The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes that rear-end collisions are commonly caused by tailgating, which occurs when a driver follows too closely to the car in front of them. Rear-end collisions are the most common form of car accidents, resulting in almost one-third of all motor vehicle accidents.
If you suffered injuries or lost a loved one due to a tailgating accident, call Loncar Associates. A McAllen tailgating accident lawyer from our team can pursue compensation on your behalf. We can fight for an insurance settlement or court award that leaves you with no out-of-pocket expenses. Additionally, we offer services on a contingency-fee-basis, meaning that you only owe us our attorney’s fees if your case is successful.
To learn more, call us today at (877) 239-4878.
Understanding the Cause of Your McAllen Tailgating Accident
All motorists in the state of Texas are required to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front of them, according to Texas Transportation Code § 545.062. If a driver is found to be tailgating, they could be charged with a Class C misdemeanor, per the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).
There may have been other contributing factors to your McAllen car accident. Your lawyer will need to analyze the evidence in your case to arrive at a conclusion regarding what happened.
Some other forms of negligence in your case could include:
- Distracted driving
- Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs
- Drunk driving
- Drowsy driving
- Engaging in road rage
- Reckless driving
- Driver inexperience
Your lawyer can review the police report, witnesses’ testimony, and other forms of evidence in your case to determine how your accident happened. Additionally, they can subpoena traffic camera footage, if available. Learning how your accident happened will give your legal team insight into who can be held accountable for your car accident-related damages.
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Pursuing Compensation for Your Car Accident Losses
If you suffered serious injuries or lost a loved one in a McAllen tailgating accident, you can pursue compensation for your damages. A McAllen tailgating accident lawyer from Loncar Associates can handle your case from start to finish.
They can handle all communications with the involved insurance companies and negotiate for a fair settlement. In the meantime, you will be able to focus on recovering from your injuries or grieving the loss of a loved one.
By filing a claim, you may recover a settlement that covers both your economic and non-economic damages from the accident.
Your economic damages will consist of items that have a monetary value associated with them, including, but not limited to:
- Current medical expenses
- Future medical expenses
- Emergency transportation
- Rehabilitation costs
- Property damage costs
- Reduced earning capacity
- Lost income
Your non-economic damages may include pain and suffering, emotional distress, and physical disability. When you partner with Loncar Associates, our legal team can determine the cost of your damages so that we can advocate for your right to fair compensation.
Pursuing Compensation for Your Wrongful Death Losses
You may have lost a loved one as a result of a McAllen, Texas, car accident. Loncar Associates can help you with the process of filing a wrongful death claim or lawsuit. You typically have two years from the date of your loved one’s passing to initiate a wrongful death lawsuit, per Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 16.003. This same timeline applies to personal injury lawsuits, with the statute of limitations beginning from the date of the accident.
The types of damages we can seek for a wrongful death case may include, but are not limited to:
- Funeral or cremation costs
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of financial assistance
- Lost future earnings
- Loss of parental guidance
- The decedent’s medical expenses
To determine fair compensation for your McAllen tailgating accident, Loncar Associates will monetize each of your damages. This allows us to see how much you are owed financially. To do so, we will require evidence of your damages. This evidence may include your loved one’s medical records, billing statements, and employment records.
At Loncar Associates, we understand the challenges that can arise throughout the course of your personal injury case. We extend our legal services to you and your family during this challenging time. To learn more, call in the Strong Arm by dialing (877) 239-4878.
How Loncar Associates Can Support Your Case
Our law firm will support your case by first listening to your account of events. This will give us insight into the psychological impact of the accident. It will also give us an idea regarding the types of damages you are eligible to recover. When you partner with us, our team can investigate the circumstances of your accident, file your claim, and pursue compensation on your behalf.
Other ways in which Loncar Associates can support your case include:
- Identifying your options for pursuing compensation
- Obtaining documentation of your injuries and subsequent losses
- Meeting with your health care team to review your injuries, prognosis, and expected recovery time
- Investigating the cause of your accident
- Arguing your case in both settlement negotiations and in court
- Protecting your legal rights at all times
Above all, a McAllen tailgating accident lawyer will stand by you and your family until your case reaches a fair resolution. Whether your case ends with an insurance settlement or a judge’s verdict, Loncar Associates will fight for justice.
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Start Your Free Case Review with Loncar Associates
If you have suffered injuries or lost a loved one from a tailgating accident, call Loncar Associates at (877) 239-4878. We offer a free, no-risk initial case review, where you can ask us any questions regarding our legal services. We are determined to start fighting for your right to compensation today.