Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer
If you or a loved one were the victim of a drunk driver, you are not helpless. According to Illinois law, "Every person who is injured within this State, in person or property, by any intoxicated person has a right of action in his or her own name." 235 ILCS 5/6-21.
You may have rights against the drunk driver. Additionally, you may even have rights against the person or business that provided the alcohol to the drunk driver. Under Illinois law, this type of liability is often known as "dram shop liability."
It is often said that the law does not favor those who slumber on their rights. If you have been a victim of a drunk driver, it is important that you contact an attorney immediately. Hurley McKenna & Mertz, P.C. has experience in bringing lawsuits against drunk drivers and against dram shops.
For a free consultation, contact Hurley McKenna & Mertz, P.C. at 312-553-4900 or fill out our on-line form to have a representative contact you.