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Family of Man Killed by Drunk Driver Seeks Damages From Driver and Wife

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ROANOKE, Va. – A settlement has been reached and approved in a lawsuit filed after a fatal automobile collision in the amount of $495,000.  Both a drunk driver and the motorist who pulled out in front of him were found at fault for the wreck.  The driver and her husband were both killed.Three of the woman’s children from a previous marriage will receive a total of $111,689.64 as part of the lawsuit against the drunk driver.  The drunk driver was convicted and sentenced to six months in jail, but did not face manslaughter charges in light of evidence that the woman who was driving the other car with her husband as the passenger pulled out in front of the drunk driver’s SUV.  A second settlement is being saught by her husband’s children from a previous marriage against both the drunk driver and her estate.If you or someone you know has suffered injury or death in an accident caused by drunk driving, you have a right to seek damages from the driver.  Contact the Racine drunk driving accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at  800.682.3434 for a free initial consultation.