An automobile collision can be a devastating and life changing event. This is especially true when a drunk or careless driver causes a fatal automobile collision. These fatal automobile collision cases need to be investigated and it is usually necessary to have an experienced Austin Texas automobile collision lawyer help the family of the deceased locate all potential recoveries as well as prove liability. Battling insurance companies is not what a grieving family should have to worry about after the loss of a loved one.
Likewise people that are seriously injured in automobile accidents, typically need to be focusing on healing and their health. The last thing they need to do is to be interrogated by an insurance adjuster regarding the automobile accident. Unfortunately, it is extremely common to have insurance adjusters contact people injured in an automobile accident to obtain evidence to dispute liability. Many of these recorded statements are taken when the injured person is still hurt and on medication. If have been seriously injured in an automobile accident, it is often a good idea to speak to an automobile accident lawyer prior to agreeing to give a recorded statement.
Austin Drunk Driver Automobile Accident Claims
Every year drunk drivers and drivers under the influence of alcohol and drugs kill and seriously injure a large number of Texans. Many of these Texas Drunk Driver Accidents occur in Austin, Texas. In these cases it is typically best to have an experienced Austin Drunk Driver Automobile Accident Lawyer working on your case.
Alcohol related automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of death in Texas as well as in the United States. Under Texas law a driver is considered drunk or under the influence if they do not have the normal use of mental or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol, a controlled substance, a drug, a dangerous drug, a combination of two or more of those substances, or any other substance into the body or if they have a blood alcohol concentration of over .08. It is against Texas law for drunk drivers to operate motor vehicles, water craft, and air craft. If the drunk driver causes an automobile accident or boating accident that causes serious injuries or death, they can be charged under Texas law with intoxication assault or intoxication manslaughter both serious felonies.
In handling Texas drunk driver accident claims, it is important to review the police report and medical records to determine if any tickets or citations were issued or if any tests were done to determine if the negligent driver was under the influence. It is also important to speak with witnesses to determine where the person was before the accident and what they were doing that caused the accident. In many instances it is obvious if the person was drunk. Evidence of drunk driving can include sporadic driving including driving at high rates of speed, weaving in and out of traffic, and not following traffic signals. It can also include a person who is slurring, staggering, or out of control after the automobile accident that they have caused. For more information on drunk driver car wreck claims, follow this link to Texas Drunk Driver Automobile Accident Claims or feel free to contact Austin Automobile Accident Lawyer Jason Coomer.
Texas Truck Accident Claims
Fatal Truck Accidents are too common in Texas and in Austin. The Texas Trucking industry is a multi-million dollar industry that profits from hundreds of thousands of large commercial trucks driving on our roads and highways. Whether you are on I-35, Mopac, 71, 290, Lamar or another highway or road in Austin, large commercial trucks are common. Whether these large trucks are moving in and out of a construction site or traveling to make their next drop off, it is important to give these large trucks room.
Unfortunately, these large trucks cannot be avoided and many Trucking Companies to save money use untrained, overworked, or inexperienced drivers and put stressful time constraints on these drivers causing the to rush to make deliveries. These actions combined with poor maintenance can cause these drivers to drive negligently and lose control of their vehicles causing them to jackknife, overturn, or collide with passenger vehicles. When this happens it is typically the passengers of the smaller vehicle that suffer. If this has happened to you or your family, it is a good idea to obtain excellent legal representation to protect your or your loved one's rights and to make sure that an investigation as to the cause of the collision in done correctly. Truck collision accident claims can be difficult to handle especially if you are recovering from serious injuries or grieving from the loss of one or more family members.
