Have you ever been in an auto accident or witnessed one? As in every big city, auto accidents are one of the leading causes of accidental injuries and deaths in Austin, Texas. The majority of road accidents can be attributed to negligence on one or both of the drivers involved in the accident. Other causes include DUI, intentional misconduct, product liability, or natural causes such as bad weather.
Of all the big cities in Texas, Austin is particularly notorious for traffic accidents. According to reports, there are over 15,000 auto accidents in the city every year. In one single icy day in the winter of 2014, there were more than 300 auto accidents in Austin. The reason that most people never hear about some of these accidents is because they are minor ones and never get reported or recorded.
If you are injured in an auto accident in Austin, through no fault of your own, you can take legal action to receive compensation from the negligent party. The amount of compensation will depend on the type and severity of the injuries you sustained. You must not, however, try to intimidate the other party or give in to intimidation by the other party. You should never speak with the other driver’s insurance company. You should calmly wait until you have spoken to a lawyer and let us take care of everything for you.
For more Frequently asked questions about automobile accidents in Austin, Texas click on the following link: FAQ on Auto Accidents
Call Funk & Associates today and speak with a lawyer who will advise you of your rights.