Causes Of Car Accidents

Car accidents occur on Texas roadways every day, and the causes of these accidents are as varied as the individuals who are involved in them. Determining the cause of an accident — and showing that someone else’s negligence led to your injuries — typically requires in-depth investigation and a familiarity with the facts and science behind car crashes.

At Terry & Kelly, PLLC, our lawyers’ extensive experience in the field of injury law has allowed us to recover compensation for clients who were harmed in many different types of car accidents. We have the proven litigation skills necessary to build powerful cases in any type of car crash matter, and can provide you with the custom-tailored legal solutions that you deserve.

Frequent Causes Of Car Accidents In Texas

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, as recently as 2012 more than 87,000 people were injured in motor vehicle accidents throughout the state. Some of the most common causes of car accidents in Texas include:

  • Failure to control speed
  • Failure to stay in a single lane
  • Inattentive driving
  • Unsafe lane change
  • Failure to yield
  • Distracted driving
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Following too closely
  • Disregard for stop sign or stop light

Whether these or any other cause has led to an accident that harmed you or a loved one, our experienced injury law team of Jim Terry and Trent Kelly can help.

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