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Drunk Driver Accidents


It is estimated that 1 out of every 5 Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related accident at some point in their lifetime. If you or someone you know becomes part of this statistic call the Rayburn Law Office for a free consultation, we can help. Our office has handled numerous injury claims, involving impaired individuals, resulting in some very substantial awards for those injured. When alcohol or drugs are involved in an injury case, awards can often be enhanced. You should always contact an experienced professional like the attorneys at the Rayburn Law Office to help you ensure the best possible outcome to your case.

Under Oregon's Dram Shop law, a bartender, waiter or store clerk serving or selling alcohol, to anyone who appears to be visibly impaired, can be held liable for those damages later caused by the impaired individual. Impairment does not only have to be from alcohol, prescription, over-the-counter and illegal drugs in a person's system may also subject them to the Dram Shop laws. When injury strikes at the hands of an impaired individual, you owe it to yourself to seek out an experienced professional to help you get the recovery you deserve. Contact the Rayburn Law Office if you have questions or would like to speak to an attorney regarding an accident involving an impaired individual.

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Representative Case

The Rayburn Law Office represented a woman injured in a head-on collision caused when a drunk driver crossed the center line of a highway causing severe injuries to our client. The drunk driver had only minimal insurance limits. We were able to uncover information that the drunk driver was over served alcohol by a tavern. With this information, we were able to obtain a policy limits settlement from the drunk drivers insurance and a policy limit recovery under a "dram shop" claim against the tavern. This provided a recovery to our client that covered our clients medical, wage loss and emotional distress damages.