Automobile Accident Attorneys in Tampa Shed Light on Florida’s Drunk Driving Laws
At the law firm of Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa, our automobile accident attorneys have more than 100 years of combined legal experience. If you or someone close to you has been hurt in an auto accident where drunk driving was a factor, we can help. Like in all other states, driving while under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or controlled substances in Florida comes with stiff penalties. Punishments can be severe even for first-time offenders, particularly if there was extensive property damage, injury, and/or loss of life. For those who are convicted of (or plead guilty to) multiple “DUIs” in the state of Florida, jail time is mandatory. And, for drivers under the age of 21 who have a blood alcohol content level of 0.02, their driver’s licenses are automatically suspended for a period of six months.
A conviction for drunk driving can also play a major role in a subsequent civil suit for damages. Just ask the automobile accident attorneys at Clark & Martino, P.A. Want to hold another party liable for the pain, expense, and long-term effects of your auto accident injuries? A criminal conviction is one of the single best pieces of evidence that you can use to win your case.
But, you will still need professional assistance. The automobile accident attorneys at Clark & Martino, P.A. in Tampa will help ensure that you get the highest possible level of compensation for your injuries. All of our partners are board-certified by The Florida Bar and have many favorable case results to their names.
Contact us today to schedule a consultation.