Recently, a Texas car accident claimed at least one person’s life and injured several others. According to a recent news report, the accident occurred in the westbound Interstate 30 lanes over Lake Ray Hubbard at around 7 p.m. While details about the accident are sparse, authorities noted that the accident involved multiple vehicles.
Initially, law enforcement indicated that no one died in the accident, but several people sustained serious injuries. However, later, they issued a follow-up press release stating that at least one person died in the accident. It is unclear at this point what caused the accident or how many people were involved.
The Challenges of Multi-Vehicle Accidents
This accident highlights the challenges accident victims face when attempting to recover for their injuries following a Texas car accident involving several vehicles. The more vehicles involved in a car accident, the harder it is for investigators to determine what caused the accident and who was at fault. This uncertainty can make it hard for an accident victim to prove a case against a negligent driver. For example, there will likely be several versions of what led up to the crash, some of which may be self-serving accounts to minimize a driver’s involvement.
However, under Texas law, anyone injured in a car accident can bring a personal injury case against anyone they believe to be responsible for their injuries. Of course, this requires an accident victim to identify the at-fault party and describe what they did to cause the accident. If a police investigation comes up with little more than a question mark, accident victims should consult with a personal injury lawyer to look into the case.
Carabin Shaw is a local Texas personal injury law firm representing accident victims and their families in cases stemming from all types of motor vehicle accidents. The firm’s personal injury and wrongful death lawyers have provided accident victims with high-quality legal representation for more than 30 years. Carabin Shaw has recovered more than $1 billion on behalf of accident victims and their families. The firm’s attorneys understand that this is an extremely challenging time and do everything they can to make the process as straightforward as possible while always maintaining a focus on obtaining full and fair compensation for each of their clients. Carabin Shaw represents clients in San Antonio and throughout Texas and offers all prospective clients a free consultation, reach us at:
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