The Las Vegas Review Journal is reporting that three Las Vegas high school students from Centennial High School were killed by a drunk driver in a car accident overnight on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. The Las Vegas students were stopped at an intersection when the car they were in was struck by an allegedly drunk driver named as Bani Duarte. According to the report, Duarte was taken in to custody for vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving under the influence causing injury.
This horrible tragedy is a reminder of the importance of carrying high limit under insured motorist coverage and uninsured motorist coverage. The allegedly drunk driver will likely not have enough insurance to cover the damages caused by the car crash, including wrongful death claims. Having high under insured motorist coverage and uninsured motorist coverage will help a Las Vegas Personal Injury attorney make sure you get as much compensation as possible if you are injured by a drunk driver.
Drunk drivers cause accidents and pain all the time. It’s important to contact a personal injury law firm in Las Vegas who will fight for your rights under the law and represent you with the law. If you’re injured in a car accident and in need of advice, call Jordan Schnitzer, voted one of the 10 best personal injury lawyers in Las Vegas. The Schnitzer Law Firm can work with insurance companies to help you get the compensation you deserve.