Reckless driving is one of the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents in our country. Licensed motorists have a responsible to practice safe driving techniques at all times. However, when a driver fails to uphold their duty due to reckless and negligent behavior, it typically results in a collision, an injury, or perhaps death.
If you have suffered an injury due to the reckless driving of another party, our Houston personal injury attorney is dedicated to helping you recover your compensation. We will thoroughly investigate your accident and collect relevant evidence which proves the motorist who collided with your vehicle drove recklessly and that their recklessness was the cause of your injury.
According to Texas Transportation Code § 545.401, reckless driving is defined as driving a vehicle in willful or wanton disregard of people or property and is considered a misdemeanor offense. Since it is such an ambiguous category, various types of behaviors can be considered as reckless.
The most common causes of forms of reckless driving include the following:
- Unsafe lane changes
- Driving too fast for conditions
- Failure to obey traffic signs and signals
- Failure to use turn signals
- Failure to yield right-of-way
- Drunk driving
- Distracted driving
At Jerome Fjeld & Associates, PLLC, we can build an aggressive and personalized strategy to get the results you want. With over 10 years of legal experience, our Houston personal injury attorney possesses the in-depth understanding of Texas laws and court processes to help you navigate through any complications you may encounter. Do not hesitate to get the legal help necessary to make a full recovery from your injuries.