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Winter Haven DUI Accident Lawyer

A car accident with an impaired or drunk driver can change your life in an instant and leave you wondering where to turn for help.

The lawyers at Moody Law, P.A., serving Winter Haven, FL, can pursue justice on your behalf if you have been injured in a DUI accident.

Our drunk driving accident lawyers can advocate for your rights and help you secure just compensation for your personal injury...

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Michael Gore

2021

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Moody Law has been one of Best experience i have had with a Law Firm. They are down to earth and kept contact through out my case letting me know every step. I highly recommend them. If I ever need them again im most certainly calling them again.

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Valerie Barnett

2020

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The people at Moody Law are awesome! They are always there for YOU! They are very helpful and prompt in answering your questions and concerns. Mr. Moody is a great lawyer and he will represent you diligently and professionally.

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Paigeann Zanay

2020

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This is one of the most beautiful, exciting and welcoming office I have ever visit. I was greeted with open arms and a smile. When you are injured and feeling uneasy, this is the response you want to aide you on you legal journey and recovery. I recommend this firm they're outstanding, with that down home feeling.

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Angel Ayala

2020

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Absolutely wonderful staff! Especially my attorney, Mr. Moody! They were exceptionally helpful and were there to meet all my needs. Definitely would recommend to friends and family!

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Damages that Can Result From an Accident with a Drunk Driver

If you or a loved one have been in a car accident with a drunk driver, you have a right to pursue a number of damages including property and punitive damages in a civil suit. Other types of damages our Winter Haven, FL, clients can pursue include:
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Physical Injuries

Any type of injury sustained in an accident with a drunk driver, no matter how seemingly minor at the time, can have a lasting impact. Not all long-term injuries are evident right away so our lawyers will take care to evaluate the ongoing effects of the drunk driving accident.

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Medical Expenses

Any medical bills associated with your car accident including future expenses related to an injury sustained in the incident are the responsibility of the drunk driver. Your attorney will include all medical treatment that resulted from your injury in your claim so that you can fully recover.

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Pain and Suffering

A severe injury caused by a drunk driver can cause lasting pain that may take a long time to subside. In some cases, it may never go away. Part of achieving just compensation for our clients is to be sure the pain and suffering you have endured, whether physical or emotional, is accounted for in your DUI accident case.

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Rehabilitation

When injuries require extensive physical therapy and rehabilitation in order to get better, these associated expenses need to be factored into your overall settlement. Your lawyer will work with medical experts to determine fair compensation in order to cover any expenses related to rehabilitation.

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Lost Wages

When injuries are severe enough to cause you to miss work, you may not be able to provide for yourself or your family. Our accident attorneys understand the stress involved in lost income when bills are due, and will work tirelessly to recover damages to cover any lost wages you have suffered.

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Loss of Earning Capacity

In some cases, injuries sustained in an accident with a drunk driver are so severe, the victim is permanently unable to return to work. In such cases, our law firm will build a case that can cover a lifetime of lost wages.

Florida Dram Shop Law

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Forty-three states have some sort of dram shop law. These statutes are meant to hold third parties responsible if they have served alcohol to someone who is already intoxicated, who then causes an accident while drunk driving. Unique to Florida, Statute 768.125 holds any person who sells alcohol to an underage individual liable for any drunk driving accidents or injuries caused by that individual while in their intoxicated state. Additionally, the same responsibility falls on any person who knowingly sells alcohol to someone who is "habitually addicted to the use of any or all alcoholic beverages."

If you have been involved in an incident with an underage drunk driver, or someone with a known drinking problem, your attorney will investigate if your case qualifies for dram shop damages. Our drunk driving accident lawyers strive to provide each client with the highest possible settlement to ensure justice is served. Our law firm has the resources to pursue any and all claims relevant to your case, including those provided by the Florida dram shop law.

Daniel D. Moody, J.D., B.C.S.

Moody Law, P.A.

Moody Law was founded by Daniel D. Moody for the sole and exclusive purpose of representing the injured. Our main office is centrally located next to the Polk County Courthouse in Bartow, FL, serving Lakeland, Winter Haven, and all the other communities of Polk County.  Some of Mr. Moody’s honors, memberships, and associations include:

  • The Florida Bar Board Certification – Civil Trial Specialist
  • AV PREEMINENT Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings
  • Life-member Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Best Attorneys of America – Rue Rating Lifetime Charter Member
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers

To schedule a free, no-obligation consultation, contact us online or call (863) 733-9090

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“Our experience with Moody Law has been awesome, from the first day of calling and talking with the front desk staff and meeting with everyone through the hold process, everyone has been helpful in helping us to resolve this matter.”

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