If you have been seriously injured by in an Austin Automobile Accident whether it is a truck collision, car crash, motorcycle accident, or other automobile collision, it is important to seek medical help to determine how to treat the head trauma, back herniations, broken bones, or injuries you have suffered. It is then a good idea to contact the authorities and/or explore a possible law suit to make sure that the wrongful act or hazardous conditions can be remedied. Texans do not need dangerous truck drivers or negligent trucking companies making our roads, streets, and highways more dangerous. Large commercial trucks that weigh several tons are dangerous enough when driven safely and when they are well maintained. Deregulation of the trucking industry in Texas has made the number of dangerous truck on our roads and trucking companies operating on our highways increase dramatically. Be careful out there and avoid being the victim of a truck accident or a serious truck collision.
For more information on Austin Automobile Accident Claims or in finding an Austin Automobile Accident Lawyer, feel free to contact Austin Automobile Accident Lawyer Jason Coomer.
Austin Inexperienced Driver Accident Claims
Inexperienced Drivers also cause many Austin automobile accidents as they are unfamiliar on how to drive. Many drive too fast for conditions, fail to obey speed limits, and get themselves in dangerous situations by following too close or aggressive maneuvers that do not allow escape routes. If you have been injured by a young inexperienced driver that negligent drove too close to you or lost control of their vehicle, it is important to hire an attorney that is experienced in handling negligent entrustment claims and inexperienced driver claims.
For a free evaluation of an Austin Automobile Accident Claim including a vehicle collision, bus crash, truck accident, motorcycle wreck, or car crash claim by an Austin automobile accident lawyer, please contact Austin Automobile Accident Lawyer, Jason S. Coomer. Please include the date of the accident, location of accident, your name, injuries suffered, and a brief description of the accident.
Fatal Automobile Accidents should be Investigated
Automobile accidents that result in someone's death should be properly investigated to determine what happened and to make sure that other people are not injured in similar fatal accidents. In addition to the police investigation, insurance companies typically investigate fatal automobile accidents to determine and limit their liability in any fatal automobile accident claims that may arise out of a fatal accident. Many times the insurance adjuster, trucking company representatives, or courier service representatives will be sent to a fatal accident site in attempt to protect the insurance company or business from liability. The information obtained through these investigations as well as the police investigation can be extremely important in performing an independent investigation of the fatal accident.
It is also important that your lawyer is familiar with the accident scene as well as any investigations that have been done regarding the fatal automobile accident. Texas fatal automobile accident lawyer, Jason Coomer, performs thorough investigations on the facts surrounding fatal automobile accident claims including obtaining driver background checks; reviewing trucking company & courier company investigations & records; inspecting the vehicles involved in the fatal accident; and going to the scene of the fatal automobile accident. He feels it is important to thoroughly investigate every fatal automobile accident claim that he decides to handle.
Austin Texas Car Wreck Lawyer Jason Coomer has years of litigation experience and the necessary knowledge to make sure those injured in automobile accidents are fully compensated under the law. He has helped many people injured by negligent and drunk drivers and made sure that the families of those killed and seriously injured were compensated as well. He prides himself on successfully battling large insurance companies and big businesses to make sure they pay adequate compensation for damages caused by drunk, reckless, careless, or negligent drivers.
Please feel free to contact The Law Offices of Jason S. Coomer for additional information on vehicle collisions, truck accidents, and car crashes. Don't think that if you have suffered serious injuries in an automobile collision that the insurance industry will take care of you or voluntarily pay you for all the medical bills, lost wages, pain & suffering, impairment, disfigurement, and other damages that you have suffered. They probably won't. In fact, many insurance adjusters will offer low settlement amounts hoping that you will sign away your claim prior to knowing the full extent of your damages. He has also seen insurance adjusters will delay and allow the statute of limitations to run relieving the insurance company of any liability. Be careful if you decide to negotiate with the insurance company yourself. They have adjusters and lawyers that make a living on how to pay as little as possible on insurance claims.
For a free evaluation of an
Austin Automobile Accident Claim including a vehicle
collision, bus crash, truck accident, motorcycle wreck, or
car crash claim by an Austin automobile accident lawyer,
contact Austin Automobile Accident Lawyer Jason S. Coomer.
Please include the date of the accident, location of
accident, your name, injuries suffered, and a brief
description of the accident.