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Drunk Driving

Our Ohio attorneys demand justice

The dangers of drinking and driving have been well documented for decades. That’s why drunk driving accidents are so frustrating. Drivers know better than to drink and drive. Even so, some drivers ignore such warnings and cause serious car accidents while under the influence of alcohol.

If you or a loved one was injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver in Ohio, you deserve to be compensated for your crash. You deserve to have your injuries taken seriously. You deserve the top-notch legal team of Merriman Legal, LLC.

Located in Cleveland and serving the legal needs of accident victims throughout the state, our experienced Ohio drunk driving accident attorneys can help you every step of the way. We thoroughly understand the state’s laws and know what needs to be done to demand justice.

What you should do

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver, we strongly urge you to take the following steps:

  • Call the police and tell them a drunk driver has caused your crash.
  • Ask the emergency dispatcher to send an ambulance.
  • Make sure you have a medical professional evaluate you.
  • Write down what type of test the police officer administers to determine if other driver is legally drunk.
  • Contact our law firm as soon as possible. We can help you with every step from here.

How we can help

As your attorney, we can contact the police and ask for a copy of the official accident report. This report should document what tests were given to determine if the other driver was legally intoxicated. The official accident report should also state whether the other driver was drunk.

But that’s only the beginning of what we can do for you. The hardest part of our job often involves convincing the other driver’s insurance company to fully compensate you for your accident. In many cases, many insurance companies do everything they can to reduce or deny accident claims altogether.

Insurance companies don’t intimidate us. We know how to negotiate with them. And if they refuse to cooperate, we’re prepared to take them to court and file a lawsuit against them on your behalf. That’s why it’s critical that you contact us as soon as possible. The sooner we can get to work on your case, the sooner we can help you get your life back on track.

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