How Fault is Determined in a Texas Car Accident

At the Hollingsworth Law Firm, our Houston car accident and injury attorneys know that determining fault in a Texas vehicle collision is crucial when seeking compensation for your injuries, lost wages, damage to your vehicle, and other losses.

We want to help you understand your rights and legal options if someone else’s negligence harmed you.

Car Accident Law in Texas

Understanding How Fault is Determined After a Traffic Collision in Texas

Determining fault after an accident with injuries is vital because it plays a significant role in pursuing the damages you suffered in a crash.

First, we must establish four liability factors are true, including:

  • Duty of Care

Every driver has a duty to operate their vehicle with reasonable care to avoid causing harm to others on the road.

  • Breach of Duty

If a driver fails to uphold their duty of care by acting recklessly, negligently, or violating traffic laws, they may be considered to have breached their duty.

  • Causation

It must be established that the breach of duty directly caused the accident and resulting injuries.

  • Damages

The injured party must have suffered actual damages due to the accident, including physical injuries, property damage, medical expenses, lost wages, or pain and suffering.

How Can the Texas Car Accident Attorneys at Hollingsworth Law Firm Can Help Establish Liability

Our skilled personal injury attorneys in Houston will outline several factors to help determine which party is at fault for a Texas car accident.

They include:

  • Obtaining the police report, investigating the accident scene, and collecting evidence to support the other driver was liable for the crash.
  • Determining whether there were violations of traffic laws, like running a red light or speeding.
  • Securing independent witness statements to provide an objective account of the accident.
  • Examining vehicle damage and reconstructing the accident scene can help determine how the accident occurred and who is at fault.

After we build a solid personal injury claim on your behalf, we will submit a demand letter to the insurance company for your complete financial recovery needs and begin negotiating the best outcome.

Contact Our Houston Personal Injury Attorney Today

Contact our dedicated Houston personal injury lawyers at the Hollingsworth Law Firm today by calling (713)-637-4560 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.

Our skilled bilingual personal injury lawyers and support staff represent clients throughout Texas on a contingency basis, so you never pay any legal fees unless we win your case.

If you are ready to fight for the compensation you deserve, so are we. Let us take the lead.

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About Hollingsworth Law Firm

Our aggressive personal injury trial attorneys at the Hollingsworth Law Firm are committed to fighting for the compensation you deserve. If you are the victim of an automobile accidentairplane accidentworkplace injury or other catastrophic injury, you need legal advice from a personal injury attorney with proven results you can trust. Our dedicated legal team is proud to represent clients across the state of Texas. WE WILL START FIGHTING FOR YOUR RIGHTS TODAY!

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