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Injured by Street Racers in San Antonio? Know Your Rights & Seek Compensation

Illegal street races are on the rise in San Antonio. With that, the risk of being injured due to this reckless activity also becomes greater. In 2023, there have been numerous reports of street takeovers, many arrests made, and multiple people have suffered injuries simply because they were in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Fortunately, there are options available to victims of street racing accidents to recover from damages and move forward after the horrific experience. Consulting with an attorney will allow you to learn how best to proceed in your situation.

Your Rights as a Victim of Street Racing in Texas

You have the right to pursue damages after being injured by street racers in San Antonio TX. The financial consequences can be overwhelming between medical bills, missed work, damaged property, and an array of other expenses that may arise. San Antonio accident injury claims are available for victims to recover their losses and move forward with their lives after a horrible accident due to another’s negligence.

Because of the illegal nature of street racing, insurance will likely not cover the damages incurred. You have the right to file a civil lawsuit to recover your losses, and the right to obtain legal representation. Working with a skilled legal team when pursuing a lawsuit after a street racing accident is strongly encouraged. The legal system is intricate and can be challenging to navigate, and having a qualified professional to ensure everything is completed and filed properly and that your rights are protected is hugely beneficial.

Examples of Recoverable Damages after Being Injured

Each individual case is unique and has its own parameters to operate within, so compensation for street racing negligence varies on a case-by-case basis. Not all recoverable damages will apply to every case.

Some commonly awarded forms of compensation include those for:

  1. Medical bills: this can cover past medical treatments and future medical expenses
  2. Lost wages: if your injury caused you to miss work and lose income, or will affect your income in the future, you may be able to recover these costs through a lawsuit
  3. Property damage: this can include damage to your vehicle or residential property, among other things
  4. Pain and suffering: the emotional distress or physical pain resulting from your accident may be grounds for compensation

There are many more recoverable damages that may apply to your situation under Texas statutes. Speak with a lawyer to learn what you may be able to pursue compensation for, and the amount that you should seek.

Carabin Shaw is Ready to Fight Your Case | Free Case Review

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident involving street racing, look no further than the San Antonio personal injury attorneys at Carabin Shaw. Our highly skilled and experienced associates have what it takes to build you a strong case and aggressively advocate for you in order to get the compensation that you deserve. We offer our services on a contingency-fee basis, meaning we don’t get compensated if we don’t win your case. That’s how confident we are in our ability to successfully represent you.

Our team is committed to easing your burden, ensuring that every part of the process is diligently and thoroughly attended to and that you are kept informed throughout. We understand how challenging this time is for you, and it is important that you are treated, and your case is handled, with the utmost care and compassion. You can see our dedication to this, and to a successful outcome, from Carabin Shaw reviews.

Get started today with your free case review. Call us toll-free at 800-862-1260. We have English AND Spanish-speaking representatives available 24/7 to assist you. Don’t delay – call now and get on track to recover your losses and move forward with your life confidently.

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