Houston Speeding Accident Lawyer

In 2013, speeding resulted in 16,015 car accidents in Texas, making it the leading cause of car accidents by far.[1] Speeding accidents accounted for 293 traffic deaths in 2013, with 182 of those deaths being the speeding drivers themselves, and another 48 being passengers in the speeding vehicle.[2]

Catastrophic Injuries Sustained in Houston Speeding Accidents

Speeding accidents can result in catastrophic injury to passengers in the speeding vehicle, other motorists and even pedestrians. Catastrophic injuries often result in long-term or permanent disabilities, which can have a lifelong impact on both the accident victim and his loved ones. Types of catastrophic injuries that may result from a car accident in which speed was a contributing factor include:

All of these injuries can have a significant impact on the accident victim’s life and can lead to any of the following:

Recovery for Catastrophic Injuries Sustained in Houston Speeding Accident

If you or your loved one has received a catastrophic injury as the result of being involved in a Houston speeding accident, there are different ways you may be able to be compensated for your injuries.

You can file a claim against the speeding driver’s automobile insurance policy to seek recovery. If your injuries exceed his policy limits, you can also bring a lawsuit against him to recover the excess. If the driver did not have automobile insurance, you may be able to file a claim against your own insurance company to recover damages, provided you had uninsured motorist coverage. Again, if your damages exceed the policy limits, you may file suit against the driver to recover the difference.

A Houston catastrophic injury lawyer can help you determine whom to file a claim against, and the amount of damages you may be entitled to recover.

How a Houston Speeding Accident Lawyer Can Help

If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury in car accident that involved speeding, you need the expertise of a Houston speeding accident lawyer. At Baumgartner Law Firm, our Houston car accident attorneys have handled tens of thousands of car accident cases for close to 30 years. We limit the number of cases our car accident attorneys take, to ensure that we can give each case our undivided attention. This personalized service has made our firm one of the top-rated car accident firms in Houston, and has helped our clients recover millions of dollars in damages to compensate them for their injuries.

Call Baumgartner Law Firm today at (281) 587-1111 to discuss whether you have a claim for catastrophic injuries sustained in a Houston car accident. Our attorneys are prepared to advocate zealously on your behalf.

[1] Crash Contributing Factors, Texas Department of Transportation, 2013

[2] Fatalities in Crashes Involving Speed, Texas Department of Transportation, 2013

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Baumgartner Law Firm is pleased to announce the Baumgartner Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship for the 2016 school year. We work closely with car accident victims and their families every day & understand the difficulties of overcoming the affects of these injuries. We would like to help a student who’s been affected by an car accident & is committed to helping others in their career path.

 

CRITERIA:

In order to apply, applicant must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited school. This scholarship will be awarded based on need and commitment to helping others. Special Consideration will be given to current Houston Residents.

AMOUNT:

This scholarship is a one time award of $1,000

DEADLINE:

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is August 31, 2016.

A winner will be announced by November 30, 2016.

We will notify the winner by email or a telephone call and will post the winner on the Baumgartner Law Firm Facebook page and Google + pages.

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