Austin Texas Pedestrian Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer handles fatal accident and serious injury accident law suits where people have been seriously injured or killed through the negligence of drivers. He handles a variety of pedestrian accident lawsuits including crosswalk accident lawsuits, school crossing lawsuits, pedestrian lawsuits, taxi cab accident lawsuits, car wreck law suits, truck collision law suits, bike accident law suits, and motorcycle accident law suits. He represents the families of those fatally injured in serious bus accidents as well as those that have suffered serious injuries from bus accidents.
If you have been struck by a vehicle while crossing a street and have been seriously injured or have a loved one that has been seriously injured or killed in a pedestrian accident, crosswalk accident, or school crossing accident, and have questions about a pedestrian accident lawsuit, submit an inquiry for a Free Online Case Evaluation or send an e-mail to Austin Texas Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Jason Coomer.
Texas Driver's Handbook (Cautions Drivers that
have the Right of Way)
The Texas Driver's Handbook is very clear that pedestrian's have the right of way on Texas roads. It warns drivers to avoid turning their vehicles into a deadly weapon and to always be aware of any pedestrians. This rule is especially true when a pedestrian is in a crosswalk or in a schooling crossing. In these situations, pedestrians always have the right of way.
Austin Texas Pedestrian Law Suits
Pedestrians receive special protections under Texas law because they a vulnerable to vehicles and can suffer severe injuries or even death if struck by a motorized vehicle. In handling pedestrian accident lawsuits, it is obvious that when an automobile weighing thousands of pounds and traveling at a high rate of speed strikes a pedestrian the pedestrian usually suffers serious injuries.
A pedestrian accident can be a devastating and life changing event, this is especially true if the vehicle that strikes the person is a large truck, bus, or other large vehicle. The damage that a large out of control automobile can do to a person can cause catastrophic injuries or even death.
Austin Texas Pedestrian Accident Lawsuits & Austin Texas Crosswalk Accident Claims
Austin Texas Pedestrian Accidents may involve several different types of trucks, SUVs, limos, cars, and buses and can occur in downtown Austin where numerous pedestrians are walking around. These accidents are much more common in the entertainment areas of Austin where many intoxicated people are walking around as well as where many taxi cabs and other vehicles are picking up pedestrians and dropping them off. Events such as Halloween, New Years Eve, South By Southwest (SXSW), ACL Fest, the Republic of Texas Biker Rally, and University of Texas Football Games, Basketball Games, and other sporting events commonly increase the number of people in Austin as well as increase the danger of a pedestrian accident.
It is important to drive safely and be aware of pedestrians, especially during peak business hours and closing times for night clubs and entertainment areas in Austin.
Texas Pedestrian Accident Lawyers & Texas Crosswalk Accident Lawyers
As a Texas Pedestrian Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer, works on Texas Pedestrian Accident Lawsuits involving serious injuries and fatal accidents all over the State of Texas. In working on Texas Pedestrian Accident Law Suits, Jason Coomer commonly works with other Texas Crosswalk Accident Lawyers throughout Texas including Houston Pedestrian Accident Lawyers, Dallas Pedestrian Accident Lawyers, El Paso Crosswalk Accident Lawyers, and San Antonio Pedestrian Accident Lawyers.
Texas Automobile Accident Lawyers & Automobile Accident Lawsuits
Fatal and serious injury automobile accident law suits need to be investigated and it is usually necessary to have an experienced Texas automobile accident lawyer file the law suit and litigate the automobile accident claim. The Texas automobile accident lawyer will have to investigate the claim, gather information, and prove liability, causation, and damages. Automobile Accident Law Suits including Texas Bus Collision Lawsuits commonly have strict notice periods that need to be adhered to and will require a thorough accident investigation as well as an experienced negotiator to deal with the insurance company or risk manager that is handling the case. These can be extremely difficult for a grieving family.
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.
Texas Crosswalk and Pedestrian Accident Lawsuits
If you have been seriously injured by in an Austin Pedestrain Accident, 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 reckless driver can be removed from the road or punished. Texans do not need dangerous drivers or negligent drivers making our roads, streets, and highways more dangerous. Be careful out there and avoid being the victim of a bus accident or a serious bus collision.
For a free evaluation of an
Austin Texas Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit or other vehicle
collision lawsuit, please
contact Austin Texas Pedestrian 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.