El Paso Car Accident Lawyers
Dedicated Assistance for Car Accident Victims in Texas
Car accidents result in hundreds of thousands of injuries in the U.S. annually.
Traffic collisions are the leading causes of preventable deaths in this
country. It is therefore important to understand what the common causes
of car accidents are and how to take legal action if you have been a victim.
If you or a loved one was hurt in any type of car accident caused by another
driver, you may have a claim to compensation.
If you suffered injuries or property damage in a car accident caused by
the negligent or reckless actions of another driver, you may be entitled
to compensation. Our experienced car accident attorneys in El Paso at
Farah Law can help you hold the other driver liable for their actions.
Common Causes of Car Accidents
If it can be proved another driver's negligence or reckless behavior was
the reason for your car accident injury, they could be legally obligated
to pay you damages. Our personal injury firm can help you pursue your
claim for compensation in court or in an out of court settlement.
Top causes of car accidents include:
- Failing to follow the speed limit
- Use of mobile phones, especially texting
- Distracted driving
- Driver fatigue/sleeping at the wheel
- Drunk driving
- Defective automobile parts or roadways
- Poor weather
- Construction zones
While all the above factors have the potential to cause accidents, phone
use accounts for a quarter of automobile crashes according to the National
We prepare every case we represent as though it will end up going to trial,
and this approach makes it possible for us to routinely obtain excellent
results for our clients. Take the first step now by
filling out our free case evaluation form, so that we can review the situation and determine whether you have a claim.
Texas Car Accident Statistics
According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), there were
no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018. The
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reported that in 2018:
3,639 motor vehicle traffic fatalities
12,161 serious injury crashes in which
14,908 people sustained
Out of the fatal crashes,
701 people died in intersection-related accidents
548 people killed in head-on crashes
249,241 people injured in motor vehicle accidents
Of the accidents that resulted in fatalities,
involved alcohol and
If you've been injured or lost a loved one in a car accident, please do
not hesitate to contact our law firm to arrange a free, initial case evaluation.
We can help you determine what to do next.
Help with Car Accident Claims in Texas
In most car accident cases, the first step is to file a claim against the
other driver's liability insurance policy. Your lawyer may have to engage
in lengthy negotiations with the insurance company to get them to pay
you the full amount you deserve. Even then, there is a good chance that
they will refuse to cooperate. When this happens, it is often necessary
to take the case to civil court for a full trial.
By proving that the accident was the fault of the other driver, we may
be able to help you recover financial compensation for your medical expenses,
your lost wages and for the pain, suffering and emotional distress which
you have been forced to experience. Our El Paso car accident attorneys have
nearly 30 years of legal experience, and our track record includes millions of dollars
recovered for clients.
How Long Do You Have to File a Car Accident Claim in Texas?
The statute of limitations on injury claims varies from state-to-state.
Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code section 16.003, you have
two years after the accident to file a personal injury lawsuit. If you file after
the statute of limitations, your claim will likely be dismissed and you
will be left with no legal recourse. With that said, there are exceptions
to this rule. If you fall outside the two-year timeframe and still want
to pursue compensation, contact us today and arrange a free, initial case
Contact us today at 888.470.9772 to discuss your case and legal options to recover
compensation with an experienced and caring car accident lawyer in El Paso!