CAR ACCIDENT INJURIES

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On our busy roads, car wreck happen every day in the West Texas, Midland-Odessa, and Permian Basin.  Fortunately, the first responders are specially trained to us.  But, the injuries are often painful and can be life-altering.  The help of an attorney based in Midland-Odessa can get assistance to you and your family right away, working to get you the best medical care, documenting your injuries, and securing the accident scene before critical evidence gets "lost."

 

Car accidents are among the leading causes of death and catastrophic injury in the United States every year.  In 2016, sadly, 265,076 people were in injured and 3,773 people were killed in car wrecks in Texas.  According to Texas DPS, in 2016:

  • 1 person was killed in a Texas car crash every 2 hours, 20 minutes.

  • 1 person was injured in a Texas car crash every 1 minutes, 59 seconds.
  • 1 car wreck occurred every 57 seconds on Texas roads.

West Texas roads, with heavy oilfield traffic, are some of the worst roads in the country for car wrecks.  In 2016 alone, there were:

  • Ector County:  2,313 car wrecks, with 34 deaths.

  • Dawson County:  157 car wrecks, with 4 deaths.

  • Gaines County:  229 car wrecks, with 5 deaths.

  • Howard County:  649 car wrecks, with 8 deaths.

  • Midland County:  3,817 car wrecks, with 24 deaths.

  • Pecos County:  398 car wrecks, with 7 deaths.

  • Reeves County:  357 car wrecks, with 10 deaths.

  • Ward County:  205 car wrecks, with 6 deaths.

In those same counties, DWI/DUI and distracted driving were leading causes.  In those same counties, 568 car crashes were caused by DWI.  The most common causes of car accidents are:

  • Speeding

  • Unsafe turns

  • Failure to yield the right-of-way

  • Distracted drivers

  • Texting while driving

  • Drunk driving

  • Driver negligence

  • Mechanical problems

Tragically, a driver's negligence often destroys a victim’s way of life, preventing you from earning a living and supporting your family.  Fortunately, the law requires negligent drivers and their insurance companies to pay fair compensation to the innocent victims they hurt.  The injuries that commonly occur in card wrecks include:

  • Cuts and bruises

  • Soft tissue injuries

  • Broken bones

  • Herniated discs

  • Facial and dental injuries

  • Neck and Back injuries

  • Concussions

  • Traumatic brain injuries

  • Death

In addition to your past medical expenses and lost wages, AmblerLaw, whenever practical, always tries to include provisions in our lawsuits to cover future medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, outpatient treatment costs, medication costs, and any other expense that may be associated with your recovery.

WHY CALL AMBLERLAW

Car accident litigation can be unexpectedly complicated.  So it can be extremely difficult for victims to obtain a fair compensation without the help of an experienced and reputable car accident attorney.  The insurance companies who insure the negligent drivers often take advantage of victims who are not represented by experienced car accident trial lawyers.  Some specific reasons for hiring a car accident attorney include:

 

Fair Compensation

Car accident victims are entitled to receive compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, loss of normal life, disability, and emotional distress.  Insurance companies can only be forced to pay fair compensation by an experienced car accident lawyer who has the skill and knowledge needed to obtain fair compensation for their clients.

 

Liability Disputes

Negligent drivers who cause accidents often do not tell their insurance companies the truth about how the accident occurred.  The insurance companies for the negligent drivers often try to blame the victim for causing the accident in an effort to avoid having to pay compensation.   In these situations, an experienced car accident lawyer can hire accident reconstruction specialists who use modern technology to prove the accident was caused by the negligent driver and was not the fault of the innocent victim.

 

Insurance Coverage Issues

In automobile crashes involving death or serious injury, the most important and complicated issue is the amount of insurance coverage applicable to the case.  The insurance coverage for any accident can be extremely complicated and difficult to understand.  Attorney Rachel Ambler has the knowledge and skill needed to fight for every potential insurance policy applicable to the case.  These can include general liability policies, umbrella policies, as well as uninsured and underinsured motorist policies.

Defective Vehicles

People are often killed or seriously injured in car accidents that are caused by defective car parts such as:

  • Defective tires

  • Sticking gas pedals causing unintended acceleration

  • Airbag and seatbelt failures

  • Braking system failures

  • Roof supports that collapse upon impact

 

If you have been injured in a collision caused by an automobile defect, attorney Rachel Ambler can ensure the manufacturer of the defective items is held accountable and is forced to pay you fair compensation for all of your injuries and losses.

 

Special Circumstances

In some cases there are circumstances that may limit or alter a driver's liability.  For example, negligent drivers working for the government at the time of the crash may be protected from litigation.  Additionally, in circumstances where the negligent driver did not have permission to use the car at the time of the crash there will be complications involving insurance responsibility.

CALL AMBLERLAW TODAY

Rachel Ambler has been in Midland/Odessa since 2001.  She knows it.  She gets it.  She's been called a "pitbull in the courtroom," because she won't stop fighting for you.  When you've been hurt in a car accident, that's exactly what you want.  Call AmblerLaw today.y.

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