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Drunk Driving Accident Injury Lawyers Albany Relies On

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“Don’t drink and drive.” It’s a virtue we all know from decades of trying to prevent tragedy. Yet many don’t take the message seriously.  

Even with strict DUI laws, people across the state choose to get behind the wheel after one or ten too many drinks. Per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 400 people are killed in Georgia DUI accidents in the average year–-and the number of people injured is much higher.

When clients come to us after they are injured by a driver under the influence, we understand the physical, financial, and emotional stress they’re experiencing. We’re here to relieve some of that burden. Let us minimize your stress and maximize the money in your pocket.

Committed to Fighting For You

When an DUI crash upends your life, a stressful battle for your financial compensation lies ahead. Fortunately, you don’t have to fight alone. Montlick takes charge of our clients’ cases and fights fiercely to put the maximum money in their pockets.

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The experience was great never called or email and didn't get a response they took care of my case ASAP didn't half to wait all year long like most law offices would definitely use them again Alyssa white did her thang
Attorney Matarrese and his team provided excellent legal services with my auto accident injury claim. Everyone was caring and focused on recovering my monetary losses. I am very satisfied with the outcome. I highly recommend Attorney Matarrese and his team.J Carter
I am pleased with the professional care, and concern I received. I will recommend Montick to anyone needing this type of service.
Cate Powell and her team was great in helping me with my case!!! I was the passenger in a 3 car accident. Got rear ended. They were very kind and patiently explained things that I didn’t understand. THANK YOU FOR ALL HELP!!!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!
Miss Powell over there at Montlick & Associates are amazing. And will always remember that if I need an attorney You are the one for me, again thank you for handling my case and getting me the justice I deserve, for what happened to me and what’s more amazing is you did it, in less than a year. Thank you and take care Attorney Miss Cate Powell,
Scott Patterson was extremely helpful in our settlement for a horrible car accident I was involved with, would definitely use him again if ever needed. His team is hands down very professional and helpful during the whole process. 10/10 would recommend.
I would like to thank Miss Paula Malano for assisting me with my case. She’s very professional,, and very caring for her clients. I would definitely recommend to anyone with legal issues to seek ( Montlic& Associates) for the best legal representation. Thanks again Miss Paula Malano.
I was in an auto accident in December and I contacted Montlick for representation and from day one they made me feel like my case was as important to them as it was to me. Amy and Cate was very polite, professional, well informed and easy to reach. This made me feel very comfortable with this firm. My case manager Amy was awesome, she was always quick to call me back when I needed to speak to her and she called me at least every two weeks to keep me posted on my case even if there wasn’t any developments. My attorney Cate Powell was also great to work with, she too kept me very well informed on my case every step of the way. Up to the very end when we closed my case, they both explained everything very clearly, and made sure that I was comfortable with everything I was signing and made me feel welcome and appreciated. I would highly recommend Montlick Law to anyone with a personal injury. They will take great care of you.
They treated me like i had a million dollar case the whole way. They were direct, competent, and thorough. I was very happy with the outcome have nothing to complain about. My dad used them several years ago, they took good care of him then to good care me this time.
Doing a review from friends phone.This is Danijel V.With that out of the way..Nives Juric is simply amazing. After my case was completed I walked her what is the maximum amount of stars I can leave her because being limited to only 5 does not seem to do her any justice.Professional, kind, caring, fast to respond to any questions or concerns one may have is just tip of the iceberg of what kind of service I personally have received from Nives Juric and her team Krystal.The amount of tenacity and effort that went into my case is unparalleled and comparable to none in a good way.Mrs.Juric is a phenomenal human being and a lawyer.Thank you for all the hard work and dedication I sincerely appreciate it.
The magnitude and depth of gratitude and appreciation for Nick Vocino and his assistant Amber Starks for the extraordinary, remarkable, inspiring, incredible, exceptional and exquisite work that they did for me when I got into a car crash is something I can never forget.I had just started working on my new Home Health Agency when my car was hit. I sustained some serious injuries in my knees, neck and back. That was a big blow to me .Right from the day I called Montlick and Associate and handed over my case to them ; They instantly became my new family: they showed genuine concern for my life; called me frequently to check on me and how my treatment was going.They encouraged me and wished me well when I was going for a surgery as a result of the injury I suffered due to the car crash. They were my fortress and they fought for me. They were timely with every information I needed to know about my case and the speed of communication is beyond imagination.My settlement was a dream come true and it was settled faster than I expected. Don’t even think twice about retaining Montlick and Associates whenever you get involved in any accident.Nick Vocino and Amber Starks are Angels in human form. They are full of compassion, empathy , respect ,resilience and yet they are super talented, professional, knowledgeable and overall astute in their work. I say this in all honesty and seriousness: Montlick and Associates have been a mammoth blessing to my life. May they continue to grow from strength to strength.
