If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a drunk driving auto accident, are represented by an attorney, and experiencing financial hardship, you may be eligible for lawsuit funding. If you qualify, Lawsuit Financial, a leader in the legal funding industry, may be able to provide a lawsuit cash advance within in 24 – 48 hours..
The families of two 17-year-old teens killed in an auto accident in December 2012 have filed lawsuits against the driver accused of causing the accident. The lawsuits allege that the man was driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs when the accident occurred. The suit names the driver’s mother alleging “negligence, recklessness and conscious disregard” because she knew about her son’s lengthy record of speeding tickets and accidents, yet still let him drive her vehicle.
Additional defendants are a Koto Japanese Restaurant, waiter, and bartender alleging that the man was already visibly intoxicated when he was served three double gin and tonics within the hour and that the accident occurred minutes after he left the restaurant.
Under the Dram Shop Act, a vast majority of states allow victims of drunk driving accidents (or their families) to hold restaurants and bars accountable for serious injuries or death caused by an intoxicated patron if the establishment knew, or should have known, the customer was intoxicated – a fuzzy test in application. These laws exist to ensure the public safety by making sure that alcohol-serving establishments are liable in their involvement with customers and their sale of alcohol. When these businesses are driven by profits and neglect to oversee their patron’s alcohol consumption, they can be held partially responsible for the negligence of the patron’s drunk driving accident.
Both families have stated the lawsuits are not about the money, but accountability. They plan to donate whatever settlement is reached to a fund set up in honor of their children to benefit others. Their attorneys do not expect a jury trial earlier than 18 months.
Reports confirm that at the time of the accident, the negligent driver was travelling at roughly 80 mph and had 8.4 nanograms/milliliter of active byproduct of marijuana THC in his blood stream, an extremely high quantity. Witnesses to the accident told police that the man never applied his brakes before impact. In September 2013, the 24-year-old man admitted he was drunk, speeding and text-messaging when he smashed his Ford Explorer carrying the two deceased teens and two other teenagers who were seriously injured and also filed lawsuits.
By the time these families are able to see the settlement of their lawsuits, they may have medical bills, funeral expenses, and other bills piled up. At this difficult time, they may need financial assistance until their case settles. Lawsuit funding is a means of obtaining fast cash when plaintiffs have no where else to turn. With a lawsuit cash advance, they can have peace of mind that comes from the assurance that the bills are paid and daily needs are met.
Lawsuit Financial is a reputable legal finance company. We help victims regain control of their lives and their finances while their attorney focuses on strengthening their case to obtain the compensation justly deserved. Since lawsuit funding is based on the merit of the case, credit and employment are irrelevant. There are no upfront fees or monthly payments, and the cash advance is only repaid if, and when the case successfully settles.
It is easy to apply for lawsuit funding either online or by phone. If approved, the cash advance can be available in as little as 24 hours. If you have been in a drunk driving auto accident and experiencing financial hardship, contact Lawsuit Financial for a “staying power” advantage, so you can fight for justice and the compensation you deserve.