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Drugged Driving Accidents

Wilmington Delaware Drugged Driving Accident Lawyer

Drug Induced Car Accident Attorneys Delaware

Today, the use, misuse & abuse of prescription & illegal drugs is more prevalent than ever. Prescription drugs can be commonly prescribed for a plethora of ailments, syndromes & disorders such as: Insomnia, Depression, Anxiety Disorders and Pain Management among others. With the astronomical rise in the use of prescribed drugs in our society there is also a rise in Drugged Driving Accidents. These are accidents involving illegal or prescription narcotics instead of alcohol. Despite the fact that prescriptions warn users not to drive or operate machinery while taking medication people ignore the warning. In addition, the use of recreational drugs while operating a motor vehicle is ever increasing in our society. You can be badly injured in a Narcotics Induced DUI Accident without the negligent driver having consumed any alcohol. Having practiced Personal Injury Law for over 3 decades in Delaware, Mr. Bailey is completely qualified to represent those injured in non alcohol related DUI accidents.  If you have been injured in a non-alcohol related DUI accident please call The Bailey Law Firm at 302-658-5686. Or, click here to email Mr. Bailey.

Common Drugs Associated With Drugged Driving Accidents

Prescription drugs that alter ones mental state are often involved in drugged driving accidents in Delaware. Many of these medications are used, abused and misused to relieve or kill pain, induce sleep, relieve anxiety as well as relax tense or strained muscles. Common brand names of these drugs are Percocet, Oxycodone, OxyContin, Vicodin, Norcos, Xanax, Valium, Ambien, Lunesta, Phenergan & Flexoril among others. Illegal street or recreational drugs often seen in non-alcohol related driving accidents are Cocaine, Crack Cocaine, Ecstasy, Marijuana, Hashish, Heroin, Crystal Meth and various hallucinogens.

Types of Injuries Sustained in Drugged Driving Accidents

Drugged driving accidents can induce a plethora of injuries depending on various factors such as angle of accident, speed at impact and where in the car you were situated. Commonly, injuries to the soft tissue areas, joints & ligaments and bone fractures are sustained in auto accidents. Drugged Driving Accidents occurring at high rates of speed or those involving larger vehicles can result in more severe injuries such as those to the Central Nervous System (CNS). The CNS includes head, brain, neck and spinal cord. Wrongful death can also be the end result of a drugged driving accident.

Helping You Navigate Through the Personal Injury Lawsuit Process

Being injured in a Drugged Driving case can be a very stressful, time consuming and complicated legal battle. Delaware Auto Accident Attorney James F. Bailey is well equipped to handle your Drugged Driving Accident case.  Being a skilled Drugged Driving Accident Lawyer involves examining evidence, accident scene and medical history. Determining whether or not the medications are legally prescribed is an important factor. In addition, Mr. Bailey and his staff will work tirelessly to demonstrate if the prescribed drug was taken at the prescribed, therapeutic level or above. Related to drugged driving cases are cases where the driver did not take medication prescribed to keep the driver from having an Epileptic seizure or another form of seizure. The driver and the prescribing doctor may be liable for a personal injury accident caused by not taking the medication or by failing to prescribe it when the doctor knew the patient might have a seizure while driving a motor vehicle.

Call A Skilled Delaware Drugged Driving Accident Lawyer

Call The Bailey Law Firm regarding your Drug Induced Auto Accident. Mr. Bailey can be reached at 302-658-5686. Or, click here to email the firm. Mr. Bailey and his staff handle all types of auto accidents on all Delaware roadways, highways & interstates. This includes I-95, I-295, I-495, Route 1, Route 13, Route 113, Route 40, Route 2 and Route 4 among others.