If you have been injured in an accident with an intoxicated driver in Boise or anywhere else in Idaho, it is critical to preserve your claim against all responsible parties. As described in more detail below, there may be short legal deadlines for your drunk driving injury claim, and if you miss your deadline, you may lose your right to recover compensation from liable parties.
At Tillmann Law, we have experience handling intoxicated driver injury claims, and we know that time is of the essence when you are pursuing maximum compensation. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a drunk driving accident, our attorneys can help. Contact our office to schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal recovery options.
Everyone knows that it is illegal and dangerous to drive while intoxicated. Depending on the facts of your case, the drunk driver who caused your accident and anyone else whose fault caused or contributed to your accident might be liable for your injuries and damages. Idaho law provides that under some circumstances, individuals and entities who provided alcohol to a drunk driver may be responsible for resulting injuries and damages.
In general, under Idaho law, a person or entity who provided alcohol to someone that they knew or should have known was under the legal drinking age may be liable in a personal injury claim. Alcohol providers may also be responsible for furnishing or selling alcohol to someone that they knew, or should have known, was intoxicated at the time.
To protect and preserve your right to pursue compensation from all responsible parties, you must file certain legal documents before the applicable deadline, known as the statute of limitations. Under many circumstances, you have two years to file a personal injury claim. However, there are exceptions, and you might have a shorter deadline to notify specific parties about your claim. For example, you have 180 days to provide notice of your claim to a person or entity who provided alcohol to the drunk driver.
Attorneys at Tillmann Law represent clients who have been injured in drunk driving accidents, and they understand that your monetary recovery is critical for your physical and financial well-being. We will exercise all of your legal recovery options against every responsible party to pursue maximum compensation for your losses. Contact our office online or by calling (503) 683-8113 to speak with a law firm representative today.