Drunk drivers may be liable to their victims for the damages they have suffered in a drunk driving car accident. Drunk drivers may face both criminal penalties and civil consequences for harming victims in a drunk driving car accident they caused.
Motorcycle season is upon us, and as motorcycle riders and enthusiasts head out onto the roadways in greater numbers it is important to know how to keep everyone safe. It is also important for motorcycle accident victims to be familiar with the legal remedies that may be available to them if a negligent driver harms them. As is true of any car accident or motorcycle accident, negligence of a party can form the foundation of a personal injury lawsuit.
This blog recently talked about the types of injuries car accident victims can suffer and the types of damages that may be available to them when they are harmed. One of the most important things victims can do is to make sure they receive the medical care and treatment they need following a car accident.
Car accident victims who have suffered harm because of a negligent driver may be entitled to receive a variety of different types of car accident damages . Personal injury legal protections are designed to help victims of car accidents ensure they receive help with the physical, financial and emotional damages they have suffered including medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering damages.
Distracted driving is a serious concern on roadways throughout the country, including in Texas. Distracted driving includes many activities performed while driving that can remove the driver's attention or focus from the roadway; eyes from the roadway; or hands from the steering wheel. There can be devastating consequences as a result of distracted driving.
Soft tissue injuries are one of the most common injuries victims of car accidents may suffer and can be extensive, costly and cause significant disruption in their lives. An unexpected car accident can be physically, financially and emotionally costly to victims which is why they should be familiar with personal injury legal protections.
Distracted driving accidents can cause a variety of different types of harm to victims. Thousands of warnings and tickets against distracted driving have been issued in Texas. In total, Texas authorities issues 6,171 warnings and 2,022 tickets for drivers texting while driving during a nearly one- and-a-half-year period. The number traffic accidents, it was recently reported, went down in Texas for the first time in years. In the past year, traffic deaths have dropped 4 percent from 3,720 in 2017 to 3,567 in 2018. The new law in the state banning texting while driving is thought to have had some impact.
The different types of harm victims of car accidents can suffer can quickly pile up following a car accident. Victims of car accidents can suffer a variety of physical, financial and emotional damages they need help with following an unexpected car accident.
Texting while driving is dangerous for drivers and for those they share the roadways with. Texting while driving can lead to car accidents that may result in devastating injuries and harm to car accident victims that they may have to live with for the rest of their lives.
This blog recently discussed the different types of injuries car accident victims may suffer. Brain injuries are one of the most damaging and devastating types of car accident injuries victims can suffer which can, unfortunately, alter their lives forever.