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:

  • Bicycle
  • Motorcycle
  • Pedestrians
  • Trains
  • 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 fully recover.

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.

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