Drinking and driving can be a deadly combination. All throughout North Carolina it seems as though many residents know someone whose life has been permanently affected by the reckless conduct of someone who chose to drink alcohol and then get behind the wheel of a car. Drunk drivers create chaos and hazards with their unpredictable conduct and other serious risks of impairment.
From Thanksgiving through the start of 2017, many Charlotte residents find themselves attending a plethora of holiday parties through their professional and personal associations. Often, these events are designed to allow individuals to relax and have fun with the people they enjoy. Many involve the serving of food and alcohol to the attending guests.
Any vehicular collision carries with it the risk of severe injury or even death, not to mention the possibility of costly damage to the vehicles involved. In cases where one of the vehicles was a semi truck or eighteen-wheeler, the people inside the non-commercial are at substantially increased risk of injury or death.
North Carolina residents who are in a car crash can be injured or even killed. The problems faced by those affected by an auto accident can extend from medical costs and the inability to work to a family that has lost a loved one having to come to grips with the financial, personal and emotional aftermath of that reality. What can make these accidents worse is when a distracted driver causes them. Regardless of the reason, one of the most important factors in considering seeking compensation is the evidence that can be accrued by auto accident compensation attorneys.