It can be difficult to determine how many motor vehicle accidents occur in San Antonio and Bexar County, Texas. It is even more challenging to pinpoint how many of those crashes involved vehicles other than a car or commercial truck. How many incidents involve motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians? According to the Texas Department of Transportation, we know that in 2017, Texas had 505 accidents involving motorcycles. Eight accidents involved a school bus, and 17 involved some other type of bus. We also know 137 accidents did not involve a passenger car, truck, SUV, van, semi-truck, firetruck, police vehicle, ambulance, or farm equipment. That same year, there were 2,687 crashes involving bicycle riders. There also were 5,767 crashes involving pedestrians. These accidents lead to 57 and 604 fatalities, respectively.
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If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident in San Antonio or another area of Bexar County, do not hesitate to call our San Antonio personal injury lawyers for legal advice. The vehicle accident lawyers at Begum Law Group are highly experienced in all manner of motor vehicle accidents involving vehicles other than cars and semi-trucks. We are confident in handling cases involving injured pedestrians, cyclists, motorcycle riders, and other individuals who were not in a typical passenger vehicle.
If you’ve been injured, The Law Giant is ready to listen. To talk with us about how we can help you, contact us online or call 210-921-2200 to schedule a free consultation. We handle motor vehicle accident cases on a contingency basis, meaning you won’t owe us anything until we recover compensation for you.
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When it comes to Texas’ most dangerous roads and intersections, San Antonio has a few of them. When you look at the list of the most dangerous areas based on crashes, injuries, and fatalities, San Antonio hosts about three dozen hazardous spots. When you look through the intersections of roads, highways, and interstates, you will see a pattern. Loop 410, Loop 1604, I-10, and Culebra Road come up repeatedly.
An example of the top dangerous intersections in San Antonio include:
Were you injured on one of San Antonio’s most dangerous roads? Call us right away to discuss your situation and your legal options.
If you were involved in a vehicle accident in Bexar County, your first step should be to call for help. By calling 911, you will have police officers and emergency responders on the scene as soon as possible. If you are within the city limits, the San Antonio Police Department and San Antonio Fire Department will respond. In some circumstances and location, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office or Bexar County Fire and Rescue may respond to an accident.
If you are capable of remaining at the crash and walking around, you should
The most important thing after a motor vehicle crash is your health and safety. Let emergency responders check you out, and when necessary go to the hospital. If you choose not to go to the emergency room right after an accident, see a physician as soon as possible. You need to be examined after an accident to determine if you are suffering from injuries you may not have realized at first. This is a common issue with concussions. You may think you are OK to get up and walk away from the scene. However, without properly diagnosing a concussion as soon as possible, you could make your condition worse.
Once you have seen a doctor, be careful to stick to the treatment plan. If you pursue compensation for your injuries, you may have to show you did everything you could to prevent the injuries from getting worse.
At Begum Law Group, we know how important it is to find out what happened after a crash. You want to know for yourself. More importantly, you need to know to prove another person or business is liable. Our vehicle accident attorneys are highly experienced in investigating motor vehicle crashes and determining the underlying cause. We have found that some of the most common causes of accidents are:
You may wonder who to call after being involved in a vehicle accident when you were not in a car. So many personal injury law firms advertise their knowledge and experience related to car accidents. What if you were on a bike? What if you were walking across the street? Our vehicle accident lawyers handle all types of accidents and personal injury claims. Our practice is not limited to typical fender benders and semi-truck wrecks.
Call The Law Giant immediately if you were injured during:
We have handled virtually every type of vehicle collision over the decades, and we are familiar with the differences in relevant laws and the nuances of these cases. We would never treat a bicycle accident in the same as a car crash, or a boating accident the same way as an ATV accident. We understand that each type of accident has its own questions and complexities, and we appropriately address these issues during your insurance claim or lawsuit.
After a motor vehicle crash, you may be suffering from all types of injuries. Collisions can result in minor-to-moderate injuries, which thankfully, you may fully recover from in a matter of weeks or months. You may expect to return to work without too much time off. However, many vehicle crashes lead to more serious, even catastrophic injuries that can leave you permanently disabled.
We understand how angry and frustrated you may be after suffering severe injuries in a crash that was someone else’s fault. You were following the rules, being careful, and now you are paying for someone else’s negligence. We are here to help you pursue appropriate compensation no matter the type or extent of your injuries.
Do not hesitate to call Begum Law Group after being diagnosed with:
To you, the most important part of pursuing an insurance claim or lawsuit after an accident is receiving the financial compensation you need and deserve. You wouldn’t put yourself through such a difficult process without the hope of receiving a settlement or jury verdict. You wouldn’t search for the best personal injury attorney for you, and hire them to represent you if you were not confident that you should receive compensation from the at-fault party. We understand that, through all of this hardship, your priority is maximizing your potential recovery. We make that our priority too.
We will conduct an in-depth investigation into the accident. We will file a lawsuit and use the discovery phase of the lawsuit to obtain the information and documentation necessary to secure an out-of-court statement from the other side. Depending on the circumstances, we may utilize various experts to testify regarding the cause of the accident, your injuries, and your economic losses. With all of this evidence at hand, we will fight hard to establish fault, prove the severity of your injuries, and the impact on your life.
Begum Law Group will fight for the maximum compensation possible for your:
These are known as compensatory damages and are meant to compensate you for your economic and non-economic injuries. We also may argue that you deserve punitive damages. These are not always available. Punitive damages are only awarded when you can prove the at-fault party was reckless or acted maliciously. Our vehicle accident lawyers will strive to show that the other party acted with a willful and wanton disregard for other people’s safety, and that they should be punished with additional damages.
Many motor vehicle accidents tragically lead to fatalities. In some circumstances, your loved one may have passed away instantly from the force of the crash. Other situations are more painful. Your loved one may go through the pain and distress of their injuries before passing away at the hospital or at home. In either of these situations, you deserve to hold the negligent party responsible. You deserve to fight for compensation for your own emotional and financial injuries.
When you believe another person’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional misconduct caused a motor vehicle accident and your loved one’s death, contact our vehicle accident lawyers to discuss a wrongful death claim. We can help you seek compensation for:
is the average liability claim for bodily injury in a motor vehicle accident.
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We find that most victims do not know what to do next. That’s where Begum Law Group and our San Antonio motor vehicle lawyer comes in. For skilled representation, call The Law Giant at 210-921-2200 right away or contact us online. We offer free initial consultations and handle motor vehicle accidents on a contingency basis. There is no risk because if we don’t recover compensation, you won’t owe us anything.