Dallas Car Accident Lawyer
Texas Traffic Accident Statistics
There were 3,015 traffic fatalities in Texas in 2011, which means at least one victim died every day of the year. Over 1,000 of those fatalities, or 34.5% of the deaths from car accidents, were the result of a crash involving a driver who was under the influence of alcohol. Additionally, almost 80,000 people were seriously injured in collisions in 2011, and Dallas alone had 23,193 car crashes, which resulted in 110 fatalities and 4,354 serious injuries. Some common contributing factors to car accidents include:
- Unsafe lane change
- Faulty evasive action
- Use of drugs or alcohol
- Failure to yield
- Use of cell phone
- Following too closely
Seeking Compensation for Car Accidents
If your accident was caused by the other driver's negligence, it is important that you seek the compensation you deserve. A driver is required to avoid injuring other motorists, passengers, or pedestrians by driving at a reasonable speed, staying vigilant and alert, maintaining control of the car and following all traffic and safety laws. If a driver was not operating their vehicle carefully or safely and subsequently harmed another person, he or she may be considered negligent. If you can prove that the driver's negligence caused your injuries with the help of a Dallas personal injury attorney, you may be entitled to monetary compensation for pain and suffering, medical expenses and lost income.
Contact a Personal Injury Attorney in Dallas, TX
Marina Legal Group, PLLC represents motorists, passengers and pedestrians who have been injured in motor vehicle crashes due to someone else's negligence. If you sustained injuries in a car accident and you believe they were caused by another driver's negligence, contact a lawyer from our firm as quickly as possible. We are skilled in litigation and understand the claim process, and we can help you seek the compensation you deserve. We offer a free case evaluation so you can learn more about your rights and legal options.
Contact a Dallas car accident lawyer from our team today to discuss your case!