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San Diego Drunk Driver Injury Lawyer

You could be the most conscientious driver in the world, wear your seat belt at all times and obey every traffic rule on the road. However, what you can’t do, is control the poor choices of others. If another driver chooses to drink and drive, and you or a loved one have the misfortunate to be in his or her path, there is little that can provide protection. The results can be catastrophic or even fatal.

At the San Diego Injury Law Firm of Phillips and Pelly, we do everything we can to help individuals and families after a drunk driving accident. Our team of drunk driver injury attorneys are tireless in our pursuit of accountability, financial compensation for injuries, and peace of mind.

If you and your family are grieving the pain, injury or wrongful death of a loved one because of the recklessness of another person or entity, it is understandable to feel angry and overwhelmed. While every situation is different, some find closure and the help that they may need to take care of either themselves and/or their family by obtaining compensation from the people responsible for the irreversible injuries or untimely death of their loved one.

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Types of Drunk-Driver Accidents

Although drunk-driver accidents are most commonly associated with automobiles, this isn’t always the case.  Drunk-drivers can wreak havoc, causing serious accidents while operating boats, jet-skis, other watercraft, motorcycles, commercial trucks, semi-trucks or ATV’s, to name a few.

They injure victims who are pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, automobile passengers or drivers, water-skiiers, other boaters or passengers and the like.  If you or a loved one have been seriously injured or killed by a Drunk Driver, you deserve the opportunity to be justly compensated for your loss, pain and suffering, medical bills and future care.  Our skilled lawyers are here to listen and help determine whether you have a case.  The call is free, and we are happy to help.

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Types of Drunk-Driver Accident Injuries

Some of the most common injuries related to Drunk-Driver Accidents, generally fall into these categories:

+ Burns over a large portion of the body

+ Spinal cord injuries

+ Paralysis

+ Brain injuries

+ Amputations

+ Facial injuries

+ Loss of an eye, sight, or hearing

+ Injuries to the nerves in the chest, shoulder, and arm (brachial plexus)

+ Multiple fractures

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Filing a Drunk-Driver Injury or Wrongful Death Claim

Filing an injury or wrongful death claim, or pursuing a lawsuit, is never an easy decision. However, when you are fully aware of your legal rights and options, you can be confident in the choice that you make.

Whether you should file a lawsuit depends on the circumstances of the injuries. Top California drunk driver and wrongful death lawyer Oliver Pelly, can help you to evaluate what happened and determine whether you have valid grounds for taking legal action.

In many cases, the injured or their family may decide to take legal action so that they can seek compensation for a wide range of damages associated with financial, physical, and emotional losses. If you are interested in potentially receiving compensation for your injuries and care, or loss of a loved one, call or email the Law Office of Phillips and Pelly, for a Free Case Evaluation. We are here to help.

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    You can go with the catchy jingles that you see on TV as I did, and become just another client. Or you can go with a firm that treats you like family, and sets the bar high by fighting for the maximum payment from your injuries. Very impressed and glad I made the switch! Thanks for everything I truly appreciate you.
    Jerry Davis

    San Diego, CA

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    I worked with Ashley LaFontaine and she was absolutely wonderful in getting me the care I needed. When things with the doctors got hung up she helped get things moving. She was super communicative and kept me in the loop through every step of the process. Set expectations from beginning to end very well and exceed my expectations!
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    San Diego, CA

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    I met Oliver Pelly by happenstance and after I grilled him a couple of times, I decided to hire his firm. After being my initial POC, I began working with Blake Woodhall. Both were standup guys, and Blake kept me in-the-loop the entire time. He was patient when explaining the process and going over details and understanding of my situation and concerns. Everything concluded better than I could have expected, and Blake acted as an excellent buffer to keep everything at bay. I would highly recommend Blake, Oliver and their firm for any auto accident cases.
    Brandon Chi

    San Diego, CA

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    Ashley LaFontaine did an outstanding job getting me the total settlement I was allowed. Her experiance and professionalism went far beyond my expectations. I highly recommend her services.
    Robert Kenney

