Drunk Driving Boynton Beach

Head On Collision Most South Florida residents take driving for granted. Traveling to or from Boynton Beach often requires getting in a vehicle to transit around the area or to travel between Boynton and surrounding areas such as West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, or Boynton Beach.

However, the risk of driving goes up dramatically when an intoxicated or otherwise impaired driver is on the road. Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) significantly increases the chances of an accident. Anyone in Boynton Beach, Florida, who has suffered from a driver operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol should call the legal team at Frankl & Kominsky for help.

Drunk Driving Statistics

Statistics show that any driver who is operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol increase the risk for an accident. Boynton Beach drivers, pedestrians, property owners, motorcycle riders, and bicycle riders, are all at a much higher risk of injury or even death when they are on the road with a drunk driver.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there is one alcohol or drug-related crash in the United States every 53 minutes. 28 people die every day as a result of drunk driving accidents. Every adult in the United States is impacted by drunk driving; drunk driving costs each adult in the United States almost $800 per year.

In 2015, approximately 29% of all traffic related deaths in the United States were attributed to alcohol-use. That same year, 1.1 million people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics.

Boynton Beach is located in Palm Beach County, Florida. In Florida alone, more than 20,000 accidents a year are attributed to drunk drivers. In Palm Beach County, of the 13,398 accidents a year, 1,715 are attributed to alcohol. 62 of the 151 traffic fatalities in Palm Beach County are attributed to drivers using alcohol.

Legal Help to Prove Liability in a DUI Case

The attorneys at Frankl & Kominsky have represented numerous Boynton Beach residents and visitors hurt by drunk drivers or drivers operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Our lawyers understand the complex nature of drunk driving cases in Florida and know the information you need to prove your case. For example, in Florida, the plaintiff must show that the driver was legally intoxicated at the time of the accident to recoup damages. Under Florida statute, the driver must have had a blood alcohol level, or BAC, of .08 or higher if they are over the age of 21, and a BAC of .02 or higher if they are under 21.

Proving this fact is crucial to a successful case. Victims of drunk drivers in Boynton can suffer medical bills, disability, lost wages, or even funeral expenses. Our lawyers work hard to get the compensation you deserve, and will hold the culprits accountable.

If you or a loved one were the victim of a drunk driver, call us at (855) 800-8000 or fill out our online form. We will review your specific situation and discuss the legal options available to you. We serve clients in South Florida communities such as Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Lake Worth, and Palm Beach Gardens. We are fluent in Spanish and Creole.

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