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Drugged Driving Accidents

Aggressive representation from an experienced Nashville attorney

If you suffered injuries in a car accident with a drugged driver, you may be able to seek damages. Recovering compensation can be a complicated process. That’s why you need an experienced Nashville car accident lawyer who knows how to get results. The Law Office of Eric Beasley has been fighting for the injured for more than 20 years.

Attorney Eric Beasley knows what it takes to win. He’s not afraid of tough cases and is not intimidated by insurance company tactics designed to minimize your claim and pay you less. There’s a reason he continues to get referrals from former clients and fellow attorneys. He has a long track record of success.

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    Holding negligent drivers accountable

    Impaired driving accidents are not always caused by drivers who are drunk. In many cases, a driver was impaired due to the use of prescription or illicit drugs. Drugged driving accidents typically arise when a person ingests drugs that depletes his or her judgment and ability to react.

    Drugs include not only illicit drugs, such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, and marijuana, but also controlled substances and prescription drugs, such as sleep aids and benzodiazepines. Many over the counter drugs, such as allergy and cough medicine, can impair a driver’s ability to operate a vehicle safely, as well.

    Accidents caused by drug-impaired drivers can often be catastrophic, resulting in serious injuries or even death. Victims may need surgery, hospitalization, medication, physical therapy and home health care. Recovering from their injuries may take months or even longer. Some are left with a permanent disability.

    Recovering compensation after being injured in an accident caused by a drugged driver may be difficult. The driver may deny any drug use and refuse to accept responsibility. Don’t expect much help from the insurance company. They are not on your side. They are only interested in paying you as little as possible.

    Hard work that gets the results you need

    Our legal team can investigate your accident to get the facts. We carefully review accident reports, medical records and other documentation. We gather evidence, including any photos or video evidence. We identify witnesses and interview them about what they saw. If needed, we consult accident reconstructionist experts and other specialists.

    We also determine the total damages you have suffered and demand compensation. These damages include the cost of any medical treatment you needed to undergo for your injuries, as well as the cost of any treatment you will need in the future. You may also be awarded lost wages if your injuries rendered you unable to work. You may also be able to recover damages for the pain and suffering caused by your injuries.

    Attorney Beasley puts in the work required to build a strong case that insurance companies must take seriously. He does not quit until he resolves your case in a way that meets your needs – either through a negotiated settlement or jury verdict.

    If you were hurt in an accident caused by a drugged driver, learn more about how we can help. Contact us to schedule a free consultation.

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