CAR CRASH INJURY CLAIMS IN TEXAS
Have you been injured in a car accident? Car crashes can happen to anyone at any time and the stress and problems that pile up immediately after can be overwhelming. Car repairs, medical treatment, taking time off work, physical therapy, and more might suddenly be facets of your life you wish you could leave behind.
At the Law Offices of Vic Feazell, P.C., our seasoned legal team has decades of experience standing up for clients who have been wrongfully injured in Texas car accidents. Our Killeen car accident attorneys possess the knowledge and skills to build you a claim that will stand up to even the most uncooperative or intimidating adversaries. We are willing to do whatever is in our power to fight for your right to just compensation that will cover all your accident-related expenses—now and into the future.
TEXAS CAR ACCIDENT DATA
Throughout the state of Texas, over 3000 people are killed in car accidents every year. The estimated economic loss of all motor vehicle crashes in the state during 2019 was $39,200,000,000.
According to 2018 data regarding all reported crashes in the state that year:
- Someone was killed in a traffic accident every two hours and 24 minutes.
- One person was injured every two minutes and seven seconds.
- One reportable crash occurred every 58 seconds.
Considering that most Texans drive on a regular basis, these numbers are alarming. Unfortunately, even the most careful motorists are at risk of finding themselves in a car crash. This is where we come in—we believe no one should have their life turned upside down because of such a common and devastating event. If you’ve been wrongfully injured in a car crash, you deserve to receive compensation and care.
COMMON CAUSES & EFFECTS OF CAR ACCIDENTS
Addressing what causes car crashes can be a momentous task. Countless factors can lead to an accident any time someone is on the road, and at times collisions are avoidable by even the best of drivers.
However, for the purposes of car accident claims virtually every crash has a single common cause—human error. Whether it’s a distracted driver looking at their smartphone instead of the road or a pothole-filled street the city has failed to maintain, people—or companies and organizations run by people—are the root cause of most car accident claims we handle at our firm.
Among the most common causes of car accidents in the U.S. are:
- Reckless driving, such as speeding and tailgating
- Distracted driving, such as texting while driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol
- Not paying attention to or ignoring stop signs, streetlights, turn signals, etc.
- Poorly designed, constructed, and/or maintained roads and highways
- Fatigue, stress, anger, and other strong feelings or emotions
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 403 people were killed in traffic collisions involving distracted driving in 2018. That same year, there were 961 fatalities in motor vehicle crashes in which a driver was under the influence of alcohol, which came out to a total of 26% of traffic fatalities that year.
Common car crash injuries include:
- Back, neck, and brain injuries (due to whiplash and/or being struck by or against an object)
- Cuts, bruises, and scrapes
- Soft tissue injuries, such as strains and sprains
- Debilitating injuries, such as several spinal cord damage or brain damage
- Internal injuries
- Knee injuries
- Broken bones
- Wrongful death
GET LEGAL HELP ASAP IF YOU’VE BEEN INJURED IN A CAR ACCIDENT
As you can see, car crashes can lead to devastating injuries as well as other consequences, such as having to repair your car or buy a new one. When such an accident occurs at no fault of your own, it shouldn’t fall on you to pay for the expenses that start to pile up. At Law Offices of Vic Feazell, P.C., our experienced team can help investigate your crash, collect evidence, and build a claim that will show without a doubt another driver is at fault for your injuries. In doing so, we can help you obtain the insurance settlement you need that will cover all your accident-related expenses past, present, and future.
Contact us now to book your free, confidential, and no-obligation consultation with a car accident attorney.
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