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Catastrophic injuries: How Texas legally defines negligence

Texas highways are often the scene of serious automobile collisions. When a person suffers catastrophic injuries as a result of a crash, he or she often not only needs emergency medical assistance but assisted-living care in the days and weeks following the incident. In fact, in many cases, accident victims need daily living support for the rest of their lives.

Speeding often leads to catastrophic auto accidents in Texas

A Texas community has suffered a great loss. Speeding often causes drivers to lose control of steering, sometimes resulting in catastrophic auto accidents. That appears to be what happened in a recent collision that has taken the life of a 15-year-old girl.

Catastrophic collision injuries often lead to fatalities in Texas

In Texas and beyond, intersections are highly dangerous places where auto accidents often occur. Catastrophic collision injuries are a common result when drivers fail to stop at red lights or are otherwise negligent while navigating crossroads. The Texas A & M community is mourning the loss of one of its students following a recent tragedy.

Catastrophic accident in Katy results in fatality at the scene

In the immediate aftermath of a Texas collision, there is often an increased risk for additional accidents to occur. Motorists may not be able to stop in time if they suddenly come upon pedestrians or a disabled vehicle in the roadway. This is one of many reasons drivers must always remain alert and cautious behind the wheel, as well as adhere to all traffic laws to help keep themselves and other travelers as safe as possible. Otherwise, they risk causing a catastrophic accident, as reportedly happened in Katy on a recent Saturday.

Catastrophic auto accident: 5 lives lost in North Texas

Even just after 10 a.m., Texas highways can be full of traffic. Drivers do not always have time to react if a problem suddenly occurs. This type of unexpected circumstance recently resulted in a catastrophic auto accident that has left an entire community in mourning.

Catastrophic injuries result in fatality after Texas collision

Intersections are dangerous places. Every Texas motorist is obligated to adhere to traffic regulations, especially those regarding right-of-way at crossroads. Driver negligence or reckless behavior often causes intersection collisions that result in catastrophic injuries. If a person is later determined to have acted under the influence of drugs or alcohol behind the wheel, he or she may face criminal charges in addition to a civil lawsuit, if a victim or family of a deceased victim files a post-accident claim.

Catastrophic collision in Texas resulted in a young woman's death

Road conditions are often key factors in motor vehicle accidents in Texas. A catastrophic collision that recently occurred took place on a stretch of road that local officials say is often dark, with poor visibility for travelers. The crash occurred on a Sunday evening, involving a car and a tractor-trailer.

Texas man suffers catastophic injuries in wrong-way crash

Texas roads can be dangerous to travelers, especially when drivers fail to adhere to traffic laws or are negligent behind the wheel. Those who drink and drive, text and drive or are otherwise distracted place themselves and others at great risk for catastrophic injuries. Such incidents often involve vehicles that have veered into oncoming traffic.

Catastrophic injuries often caused by tractor-trailer collisions

Every day, in Texas and on roadways throughout the country, unsuspecting travelers get behind the wheels of their cars, assuming they are going to safely reach their destinations. Some will but others will wind up suffering catastrophic injuries in motor vehicle collisions caused by negligent or reckless drivers. Such injuries often include serious burns, paralysis or brain trauma. A recent crash on Highway 380 resulted in injuries to several people.

Navigating the aftermath of catastrophic injuries in collisions

You never know when a Texas car accident is going to occur. That is a critical factor that makes vehicular collisions so devastating -- they often happen suddenly and unexpectedly. In fact, even if you see signs of potential danger on the road, such as a vehicle that is swerving over the yellow line, you may not be able to react quickly enough to avoid a crash. When you or your loved one suffer catastrophic injuries because of another driver's negligence, you may need numerous types of support as you try to recover and move on in life.  

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