Young Man Hospitalized in Texas DUI Crash
Karam Law Office obtained a confidential policy limits settlement for a driver that was seriously injured by a drunk driver. As a result of the incident, the driver had to be taken to the hospital. He suffered a concussion and other injuries to his ribs, lungs, chest, back, neck, and other parts of his body.
The incident occurred in Brazoria County, Texas. Karam Law Office is proud to have represented this young man and believes this positive result will help him get his life back in order.
Drunk Driving Statistics
Over 10,000 people are killed each year in drunk-driving crashes in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Texas has one of the highest rates of alcohol-related traffic fatalities in the country.
As reported by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Houston and Harris County routinely lead the state in crashes where a driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol. In 2019, there were 235 alcohol-related traffic accidents that resulted in suspected serious injuries in Harris County, which neighbors Brazoria.
Other startling drunk driving statistics from the TxDOT:
Despite a small population, in 2019, there were over 260 drunk-driving related crashes in Brazoria County.
- Drivers between the ages of 21-25 accounted for 22% of the total drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes.
- Over 30% of fatally injured drivers had a blood alcohol content of 0.08 or higher.
Injured in a Car Accident? Contact Our Office Today!
If you have been injured in a traffic-related accident, contact The Karam Law Office for a free consultation. Attorney Jacob Karam will fight hard to ensure that you receive a fair recovery in your case. Call (832) 376-6543 or fill out our online contact form to get started.