Fighting for Your Rights in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Carelessness and human error are behind most car collisions in Texas, a concept known in the legal world as negligence. Our attorneys at DC Law handle a wide range of vehicle crash claims, including those involving passenger cars, trucks, buses, commercial vehicles, motorcycles, and more.
There are four elements you must prove to obtain monetary damages for your losses:
- You need to show that the other driver had a duty to drive safely
- You must prove that the responsible motorist failed in this legal duty
- You need to establish a direct link between the breach of duty and the accident in which you were hurt
- You have to show that you suffered losses because of your injuries
To illustrate how the four elements work, some examples may be helpful. A motorist may be negligent by:
In addition, distracted driving has become a major issue in Texas and the rest of the US. Any type of cell phone use interferes with a motorist’s attention, leading to serious crashes. Plus, there are many other types of distracted driving, such as eating, adjusting the radio, using a GPS, and many more.