Shelly Greco, an experienced Dallas personal injury attorney, gives perspective to parents contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Texas law states any person or business establishment, providing alcohol to a minor, can be held responsible for damages to any person or property the intoxicated minor may have injured.
November 10, 2008, Dallas, TX (AmericanInjuryNews)–In Waco, Texas an injured family filed a lawsuit against a mother and her drunk driving minor son. A law suit was filed in Waco’s 414th State District Court last Tuesday by the Short family. The Shorts claim their child was injured in a car accident by a vehicle driven by Richard Coke Mills III, minor son of Margaret Mills. The car accident report, filed by the Waco Police Department, stated Mills was driving his mother’s car when he struck the Short family. He was arrested by the Waco Police Department for suspicion of drunken driving. Those DWI charges remain pending.
Skilled Texas drunk driving victim advocate attorney, Greco, says when people have been injured in a car wreck they may be entitled to compensation for their injuries and losses. Greco, with the Dallas law firm of Eberstein & Witherite, further reveals victims injured in accidents, caused by the negligence of an underaged drunk driver, may have a claim against the minor’s legal guardian. They may also have a claim against any other person or business who may have contributed to the illegal consumption of alcohol by the minor.
Accomplished car crash attorney, Greco, is experienced with the complexities of claims where victims have been injured by drunk drivers on Texas roadways. Contacting a personal injury lawyer, when injured in a car wreck, driven by a drunk driver may help you recover property and financial damages.
News contributor: Shelly T. Greco a personal injury lawyer in Dallas, Texas. www.dallastexaspersonalinjurylawyer.com (888) 407-6669
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