Frequently Asked Questions
1. Will Randall Spivey personally handle my personal injury case?
Yes, Fort Myers DUI attorney Randall Spivey will handle your personal injury case personally from beginning to end. You will meet individually with Randall Spivey and he will be available throughout your case to answer your questions, address your concerns and handle your case.
2. Is Randall Spivey certified to handle DUI cases?
Yes, Randall Spivey is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, a certification that only 1% of Florida attorneys have achieved.
3. Has Randall Spivey handled personal injury cases involving drunk drivers before?
Yes, Naples DUI attorney Randall Spivey has handled over 1500 personal injury and wrongful cases and many of these involved drunk driving accidents. Over the years, he has developed a track record of success in DUI cases, including winning a $40 million verdict on behalf of a woman injured in a head-on collision caused by a drunk driver.
4. How much do I have to pay up front to retain Randall Spivey to handle my DUI case?
You do not owe any attorney’s fees or costs unless we recover compensation for your injuries. Under a contingency fee agreement, you pay our fee based on a percentage of the compensation that you receive for your injuries.
5. Can I receive compensation if I am injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver?
Yes. You are entitled to recover compensation for your injuries if you are involved in an accident that is caused by a drunk driver. Fort Myers DUI attorney will evaluate your case and help you receive the maximum compensation possible.
6. What kind of compensation can I receive in a drunk driving personal injury case?
You may be able to recover compensatory damages for medical expenses, costs of future medical treatment, lost wages or income as a result of your injuries, and pain and suffering. Additionally, Florida law provides that you may be able to recover punitive damages in cases of gross negligence, or where the driver’s conduct was so reckless or careless that it constituted a disregard for the life or safety of others.
7. Are there any limits on the amounts of punitive damages that I can recover in a DUI personal injury case?
No, Florida law sets out an exception to the typical cap or limitations on a punitive damages award for cases in which the responsible person was under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the extent that he or she was impaired, or that he or she had a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08% or higher.