Texas Car Accident Lawyer
Have you been in a car accident? If so, you should be familiar with the laws of the state in order to file a claim. Since every driver in Texas has a responsibility to exercise caution, if you feel that a car accident you were involved in was caused by the negligence of another driver, you may have cause for a lawsuit. You should get the advice of a lawyer experienced in handling Texas car accidents to represent you.
NHTSA Statistics on Automobile Accidents
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every 10 seconds someone in the United States is involved in a car accident. These cases are typically governed by the law of negligence. Generally, people who operate automobiles must exercise “reasonable care under the circumstances.” A person who negligently operates a vehicle may be required to pay for any damages, either to a person or property, caused by his or her negligence.
What are the most common causes of car accidents in Texas?
Car wrecks can be the result of driver inattention, excessive speed, distractions and impairment. Accidents that are the result of driver impairment are quite common. The more serious your injuries — especially if they require surgery, extended treatment, or time away from work — the more you need a personal injury lawyer to advocate for your rights.
Alcohol & Car Accidents
With a significant number of youth being introduced to alcohol at a young age, it is necessary for some action to be taken to help keep these teens off the roads. Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teens and 60% of these fatal car accidents involve alcohol.
Fuel-Fed Fire Accidents
Car fires can occur due to mechanical, electrical, or design defects. If you or your loved one was injured in a car fire, it may be worthwhile to investigate whether a design defect in your vehicle was responsible for the accident.
Several types of Jeep are being investigated for catching on fire during a rear-end collision. On many Jeeps, the gas tank is located behind the rear axle. If the tank is ruptured, it can spill fuel into both vehicles. A single spark could trigger a massive explosion, causing serious injury, disability, or death. The Clark Firm, LLP is currently accepting fuel-fed fire accidents for the following vehicles:
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