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How Our NYC Car Accident Lawyers Can Help Drunk Driving Accident Victims

Drunk driving is a serious crime, and it happens far too often. However, the driver may not be the only one responsible in the eyes of the law. If you or a loved one was injured by a drunk driver, it’s important to take the right steps to pursue legal action.

Our New York City car accident attorneys at The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., have been able to recover more than $300 million in settlements and verdicts for victims of negligence and wrongdoing over the past 30 plus years, and we continue to provide the highest level of representation to all of our clients.

Don’t wait to get the legal counsel you need. Contact The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. today.

New York’s Dram Shop Act

New York General Obligations Law 11-101, also known as the Dram Shop Act, states that an establishment can be held liable if it sells alcohol to anyone under the age of 21, a visibly intoxicated person, or a known habitual drunkard, who then cause an injury or damage to a person, property, means of support, or otherwise.

Having the right team by your side can do more than assist you in the legal process; it can help give you peace of mind. Our team of experienced car accident attorneys can help you understand everything you need to know. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can help get you the benefits you deserve.

NY General Obligations Law 11-100

Similar to the Dram Shop Act is New York General Obligations Law 11-100. It states that anyone who knowingly assists an underage person in getting drunk can be held liable if that person then causes injury or damage to a person, property, means of support, or otherwise while intoxicated.

Call us today at (212) 577-9325 to get in touch with one of our car accident attorneys!

If you or a loved one was injured or killed by a drunk driver, our New York City car accident lawyers are ready to help. Our offices are located in Manhattan, and we serve clients throughout New York City and beyond, such as Westchester, Staten Island, Long Island, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. Contact us today and let our award-winning team of lawyers provide you with insight and legal advice about your options.

Call our office at (212) 577-9325, or fill out a free case evaluation here.

More Than $300 Million In Verdicts & Settlements For Our Clients

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.'s team of NYC personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $300 million in verdicts and settlements for their clients. We understand the financial and emotional toll a serious accident can have on your life. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to maximizing your recovery and securing what you deserve.

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  • $5,461,000

    Woman sustained serious injuries in collision with truck. Jury verdict.

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    Case settled after verdict for $3,500,000
  • $1,800,000
    Plaintiff rear-ended another vehicle.
  • $1,250,000
    Settlement for woman passenger in car who injured her spine in one car accident.
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