Vehicle accidents can occur anywhere on the roadways in and around the Dallas area. However, intersections where a significant number of severe accidents occur. The reality is that an intersection is where there are so many different things going on, and this is where drivers make mistakes. At Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC, our team is here to help if you need a Dallas intersection car accident attorney by your side. We have the resources necessary to investigate every claim that we take, and our goal is to help clients recover complete compensation for their losses.
Intersections present significant challenges for vehicle drivers, motorcyclists, truck drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. These are areas where everybody ends up converging all at the same time, and just about everybody has something different that they are trying to accomplish.
We turn to data available from the Texas Department of Transportation, we can see that intersection accidents are not uncommon throughout the state. Some of the most common causes of intersection crashes during the latest reporting year across Texas include the following:
Unfortunately, intersection accidents often result in devastating injuries for those involved. In some cases, these incidents occur at relatively high speeds because of a driver failing to yield the right-of-way and pulling out in front of right-of-way traffic. However, even intersection accidents that occur at slower speeds can result in significant injuries for those involved.
It is not uncommon for the car accident attorneys at Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC to help clients who have sustained the following injuries at an intersection accident in the Dallas area:
There may be various parties that can be held liable in the aftermath of an intersection accident in the Dallas area. This could include any party who shared responsibility for causing the accident as well as any government agencies responsible for faulty traffic signals or signs that may have contributed to the incident.
In some cases, there may be shared liability for an intersection crash, in which case it will be crucial to understand Texas modified comparative negligence system. Even drivers who partially caused their own injuries may still be able to recover compensation if they were less than 51% responsible for the incident.
If you or somebody you love has been injured in a vehicle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver at an intersection, reach out to the team at Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC as soon as possible. Our attorneys have extensive experience investigating complex vehicle accident cases in and around the Dallas area, and we know what it takes to help clients recover complete compensation for their losses. This can include coverage of medical expenses caused by the crash, lost income, property damage expenses, pain and suffering, and more. When you need a Dallas intersection car accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling us at 214-295-2900.