Learn About MADD’s Victim Services
Author: Auger Law | February 20th, 2015
Auger & Auger are proud supporters of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and their efforts to eradicate drunk driving across the state of North Carolina and the nation. We stand behind MADD’s efforts to support victims of drunk drivers in a way that only the group can do.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a drunk driver, MADD can offer support to you and your whole family in a variety of ways.
Victim advocates will work on your behalf to help you get the financial assistance that you may be eligible for as a crime victim/survivor. The benefit is available in every state in the nation, though some requirements for eligibility vary.
Compensated costs may include:
- Child care
- Lost wages
- Medical expenses
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Prescription expenses
- Funeral expenses
The compensation that you qualify for may also include survivor benefits if your loved one was killed in a DUI accident.
MADD produces and distributes a wide variety of literature that can help victims deal with grief after a DUI accident. Literature can help victims cope with injury, death, and the court system.
The group offers age-appropriate brochures that can assist parents in helping their children deal with the aftermath of a collision. MADD also has literature available that deals with intervention and facts about alcohol and drug abuse.
For some people, healing comes in the way of sharing their stories and reading about the stories of others. MADD offers this service on their website. Survivors can virtually meet others who are dealing with the same emotional turmoil that is the aftermath of a DUI crash.
If you have been the victim of an accident due to someone’s impairment, please visit the MADD website for more information on how to manage your mental and physical health. There is no shame in seeking help from others as you navigate through this difficult process.
If you or someone you love is the victim of a car collision, let the experienced attorneys at Auger & Auger help you through the difficult process. We can put you in touch with professionals and volunteers who can help you family through the emotional healing process, and our compassionate DUI accident attorneys will help you as you move through the court system.
We are here for you. Please call us today so that we may begin working on your case. First consultations are always free. Call now.