A car crash occurs every 58 seconds. Nationwide fatal motor vehicle crashes caused 36,560 deaths in the U.S in 2018, the latest year such statistics are available.
During that same year, Texas had 3,305 fatal crashes resulting in 3,642 deaths. Of the deaths, 33% were occupants of a pickup truck or SUV, perhaps surprisingly; 32% were occupants of a car; 17% were pedestrians; 11% were motorcyclists; 3% were occupants of a large truck; and 2% were riding a bicycle.
According to reported crashes in Texas:
- 1 person was killed every 2 hours 25 minutes
- 1 person was injured every 2 minutes 7 seconds
- 1 reportable crash occurred every 58 seconds
Bryan/College Station, TX
Overall in 2018, there was a total of 3,453 car accidents in Brazos County. The City of Bryan claimed 1,611 crashes for its share. College Station had 1,445 crashes.
Car accident compensation
In order to secure compensation for your injury, it is important to show that the other driver was at fault for your accident. Even if you were partially to blame, you may still be entitled to compensation under the comparative negligence standard.
We help victims of car accidents in Bryan/College Station, and the surrounding areas obtain compensation for:
- Vehicle repairs and getting a rental car
- Diminished value
- Total loss of the vehicle
- Past and future medical expenses
- Past lost wages and loss of future earning capacity
- Past and future physical impairment
- Past and future pain and suffering and mental anguish
- All damages allowed under Texas law
We work closely with our clients and investigate each case to determine who was at fault for the collision. Although you have two years to file a claim, it is better to get started early, so evidence can be preserved, and witnesses can offer an account of what happened while the details are still fresh.
What you need to know about insurance
After a car accident, it is essential that the insurance claim is properly filed. We know all the tactics insurance companies use to deny liability and reduce your damages.
We can assist with your claim, investigate your case, seek the appropriate damages for your injuries, and fight the insurance company on your behalf. If the insurance company pressures you to accept an offer, have us review your case for free to make sure you are fairly compensated for your injury.
If you were injured in an accident that was someone else's fault, call Brian C. Gutierrez, PLLC. We understand the stress of financial difficulty on top of trying to heal from an accident. We fight for fair compensation for our clients.