Fortunately, the vast majority of Texas drivers take the responsibility of driving seriously and do whatever they can to keep themselves, their passengers and fellow drivers safe on Austin, Texas, roadways. However, that does not mean that these drivers will be completely protected from the chance of an injurious car accident.
Indeed, numerous Texas drivers fail to follow even the most basic elements of defensive driving practices, and they fail to follow the rules of the road. Speeding, intoxicated driving, reckless driving, distracted driving, texting-while-driving and a whole host of other negligent behaviors are happening around the safest drivers when they take to the road. These irresponsible behaviors are dangerous and they cause tens of thousands of accidents in Texas every year.
At the Stewart Law Firm, PLLC, we are passionate about promoting roadway safety, defensive driving and following the rules of the road. We also feel that one of the best ways of promoting road safety is hold negligent drivers responsible in court for the deaths, injuries and damages they cause. The more negligent drivers we pursue claims against, the less likely those drivers will be to engage in negligent behavior in the future. Furthermore, the increased litigation through a personal injury lawsuit draws public attention to these matters and encourages lawmakers to enact better laws and improve safety measures to help prevent more such accidents from occurring in the future.
No one will try to tell you that the personal injury justice system in the United States and Texas is perfect; however, it does hold people responsible for their negligent actions, and it strives to make victims, who are injured due to no fault of their own, as whole as possible following a tragic car accident.