Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex Car Wreck Lawsuits by Texas injury accident attorney Jason S. Coomer
Every year car wrecks kill and seriously injure a large number of people in and around the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. In fact, automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of death in Texas and in the United States. Often the injured or the families whose loved ones were injured or killed have to file a Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex Car Wreck Lawsuit. A Texas injury accident attorney can assist you with seeking compensation for your losses. Once you decide to hire a Texas car wreck lawyer, they can provide legal assistance to you and handle your DFW metro area lawsuit.
If you have been seriously injured or have lost a loved one due to someone else's fault and need to file a Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex Car Wreck Lawsuit or insurance claim, use our contact form or contact Texas injury accident attorney Jason S. Coomer via e-mail message, for a review of your potential claim.
What Are Some Of The Causes Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Auto Accidents?
Whether the accident was caused by reckless driving, mechanical error, and/or alcohol, you need a lawyer that understands insurance companies, can navigate liability insurance, PIP, medical pay, uninsured, and underinsured motorist coverage. You may be able to receive compensation, not only for property damage, but for medical costs, lost wages, future losses, impairment, disfigurement, pain and suffering and other damages. If you have been seriously injured in an accident, it is important that you contact an attorney so you fully understand your rights before proceeding with a claim.
Below is a list of some of the most common causes of automobile accident:
- Distracted driving
- -Anything that takes your attention away from driving can be a distraction. Sending a text message, talking on a cell phone, using a navigation system, and eating while driving are a few examples of distracted driving. Any of these distractions can endanger the driver and others.
- Driving under the influence
- -Driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) is sometimes called drinking and driving or drugged driving, and involves operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of at least 0.08 percent or while taking prescribed or elicit drugs.
- Reckless driving
- -Reckless driving is often defined as a mental state in which the driver displays a wanton disregard for the rules of the road; the driver misjudges common driving procedures, often causing wrecks, accidents and other damages.
- Bad road conditions
- -Poor road conditions can include potholes, sinkholes, cracks, uneven road surfaces, construction, weather, pooling water, confusing signs, and objects in the road.
- Defective automobiles
- -When a person makes a claim for personal injury damages that have resulted from the presence of a defective automobile or component of an automobile, that person asserts a product liability claim. That claim may be against the automobile's manufacturer, the manufacturer of a component part or system, or both.
What Serious Injuries Can Be Caused By An Auto Accident?
If you have been seriously injured by in a 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 lawsuit to make sure that the wrongful act or hazardous conditions can be remedied.
- Orthopedic fractures (Broken bones)
- -Orthopedic trauma conditions include fractures and dislocations as well as severe soft tissue injuries caused by traumatic events such as auto accidents.
- Spine, neck and back injuries
- -Anyone who experiences significant trauma to his or her head or neck needs immediate medical evaluation for the possibility of a spinal injury.
- Head injuries
- -A head injury is any injury that results in trauma to the skull or brain. The terms traumatic brain injury and head injury are often used interchangeably in the medical literature.
- Internal bleeding
- -Internal bleeding (also called internal hemorrhage) is a loss of blood from a blood vessel that collects inside the body.
- -A vehicle fire is an undesired conflagration (uncontrolled burning) involving a motor vehicle. A burn is a type of injury to skin, or other tissues, caused by heat.
What Insurance Is Involved When I Am In A Car Wreck?
In Texas we are required by law to buy auto insurance for our cars and trucks in order to compensate injured parties in the event we cause an accident. Unfortunately, insurance companies do not always adequately compensate those injured in serious collisions or the families of persons killed by negligent drivers. They prefer to pay as little as possible on legitimate accident claims when they can get away with it. If you don’t have a lawyer and have been offered compensation and asked to sign away your rights on a current claim, it is possible that you are eligible for cash damages many times what is being offered. Hiring an attorney especially in catastrophic damage cases can greatly increase the amount that you recover in your claim for damages.
Below is a list of some of the most common types of vehicle related insurance that may apply after a car wreck:
- Liability coverage
- -Liability coverage is required in most US states as a legal requirement to drive a car. Liability insurance may help cover damages for injuries and property damage to others for which you become legally responsible resulting from a covered accident.
- Uninsured motorist insurance
- -Uninsured motorist insurance can protect you and your car against uninsured drivers and hit-and-run accidents.
- Underinsured motorist insurance
- -Underinsured motorist insurance can protect you in the event of an accident with a driver whose insurance is not enough to cover the costs.
- Medical payments coverage
- -Medical payments coverage can help pay medical costs related to a covered accident, regardless of who is at fault..
- Personal injury protection insurance
- -Personal injury protection insurance may cover certain medical expenses and loss of income resulting from a covered accident.
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 and 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. Often insurance adjusters delay until the statute of limitations has run relieving the insurance company of any liability.
Hiring An Attorney Especially In Catastrophic Damage Cases Can Greatly Increase The Amount That You Recover In Your Claim For Damages.
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.
If you have been seriously injured or have lost a loved one due to someone else's fault and need to file a Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Motroplex Car Wreck Lawsuit or insurance claim, use our contact form or contact Texas injury accident attorney Jason S. Coomer via e-mail message, for a review of your potential claim.
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