Dallas Car Accident Attorney
Statistics for Auto Accidents in the State of Texas
According to the most recent statistics released by the Texas Department
of Transportation (TxDOT), car accidents continue to lead the way as one
of the most common causes of injuries and death in the state.
Consider the following statistics as reported by TxDOT:
- 1 fatalities occurred every 2 hours 36 minutes
- 1 injury was sustained every 2 minutes 16 seconds
- 1 crash was reported every 71 seconds
In 2013, more than 65,000 serious injury crashes occurred with more than
89,000 people suffering an injury.
What are the most common causes for car crashes?
While there are countless causes of such accident, they can most be often
attributed to careless driving.
Common causes of car accidents include the following:
- Driving Too Fast
- Reckless / Aggressive Driving
- Driving Under the Influence
- Failure to Properly Yield
- Ignoring Road Signs / Signals
- Using a Cell Phone While Driving
- Eating or Reading While Driving
- Driving While Tired
Different Types of Motor Vehicle Accidents
Not all motor vehicle accidents involve just passenger vehicles.
Some other types of motor vehicle accidents include the following:
- Large Commercial Trucks
- Boats & Other Watercraft
Why You Need to Hire a Skilled Car Accident Lawyer
As can be seen by the statistics above, car accidents are far too frequent
of an occurrence throughout the state of Texas. Luckily, you can get the
help that you need from Gresham, P.C. We pride ourselves on providing
one-on-one attention to every single client and helping them fight for
the just compensation that they deserve. If you or someone you love has
been injured in a car accident—or if you have lost someone close
to you—we encourage you to contact us as quickly as possible. Our
firm understands just how devastating such accidents can be, even resulting
in lifelong consequences, and we are committed to helping our clients
Our firm is highly experienced in handling cases of this nature and is
equipped to handle these cases well. Depending on the nature of the claim,
our firm can handle experts such as accident reconstructionists, product
defect specialists, biomechanical experts, and any other professional
who can help determine the cause of the accident. From there, we will
work with other experts to determine damages. This can include doctors,
life care planners, economists and more. With the help of these professionals,
we can help make it clear to the jury what occurred and what you experienced.
We tell your story so they see you as a person—and not a number.
Let our firm help you through the legal process.
Call us today and fight for the justice that you deserve.