Attorney Bill Berenson has concentrated his almost 40-year law practice exclusively on auto accident recovery in Dallas, Fort Worth and the surrounding communities. He is well known for his knowledge about drunk driving crashes and his advocacy for DWI accident victims.
Berenson Injury Law is an avid supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and is an annual sponsor of the Fort Worth Walk Like MADD and other events that raise funds and awareness for this important nonprofit organization. He is a MADD-approved attorney for DWI crashes and attended the MADD seminar for attorneys to teach the latest techniques about handling these cases.
To best represent our many clients whose lives have been forever changed because of a drunk driver, we have thoroughly studied the affects of alcohol on driving and remain up to date on the latest research. More than 10,000 people die every year in drunk driving accidents, accounting for nearly one-third of traffic fatalities. Thousands more sustain life-altering injuries.
Why is alcohol one of the primary factors in so many deadly auto crashes? Alcohol is a depressant that impedes virtually every aspect of driving, including vision, coordination and reaction time.
A frustrating myth is that alcohol can make a person a more careful driver. Under this flawed logic, the drunk driver is more attentive to avoid an accident or a DWI. A drunk driver may feel confident in her ability to maneuver her car safely back to home — hold the wheel steady, go the speed limit and otherwise be extra careful.
This may work under ideal driving conditions, but in reality, drivers are constantly confronted with unanticipated situations to which they must react to avoid a collision.
A sober driver may be able to quickly slam on the brakes to avoid an obstacle or adjust steering to accommodate a particularly sharp curve. But alcohol diminishes a drunk driver’s ability to perceive these everyday roadway impediments and to effectively respond.
Alcohol transforms common encounters, such as a stalled vehicle, a red light or another driver pulling into the intersection, into serious emergencies.
Even at legal limits, alcohol impairs critical driving skills, including
Objectively, no sane person would decide to drive under the conditions described above. But alcohol also inhibits a driver’s good judgment, making it more likely that an intoxicated driver will get behind the wheel.
Berenson Injury Law is well known for our advocacy of drunk driving victims and for our determination to pursue the maximum possible recovery. Schedule a free consultation with our North Texas DWI and DUI accident lawyer to build a strong case for recovery.
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While we are proud to call Fort Worth home, we are also more than happy to help injured people living all throughout Texas. Whether it's a car accident on the interstate or a backcountry road, we have years of experience and will fight tirelessly until our clients get what they deserve!