Dallas Car Accident Attorney
Texas unfortunately has one of the worst records in the country for car accidents. While many car crashes occur each day throughout the Dallas area, fortunately only a few lead to extensive injuries. If you or a loved one have been the victim of an irresponsible driver in the Dallas area, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Contact our seasoned Dallas car accident attorney to help you get the compensation you deserve.
Texas Car Accidents
Throughout Texas in 2012, there were around 63,000 serious injury crashes in the state, with 87,000 people sustaining serious injuries from these crashes. The majority of collisions occur in urban areas, such as Dallas, but many auto accidents additionally occur in rural communities. Dallas is large metroplex that sits in the center of several different highway systems. This influx of drivers and cars leads to the potential for numerous vehicle collisions. If you are hurt in such a crash, you’ll need the help of an experienced auto accident lawyer in Dallas.
Large cities such as Dallas, Houston, and Austin have begun “no refusal weekends” as an effort to combat drunk driving crashes. During these weekends, law enforcement officers can pull over suspected drunk drivers and have a magistrate on speed dial who will approve a warrant for a blood test to test the driver’s blood alcohol content level. This has had a tremendous impact at curbing drunk driving accidents during major holiday weekends such as Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July.
In 2012, Dallas had nearly 25,000 reported car accidents, out of which 128 were fatal, and 3,500 resulted in serious injuries. This is no small number, but is only a fraction of the over 325,000 car accidents which were reported throughout the entire state. Throughout the whole of Texas, the most common crash contributing factor is speeding, accounting for 23,000 collisions in 2012. After a traumatic accident, it’s important to get help from a passionate Dallas auto accident attorney like Jeff Benton.
Speeding, driver distraction, failure to drive in a single lane, driving under the influence, and driving under the speed limit are several of the top contributing factors for serious accidents. If a driver participating in any of these factors caused an accident which resulted in injuries to yourself or family members, you are entitled to receive compensation for your injuries. But for the driver’s negligent behavior, you would not have been in a serious wreck and would not have sustained injuries. At The Benton Law Firm, our team can help you in a wide variety of circumstances, including cases involving:
- Truck Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Rollover Accidents
- Speeding Accidents
- Road Defects
- Mechanical Defects/Malfunctions
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- Insurance Claims
Injuries from car crashes can be very severe and often include the following:
These injuries often require extensive medical procedures and prolonged hospital stays, all of which can be quite expensive. One way to help reduce injury in the event of an accident is to understand and take advantage of your car safety features.
Contact a Dallas Auto Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident in the Dallas area, do not hesitate to contact the experienced car accident attorney of The Benton Law Firm. Our Dallas injury lawyer has years of experience in achieving favorable compensatory settlements for our clients. The negligent driver should be held accountable for your medical expenses, lost wages, and any additional damages you have faced as a result of the car accident. Contact our Dallas offices at (214) 219-4878 today for your initial free consultation.