Every year drunk drivers and drivers under the influence of alcohol and drugs kill and seriously injure a large number of Texans. In fact, alcohol related automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of death in Texas and in the United States. This has become especially true with the large population of young people that have begun driving in the last five to ten years. Drunk driver accidents are especially common in Austin Texas and other college towns because of the large number of students.
If you have been injured in an automobile accident caused by a drunk driver or have lost a loved one due the carelessness of a drunk driver, feel free to submit an inquiry to Texas Drunk Driver Claim Lawyer Jason Coomer for a Free Online Evaluation of your potential claim. You can also send an e-mail with your name, address, date of automobile accident, location of the automobile accident, name of one or more of the drivers in the automobile accident, and a brief description of the accident.
Boating and Driving Under the Influence is against Texas Law
Driving on our roads is a necessary risk we all have to take, but driving becomes increasingly dangerous with drunk drivers are carelessly and recklessly driving on our roads. In Texas, there are laws against drunk driving and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, but too many drivers do not respect these laws and recklessly drive causing many automobile collisions.
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. And 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.
Drunk Driver Automobile Accident Insurance Claims
Whether an automobile accident was caused by a reckless drunk driver, a driver under the influence of drug, or just reckless behavior, it is a good idea to hire an attorney that handles automobile accident claims. A Texas automobile accident lawyer who has handled drunk driver claims and understands insurance companies, can assist seriously injured people and families of persons killed by drunk drivers navigate liability insurance, PIP insurance, medical pay, uninsured motorist coverage, and underinsured motorist coverage. As an Austin Texas Drunk Driver Automobile Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer helps victims of drunk drivers seek compensation, not only for property damage, but for medical costs, lost wages, future losses, impairment, disfigurement, pain and suffering, mental anguish, wrongful death, punitive damages, and other damages. If you have been seriously injured in an automobile accident by a drunk driver or have lost a loved one in an automobile accident caused by a drunk driver, it is important that you contact an attorney so you fully understand your rights before proceeding with a claim.
Austin Texas Drunk Driver Automobile Collision 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 drivers, reckless drivers, careless drivers, or negligent drivers. He handles serious automobile accident claims in Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, and throughout Texas.
Please feel free to contact The Law Offices of Jason S. Coomer for additional information on automobile accidents, vehicle collisions, truck accidents, car wrecks, and motorcycle crashes. Don't think that if you have suffered serious injuries in an automobile accident that the insurance industry will take care of you or voluntarily pay you full compensation 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 automobile accident claim prior to knowing the full extent of your damages. There are also some insurance adjusters that will delay and stall allowing the statute of limitations to run relieving the insurance company of any liability.
The trucking industry is also have many drivers that are on drugs or alcohol to help them spend hours and hours driving to meet deadlines. From speed and other forms of uppers to over the counter stimulants that keep the driver awake, the combination of tried overworked drivers on drugs and driving large commercial vehicles can cause devastating automobile accidents. These truck collisions are too often caused by several ton trucks attempting to travel to fast, getting to close to passenger vehicles, or not slowing down for weather. When traveling on highways it is important to give these big vehicles room and if one is driving recklessly or speeding, to give that truck driver some room.
Drugged, untrained, overworked, or inexperienced drivers all too often lose control of their large several ton commercial 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 someone you love 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.
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, herniated discs & back injuries, 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.
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