No one should ever drive drunk, because alcohol greatly impairs a driver’s judgement and reaction time. In the state of Missouri, the legal limit for blood alcohol content is .08%, but commercial drivers are held to an even stricter standard. If you or a loved one has been injured due to a drunk truck driver, you deserve compensation. Reach out to Goldblatt + Singer for legal guidance and help.
A commercial truck driver can have no higher than a .04% blood alcohol content to be allowed to safely operate a vehicle. This is due to the elevated risk associated with drunk driving truck accidents. Due to the size, weight and speed of a large semi-truck, victims of drunk driving accidents are at a major disadvantage and can suffer injuries including:
Often times, without legal representation, insurance companies can offer low-ball settlements to try to quickly dispose of your case with adjusters sometimes even trying to get you to sign paperwork while you are still in the hospital. It’s important to know that you should not and do not have to sign anything for adjusters while you are still hospitalized.
In these situations, it is important to know that you are often entitled to much higher compensation than what they are offering. By retaining legal help, you will be able to receive the compensation that you deserve.
If you or a loved one experienced an injury because a truck driver drove under the influence, you need to contact a truck accident attorney at Goldblatt + Singer right away. We have provided outstanding representation to those in need since 1949 and have recovered over $400 million for our clients.
Speak with a highly experienced and dedicated St. Louis personal injury lawyer and schedule a free and confidential case evaluation now. Contact Goldblatt + Singer for skilled and knowledgeable legal representation.