A collision occurred when a drunk driver was traveling at a high speed and crashed. There was a passenger in car and he sustained serious injuries including multiple fractures and a mild traumatic brain injury.
Brain injuries can bring about some of the most debilitating results on a person imaginable. Such injuries can occur in car accidents. The results of such accidents and injuries can include permanent damage and a total change of their life. Paralysis, cognitive difficulties, headaches, neck aches, backaches, nerve damage and other injuries can manifest after a brain injury. If you or a loved have had an accident such as a car accident, slip and fall accident or any other type of incident that resulted in a brain injury, it is crucial that you Contact a Martin County Brain Injury Attorney from Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC., if you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury or believe that you may have suffered such an injury due to the reckless or negligent act of another person.
The two people in the car had just recently left a local restaurant where both of them were drinking. The driver's intoxication level was well above .08. The defendant tried to argue the passenger was more than 50% at fault because he chose to get into a car knowing the driver was intoxicated. A settlement of $2 million was agreed upon for the passenger.