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Car Accidents Caused by DWI Drivers

If you have been injured by a drunk driver or someone driving under the influence contact us today. DWI drivers in Sonoma County and surrounding counties often travel at high rates of speed or cause wrong way accidents, intersection accidents, rear-enders and more. An experienced car accident lawyer will obtain for you the maximum amount of compensation you have coming for your injuries sustained in the accident and future obstacles, medical bills, suffering, and loss of work.

We often represent residents of the following counties:

  • Lake County
  • Colusa County
  • Shasta County
  • Yuba County
  • Sutter County
  • Napa County
  • Sonoma County
  • Marin County
  • Vallejo County

Wikipedia defines driving under the influence (DUI), also known as driving while intoxicated (DWI), as the crime of driving a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (even prescription drugs), to a level that renders the driver incapable of operating a motor vehicle safely.

Criminal penalties for drunk drivers vary greatly from state to state. Sometimes underage drivers drive while intoxicated. California penalties for an underage DWI drivers result in vehicle impoundment for 30 days, fines up to $1,000, and license suspension for 1 year (source).

A DUI or DWI driver does not have to be charged criminally for you to have a case. If you were the victim in any accident it is important for you to know your rights. Call us today for free advice and a case evaluation.

As mentioned above, we represent clients in many counties. In Sonoma County one of the larger cities with many DWIs is Santa Rosa. Petaluma, Sebastopol, and Cotai are other cities in Sonoma where DWIs occur. We do represent clients in all of Northern California.