    San Diego, CA

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    Going through my accident was a very difficult and emotional experience. The process of choosing the right law firm can be overwhelming. Choosing Phillips and Pelly was the best decision I could have made. They are extremely knowledgeable and I trusted Oliver’s expertise throughout the entire process. He was very responsive. Anytime I would have a question, including nights and weekends, Oliver would get back to me right away. I would recommend Phillips and Pelly for anyone going through a similar situation. They really are the best.
    Lindsey Buck

    San Diego, CA

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    I have enjoyed my experience with this law firm. Alecia Gordon represented me with my case and throughout this entire ordeal has been extremely supportive and understanding of my own lack of experience and knowledge of legal matters. She is not only kind and considerate but very intelligent and professional. The paralegal team also deserve kudos as they were always there to assist and assure me of progress and necessary document completions. All in all, I would highly recommend this firm for personal injury claims.
    Cindi Wood

    San Diego, CA

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    Matt was very helpful in settling a case for my son that was a passenger in an automobile that crashed into a home. My son suffered cracked ribs, a concussion amongst other injuries. Matt was helpful explaining everything to us as this was a 1st dealing with anything like this for our family. It took time and patience as the other party was reluctant to settle. In the end my son had his ambulance, medical bills and a small amount of recovered monies all paid out. Great man, lawyer and law firm .Highly reccomended
    Sherri Costell-Segre

    San Diego, CA

Do you have to pay for representation?

No. We handle all cases on a contingency basis, with a no fee until we win guarantee. You only pay when we recover money on your behalf. Our fees are based on a percentage of the final settlement we are able to recover for you.

Types of Compensation to Relieve Your Losses

If you or someone you love has been in an accident involving a drunk driver, you can expect the driver will be prosecuted in criminal courts. Aside from feeling a sense of justice, how does that benefit you or your loved one after an accident? If a drunk driving car accident has resulted in injury or wrongful death you have a right to pursue compensation from the drunk driver.

While no sum of money can undo the damage caused by a drunk driver, it can provide for the financial security, essential after a serious injury or loss of a loved one. A personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit can provide you and your family with compensation for lost wages/lost income, medical expenses (or funeral expenses), pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of consortium, and other damages.

Additionally, we look not only to your immediate and short-term needs, but most importantly, toward the care we anticipate you will need for the rest of your life. During the course of your case, we consult with medical experts to detail the specific damages, and what that means to your future.

We then seek compensation for things such as:

+ Intensive care or nursing home care

+ Assisted living aides

+ Modifications to the home or vehicles

+ Wheelchairs, lifts and medical equipment

+ Psychiatric/psychological care

+ Lost earning capacity & vocational retraining

+ Pain and suffering

+ Lost enjoyment of life

Choosing the right attorney

At Phillips and Pelly, your needs come first.  Known and respected in the San Diego community for over 18 years, we are honest, empathetic, highly skilled San Diego drunk driver attorneys with a strong moral compass. As top rated catastrophic injury lawyers in San Diego we understand exactly how to navigate difficult claims, in order to gain the best possible outcome for you.

We take care of everything, including investigations, interviewing witnesses, aggressive negotiations with insurance companies, and exploring every avenue necessary to secure the maximum compensation you are owed. Our objective is to ensure that you and your family are provided for, to the best extent possible. Read more about us.

Schedule Your Free Case Evaluation now

One of the first things to do after a drunk driver injury accident, is to explore your legal options. If you’ve experienced an injury accident, take advantage of our Free Case Evaluation offer. One of our experienced drunk driver lawyers will listen to the circumstances of your accident, answer questions, and provide you with available legal options for your consideration.

If you decide to hire us, we will begin working immediately on your behalf to secure the maximum compensation to which you and/or your family are entitled under the law.

Call or Email us now (below) to talk to an attorney.

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What is your “No Fee Until We Win Guarantee”?

In a nutshell, our Clients are not responsible for attorney fees until we recover money on their behalf. Once a case settles, our fees are simply deducted from the settlement amount. Guaranteed. We believe that every Client deserves strong representation regardless of their financial circumstances. By basing attorney fees on a percentage of money recovered, we are able to offer every Client with a valid claim, the very best representation possible.

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Do I have a case? Find out now, it costs nothing.

Tell us about your accident and your injuries. An injury lawyer from our team will call and provide you with a Free Evaluation of your Case. If we can help, and you are unable to travel, we will come to your home, office or hospital. It’s easy – let’s get started.

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