Did you know that nearly 30 people die every day in auto accidents involving drunk drivers? According to the CDC, such crashes cost the country more than $51 billion each year. In South Carolina specifically, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in only one year, 315 individuals were killed in traffic accidents caused by alcohol-impaired drivers.

If you or someone you love was one of this year's DUI accident victims, turn to John Price Law Firm, LLC. We provide compassionate yet appropriately aggressive representation to injured individuals throughout South Carolina. We also pursue maximum compensation for families in wrongful death cases. You can count on our Charleston lawyers to be diligent advocates for you.

Types Of Compensation In Drunk Driving Accidents

Victims of drunk driving accidents may be eligible for several different types of compensation. Compensatory damages are available to cover lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering, loss of companionship and other losses.

Punitive damages, on the other hand, may be awarded to the victim in addition to compensatory damages. They are intended as a financial punishment to the wrongdoer. In South Carolina, there is a $500,000 cap on most punitive damages. However, in drunk driving cases, this cap does not apply. There is no limit on how much extra money you may be able to receive.

Former Prosecutor Now Fighting For DUI Victims

Founding attorney John Price is a former state prosecutor who has prosecuted numerous drunk drivers and habitual traffic offenders. Now, he puts his 25-plus years of trial experience to work for DUI accident victims. Instead of placing DUI offenders behind bars, he now fights for the money victims need to recover and move forward with life.

Contact John Price Law Firm, LLC, to arrange a free initial consultation. Call us at 843-552-6011 or send us an email.

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