Car accidents are one of the leading causes of accidental death in the United States, and the act of operating a motor vehicle requires taking on responsibility for the safety of those around you by ensuring that the actions you take behind the wheel do not imperil others. Some drivers disregard this obligation by getting behind the wheel drunk, leading to devastating accidents which can leave victims severely injured and faced with overwhelming medical expenses.
At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® our legal team is dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients, and can help you to seek compensation for your medical expenses and other losses in the event of an injury caused by a drunk driver. To learn more about your rights and options, call a Sheboygan OWI accident attorney today at (920) 459-8000.
A driver is guilty of an OWI in Wisconsin whenever they operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, a controlled substance, or any combination of the 2 which impairs them to a degree that they are unable to drive safely. These guidelines are in addition to the .08% BAC guidelines that most other states adhere to for DWI testing. Intoxication causes impairment to all of the following driving abilities:
The results of such impairment can be disastrous for other motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, or vehicle passengers. Legal action through the civil justice system can ensure that an intoxicated driver is held accountable and that your interests are protected.
If you have suffered an injury in a car wreck caused by an intoxicated driver, you should never be forced to pay the medical expenses and other costs associated with the event. For a free consultation with an experienced Sheboygan OWI lawyer, call Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at (920) 459-8000.