Douglas Glosser is our attorney and I couldn’t be happier with the communication and kindness from everyone in his office, their diligence and the care they put in to my family’s case.
Had wonderful experience with Montlick Injury Attorneys and would recommend them to anyone needing assistance. They took care of everything and kept me informed every step of the way.
Attorney Jason Saltzman and his assistant Kris Brown did an exceptional job working my case. From beginning to end they were very caring about my injuries and concerns. They responded to all my calls, text and emails in a timely fashion and never seem to have an issue with all my questions, and I had many. Because of their obvious honesty, I decided that I could trust them to handle my business and decided to utilize patience. Although there were times that I wondered what was going on, was convinced that they had my best interest in mind. Kris made sure that she requested any and all documents and information they needed and followed up with me if needed. I would recommend this team at Motlick and Associates to anyone who may find themself in a situation like mine and have to endure the pain, suffering and injuries that I endured. At the end of the day I believe they did the best they could on my behalf. Although I am still experiencing the after effects of my surgery. I fell a since of relief from the outcome my team was able to achieve. Thank you Attorney Saltzman and Kris Brown.
I had an overwhelmingly positive experience with Montlick from start to finish. I know for a fact that I would have had so much more pain and stress if it weren't for their handling of my case. Alyssa White and Antonia Morris handled everything with expert care. They were very communicative as well - any time I had a question it was answered immediately. I am so glad I made the right decision to call them when I needed help. I cannot recommend them enough!
Honestly, at the first moment I wasn't going to go with Montlick & Associates, I was with another lawyer that didn't put my needs 1st 😒, I said ha forget that I'm going with Montlick Law Firm and I called and the first thing the Associate said is how you doing 😊 it made me feel so comfortable with them, I didn't have to do anything they handled all the work and made sure they took care of me in the end. I'm happy and will just say that you would be too if you decided to go with Montlick law firm!! #MontlickLawFirm #JusticeServed #ClientLove
Attorney Cate Powell and Team Amy Jones are the best ever ❤️ they truly care about my husband and I .
This was my first experience with an attorney but couldn’t imagine my case going any smoother from start to finish. Montlick & Associates took great care of me and I definitely recommend.
This is by far the absolute best Law Firm in Atlanta, Georgia. My attorney, Nick Vocino, who’s extremely brilliant, exceptionally professional, knowledgeable, efficient, effective, and prompt has handled two car accident cases for me resulting in very favorable outcomes. Nick Vocino and his staff possess the right combination of skills that you can trust to get the very best results. This firm has earned my most fervent and enthusiastic recommendation.
On Oct 30, 2022, I was in a Hit and Run Accident in Lagrange GA. by a non-insured motorist, Not naming the 3 previous law firms that totally almost ruined my chances in getting things doing and helping me through my nightmare. a year head almost went by feeling like i was the perpetrator and not the victim of a hit and run. I never been in any car accident of this multitude. I was so lost, had not guidance of what to do and how to do it right. Never even got to talk to any of the previous attorneys that claim they help people after a car accident. I had sunk into deep depression. As a retired Veteran that suffer from PTSD and Paranoia when i had to drive, I was so scared and afraid to the point I had other drivers around me wondering if i was a safe driver. until one night i was watch TV after praying to God to please send me an Angle to help me that's when Montlick & Associates commercial came on it was. I set up in my bed and knew if I wanted real help and be able to talk with an Attorney on my case and not some injury firm Secretary. I need to call right away cause time head already been wasted, fighting with the last three injury law firms. Mrs. Neives was my Angle along with everyone at Montlick I felt like not only did I have an Attorney but i also had an after Accident Mental Therapist she insured me that she would get everything back on the right track. and rewrite all the wrongs and make them right. not one time did i every had to call for any updates. if there was anything she needed answers to I was contact by her or someone on her team by email or phone call. the Only thing i regrate is not calling Monlick & Associates when the Hit and Run first Accrued from the Hospital. my story goes out to everyone who may find themselves in the same situation. Yes, there is a lot of an injury law firms out there but I will bet my bottom dollar that you will not talk to nor know who your attorney is and be kept updated about your cause if you're not a client of Montlick & Associates. I thank my Heavenly Father for everyone at Montlick & Associates
I'd recommend using Montlick and Associates. They are professional and I felt that I was treated fairly after I was assigned a new attorney. Patrick was extremely knowledgeable and clearly explained his plan of action and it he took care of everything.
Doug handled my son's car accident with care and patience. He kept us well-informed.
Montlick Injury Attorneys (Scott M. Patterson) and Staff (Sarah / Tamia) were very professional, thoughtful, caring, transparent, and work extremely hard to reach the best injury settlement outcome for our case. Thank you!
Caring, professional and thorough. They go above and beyond to make sure your well being is taken care of first. Both Douglas and Gia are a team that cannot be matched by any other firm. They call you within the first week to let you know they take their job very serious without any form of arrogance. Thank you for representing me and my child! I'm a client for life!
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Albany Drunk Driving Accident Victims Deserve Justice 

Our Expertise is Your Path Forward

Montlick has tirelessly represented people injured or killed by drunk drivers for more than 40 years. We know how to demand justice–and WIN.

