Cedar Park, TX
Experienced & Dedicated Personal Injury Lawyers
Motor vehicle accidents are among the top causes of fatalities and injuries throughout the US, but data compiled by the Texas Department of Transportation really hit close to home. Five people were killed and another 301 victims were injured in a total of 807 traffic collisions in Cedar Park in 2018. Still, there are many other safety hazards you may encounter as you go about your day. Non-driving accidents can lead to serious personal injuries and considerable losses for a victim.
At DC Law, our team understands that being getting hurt or losing a loved one in any type of accident can have profound implications for your life. We’re dedicated to fighting for your rights, whether we’re dealing with an insurance company or advocating on your behalf in court. Please contact our firm to schedule a no-cost case evaluation with a Cedar Park personal injury attorney today. You may also find it helpful to review some background information about these cases.
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Our lawyers at DC Law are prepared to assist with all types of incidents involving motor vehicles, including passenger cars, commercial trucks, motorcycles, pedestrians, bicyclists, and more. When traffic collisions happen, it’s usually because a motorist was careless behind the wheel. In the practice of law, this concept is termed “negligence.” To succeed in a claim for compensation, you must prove that the responsible driver engaged in unreasonably dangerous acts, directly causing the crash in which you were injured. Examples include:
Plus, though there are laws prohibiting it and the dangers are well known, many motorists continue to engage in risky cell phone use while driving. They create a threat of harm to everyone on the road when they text, talk, surf the internet, post to social media, or take pictures. You should also keep in mind that there are other forms of distracted driving that can lead to motor vehicle accidents. For instance, a motorist’s attention may be diverted from driving if he or she is:
In addition to motor vehicle collisions, our team also handles many other personal injury cases involving negligence. We can advise you on your rights as the victim of:
Our DC Law attorneys can also help with personal injury cases that aren’t based upon negligence. We’re knowledgeable about strict liability concepts, which apply when a defective, dangerous product causes bodily harm. If you were hurt in a workplace accident, we’re happy to explain strategies for recovering compensation.
Whether you were hurt in a vehicle crash or some other injury-causing accident, it’s likely that you’ll initially be dealing with the responsible party’s insurance provider. These companies are businesses first, so they don’t have your best interests in mind. Your claim may be denied, or you could receive a counteroffer for an amount that’s insufficient to cover your losses. In such a situation, you may need to file a lawsuit in court to enforce your rights.
At DC Law, our team will prioritize your needs throughout the process, including filing a claim and litigation. Our goal is to get the highest monetary damages available by law, which may include:
If you were injured or lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, contact the attorneys at DC Law immediately. You can set up a free initial consultation by calling 512-220-1800 or submitting a message on our contact page. Once we review your specific circumstances, we can advise you on your legal options.