The statistics for car accidents nationwide are staggering. Over 5.5 million motor vehicle accidents occur in the United States each year. In 2009, 28 percent of motor vehicle accidents resulted in injury, and 30,797 of these accidents resulted in fatalities. Thirty–two percent of all fatal crashes involved alcohol–impaired driving.
Some frequent causes of car accidents are: drunk driving, reckless driving, talking on the phone or texting while driving, and other types of negligent behavior. Car accidents are very traumatic and can often lead to severe and debilitating injuries such as paralysis, whiplash, chronic pain, broken bones and burns.
If you are injured in a car accident, the damages you can recover include: medical expenses, pain and suffering, physical impairment, lost wages because of the injury and property damage. You can also file a wrongful death claim if you have suffered losing a loved one in a car accident. A factor in determining the damages you can recover is the fault of each party. According to Texas law, you may recover even if you were partly at fault for the accident. However, you cannot recover any compensation if you were more than 50% at fault for the accident.
If you or someone you love was injured in a Texas car accident, it affects have an experienced and dedicated attorney on your side. Attorney Blake Bailey is AV–rated by Martindale–Hubbell and board–certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in personal injury trial law. He has a demonstrated history of success in helping clients with their personal injury claims and is dedicated to giving you the best representation.
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