We Treat Your Case as If It Was Our Own

We understand it’s not just a case–it’s your life. That’s why our legal teams promptly return phone calls, answer your questions, and keep you informed on the status of your case.

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  • Communicate compassionately and frequently
  • Work in your best interest
  • Fight for what’s right, not what’s easy
  • Act with integrity
Albany Drunk Driver Crash Injury Law Firm

One Drunk Driver Can Change Your Life 

Driving under the influence is a terrible crime.

At Montlick, we understand the emotional and physical turmoil that follows a drunk-driving car accident. After decades of representing innocent people injured by reckless drunk drivers, we know that the road to healing is filled with mounting medical bills, lost wages, physical wounds, and emotional scars that linger long after the incident.

When someone else’s irresponsible decision upends your life, you shouldn’t have to shoulder the burdens alone. Your time is best spent focusing on your physical and emotional recovery. You can trust that our attorneys handle all aspects of your case diligently and fully, so you can focus on healing. We have secured billions of dollars in compensation for our personal injury clients and are ready to help you too.

Lawyers for Car Crash Victims Injured by Drunk Drivers

Driving Drunk Is a Crime

In Georgia, drunk driving is a serious offense. Per Georgia law:

  • A person must not drive or have physical control of any moving vehicle after consuming alcohol to the point of intoxication.
  • Operating a vehicle while under the influence of any drug that impairs driving ability is prohibited.
  • It is not permitted for any person to drive with a blood alcohol concentration limit of 0.08 grams at any time within three hours of operating the vehicle.
  • A commercial driver’s license (CDL) holder cannot drive a commercial motor vehicle with 0.04 percent or more BAC in their blood, breath, or urine.

There for you since 1984

We’ve helped countless people just like you in the wake of a drunk driving accident. Let us take the burden off your shoulders.

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The Clock Is Ticking for Your Injury Claim

In Albany, Georgia, you generally have only two years from the date of your car accident to file a lawsuit against the drunk driver, but there are exceptions making the timeframe shorter or longer. The best thing you can do is call Montlick today—an attorney will evaluate your case and advise you on your legal options.

Proving Fault in Your Case

Georgia law enforcement can find someone guilty of drunk driving in two ways:

1. A member of law enforcement observes that a driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs while using the road.

2. A person’s chemical test result reveals a blood alcohol content (BAC) of:

    • 0.08% or more (for a driver over 21 years old)
    • 0.02% or higher (if the driver is under 21 years old)
    • 0.04% or more for someone driving a commercial vehicle.

An experienced personal injury attorney will be able to investigate your unique situation and could find additional avenues to prove fault.

Understanding Georgia Dram Shop Laws

Georgia’s Dram Shop Law states that a business selling alcohol can be held liable for damages caused by their customers if they were over-served alcohol and injured someone. This law allows the injured person to pursue compensation from the business for any damages caused by the intoxicated person.

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What to Do After a Drunk Driving Accident

The moments after a collision with a drunk driver are critical. If you are alert and can safely do so, follow these directives to help both your health and your eventual claim:

  • Call 911 and do not leave the scene until they arrive. While you wait, check for any injuries to yourself or other passengers, or damage to your vehicle.
  • Photograph the scene as much as you can from all angles. Save the photos for your attorney.
  • Exchange information with the other driver and get contact information from any witnesses present. These witnesses could offer testimonies that strengthen your case.
  • Even if you believe your injuries are negligible, get checked by a medical professional. There’s a chance your injuries may not be external or immediately visible. Put your safety first and ensure that a doctor thoroughly examines you.
  • A drunk driving accident also causes emotional damage. Remember, your mental health matters too. Seek any counseling services you may need.
  • Contact a Montlick personal injury lawyer

Frequently Asked Questions

All Questions, Answered.

What Are Georgia Deadlines for Filing Car Accident Insurance Claims & Lawsuits?
For personal injury claims resulting from a car accident, the statute of limitations in Georgia is usually two years from the date of the accident. This means you would have two years to file a lawsuit against the responsible party/parties. Failure to file within this time frame could result in the loss of your right to seek compensation for your injuries. The statutes of limitations can vary depending on the jurisdiction of the accident.
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What are punitive damages?
Punitive damages, also known as exemplary damages, are a type of damages awarded in a civil lawsuit, intended to punish the defendant for their wrongful conduct and deter them and others from engaging in similar conduct in the future.
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If the accident wasn’t my fault, do I need a lawyer?
You should never sign anything or talk to representatives from the insurance company until you have obtained advice from an experienced auto accident lawyer who can help you level the playing field.
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What are Dram Shop laws?
Dram shop laws refer to the body of laws that govern the liability of businesses that serve alcohol to customers.
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Helping Drunk Driver Accident Victims in Albany, GA and Beyond

We Service the Following Areas:

Leesburg (31763)

Dawson (39842)

Sasser (39885)

Putney (31782)

Baconton (31716)

Newton (39870)

Smithville (31787)

Bronwood (39826)

National Drunk Driver Accident Attorney

Because we can’t stop accidents from happening, we do what we can to help minimize their long-term impact. We put more money in your pocket, where it belongs.