurance adjusters will not tell victims when offering a settlement.

If you have been offered a settlement for your injuries in a drunk driving auto accident, seek out the help of my personal injury firm first before agreeing to accept any offer. At the Law Office of Brad S. McLelland, I can advise you of your rights and what damages you are entitled to seek under the law. Let me fight for you to recover maximum compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and more. I have:

  • Been handling DUI cases for accident victims for over 20 years
  • 20-plus years of experience in personal injury law
  • Recovered millions of dollars for auto accident injury victims

I’m A Local Lawyer Who Will Put Your Best Interests First

I have 20-plus years of experience focusing on personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. I live here, work here and am familiar with all the judges and court systems in the area. This is my community, and I care about making a difference for my neighbors — such as you and your family. Learn a few more reasons it pays to hire a local attorney.

Could A Bar Or Restaurant Be Partially At Fault For Your Injuries?

The drunk driver may not be the only party at fault for the accident that injured you. It’s possible that he or she may have been served too much alcohol at a local bar, restaurant or another local establishment. I am familiar with such “dramshop liability” cases. You can rely on me to fully explore all possible avenues for obtaining maximum compensation on your behalf. It’s just one more reason to contact me first!

Don’t Trust Your Case To Just Any Lawyer; Contact Me

I invite you to reach out and call my office to learn about my credentials and how I can help you. Call 912-342-0820 to schedule a meeting. You can also send me an email. We can meet at my Brunswick office on Cypress Mill Road, two doors down from Grandy’s in Brunswick, or at your home, hospital or nursing home.

Initial consultations are absolutely free, and I offer evening and weekend appointments. Attorney fees are handled on a contingency basis, which means you owe nothing until I recover compensation for you.