Washington Law Firm Brett & Coats Establishes New Web Site to Aid Victims of Drunk Drivers

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Attorney Dean Brett says site will educate, advocate for drunk driving victims.

As advocates for those harmed, we mean to hold accountable not only the drunk driver, but the bartenders and party hosts who serve them.

The Washington law firm Brett & Coats, P.L.L.C., which focuses on automobile accidents, personal injuries and wrongful death claims, has established an educational Web site about drunk driving accidents and litigation.

Dean Brett, of Brett & Coats, which has Washington offices in Bellingham, Seattle and Spokane, says VictimsofDrunkDrivers.com is a comprehensive resource for families and victims of drunk driving.

"We wanted to establish a single online presence that not only educates the public but indicates the seriousness with which we take our practice on behalf of the victims of drunk drivers," Brett says. "As advocates for those harmed, we mean to hold accountable not only the drunk driver, but the bartenders and party hosts who serve them."

The user-friendly Web site advises victims about the legal process and what to expect along the way. The site also offers words of encouragement and resources about dealing with grief, articles about scientific research and statistics pertaining to drunk driving, as well as recent news items involving drunk driving. Another section of the site allows victims to post their own stories about drunk driving accidents.

One page on the site relates the poignant story of Jimmy Robinson, a young man Brett met in 1977. Brett successfully defended Jimmy’s mother after she shot her abusive, alcoholic husband. A year later, Jimmy was killed by a drunk driver at the age of 16. The Web site is dedicated to Jimmy's memory.

"Drunk driving is, unfortunately, a deep-rooted aspect of our society,” Brett says. “We probably can’t end drunk driving, but we hope we can educate some people about it, and we absolutely will stand up for those harmed by drunk drivers. That's why our site says, 'We sue drunk drivers.'"

About Brett & Coats, P.L.L.C. Attorneys at Law

The personal injury lawyers at Brett & Coats help clients with major auto accident, personal injury and wrongful death claims in Washington State from offices in Seattle, Spokane and Bellingham.

In April 2009, Brett & Coats won the largest jury verdict ever delivered in Skagit County when a jury awarded $5.5 million to the victim of a drunk driver. The county’s second largest jury verdict of $2.4 million was also recovered by Dean Brett.

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an alcohol or drug-related traffic accident anywhere in Washington State, contact the experienced attorneys at Brett & Coats today at 800-925-1875 or through http://www.victimsofdrunkdrivers.com.

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