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Comal County Speeding Accident Injury Lawyer

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Injury Attorney for Car and Truck Accidents Caused by Speeding in San Marcos and Schertz

Exceeding the speed limit on U.S. roadways is commonplace, so much so that we may overlook how dangerous speeding can actually be. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tell a scarier story. A recent study showed that 26 percent of all auto accident fatalities involved at least one driver who was speeding, and Texas had the second-highest number of speeding-related fatalities among all 50 states. These numbers do not even include non-fatal accidents in which someone is seriously injured.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident in which another driver was speeding, our New Braunfels Personal Injury Attorney can help you get fair compensation. We have been representing victims of car, truck, and motorcycle wrecks for over 20 years, and we strive to give quality, personal attention to local clients in the Comal, Guadalupe, and Hays County areas.

When Should You Pursue Compensation for a Speeding Accident?

In Texas, compensation may be granted for any injury from an accident caused by the negligence of one or more parties. Drivers who exceed the legal speed limit can be considered negligent because speeding represents a breach in the duty of care they owe to fellow motorists and other users of roadways. If it is determined that a driver's speeding caused the accident and resulted in damage-incurring injuries, victims may seek compensation in a personal injury case.

Speeding accidents can happen anywhere, from Texas's dangerous highways like I-35 and I-10, to backroads and residential areas. Speeding also tends to coincide with other negligent driving behavior including tailgating, aggressive and reckless driving, distracted driving, and drunk driving. In fact, the NHTSA recently reported that 37 percent of speeding drivers involved in fatal crashes had a blood alcohol content level above the legal limit of 0.08. Evidence of any of these exacerbating factors can help bolster your claim for compensation.

You may even be eligible for compensation if you were injured in an accident in which you were also speeding or otherwise partially at fault. Texas operates under a comparative negligence law, which means you can still receive some compensation if the other party was more than 50 percent responsible for the crash. Our personal injury law firm can help you determine if your case involves any of these factors that would impact your claim and the compensation you can receive.

Our New Braunfels Accident Law Firm Can Help

The aftermath of an accident can be confusing, and you may be unsure if you have a case at all. That is why we offer consultations free of charge so you can get help as soon as possible and without hesitation. After speaking with you, we will gather evidence from police, witnesses, and cameras to help you prove that speeding was the cause of the accident. We will also help you document all economic and non-economic damages resulting from your injuries to make a claim seeking the greatest possible compensation. Compensation may be available for:

  • Medical and rehabilitation expenses;
  • Loss of income;
  • Pain and suffering;
  • Rental car and car repairs or replacement;
  • Living expenses;
  • Future cost of care, and;
  • Additional items related to your case.

Having us on your side is also a strong asset when it comes to settlement negotiations with the at-fault parties' insurance companies, especially if the speeding driver was in a commercial truck. We have the experience and knowledge to stand up for you against big trucking companies and to help you obtain an appropriate settlement for the often more serious injuries caused by large, heavy trucks. We are also always prepared to take your case to trial and fight for a fair resolution if the need arises.

Contact Our Hays County Car Crash Attorney

If you have been injured by a speeding driver and are unsure where to turn, contact our law firm at 830-201-3515 for a free consultation to start moving toward the compensation you deserve. We are available 24/7 and serve clients throughout Hays, Guadalupe, and Comal County, including in New Braunfels, Seguin, San Marcos, Schertz, Austin, San Antonio, Hunter, Staples, and Maxwell.

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