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Proving driver negligence after a motorcycle accident

On Behalf of | Jan 11, 2019 | Motorcycle Accidents

If you have been involved in an accident when riding a motorcycle in the state of Texas, you may be worried about paying for the injuries you have experienced as a result. If you also have reason to believe that the other vehicle involved in the collision acted in a dangerous manner, it is likely that you will want to take action in order to hold them responsible.

In order to get the result that you deserve in the state of Texas, it is important that you understand the way that the law works and how compensation levels are determined.

What damages will I be entitled to in Texas?

The state of Texas is an “at-fault” state, so this means that proving fault is especially important. If you can successfully prove that the other vehicle was to blame for causing the car accident, their insurance provider will need to pay you for damages.

These damages will generally include damage done to your vehicle/motorcycle, the medical costs of treatment for your injuries, coverage for lost wages and compensation for the pain and suffering that you endured.

How can I prove negligence?

There are many ways that negligence can be proven. You may be able to show that the driver of the other vehicle was engaging in distracted driving, made a dangerous action that led to the collision or that they were under the influence of alcohol at the time.

If you are suffering as the result of a motorcycle accident in the state of Texas, it is important that you take action and stand up for your right to compensation.


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